508 Compliance Specialist

SiloSmashers - Reston, VA4.7

Full-timeEstimated: $42,000 - $59,000 a year

SiloSmashers, Inc. is a strategy, technology, and management consulting firm, founded in 1992, and located in Herndon, Virginia. SiloSmashers delivers superior services and solutions to the public sector in the areas of project/program management, performance management, and IT security. The company provides innovative, collaborative business approaches, and proven methodologies that enable customers to break down organizational silos and optimize operational efficiency to achieve peak performance and mission success

The 508 ComplianceSpecialist has project oversight for integrated accessibility, compliance, andtesting. He/she addresses a diversified portfolio of Web content and products,helping to guide government projects achieve compliance standards. This positiondemands a strong, process-driven, focused individual who can stay on taskwithin a busy and high-achieving team environment.

Key Duties andResponsibilities

  • Inspect, review products, content, and materials from a functional, quality and appearance perspective to ensure compliance with Section 508 and accessibility standards.
  • Make all documents and materials Section 508 compliant and accessible on the web.
  • Provide guidance to team leads on specifications, designs, project implementation, and use of technology to insure accessibility compliance.

Qualifications andExperience

  • 3+ years of relevant experience with web accessibility and Section 508
  • Knowledge of Section 508 & WCAG 2. 0
  • Working knowledge of 508 assistive testing using Screen Readers (e.g., JAWS), Screen Magnifiers, Voice Command (e.g., Dragon Naturally Speaking), Text-to-Speech, and testing with no sound or keyboard only.
  • Familiarity with user-centered design concepts
  • Experience working with agile methodology
  • Experience applying 508 Compliance applications to Android and iOS mobile devices (e.g., Talk Back)

SiloSmashers strives to offer an environment where employees can achieve everything that is important to them. To support this philosophy, we provide not only competitive compensation, retirement benefits, health benefits, and work-life and wellness programs, but also leave programs, and career growth opportunities. For more information please visit the SiloSmashers web site at www.SiloSmashers.com

SiloSmashers, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 3 years (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Aggressive -- competitive and growth-oriented
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative


  • Monday to Friday
  • 8 hour shift