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Digital Accessibility Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Bureau of Internet Accessibility

Vienna, VA,US

Qualifications

High school or equivalent (Required)

Mobile Accessibility Testing: 3 years (Required)

US work authorization (Required)

Full Job Description

Come join the Bureau of Internet Accessibility (BoIA) on our quest to help make the digital world accessible to everyone

Ready for a career that makes a difference?

Become part of a team dedicated to making a difference on how people of all abilities access the Web and digital media. Work with a group of passionate individuals who share a commitment to helping clients achieve their digital accessibility goals while enriching the lives of everyone. BoIA implements a distributed workforce, combining both convenience of working from a home office with the full support of an experienced team with 20 years of industry experience.

Position Summary

BoIA is looking for a seasoned Subject Matter Expert (SME) to work with the Project Management team to ensure accuracy of client deliverables and deadlines. This position will be client-facing at times, and the person filling the role will be required to consult with internal stakeholders, as well as clients, on all aspects of digital accessibility.

The SME will:

Oversee and manage digital accessibility projects
Act as liaison to Client Management teams who project manage client deliverables
Review internal processes and roll out improvements based on best practice recommendations
Stay on top of industry news and updates, including WCAG as it evolves
Review client-facing deliverables and provide accessible remediation solutions
Act as internal Accessibility Expert
Be the BoIA Accessibility Expert on client-facing consulting calls

Requirements:

5+ years of experience with Accessibility testing, validating websites for WCAG 2.1 level A/AA compliance and Mobile Applications for WCAG Mobile Best Practices
5+ years using assistive tools for accessibility testing
Digital Development/Programming background a plus, 4+ years of experience working with HTML, CSS and JavaScript is strongly preferred.
Strong understanding of digital accessibility standards
Strong understanding of correct use and limitations of WAI-ARIA (Accessible Rich Internet Applications)
Mobile testing experience (iOS, Android etc.) required
Accessibility Training experience a plus
PDF Accessibility knowledge and/or experience a plus
Excellent Communication Skills

About BoIA:

The Bureau of Internet Accessibility (BoIA) has been helping companies achieve and maintain website accessibility compliancy for over twenty years. The company’s personalized approach begins with performing an automated and manual website audit, then providing comprehensive reporting that includes a programmer’s guide citing specific non-compliance issues and best practice remediation recommendations. BoIA’s services also comprise of ongoing client support, collaborating with their clients as the accessibility subject matter experts and performing consistent ad hoc testing, staff training and consultative services.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 - $125,000.00 per year

Benefits:

401(k)
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Flexible schedule
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Schedule:

Monday to Friday

Education:

High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

Mobile Accessibility Testing: 3 years (Required)
Desktop Accessibility Testing: 5 years (Required)

Work Location:

Fully Remote

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