As a Lead QA Accessibility Specialist, you will lead the accessibility practice at Drata on the Quality Assurance team. Your responsibilities are to help our team define our accessibility test strategies, develop, and execute manual test scripts, and help ensure the delivery of robust, high quality and fully accessible products. As an Accessibility Specialist you are accomplished in testing systems to find accessibility issues and recommend solutions for violations found. You have the experience and expertise to expand web accessibility knowledge and practices within the product team.

Accessibility is key to not only upholding our core values of inclusion, but also for innovative and improved experiences.

What you’ll do:

  • Audit and elevate a11y best practices throughout Drata, recommending refinements, and providing documentation
  • Lead workshops and help train designers and developers on best practices
  • Consult with Web engineers to ensure quality a11y experiences are upheld beyond compliance
  • Identify components and patterns for refinement and prioritization
  • Help triage and prioritize accessibility issues and provide guidance for remediation
  • Track and coordinate the accessibility efforts across Drata, helping to raise its visibility and education
  • Work collaboratively to develop company-wide Accessibility standards and an Accessibility program roadmap

What you’ll bring:

  • 7 to 10 years of experience in driving accessibility in digital, customer facing programs or functions
  • Expert level experience with a broad range of technologies:
    • PDF accessibility and other digital document standards
    • Web accessibility on various platforms including Windows and MacOS
    • Mobile accessibility on various platforms including Android and IOS
    • Video and other digital media
  • Working proficiency and development skills in a minimum of one platform:
    • Web development – semantic HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and WAI-ARIA
    • Native development (iOS and/or Android)
  • Broad knowledge of digital assistive technologies
  • Familiarity with tools for automated and guided accessibility testing
  • Understanding of processes in the product development lifecycle, including testing, documenting, and prioritizing defects
  • Teamwork, collaboration, negotiation, and conflict resolution
  • Working knowledge of Agile and Jira
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Related certifications highly desired


  • Health & Wellness: 100% coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans – for employee and dependents + on demand health care concierge
  • HSA, FSA, & DCFSA: Pre-tax savings plans for healthcare and dependent care
  • 100% paid short and long term disability plus life + AD&D benefits
  • Learning & Development: $500 annually towards professional development opportunities + $250 annually towards personal development opportunities
  • Unlimited PTO: Unlimited vacation policy for strong, fully charged batteries
  • 16 Weeks Paid Parental Leave: An inclusive policy to ensure you have time with your newborn, newly adopted, or foster child
  • Work Remotely: Flexible hours and work from home + $500 annually to cover necessary business related items for your home office
  • Charitable Giving Program: Up to $500 match for qualified charities
  • 401K: Reach your financial goals while reducing your taxes

This role will receive a competitive base salary, benefits, and equity. The applicable salary range for each US-based role is based on where the employee works and is aligned to one of 3 tiers based on the cost of labor for that geographic area. The expected salary ranges for this role are set forth below. 

Tier 1: $127,500 – $157,500

Tier 2: $114,750 – $141,750

Tier 3: $102,000 – $126,000

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