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NewWave HQ Sr. Java Developer/Section 508 SME in Remote, United States

Who is NewWave?

We are a company on a mission to level the playing field in healthcare, by addressing provider access to relevant data. We’re dedicated to shaping solutions for people affected by social determinants of health to connect them with providers and community resources to help them more effectively and equitably. Our culture is centered on recognizing our people come first, embracing a growth mindset, striving for excellence, and driving the greater good.

Why NewWave?

NewWave is a people first corporation who has been widely recognized for putting our social responsibility at the very heart of everything we do. For employees the NewWave experience is one of enrichment, challenge, and growth. NewWave employees will have access to health & wellness benefits, educational support, and the flexibility to design the Work-Life balance that suits their lifestyle.

Additional Perks:

  • Paid Time Off

  • Group Insurance

  • Remote Work Allowance

  • Flex Schedule Plans

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 8 Observed Holidays Annually

  • Tuition Reimbursement & Professional Development Options

  • LinkedIn Learning

  • Wellbeing Allowance

  • Short-Term Disability (STD), Long-Term Disability, and Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment

Job Summary

NewWave is looking for a Sr. Java Developer / Section 508 SME to fill a key role. We are a data-driven technology firm determined to create intuitive solutions that inspire and serve real purpose. We value people who use their intelligence and passion to inspire their teammates and make an impact on our customers.

  • Front End Developer or UI/UX Developer

  • Experience with 508 compliance and debugging code

  • Provide guidance on accessibility for other developers on program by providing technical assistance and remediation to developers on Section 508 issues.

  • Technologies to include SQL, HTML, XML, CSS, SASS, JavaScript, AJAX, Java, Angular, Node, React

  • Recommend potential solutions by evaluating new and emerging assistive technologies that support Reasonable Accommodations designed to increase accessibility.

  • Collaborate with other engineering groups to improve or upgrade Accessibility features.

  • Develop and deliver accessibility training and workshop/job aid as needed for the program.

  • Plan, create and execute test cases for Section 508 Compliance testing as needed.

  • Assess and evaluate and test for Section 508 compliance utilizing 508 testing tools (JAWS, AMP, Inspect, Web Accessibility Tool Bar, etc.)

  • Communicate the status of testing, including reporting of overall test results.

  • Verify compliance with 508 accessibility standards. Identify and suggest potential solutions for accessibility barriers based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and 2.1 standards as well as compliance with Section 508 and other accessibility-related laws.

  • Record issues identified during testing and retest issues after they are resolved by the development team.

  • Regularly update technical and business teams as to plans, progress, and issues.

  • Adherence to agile and attendance at daily scrum to discuss accomplishments, plans and blockers.

  • Document testing methodologies and write accessibility compliance reports.

  • Maintains current knowledge of Section 508, its amendments, updates, and industry best practices for IT accessibility.

  • Assists with writing basic test procedures and protocols to assess product accessibility and ability of products to meet WCAG 2. 0 and 2.1 guidelines.

  • Creation of VPAT according to

  • Identify and significantly contribute, where appropriate, to division initiatives.

  • 3-5 years Front End Developer or UI/UX Developer

  • Experience with 508 compliance and debugging code

  • Experience with the following technologies: SQL, HTML, XML, CSS, SASS, JavaScript, AJAX, Java, Angular, Node, React

  • Creative approach to problem solving.

  • Must have knowledge on Defect Management processes; preferably hands on experience with Defect Management Tools.

  • Must have prior experience in Manual/ Functional Testing.

  • US Citizenship or permanent resident and ability to obtain a public trust clearance


  • Previous Healthcare IT experience is desirable.

  • Experience working on a team using Scrum or other Agile project framework.

  • Experience working with HP ALM and Azure DevOps.


  • Microsoft ADO.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Interpersonal Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and organizational skills - must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing

  • Facts and data oriented.

  • Deadline and closure oriented.

  • Strong persuasion, facilitation and influencing skills.

  • Self-driven.

  • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work with cross functional teams including senior level individuals.

  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment with varying priorities, based on a team building culture.

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment to meet aggressive goals and pre-defined measurement criteria.

FLSA Status Exempt

  • Exempt

    Residency Requirement

  • Must have lived in the United States at least 3 out of 5 years.


  • Remote-U.S. Based

NewWave is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. NewWave is a proud Veteran friendly employer.

ID: 2022-1967

External Company Name: NewWave Telecom & Technologies