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Technical Program Manager, Accessibility

Dropbox inc

San Francisco, CA,US

Company Description
Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that's transforming the way people work together, from the smallest business to the largest enterprise. With more than 500 million registered users across more than 180 countries, our mission is to unleash the world’s creative energy by designing a more enlightened way of working. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Dropbox has more than 12 offices around the world.

Team Description
Our Engineering team is working to simplify the way people work together. They’re building a family of products that handle over a billion files a day for people around the world. With our broad mission and massive scale, there are countless opportunities to make an impact.

Role Description
You will be a Technical Program Manager in the Central Services organization focused on being a deep subject matter expert on all things related to Accessibility including emerging patterns and best practices adopted across the software industry. You will be familiar with technical aspects in terms of tooling, systems as well as world class processes to help shape and drive Accessibility adoption within medium to large scale software companies. This individual will drive the overall planning effort, write key technical specifications, and partner with key internal engineering teams as well as the design organization in order to drive awareness across all feature teams inside Dropbox. You will be a thought leader and champion of the accessibility v-team while also understanding the best way to integrate into the overall Dropbox engineering lifecycle. You will be able to assess the overall effectiveness of Accessibility from the initial product design to regression and bug level escape in our product releases.
Responsibilities
Drive the overall planning effort, write key technical specifications, and partner with key internal engineering teams as well as the design organization in order to drive awareness across all feature teams as well as marketing teams inside Dropbox.
Thought leader and champion of the accessibility v-team while determining the best way to integrate into the overall Dropbox engineering lifecycle.
Assess the overall effectiveness of Accessibility from the initial product design to regression and bug level escape in our product releases.
Requirements
Ability to drive technology based solutions and architecture with Accessibility v-team which comprise of engineers, QA, product and design resources.
Ability to manage multiple competing priorities
Ability to design and drive scalable Accessibility process across a medium to large engineering organization
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to drive alignment amongst disparate stakeholders and hold others accountable for tasks without direct authority
Solid planning and project framing skills
Expert with common Accessibility standards such as WCAG2 + Section 508
Self-starter, self-motivating - they are proactive about identifying risks, issues and gaps and taking ownership of solving problems
They will able to thrive in open / ambiguous environments
Technical depth and breadth in Accessibility standards, tooling and systems
Driving process at scale in medium to large software companies
Communication & Relationship building
Benefits and Perks
100% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
401k + company match
Market competitive total compensation package
Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
Wellness Reimbursement
Generous vacation policy
10 company paid holidays
Volunteer time off
Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)
Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).

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