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508 Compliance Usability Analyst


Washington, DC,US

GigaTECH is seeking a 508 Compliance Usability Analyst to deliver Section 508 compliance testing and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards validation in support of the VA VBMS Software Quality Assurance. The successful candidate must have experience in the Analysis of various IT hardware and software products, tools, and projects to assess, document and report on their compliance with Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Position Responsibilities:

Perform United States Access Board’s Section 508 Standards assessments applying to ICT Conduct
Document and report audits using standardized procedures, initially validating ICT Product assessment packages, before confirming and coordinating access to subject ICT products and environments
Manually audit 508 compliances to ensure ICT and AT maintains Section 508 Technology Accessibility Standards and Telecommunications Act Accessibility Guidelines under Section 255 of the Communications Act of 1934
Conduct a quality assurance workflow check to review and validate completed ICT assessments for process and informational thoroughness and accuracy
Prepare and submit a Compliance Audit Report through the VA- accessible Compliance Tracking System
Complete manual audit requirements, milestones, and deliverables
Use assistive technology tools, such as screen readers, screen magnifiers, and speech recognition software
Operate in multiple environments including legacy applications written in VB6, Delphi, or MUMPS, and modern applications written in HTML or Java Script and electronic healthcare record/Cerner products


General understanding of Section 508 standards
Ability to conduct manual audits without automation tools
Ability to utilize assistive technology tools
Understanding of HTML, JavaScript and electronic healthcare record /Cerner products is useful
Ability to write and create compliance and quality improvement reports
Ability to use assistive technology tools, such as screen readers, screen magnifiers, and speech recognition software


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, engineering management, math, or similar technical discipline (8 years’ experience can be substituted for education)
2 years of relevant experience
Experience working in VA or other Government agency [desired]
Ability to obtain a public trust clearance

This is a full-time, ONSITE position at VA facilities located in 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20006. Remote may be authorized.

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