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Assistive Technology Expert

Company: SAP
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 286973
Work Area: Software-Design and Development
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time


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. Thats 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 its the best-run businesses that make the world run better and improve peoples lives.


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 passionateAssistive Technology Expertto join us in thriving for a best-in-class, inclusive enterprise UX.

As an Assistive Technology Expert, you will be part of SAPs 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 withapurpose-driven mission.


  • 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
  • Bachelors degree in computer science or similar
  • Strong communication skills in English


  • Remote/Virtual 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 youre searching for a company thats 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.

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 (,,

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Additional Locations:Virtual - USA

Keywords: SAP, Palo Alto , Assistive Technology Expert, Other , Palo Alto, California

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