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Assistive Technology Expert

Company: Gigya
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 13, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 286973 Work Area: Software-Design and Development Expected Travel: 0 - 10% Career Status: Professional Employment Type: Regular Full Time COMPANY DESCRIPTION SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That's why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures. SAP values the entrepreneurial spirit, fostering creativity and building lasting relationships with our employees. We know that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us competitive and provides opportunities for all. We believe that together we can transform industries, grow economics, lift up societies and sustain our environment. Because it's the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve people's lives. PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES The SAP User Experience team defines how our users enjoy the interaction with our products. An intuitive and accessible operation across our product portfolio is a key priority for SAP. We are now looking for you as a passionate Assistive Technology Expert to join us in thriving for a best-in-class, inclusive enterprise UX. As an Assistive Technology Expert, you will be part of SAP's central Accessibility team. We work closely with design and development teams across SAP to ensure our products are continuously optimized for accessibility needs. You will bring the latest assistive technology innovation into our product design process, being it as part of operating systems or assistive tools. You are curious about the latest evolution in technology support for people with disabilities combined with a deep understanding of inclusive design methodologies. You support our teams to enrich product capabilities with assistive technology considerations in an early stage. You enjoy your work and feel responsible for the topics you drive end-to-end. You can translate strategic discussions into tangible projects, goals, and initiatives for our users. Your working style is results-driven, self-driven, and well organized. We are looking for a team member who embraces people's uniqueness and has an inclusive mindset. You are curious to continuously broaden your horizon on learning, accessibility, and inclusive design trends. You will become part of an exciting team with a purpose-driven mission. WORK EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Broad expertise in accessibility regulations like WCAG
  • Experience in mobile accessibility features
  • Excellent understanding of inclusive design principles and human interaction principles
  • Verification of accessible designs through reviews, validations, and user testing
  • Ability to work as a strong effective team player; committed to results and solutions oriented
  • Strong attention to detail, producing quality output
  • Superior organizational skills, ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and follow-through on projects
  • Outstanding service orientation
  • Ability to work well under pressure and flexible in adapting and responding to changing situations
  • Experience leading by influence
  • Strong relationship building and management skills with key stakeholders
  • Proven track record in the field of assistive technologies like screen readers, screen magnifiers, voice control, etc.
  • 5+ years of professional experience in design and development of accessible products
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or similar
  • Strong communication skills in English LOCATION
    • Remote/Virtual US #SAPUXDesignCareers WHAT YOU GET FROM US Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A career at SAP can open many doors for you. If you're searching for a company that's dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognizes you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment - apply now. SAP'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company. SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA: Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor. Additional Locations: Virtual - USA The key to SAP's success? Our people. We grow. We lead. We innovate - together! We believe that the difference between success and failure is a great team. As colleagues, we support, challenge, and inspire one another every day. We're results-driven and ready to go the extra mile for our customers. We all work from different places dealing with different challenges and opportunities. But our goal is mutual. We build breakthroughs, together. Driven by innovation? It's in our DNA. At SAP, innovation is more than just developing top-notch software - it's creating technologies that open up new possibilities. As a cloud company we are future-proofing our customers' business and building systems that provide a foundation for growth and innovation. We know this doesn't happen by accident, so we provide a working environment that promotes free thinking, bold ideas, and collaboration. Of course, having the resources and expertise of a major global organization helps too. Got ambitious goals? Achieve them - at SAP. Stay relevant, agile, successful. SAP's robust portfolio of learning and development offerings helps you unlock your potential, stay ahead of technology and accelerates your career. At SAP, we want to make sure our employees are happy, healthy, fulfilled, challenged - and working towards their individual career goals. There's more to it than coding. Learn, innovate, and get rewarded. Be your best in a flexible and collaborative environment. The boldness it took to start our company is exactly what we need to keep growing it. That's why we introduced the Hasso Plattner Founders' Award - the highest employee recognition at SAP. It's awarded annually by the CEO to an individual or team whose extraordinary achievement best delivers on SAP's vision and strategy. Driven by innovation. SAP has continuously evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end enterprise application software, database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. Our customers are solving the world's hardest problems. As a cloud company we are future-proofing our customers' business and building systems that provide a foundation for growth and innovation. Our vision of the future of enterprise IT is simple - software must be hyper-personalized, modular in nature, and support outcome-based business models. Not all heroes wear capes. The key to SAP's success? Our people. They are innovators, leaders, and all around great human beings. They come from many different countries, speak many different languages - and bring their own unique experiences to the table. * Previous Next Assistive Technology Expert share Facility: 286973 Posted Date: Oct 20, 2021 Work Area: Software-Design and Development Career Status: Professional Employment Type: Regular Full Time Expected Travel: 0 - 10% Location: Palo Alto, CA, US, 94304 Send me alerts every days Create Alert Send me alerts every days

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