Product Manager (Accessibility)

Cumberland, Rhode Island | Freelance | Job ID #58456 |
Posted Last Month

National Health Organization is seeking a Product Manager with experience in Accessibility to join them for an ongoing consulting engagement.


  • Lead A11y feature reviews and initiatives across our client's products and platforms as a member of the A11y Engineering Team
  • Help lead the team to success by working across groups to drive discussion & engagement, and create & track user stories in an agile software development life cycle
  • Assist Product teams in conceptualizing, planning and embedding A11y into features
  • Collect and interpret data on progress toward accessibility milestones and metrics
  • Ensure internal product stakeholders A11y needs /expectations are met and promote transparency by helping communicate through SAFe/SCRUM practice
  • Assist with test plan iterations and management of improvements to the A11y process flow


  • Ability to interpret and advise on standards, principles and techniques for meeting A11y success criteria (including WCAG 2.0 AA, WCAG 2.1 AA, and WAI-ARIA)
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum practices (SAFe a plus)
  • Experience leading cross functional project management initiatives
  • Advanced communication/presentation skills needed to represent your team with stakeholders and management
  • Familiarity with Responsive Web Design and mobile apps
  • Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Strong understanding of supporting products in a SAFe environment specifically how current/future work is scheduled to come through planning, design, engineering and 3rd-party validation efforts
  • Knowledge of Rally, Teams, Confluence and other cooperation tools 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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