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IronArch awarded contract to deliver automated accessibility scanning and 508 compliance support to the Department of Veterans Affairs

By August 9, 2022May 1st, 2023News, Press Releases

IronArch awarded three year, $13.8m prime contract for Automated 508 Compliance Scanning at the Department of Veterans Affairs.McLean, VA; August 9, 2022- IronArch is proud to have been awarded a three-year, $13.8M contract by VA’s Office of Information & Technology (OIT), Development, Security, & Operations (DSO), Software Product Management (SPM), Software Testing and 508, Section 508 Office. Under this award, IronArch will support critical initiatives including providing technical guidance for development of accessible software, conformance testing solutions, and innovative strategies for implementing the goals and objectives of the Section 508 legislation. We will deploy our partner LevelAccess’s AMP automated testing tool, perform audits, conduct enterprise automated and manual testing, and offer extensive surge support for additional sites and training content across the agency. Due to the VA’s extensive digital footprint, we anticipate providing automated and manual testing for thousands of web sites, digital documents, mobile applications, eLearning courses, and SharePoint sites each year.

“This award represents the confluence of our ‘People First’ philosophy and the very best technology solution on the market for automated accessibility scanning. Our Veterans and their caretakers, as well as the dedicated employees at VA, deserve a seamless user experience when interfacing with websites and software applications regardless of disability. We look forward to expanding our long-standing partnership with VA to support this essential program, while offering new employment opportunities to veterans and those with disabilities.” Said Joe Punaro, CEO and Founder, IronArch Technology.

As a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) with a workforce composed of 25%+ veterans and many more military family members, IronArch understands firsthand how important it is for VA’s web sites and digital products to be accessible and 508 compliant. Our company’s mission is to serve our nation by partnering with the government to improve quality of life for current and future generations. We provide professional and IT services that enable government agencies to perform Cloud Strategy and Implementation; Platform Development; Software Engineering; IT Project Management Office; Decision Support; and Financial Management.

We are proud of our current portfolio of work at VA and look forward to delivering 508 accessibility services that enable VA to care for those “who shall have borne the battle” and for their families, caregivers and survivors, and the dedicated professionals working at VA.

About IronArch

IronArch provides cloud engineering, DevSecOps, platform development, data center consolidation, network modernization, high performance computing, and financial management support to a variety of government customers including organizations across the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and Department of Veterans Affairs.

A Washington Business Journal Best Place to Work recipient five times, Best Places to Work and  Inc 5000 recipient for being one of the fastest growing businesses in the United States. IronArch is a federal consulting firm with the people, processes, and infrastructure to help clients accelerate change and transform their organizations. A Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), IronArch is routinely called upon by clients to assist them with cloud strategy and implementation, platform solution development, software engineering, and financial management challenges. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, IronArch is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M /F/PV/D. For more information, visit