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Lead Accessibility Remediation Specialist

PingWind

Annandale, VA,US

PingWind is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead Accessibility Remediation Specialist to join our dynamic team. As a Lead Accessibility Remediation Specialist, contribute expert system analysis, design, code-level changes and documentation to ensure information and communication technology (ICT) products meet the United States Access Board’s Section 508 Standards. Use extensive knowledge of assistive technology tools such as JAWS, Dragon and of accessible development practices for web, native mobile, and Java applications to identify, prototype, and document remediation solutions. The remediation specialist will make use of accessibility audit reports to support our government client in enhancing accessibility through remediation support to address accessibility issues, meet Section 508 requirements, and improve user experience for people with disabilities. As a Team Lead, serve as an escalation point for questions related to the Accessibility Remediation Specialist work and help the Project Managers ensure that work is on track for completion.

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Remote
Required Clearance: Ability to obtain Public Trus
Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Computer Science, or a related field is preferred
Required Experience 3 years of relevant experience; Degrees may be substituted for years of experience; Associate: 2 years, Bachelor’s: 4 years, Master’s: 6 years, and Doctorate: 8 years of experience

Responsibilities

· Review Section 508 Compliance Audit Reports for a range of web, native mobile (Android and iOS), and Java applications and identify suitable remediation strategies for addressing issues documented in the reports.
· Prototype, demonstrate, and document remediation solutions as required, including advising relevant government stakeholders in implementing solutions.
· Verify implemented remediation solutions to ensure all accessibility barriers have been addressed, using both automated tools and manual testing with assistive technologies.
· Use the client 508 Defect Tracking Tool for remediation work.
· Support conducting and documenting Section 508 compliance audits for ICT products, including web, mobile, and desktop products, as well as multimedia.
· Participate in all phases of the assessments for the software development life cycle, with an emphasis on the planning, analysis, testing, and acceptance phases.
· Provide technical audit support and virtual demonstrations of remediation approaches via platforms like Microsoft Teams and contribute to monthly Audit Show and Tell Summary Reports.
· Prioritize remediation efforts as directed by the government COR, PM, Team Lead, and 508 Leadership, and handle any required escalation in compliance auditing as mandated.

Requirements

· Must be a US citizen capable of obtaining a public trust clearance.
· Deep knowledge of Section 508 compliance standards and experience with assistive technology tools such as JAWS, Fusion, Dragon, and Color Contrast Analyzer.
· Development experience with the following platforms and technologies: Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) 5, JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), W3C Accessible Rich Internet Application Suite (WAI-ARIA), native mobile application development (iOS and Android), Java.
· Extensive experience in applying accessible development techniques for web, native mobile and Java applications, and in working with SharePoint applications.
· Strong analytical skills to review detailed compliance audits and identify and implement appropriate remediation approaches to address barriers, achieve compliance, and improve accessibility.
· Strong communication and presentation skills to effectively share remediation solutions and provide training on implementation.
· Ability to manage multiple audit assignments simultaneously under tight deadlines.

About PingWind

PingWind is focused on delivering outstanding services to the federal government. We have extensive experience in the fields of cybersecurity, development, IT infrastructure, supply chain management and other professional services such as system design and continuous improvement. PingWind is a VA CVE certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and SBA Certified with offices in Washington DC and Northern Virginia. www.PingWind.com

Our benefits include:
Paid Federal Holidays
Robust Health & Dental Insurance Options
401k with matching
Paid vacation and sick leave
Continuing education assistance
Short Term / Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program through Sun Life Financial EAP Guidance Resources
Veterans are encouraged to apply

PingWind, Inc. does not discriminate in employment opportunities, terms, and conditions of employment, or practices on the basis of race, age, gender, religious or political beliefs, national origin or heritage, disability, sexual orientation, or any characteristic protected by law.

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