Senior Accessibility Program Manager at Microsoft

Senior Accessibility Program Manager Details

May 28, 2019, 11:38 p.m.
Individual Contributor
Redmond, WA
Program Manager to
We are looking for a Program Manager to help drive accessibility across the products and services lines in the Cloud+Artificial Intelligence division, with a focus on usability and usability studies in the context of people with disabilities. We are seeking candidates with real passion for accessibility, usability and inclusive design who can coordinate initiatives across disciplines and groups, communicate and engage with executives and connect with customers to gather data that support future product roadmaps. Accessibility is a key part of Microsoft's mission to empower people and organizations to achieve more. You will join a team leading a cross-company effort to build applications and solutions that provide a great experience for all our customers, including people with disabilities. As a customer advocate and accessibility champion you will influence product directions, technical roadmaps and engineering processes across the whole division. More importantly, you will be at the forefront

Your responsibilities will include: Connect with all the products and services team across the Cloud+AI division to support their efforts on accessibility. Plan and drive accessibility usability studies across the division, partnering with engineering teams and coordinating external specialized vendors. Raise awareness about accessibility across the division, creating and fostering internal communities, champions and guides that can help teams achieve their accessibility goals. Manage accessibility dashboards and scorecards by collecting data, metrics and status reports from engineering teams.
Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. A minimum of 3 years of experience in Program/Product Management. Experience in design research and/or usability studies is preferred A demonstrated track record working across teams and successfully leading complex initiatives. Capability to develop and execute against a long-term vision of success, while ensuring successful completion of short-term operational objectives. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Accessibility technologies, standards and guidelines. Passion for technology, accessibility and overall quality
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