Remediation Specialist - Springfield - job 676397

Varen Technologies

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Springfield, Virginia

Employment type: Full-time

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Information Technology (IT) professionals with experience in Section 508, W3C, and/or WCAG Accessibility assessments, remediation, and testing. Supporting a federal agencies to define the future of its information technology (IT), as it pertains to accessibility and usability. Provide guidance and knowledge to ensure websites, software and all environments meet the Section 508 standards.




RESPONSIBILITIES:

The 508 Remediation specialist is responsible for managing and fulfilling processes for the 508 program. Determine guidance to ensure accessibility and usability of IT to support individuals with disabilities.

  • Provide feedback on all IT Acquisition Reviews and Software request decisions.

  • Conduct internal and external website and Application Testing/Remediation.

  • Use testing software and/or test scripts and guidelines

  • Provide feedback to customers on the testing results and remediation options.




REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience testing electronic documents (PDF, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) for Section 508 compliance.

  • Excellent written communication skills for heavy documentation; verbal communication skills for client facing training and support.

  • Experience and knowledge of Section 508 requirements for IT software and hardware

  • Familiarity with Federal Government accessibility testing is preferred.

  • Knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

  • Knowledge of HTML semantics/tagging, hyperlink integrity, and remediation of Section 508 accessibility issues a plus.

  • Strong technical skills using common business tools, such as SharePoint, PPT, and Excel.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    • Ability to multi-task.



  • Shows initiative to not only support, but also to improve the organization.

  • Demonstrate collaborative behavior and a “team-first” attitude.



DESIRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:

  • Section 508 Tester preferred not required

  • Experience working within federal government

  • Applying automation methods and techniques

  • IT Governance experience




REQUIRED EDUCATION:
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science or related discipline and four (4) or more years’ experience in software development is required.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:



TS/SCI w/ Poly

Varen Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applicants receive lawful consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.




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