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508 Web Accessibility Analyst

ICF

Fairfax, VA,US

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

508 Web Accessibility Analyst

Are you committed to ensuring that the extraordinary resources of the internet are available to users of all abilities? Are you dedicated to ensuring compliance with Section 508 and WCAG 2.0? ICF is hiring a Web Accessibility Analyst to join our innovative and highly driven User Experience team. We’re looking for that purple squirrel who has experience with web accessibility and evaluating websites.

We push the digital world forward, using technology to achieve life’s most important mission—connecting people. Are you ready for what’s next? Free shuttle access from the metro, onsite happy hours and constant learning opportunities are just some of the perks of joining ICF. This is position can be based in either Fairfax, VA or Rockville, MD.

What you will be doing

Review analyze, and test web content for Section 508 and WCAG 2.0 compliance
Identify accessibility issues and make appropriate recommendations for remediation
Asses and remediate PDF’s, Word documents, data tables, presentations, videos, and other media so they are Section 508 compliant and accessibile (preferred, not required)
Assure accessibility across desktop and mobile platforms
Log emails requesting 508 fixes and manage bug tickets in the JIRA ticketing system
Provide insight and information to project teams on accessibility and compliance to support continual improvement
Advocate for accessibility as a key component of modern web design and Agile development processes
Support teams in building accessibility into web, product, and service design processes
Keep up to date on accessibility and usability trends, techniques, and tools

What you will need

5+ years of relevant experience with web accessibility and Section 508
Knowledge of Section 508 & WCAG 2.0
Working knowledge of the range of assistive technologies
Working knowledge of tools used for testing accessibility
Familiarity with HTML and the software development life cycle
Experience working on software development project teams
Familiarity with user-centered design concepts
Solid communication skills
Strong attention to detail

ICF offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity).

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