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Accessibility Lead


McLean, VA,US

About DMI:
DMI is a leading global provider of digital services working at the intersection of public and private sectors. With broad capabilities across IT managed services, cybersecurity, cloud migration and application development, DMI provides on-site and remote support to clients within governments, healthcare, financial services, transportation, manufacturing, and other critical infrastructure sectors. DMI has grown to over 2,100+ employees globally and has been continually recognized as a Top Workplace in both regional and national categories.
About the Opportunity:

Duties and Responsibilities: The Accessibility Lead is responsible for ensuring the overall accessibility of products and services provided in this contract. Collaborating with various delivery teams, the Accessibility Lead ensures that all deliverables meet or exceed accessibility requirements outlined in the contract. This role requires a deep understanding of accessibility standards and regulations, as well as the ability to establish and implement processes for analysis, testing, and remediation of electronic documents and web applications.

Work with delivery teams to ensure compliance with accessibility requirements for all deliverables.
Establish processes for analysis, testing, and remediation of electronic documents and web applications to meet accessibility standards.
Prepare accurate Accessibility Conformance Reports (ACR) or Voluntary Accessibility Product Templates (VPAT) demonstrating accessibility levels of deliverables.
Collect feedback on accessibility issues and develop standard operating procedures for remediation or escalation.
Ensure the accessibility and inclusiveness of the customer experience for all customers, regardless of disability or assistive technology used.
Incorporate accessibility considerations throughout agile development and delivery processes.

Education and Years of Experience:

Minimum 5 years of experience in accessibility/508 compliance for a government agency.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field.

Required and Desired Skills/Certifications:

One or more of the following certifications: Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC), Certified Professional in Web Accessibility (CPWA), or DHS Trusted Tester Program V5.

Additional Requirements:

In-depth knowledge of accessibility standards and regulations, including Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Experience in establishing processes for analysis, testing, and remediation of electronic documents and web applications.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Understanding of agile development methodologies.
Familiarity with assistive technologies and their impact on accessibility.

Min Citizenship Status Required: US Citizen

Physical Requirements: No Physical requirement needed for this position.

Location: Remote

Working at DMI

DMI is a diverse, prosperous, and rewarding place to work. Being part of the DMI family means we care about your wellbeing. We offer a variety of perks and benefits that help meet various interests and needs, while still having the opportunity to work directly with several of our award-winning, Fortune 1000 clients. The following categories make up your DMI wellbeing:

Convenience/Concierge - Virtual visits through health insurance, pet insurance, commuter benefits, discount tickets for movies, travel, and many other items to provide convenience.
Development – Annual performance management, continuing education, and tuition assistance, internal job opportunities along with career enrichment and advancement to help each employee with their professional and personal development.
Financial – Generous 401k matches both pre-tax and post-tax (ROTH) contributions along with financial wellness education, EAP, Life Insurance and Disability help provide financial stability for each DMI employee.
Recognition – Great achievements do not go unnoticed by DMI through Annual Awards ceremony, service anniversaries, peer-to-peer acknowledgment, employee referral bonuses.
Wellness – Healthcare benefits, Wellness programs, Flu Shots, Biometric screenings, and several other wellness options.

Employees are valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company. The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination based on their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability. DMI maintains a drug-free workplace.

***************** No Agencies Please *****************

Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US citizenship may be required for some positions.

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