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Accessibility Program Manager, Material Design


New York, NY,US

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location for this position from the following: New York, NY, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA

Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
4 years of program/project management experience.
Experience in product and software development lifecycles.

Preferred qualifications:

Knowledge of assistive technology and understanding of cross-platform technical aspects behind accessibility.
Knowledge of accessibility standards.
Ability to engage comfortably with a wide-range of technical stakeholders and concepts.

About the job

A problem isn’t truly solved until it’s solved for all. That’s why Googlers build products that help create opportunities for everyone, whether down the street or across the globe. As a Program Manager at Google, you’ll lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects from start to finish — working with stakeholders to plan requirements, manage project schedules, identify risks, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners across the company. Your projects will often span offices, time zones, and hemispheres. It's your job to coordinate the players and keep them up to date on progress and deadlines.

Our goal is to build a Google that looks like the world around us — and we want Googlers to stay and grow when they join us. As part of our efforts to build a Google for everyone, we build diversity, equity, and inclusion into our work and we aim to cultivate a sense of belonging throughout the company.

The Material Design teams mission is to enable developers and designers to build more seamless, sophisticated, and inspiring products for our users at scale, by providing a suite of guidelines, tools, and components to build beautiful products faster.

Using our system provides visual and technical continuity and consistency across all of Google. In this role, you will help us grow our current and future accessibility initiatives inside the team as well as across Google.

The Core team builds the technical foundation behind Google’s flagship products. We are owners and advocates for the underlying design elements, developer platforms, product components, and infrastructure at Google. These are the essential building blocks for excellent, safe, and coherent experiences for our users and drive the pace of innovation for every developer. We look across Google’s products to build central solutions, break down technical barriers and strengthen existing systems. As the Core team, we have a mandate and a unique opportunity to impact important technical decisions across the company.

Build current and future accessibility initiatives inside the team and across Google.
Guide program management around accessibility standards and engage with stakeholders.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.

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