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Information Technology Accessibility Specialist

Company: Koniag Government Services
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:


Job ID 2360162

Koniag Management Solutions, a Koniag Government Services company , is seeking an Information Technology Accessibility Specialist to support KMS and our government customer. This is a remote opportunity.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.

Essential Functions, Responsibilities & Duties may include, but are not limited to:

Create and maintain policies and procedures to address Section 508 requirements, including the requirement for a 501/504/508 Agency complaint policy.

Advise customers and procurement personnel about Section 508 requirements to ensure that accessible IT is purchased.

Advise content creators on strategies for creating accessible content and remediating legacy content that is not accessible.

Provide Section 508 compliance policy support to nine Portfolio and ESAs

Proactively engage with portfolio managers to develop and mature their accessibility baselines.

Support the creation and operation of an IT accessibility team chaired by the Section 508 program manager.

Assist with the preparation of DOD CIO and OMB and other Agency Section 508 reporting requirements.

Generate performance and usability metrics for DLA system and AT solutions across the DLA enterprise.

Provide Section 508 Subject Matter Expertise to strategic technical decisions, long term planning, IT infrastructure improvements, Annual Operating Plans, and CTO initiatives.

Work with AT Support Engineers to formalize IT policy recommendations regarding the DLA Reasonable Accommodation Program

Perform other Section 508 Compliance policy and support duties as assigned.

Work Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Five years' experience in the Section 508 Compliance and Accessibility field

Two years' experience of Section 508 knowledge on creating policy and integrating new guidelines into an existing policy.

Two years' experience of Section 508 knowledge on software development on multiple platforms and software testing techniques and procedures

Two years' experience with the federal acquisition process and requirements and with Enterprise IT Lifecycle

Proficient in English language

Excellent written and oral communication skills

US Citizenship required.

Desired Skills:

Experience working within the Federal Section 508 programs.

Experience supporting Section 508 compliance in Agile, Waterfall, and hybrid development models.

Ability to perform work independently and with minimal supervision.

Demonstrated problem-solving skills.

Well organized, detail orientated and able to handle a fast-paced work environment.

Proficient with MS Office

Experience working for a government contractor.

Certified Trusted Tester (DHS Trusted Tester)

Working Environment & Conditions

This job operates in a professional office environment and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The workload may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, do simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress.

The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information, or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment.


The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require accommodation to navigate or to apply for a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodation.

Koniag Government Services (KGS) is an Alaska Native Owned corporation supporting the values and traditions of our native communities through an agile employee and corporate culture that delivers Enterprise Solutions, Professional Services and Operational Management to Federal Government Agencies. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Koniag, we apply our proven commercial solutions to a deep knowledge of Defense and Civilian missions to provide forward leaning technical, professional, and operational solutions. KGS enables successful mission outcomes for our customers through solution-oriented business partnerships and a commitment to exceptional service delivery. We ensure long-term success with a continuous improvement approach while balancing the collective interests of our customers, employees, and native communities. For more information, please visit

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352


Keywords: Koniag Government Services, Chantilly , Information Technology Accessibility Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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