Section 508 / Accessibility Specialist

Laurel, Maryland, United States
Aug 14, 2017
Oct 03, 2017
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0012060

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Section 508/Accessibility Specialist

Key Role:

Provide Section 508 testing and remediation support to clients and other Booz Allen teams with an emphasis on documentation remediation and implementation of accessibility standards. Work on multiple analyst activities for various projects. Test templates and design patterns that meet accessibility standards for logical reading order and color contrast. Communicate complex topics and processes to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience in document remediation, including tagged PDF and using industry-standard authoring tools to structure electronic documents for compatibility with screen readers

-Experience with desktop and mobile assistive technology, including screen readers, screen magnifiers, and speech recognition software

-Knowledge of the Section 508 standards and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0)

-Ability to test templates and design patterns that meet accessibility standards for logical reading order and color contrast

-Ability to follow established software development life cycle procedures

-Ability to communicate about complex topics and processes

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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