Position Description

508 Compliance Tester (Top Secret Cleared)
Location Washington, DC
Req # 15240
# of openings 1
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ECS is seeking a 508 Compliance Tester (Top Secret Cleared) to work in our Washington, DC office.


Job Description:

  • Work closely with project managers and other stakeholders to understand product specifics and create corresponding test strategies
  • Provide oversight and governance to ensure compliance with 508 standards
  • Establish priorities to maximize achievement against compliance goals
  • Maintain close awareness of Section 508 and WCAG guidance and direction coming from GSA, usability.gov and other federal organizations
  • Provides compliance guidance to support technology planning, design, development, testing and implementation activities
  • Interpret and provide guidance on Section 508 and related accessibility laws, regulations and standards.
  • Provide guidance and support, leading to improved accessibility decisions when purchasing or deploying tools
  • Design, develop, evaluate and update test scenarios, test plans and test procedures as necessary
  • Manage 508 Compliance manual testing
  • Knowledge of the IC Scorecard and Fundamentals in Accessibility Testing (FIAT) course preferred
  • Manual testing, interpreting system requirements, writing test plans and test scripts and executing test scripts and documenting results
  • Work experience with Agile, JIRA, SQL/test validation and MySQL/Oracle
  • Provides remediation guidance for accessibility and compliance to section 508 of the ADA act and explains what processes are available and used for remediation
  • Recommends Section 508 remediation solutions improvements


Salary Range: $130,000 - $145,000

General Description of Benefits


Required Skills:

  • Must have a current Top-Secret Clearance with the capability of Obtaining SCI / CI-Poly if needed to meet contract requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, computer science, or related discipline
  • At least 8+ years of experience, including 3+ years of progressive experience with Section 508 compliance and development standards
  • Experience with Accessibility Testing
  • Experience with ANDI
  • Experience with Colour Contrast Analyser
  • Experience with Fusion/JAWS
  • Extensive knowledge of WCAG and 508 Standards


Desired Skills:

  • Front- End development experience
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Microsoft


ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, status as a crime victim, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.


ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3800+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

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