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Accessibility Lead

Publish Date:  Sep 10, 2022
Location: 

Irving, TX, US-US

Company:  Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 107,000 employees and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on Euronext Paris and included in the CAC 40 ESG and Next 20 Paris Stock indexes.

 

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education, and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.

 

 

Job Description:

 

TECHNICAL EXPERT

In order to be successful, you will need to: 

  • Be an authority with practical, hands-on experience in accessibility and assistive technology.
  • You will be capable of leveling from strategy and influence into some of the most critical company work as needed and doing this in a sophisticated matrix management multinational environment.
  • Demonstrate a professional understanding of accessibility legislation & standards such as EN301549, ADA, Section 508, BITV2.0, RGAA4.0, WCAG 2.x guidelines and ARIA techniques.
  • Be comfortable with desktop, web, and mobile technologies and capable of participating in code-level review and discussion to implement standards.
  • You will also have relevant experience in developing/advising impact through multidisciplinary development teams and direct reports.

 

Your day-to-day responsibilities include: 

  • Building and managing a team of Accessibility Specialists. 
  • Promoting best-practice solutions and support for Accessibility and Assistive Technology services for our customers and service delivery teams.
  • Providing advice, mentorship, and technical leadership to projects during the full development lifecycle on Accessibility, Assistive Technology services, and technology solutions. 
  • Building relationships with appropriate Accessibility, Assistive Technology services and technology groups within Atos to identify planned developments and initiatives in Accessibility and Assistive Technology solutions.

 

What previous experience and skills are we looking for: 

  • Has shown leadership experience in leading small teams and projects.
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to translate sophisticated problems/messages into simple innovative solutions.
  • Degree-level education or relevant professional qualification, such as CPWA.
  • Skilled in the development, creation, and management of technical and business documentation relating to Accessibility and Digital Inclusion.
  • Exposure to various Assistive Technologies, and a confident understanding of legislative requirements and technical standards surrounding Accessibility.
  • In-depth experience in running and supporting Assistive Technology and Services, including their delivery within corporate environments.
  • #LI-US #LI-REMOTE

Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.


Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas