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U.S. Bank Group Application Manager(Accessibility Program Owner) in Chicago, Illinois

At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

Job DescriptionThe Accessibility Program owner will oversee the methodologies, training and implementation of tools for developing and testing digital applications. This role will provide subject matter expertise and guidance to development teams to ensure the proper implementation of accessibility standards and drive continuous improvement. Collaborate with UX designers, product management and development teams to define accessibility acceptance criteria

Refine tools and methodologies utilized by delivery teams

Define automated and manual testing tools standards and guidelines

Contribute to the definition of supported standards of assistive technologies

Conduct audits and identify gaps with existing implementations. Define and implement targeted improvement plans

Monitor progress and create scorecards to report compliance of multiple business lines

Collaborate with regulator and compliance teams and foster a strong relationship with technology delivery teams.

Create and maintain documentation for standards and processes for accessibility development and testing.

Basic Qualifications - Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience - 10 or more years of experience with developing and implementing applications - Four or more years of experience with major tasks, deliverables, formal methodologies and disciplines for delivering new or enhanced applications

Preferred Skills/Experience At least 5+ years of experience in digital accessibility

At least 2+ years in management role.

Deep interest and understanding of accessibility best practices and trends related to consumer products

Experience with US accessibility standards and regulations like WCAG 2.0, CVAA, Section 508 amendment of the US Workforce Rehabilitation Act

Knowledge of existing or emerging accessibility practices related to virtual reality, augmented reality and gaming is desired

Strong time management and prioritization skills with a demonstrated ability to execute against multiple projects and excel in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment

Proven ability to build relationships and influence cross-functional teams within a flexible work environment

Proven ability to train and educate highly technical as well as business roles in accessibility best practices and topics

Self-starter with ability to quickly grasp complex subject matter

Ability to work at all levels within the organization

Ability to work in fast paced environment

Strong communication skills (speaking, listening, writing and interpreting)

Testing experience with assistive technologies such as JAWS, NVDA, Voiceover and TalkBack,

Expertise in accessibility test plan creation, user story inputs, writing effective test cases and user-focused acceptance criteria

Benefits: Take care of yourself and your family with U.S. Bank employee benefits. We know that healthy employees are happy employees, and we believe that work/life balance should be easy to achieve. That's why we share the cost of benefits and offer a variety of programs, resources and support you need to bring your full self to work and stay present and committed to the people who matter most - your family.

Learn all about U.S. Bank employee benefits, including tuition reimbursement, retirement plans and more, by visiting usbank.com/careers.

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U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

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