508 Compliance SME

Washington, DC

Copper River Family of Companies

Alaska Native Tribal Owned SBA 8(a) Participant delivering innovative solutions and services to federal, state, local, and enterprise clients.

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Copper River Cyber Solutions is seeking a 508 Compliance Subject Matter Expert to join our team in support of a new contract at the Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Responsiveness. This position will be performed remotely with the occasional need for an onsite meeting in the Washington D.C. area.

The 508 Compliance Subject Matter Expert serves as Section 508 coordinator and subject matter expert on all 508 issues; participate in working groups and/or meetings with stakeholders to discuss requirements and/or present 508 strategies and solutions; provide guidance on technical issues involving Section 508 as it relates to accessible documents and electronic media. Working with Project Team Leads and Project Managers to produce high quality products.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Tests programs, processes, and systems to measure the accessibility and Section 508 compliance of products and services
  • Assists with writing basic test procedures and protocols to assess product accessibility and evaluates the ability of products to meet Section 508 standards and specifications
  • Gathers basic test data and evaluates the results of tests to determine if product designs and architecture meets specifications and performance expectations
  • May collaborate with other teams to improve or upgrade accessibility features and/or product performance
  • Provide technical assistance and remediation guidance to team members
  • Document testing methodologies and write accessibility compliance reports
  • Recommend potential solutions by evaluating new and emerging assistive technologies that support reasonable accommodations designed to increase accessibility
  • Deliver accessibility training and seminars as needed for the project
  • Maintains current knowledge of Section 508, its amendments, updates, and industry best practices for IT


  • Clearance:
    • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
  • Education:
    • Bachelors degree or prior, relevant experience in lieu of a degree
    • Understanding of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
    • 508 Compliance certification
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience
    • Experience specialized in accessibility and conducting Section 508 compliance audits
    • Experience providing high-level architectural expertise to managers and technical staff
    • Experience producing quality documentation
    • Experience working with Federal government clients
  • Preferred Skills:
    • Cyber Security knowledge and experience a plus
    • Cloud knowledge and experience a plus
    • Platform and data migration knowledge and experience a plus
    • SharePoint knowledge and experience a plus
    • Microsoft 365 knowledge and experience a plus

About Copper River & The Native Village of Eyak:

Owned by the Native Village of Eyak (NVE), a federally recognized Alaska Native Tribe, the Copper River Family of Companies are a collection of entities that deliver a complementary set of solutions and services to support the diverse missions and requirements of our clients. Proud participants of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 8(a) Business Development Program since 2006, our companies consist of both current and graduation SBA 8(a) entities. It is our collective purpose to support the Tribe and diversify the NVE’s ability to facilitate economic advancement.

The income generated from our companies helps the Native Village of Eyak fund health and social services, economic development, natural resource/environmental education, jobs, job training, and other benefits to the NVE in a manner that is consistent with Alaskan Native cultural values and traditions.

Copper River’s Culture

The Copper River Family of Companies has a positive, supportive, and thriving culture. At the foundation of our culture is a focus on collaboration. No matter your role or which operating company you work for, we are ONE TEAM working toward the same goals for our customers and for our collective owner- The Native Village of Eyak. How we treat each other is just as important as the work we deliver.


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Open leave policy and paid holidays
  • Additional benefits including tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more! 

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, regular associates at Copper River.



The Copper River Family of Companies provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Flex hours Flexible spending account Health care Medical leave

Region: North America
Country: United States
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