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Senior Human Factors Engineer

Company: Pacific Science & Engineering Group, Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking a Mid/Senior level Human Factors Engineer to perform collaboratively with cognitive scientists, UI/UX designers, systems engineering and software development teams to develop and improve the design of complex, computer-based and automated systems for use in high-consequence environments. Candidates should be capable of working flexibly in multi-disciplinary teams on several concurrent projects, with minimal supervision. Excellent verbal, written, and technical communication skills are necessary. Responsibilities

  • Develop creative and evidence-based solutions to complex, applied human factors challenges to develop new systems or improve existing ones
  • Lead or contribute within multi-disciplinary teams, accomplishing human factors engineering activities involving representative end-users of systems, cognitive scientists, designers, software developers, and program stakeholders
  • Plan and execute human factors research efforts to develop user personas, analyze user tasks to articulate workflows, identify user needs and requirements, design user interfaces, perform usability and user testing, and identify training needs
  • Document research, analysis, findings, and recommendations in human factors engineering artifacts and products Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience
    • Master's degree in Human Factors Engineering or a closely related field
    • 5+ years of applied industry experience
    • Mastery of and ability to apply Human Factors methods, standards, and measures
    • Experience with/knowledge in applied Human Factors research, to include working with users in operational environments, usability testing and analysis, creation of user personas, articulation and analysis of complex tasks and workflows, system and user requirements definition
    • Experience conducting user-centered design of software systems and user interfaces
    • Ability to lead and work collaboratively in small multi-disciplinary teams
    • A proven track record of managing multiple successful Human Factors development initiatives simultaneously
    • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
    • US citizenship and ability to hold a US government security clearance Preferred Qualifications, Skills and Experience
      • Ph.D. degree in Human Factors or a closely related field
      • 7+ years or more years of applied industry experience
      • 2+ years of Department of Defense (DoD) or other government field experience
      • Experience working with UI/UX designers
      • Experience with experiment design and the measurement of human performance in applied or laboratory environments
      • Experience planning and leading workshops with the representative end-users of target systems
      • Experience with Department of Defense (DoD) Human Systems Integration (HSI) policy, processes, standards, and best practices
      • Familiarity with user interface and graphic design tools (e.g., Adobe XD or Adobe Illustrator)
      • Familiarity with Department of Defense (DoD) programs, domains, and technologies
      • Occasional travel to user, collaboration, and client sites (both domestic and international)

Keywords: Pacific Science & Engineering Group, Inc., San Diego , Senior Human Factors Engineer, Engineering , San Diego, California

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