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Senior Equity Strategist

Company: Gigya
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 287016

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. 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.


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 critical priority for SAP. We are now looking for you as a passionate Senior Equity Strategist to join us in thriving for a best-in-class, inclusive enterprise UX.

We aim for the decolonization of Design to foster equity and justice. You are a perfect match if you are skilled in participatory design, DE&I programs, liberation policy, or other areas in which you have established frameworks and tools to drive intersectional justice. You will help evolve our guidelines, frameworks, and tools towards inclusive design. You are passionate about diversity and social justice and systematize respective practices as both, an advocate and hands-on practitioner. You will work in international and multi-disciplinary teams across the organization. Support business, product design and development, and equity objectives by collaborating with functional area leaders and other internal and external DE&I stakeholders. The key to success for this position is a combination of demonstrated success in design for equity practices and passion for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

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, with attention to detail. 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 the latest trends that help to create an equity and justice-driven culture. You possess a capacity and passion for creative problem solving, which could draw from your experience in either design, innovation, program development, or consulting contexts. You will become part of an exciting team with a purpose-driven mission.


Develop guidance, frameworks, and tools that shift the way our teams practice design, work with communities and partners, and prioritize their time - driving towards a more equitable design process and outcomes through our work Benchmark best practices, identify next practices, and incorporate into best-in-class product experience Make recommendations based upon assessment of research, analysis, and observations Manage, drive, analyze, and report all metrics, budgets, ROE (Return on Engagement), reporting, and accountability for product equity and inclusion efforts


5+ years of professional experience in a relevant field Experience working collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams Examples of writing, points of view, and/or projects that demonstrate experience with race, justice, and systems of inequality in the US and internationally Excellent understanding of inclusive design and human interaction principles Demonstrable experience designing and delivering programs to address issues of inequity Experience building and managing relationships with external partners Adept at synthesizing data, distilling complexity, and storytelling Fluency in the human-centered design process Cultural sensitivity, creativity, and resourcefulness A passion for inclusive leadership and creative collaboration 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, sense of urgency, high-level of personal integrity 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 Fluency in ASL a plus Direct human-centered design experience is a bonus.


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 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.


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 interested in applying for employment with SAP and 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. ( or, APJ:, EMEA: Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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

Additional Locations: Virtual - USA

Keywords: Gigya, Palo Alto , Senior Equity Strategist, Other , Palo Alto, California

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