**+ years working in a fast-paced and highly collaborative development environment with experience in large, complex software and web applications.
Knowledge of Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) guidelines and specifications WCAG 2.0 guidelines Knowledge of assistive technologies and accessibility-related software including JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, Window-Eyes, ZoomText, MAGic, Dragon NaturallySpeaking and other speech recognition software.
Ability to work collaboratively and productively both with diverse teams and independently.
Experience conducting accessibility evaluations and usability testing for accessibility.
Proven ability to directly support government client through documenting, tracking and reporting consistently on project status and portfolio development
ACTIVE TS/SCI CI/POLY CLEARANCE
ACTIVE MBI CLEARANCE
DHS CERTIFIED TRUSTED TESTER
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
• Auditing HTML code
• Accessibility Testing
• Automation Testing
• Selenium Web Driver
• Narrator Screen Reader
• NVDA Screen Reader
• JAWS Screen Reader
• VoiceOver screen reader
• Accessibility developer tools
• Accessibility Audits
• ChromeVox Screen Reader
• Content/Requirement verification
• Writing audit reports
• Working with screen Magnifiers
• Performing Peer Accessibility training
• Used JAWS and NVDA
3/2013–Present ESR(IRS) New Carrollton, MD
Senior Accessibility Test Engineer
Conducting testing of complex systems, Websites, Software Applications ect. Perform interoperability testing, determine system requirements, and developed testing plans. Document plans and guidelines to provide support in 508 testing activities. Perform investigation of technical issues related to testing. Perform diagnostic of complex systems. Conduct testing tasks under the guidance and leadership of senior staff. Lead the development and maintenance of Section 508 compliance processes based on industry and federal government best practices and standards. Perform and/or contribute to the test planning and execution of 508 testing activities. Work directly with the business analysts and developers to translate functional requirements into executable test cases. Execute test cases/scripts based upon application design documents, formal requirements, and Section 508 guidelines. Provide regular status updates to the Test Manager on completed tasks and planned testing tasks as outlined in the project schedule, issues, risks, and other action items. Perform 508 functional testing on applications/systems utilizing various 508 compliance tools such as screen readers (JAWS, ZOOMTEXT, MAGic, Dragon, etc.) 508 remediation of a variety of Document Types - HTML, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF to meet the Section 508 Standards. Perform quality assurance and quality control reviews of documents and deliverables for Section 508 compliance. Use prescribed checklists to perform quality assurance and quality control reviews. Store and maintain documents on the team’s SharePoint site. Review documents and deliverables for spelling, grammar, and consistency. Assist in the process of defect tracking and escalation. Lead 508 Reengineering tasks, provide insight, and make recommendations for process improvement
1/2011-3/2013 NOAA Silver Spring, MD
Developed project level standardized checklist of Section 508 activities and deliverables. Provided technical support related to Section 508. Maintaining communication with development teams, technical leads and product owners. Functional testing of new features. Work independently or with other accessibility testers to assess web pages for conformance with established web accessibility standards. Develop detailed reports explaining accessibility defects identified through. Where possible suggest remediation methods/techniques. Review results of assessment with customers through teleconferences answering questions regarding testing methods and interpretation of the results. Assist Sales Engineering to scope potential accessibility projects. Coordinate with external consultants and partners for execution and delivery of accessibility projects when necessary. Reporting test results and defects. Tracking user stories and tasks in the GSA agile workflow system (Jira). Prepared and review 508 compliance reports, as required. Applied Section 508 rules, policies, and best practices to web pages. Performed testing on multiple browser platforms. Clearly communicated verbally and in writing Section 508 compliance findings and requirements to remedy the findings. Stayed current on Section 508 policy and federal agency accessibility checklists.
2/2007–1/2011 Google Remote
508 Test Engineer
Test all Google Application based on Section 508 Standard. Follow WCAG 2.0 Guideline. And use mobile accessibility tools Talkback, Voiceover, Chromevox, JAWS. Defect Tracking using Buganizer. Created Test Plan Document and Test cases. Reviewed evaluated and derived requirements for testability, develops and directed preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for complete systems and/or subsystems. Assisted with the implementation and execution of all aspects of the testing activities including planning, creation and execution of test cases, test scripts, test reports.
Created test data for all the requirements. Created the XML files and verified the error logs into the database using the PL/SQL Developer. Used Quality Center for Created Requirement traceability matrix and verified all the requirements are covered. Used Quality Center for maintain the documents and defect tracking purpose. Performed Section 508 accessibility Compliance testing with JAWS, WAT, and ACCVerify etc. Perform writing Test Plans, Test cases, Test Scenario for Section 508 based on Technical Standards and Sub Technical Standards.
2/2005-1/2007 DKW Communications (GSA Contract) Washington, DC
508 Documentation Specialist
Developed project level standardized checklist of Section 508 activities and deliverables. Provided technical support related to Section 508.Prepared and review 508 compliance reports, as required. Applied Section 508 rules, policies, and best practices to web pages. Evaluated 508 testing tools and new software. Performed testing on multiple browser platforms, clearly communicated verbally and in writing Section 508 compliance findings and requirements to remedy the findings. Stayed current on Section 508 policy and federal agency accessibility checklists.
Bachelors of Arts in Communication Media Studies
University of Maryland College park
Project Management Certificate Program
University of Maryland University College 2016