Product Manager - Accessibility

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Computer Enterprises, Inc.
IT, Information Technology, accessibility, ada, product manager, agile
Full Time
$90,000 - $110,000
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Product Manager Accessibility

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Description:

  • Accessibility isn t just a checkbox on a task sheet- we endeavor to bake it into our products while creating experiences that delight our customers and employees. In this role, you ll partner with multiple Product Owners across the organization as an advocate for the creation of inclusive experiences. You ll also work closely with Engineers to document defects as well as identify opportunities for feature and functionality improvements. The Accessibility Product Manager will utilize clearly defined standards and procedures for inspecting and evaluating the accessibility and usability of company products.
  • The successful candidate will exhibit in-depth experience, knowledge, and skills with assistive technologies and accessibility principles. Critical to this role will be hands-on consultation with product teams, embedding accessibility best practices and user experience solutions in the Agile development process.
  • You will also need to be a detail-oriented and effective communicator, capable of developing deep relationships and serving as a trusted advisor while driving critical initiatives forward.
  • Responsible for identifying and creating product requirements and taking ownership from initial concept through delivery. Will need to understand existing processes and how they will impact the end customers and create new approaches.
  • Works closely with large organizations and cross-functional teams. It is important they will be able to understand customer behavior and needs then translate that into product requirements. Ability to dive deep into technical considerations as needed. 5-8 years experience needed.

Requirements:

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to produce product and technical requirements.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of established guidelines, including Section 508, WCAG 2.1, VPAT creation and ADA.
  • Reviews and verifies requirements and design specifications for validity in overall product design, with an emphasis towards product testability and verification.
  • Participates in design, code and functional product reviews.
  • Works with other Product teams to identify and document bugs or defects.
  • Assists in providing accessibility subject matter guidance and mentorship for other Accessibility team members.
  • Able to develop, coordinate and run web and mobile accessibility training sessions for mixed audiences, ranging from Designers to Vice Presidents.
  • Provides leadership and consultation with regards to accessibility best practices, procedures and techniques.
  • Supports trials of new infrastructure designs/services.
  • Bachelor s degree or Equivalent
  • Background in successful product development, working with technical and business teams in refining and delivering product vision
  • 5+ years experience with assistive technologies like JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, TalkBack, ZoomText, Dragon Naturally Speaking, switch devices
  • Enterprise bug tracking software experience- JIRA
  • Experience with accessibility standards and regulations like WCAG 2.0, Section 508, CVAA
  • Experience leading, planning, executing and coordinating accessibility tests for large-scale software systems
  • Superb communication skills (speaking, listening, writing and interpreting)
  • Comfortable in an Agile fast paced environment with significant time pressures, multi-tasking without loss of integrity or negative impact on schedules.
  • Must be a self-starter & extremely motivated
  • Excellent time management / task estimation skills

Posted By

Megan Keenan



Company Information

As a trusted technology partner, CEI delivers solutions that help our customers transform their business and achieve meaningful results. From strategy and custom application development through application management - our technology and digital experience services are tailored to meet each unique need of our customers. Our staffing solutions bring specialized skills to complement our customers' workforce and project requirements. For more information, visit us at www.ceiamerica.com.
Dice Id : ceiam
Position Id : 800311
Originally Posted : 3 years ago

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