Senior IT Specialist

HBITS-01-10699 / Albany, NY 12226 / Full-Time

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Senior IT Specialist

Learn more about the Senior IT Specialist position with NYS Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) below. If you meet a majority of the qualifications, are available to start July 17, 2020, and are located near Albany, NY 12226, then we encourage you to apply for this exciting position right now!

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Location

Albany, NY



Hours

Full-Time



Duration

30 Months



Posted

June 8, 2020



Contract

HBITS-01-10699



Start

July 17, 2020

Responsibilities

Senior IT Specialist with NYS Office of Information Technology Services (ITS)

DMV Modernization - The Department of Motor Vehicles requires assistance with System Modernization projects that involves Web Accessibility expertise and auditing.

  • Will perform extensive accessibility analysis and create documentation for new or existing transactions that will involve:
  • Working independently or with other accessibility testers to assess web pages and documents (i.e., PDF) for conformance to established web accessibility standards (in particular WCAG 2.0 AA).
  • Developing detailed reports explaining accessibility defects identified through an audit and suggest remediation methods/techniques.
  • Reviewing results of assessment with developers, project team members, and management.
  • Answering questions regarding testing methods and interpretation of the results.
  • Creating comprehensive accessibility documentation for use by developers.
  • Guidance and participation in developing an accessibility audit methodology.
  • Participate in accessibility feedback to transaction and form designs.

NOTE: This position may be remote during the COVID-19 pandemic. It may resume on-site when the pandemic is over.

Qualifications

Senior IT Specialist with NYS Office of Information Technology Services (ITS)

Senior IT Specialist

Works in the field of Information Technology, experienced in the usage and support of a collection of development platforms, technical architectures or business applications and products that run on those platforms - beyond that of a Programmer.

Senior 60 - 84 Months:

Candidate is able to work independently, without assistance and provides guidance to others. May have an advanced education.

  • 72 months experience performing Web Accessibility Audits using assistive or automated technologies, such as JAWS, WAVE from WebAIM, NVDA, ZoomText, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft Accessibility Checker
  • 60 months experience coding with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • 60 months experience in UI Accessibility testing
  • 72 months experience in developing technical documentation
  • 60 months experience performing Accessibility Audits against Digital Documents (e.g., PDF, Word, Web Pages)
  • 72 months experience using and following Section 508 and Web Accessibility Initiative
  • (WAI) guidelines and specifications–W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0 A and AA), Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA), User Agent Accessibility Guidelines (UAAG), and Authoring Tool Accessibility Guidelines (ATAG)

Education

NA