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Digital Accessibility Sr. Associate - Governance, Privacy & Ethics


San Francisco, CA,US

A career in Products and Technology would provide you the opportunity to be part of an organization that is building a leading tech experience that solves big challenges for our firm and our clients. Our products and tech-driven solutions are how we move faster, cut through complexity and fuel growth. We start with the problem and solve it with experience and tech know-how. Our skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists are passionate about using technology to accelerate change. Our team is responsible for establishing the privacy, ethics, and accessibility requirements are included from the outset of development of products and accelerators. We focus on developing the policies, standards, and guidelines to provide direction to developers to assist them in developing products that align with PwC standards in privacy, ethics, and accessibility.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.
Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from from current trends in business area.
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
Share relevant thought leadership.
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.
Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

In this role, you will support the Accessibility Program Lead in establishing and managing accessibility efforts across products and technology. Using your accessibility experience, you will help to draw business insights that will inform the design and development of accessibility technology tools and processes. You will utilize your analytical, organizational, and communication skills to promote the success of the team and initiatives in inclusive design and accessibility.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience:
3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success, as both an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing business and client needs including:

Providing digital accessibility expertise to assist the team in accessibility requests with product teams;
Conducting automated and manual accessibility assessments of new and existing products;
Engaging with key stakeholders to drive accessibility program maturity;
Assisting product and technology teams with understanding how WCAG and accessibility activities fit within the project life cycle;
Collaborating with the technology team on research, requirements, design and testing of accessibility solutions;
Contributing to program priorities towards accessibility related learning, workshops etc.;
Demonstrating knowledge of digital accessibility and inclusion including digital accessibility regulations & Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level A and AA requirements. (e.g., Section 508, ADA);
Utilizing web technologies (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WAI ARIA) and desktop and mobile assistive technologies;
Understanding of code and accessibility inspection & evaluation tools;
Reviewing your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance;
Seeking and embracing opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives;
Demonstrating critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems;
Reviewing engagement timelines and providing status updates and reports;
Demonstrating proven organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks and thrive in a high-volume, deadline-driven work environment with competing priorities;
Preparing for team and stakeholder interactions by anticipating others’ needs and tailoring Accessibility consultations appropriately; and,
Bringing a depth of development and technical knowledge that complements and strengthens a culture beginning to apply accessibility practices in research, design, engineering and QA.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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