508 Accessibility Expert, Web Application Services
Alternate Job Title: Web Applications Analyst, 508 Compliance
Work Location: Fort Meade, Maryland, 20755
Make a difference and have an impact on improving the accessibility of more then 800 Department of Defense web sites!
OMNITEC Solutions, Inc., ( http://www.omnitecinc.com ) provides a variety of web solutions to the federal government and the DoD. We have an immediate employment opportunity for a Senior Compliance 508 Expert. Our perfect candidate will not only be able to demonstrate their knowledge and sensitivity to the access needs of people with disabilities, but also be able to compliment the team in ways we haven't considered yet. If you can rise to this challenge, we'd be excited to meet you.
Quick Note: an active Secret clearance is highly preferred; otherwise, US citizenship with the ability to immediately obtain a interim Secret clearance is required!
This is s a new position to provide our customers and our internal teams a centralized point of contact responsible for identifying and suggesting potential solutions for accessibility barriers based on the W3C WCAG 2.0 standards as well as compliance with the ADA, Section 508, the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act, and other accessibility related laws. This team member will apply their accessibility knowledge to a wide range of our customers properties including but not limited to websites, mobile applications, and documents like PDFs.
Broad knowledge of accessibility barriers as well as the tools and techniques for overcoming them
Knowledge of accessibility standards: WCAG 2.0, ADA Section 508, 21st Century Video and Communications Act. Knowledge of International laws is a plus
Ability to discern accessibility issues from wireframes and story boards
Knowledge of accepted accessibility patterns and best practices
Ability to analyze and employ problem-solving skills to recommend the best solution
Detailed knowledge of a broad range of technologies:
Accessibility on various platforms including Windows and MacOS
Mobile accessibility on various platforms including Android and IOS
Video and other digital media
PDF and other document standards
Hands On knowledge of Assistive Technology (e.g. screen readers, magnifiers, alternative input, etc.)
Some added pluses
OMNITEC Solutions, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.