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Senior Product Manager, Accessibility

What You'll Do

The Senior Product Manager - Accessibility will be responsible for driving accessibility projects, developing requirements for WACG conformance, creating training materials, and conducting accessibility workshops and training sessions across the organization

This is a great opportunity to educate and enable product owners, designers, developers and business partners to evolve how we weave accessibility into the core of our culture and the foundation of the way we work

Develop and improve moderately complex products by creating product requirements, collecting and analyzing data and turning customer insights into actionable priorities and initiatives

Partner with subject matter experts to evolve existing training materials and develop new techniques and materials to drive accessibility across multiple teams

Find creative ways to advocate for accessibility and translate complex ideas into simple guidance. Coach and mentor associates as they ramp up on accessibility

Advocate for diversity and inclusion in the workplace to promote an inclusive environment and deliver inclusive experiences

Identify and use facts, information, and expertise to set priorities and make informed decisions. Use data and evidence to determine the causes of problems and develop solutions to address them

Manage Execution and Results by holding associates accountable for completing work within expectations and time requirements by, setting realistic timelines for goal accomplishment, improving work processes and practices to increase performance and results, and effectively communicating clear, up-to-date information on business plans and priorities (for example, change initiatives).

Who You Are

Minimum Qualifications

* 3+ years experience in product management or related area

* Experience driving accessibility requirements and projects

* 2+ years experience with assistive technology, including screen readers

* Experience with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and other related accessibility standards.

* Experience writing strategy documents and working with engineering teams to deliver product and feature roadmaps

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience collaborating with design, engineering, support, and field teams to improve existing workflows and processes to successfully deliver products.

* Experience crafting strategies, features, and roadmaps that build value for customers while balancing the investment required from the business.

* Experience engaging with both internal and external partners to identify problems and opportunities and a passion for representing the voice of our customers to internal teams.

* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a data-driven mentality.

* Certifications: IAAP's accessibility certification CPACC, WAS (CPWA) etc.

* Coach and mentor associates as they ramp up on accessibility.

* Advocate for diversity and inclusion in the workplace to promote an inclusive environment and deliver inclusive experiences.

Why Cisco?

#WeAreCisco. We are all unique, but collectively we bring our talents to work as a team, to develop innovative technology and power a more inclusive, digital future for everyone. How do we do it? Well, for starters - with people like you!

Nearly every internet connection around the world touches Cisco. We’re the Internet’s optimists. Our technology makes sure the data traveling at light speed across connections does so securely, yet it’s not what we make but what we make happen which marks us out. We’re helping those who work in the health service to connect with patients and each other; schools, colleges, and universities to teach in even the most challenging of times. We’re helping businesses of all shapes and sizes to connect with their employees and customers in new ways, providing people with access to the digital skills they need and connecting the most remote parts of the world - whether through 5G, or otherwise.

We tackle whatever challenges come our way. We have each other’s backs, we recognize our accomplishments, and we grow together. We celebrate and support one another - from big and small things in life to big career moments. And giving back is in our DNA (we get 10 days off each year to do just that).

We know that powering an inclusive future starts with us. Because without diversity and a dedication to equality, there is no moving forward. Our 30 Inclusive Communities, that bring people together around commonalities or passions, are leading the way. Together we’re committed to learning, listening, caring for our communities, whilst supporting the most vulnerable with a collective effort to make this world a better place either with technology, or through our actions.

So, you have colorful hair? Don’t care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That’s cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Passion for technology and world changing? Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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