• Section 508 Subject Matter Expert

    Job Locations US-DC Metro Area
    Job ID
    2155
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Growth requires a strong foundation, and at Buchanan & Edwards, our people are our strength. They are the foundation for building the next generation of innovative IT solutions, revolutionizing the industry, and solving the nation’s most critical challenges.

     

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    Clearance

    Top Secret

    Responsibilities

    • Tests programs, processes, and systems to measure the accessibility and Section 508 compliance of products and service
    • Assists with writing basic test procedures and protocols to assess product accessibility and evaluates the ability of products to meet Section 508 and WCAG 0 standards. and specifications.
    • Gathers basic test data and evaluates the results of tests to determine if product designs and architecture meets specifications and performance expectations
    • May collaborate with other engineering groups to improve or upgrade Accessibility features and/or product performance
    • Provide technical assistance and remediation guidance to developer
    • Document testing methodologies and write accessibility compliance reports
    • Recommend potential solutions by evaluating new and emerging assistive technologies that support Reasonable Accommodations designed to increase accessibility
    • Deliver accessibility training and seminars as needed for the program
    • Maintains current knowledge of Section 508, its amendments, updates, and industry best practices for IT accessibility.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent related experienc
    • 5 years of minimum work experience specialized in accessibility and conducting Section 508 compliance audits
    • An Active Top Secret (with SCI eligibility) security clearance is REQUIRED

     

     

    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.

     

    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.

     

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