Accessibility affects all of us, whether we have a disability that is situational, temporary (broken arm), or onset due to aging. It is extremely likely that you, or someone you know, is personally affected by a disability at some point in their lives. At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. This mission connects in fundamental ways with how we as a company operate, how we design and develop technology and how we work with others to serve people with disabilities. To make our products and services accessible, we need to know when we have issues and how to fix them. In other words, our tools need to help us more easily and quickly find and fix accessibility issues. We are the Microsoft Accessibility Insights team within Developer Services. We have been chartered and funded by the CEO to improve the quality of the accessibility tools used within Microsoft. We have created open-source developer-centric diagnostic tools for both web
We have an amazing opportunity for a talented and experienced Software Engineering Manager to lead 6-8 engineers within the Accessibility Insights team. The work will center around developing our open-source services stack and accessibility scanning engines across Windows, Android and iOS.
Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience. 3+ years of experience leading, mentoring, and managing a team of software engineers. 10+ years of commercial software engineering covering all stages of the release cycle. Great problem solving and design skills, with demonstrated passion for quality, performance and engineering excellence Knowledge and passion for Agile development practices, including continuous integration, test-driven development and pair-programming. Excellent communication and collaboration skills Ability