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AR/VR Accessibility Engineering Manager


Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California,US

he Technology Development Group (TDG) is working with some of Apple's most advanced emerging technologies, including augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). We are also committed to Apple's vision that technology is accessible and enjoyable by all users, regardless of ability. We are looking for a passionate, hands-on leader interested in a uniquely rewarding opportunity to build accessibility solutions for the next generation of interactive computing.
Key Qualifications

Experience building and leading a team of skilled engineers in a cross-functional environment
2 or more years of experience managing a software development team
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Familiarity in one or more of the following languages: C/C++, Objective-C, Swift
Excitement to build software that makes a tangible difference in peoplesʼ lives!

The ideal person for this role is highly technical and knows how to increase their impact by guiding the efforts of a team, but isn't afraid to get into the technical details with them. You'll need to be comfortable with rapidly evolving designs and requirements, working cross-functionally across large operational units, as well as application and frameworks teams in TDG.

The work you'll do with this team ensures that the newest technologies we create are accessible for blind, low-vision, hearing-impaired, and motor-impaired users. A strong desire to understanding and fulfill the needs of these users is highly recommended. The reward for this dedication is an opportunity to define and prove brand new accessibility concepts and experiences.
Education & Experience
BS / MS in Computer Science OR equivalent degree OR equivalent experience
Additional Requirements

• Desired experience with assistive technologies
• Desired experience using accessibility APIs on any platform
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