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Lead Product Manager, Accessibility SME

Ebay

Atlanta, Georgia,US

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to crafting an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay.

This position champions accessibility, advocates for people with any form of impairment or disability, and works to include people with disabilities in the design and development process. This position creates new, and cultivates existing, relationships with product owners across the company. This core accessibility teammate communicates accessibility issues to technical and non-technical audiences including executive, individual contributor and team audiences of varying skill sets.

As an accessibility subject matter specialist for web and mobile experiences, you stay up-to-date with industry trends and standard methodologies. You use your expertise to guide others’ work based on company standards. You also work closely and build trust with other accessibility, design, engineering, research, testing, and usability specialists within the company.
The right candidate:

Is passionate about accessibility and a quality user experience.
Is able to perform and demonstrate accessibility audits of web and native mobile apps, communicate findings throughout the org.
Is agile and flexible in planning with a deep understanding of various design, content publishing and platforms that influence how accessibility improvements are implemented.
Has intermediate knowledge of HTML/CSS/JavaScript and experience with screen reader and other assistive technologies – e.g. JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, TalkBack, Narrator, ZoomText, Dragon Naturally Speaking, switch devices, Braille displays.
Is familiar with implementation techniques to address specific issues across web and native mobile (iOS and Android apps).
Is comfortable tracking down feature owners and following up with teams frequently to achieve a more accessible product. Requires proven organizational skills.
Can educate Product Managers, Designers, Content contributors, Developers and Quality Engineering. Independently run regular web and mobile accessibility training sessions and co-present in informational sessions.
Is familiar with industry standards and regulations (WCAG 2.x, ARIA 1.x, etc.).
Has 3-5 years of experience directly in the accessibility space. Strong written and presentation skills are a must.
Can demonstrate experience working directly with communities of consumers with disabilities, or has done volunteer work within this community.
Work with global teams (Europe, Asia, all U.S. time zones)

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion/

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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