Usability Engineer

SSATI (Sensible Solutions and Technology), Inc.
Annapolis, MD
May 19, 2022
May 22, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Usability Engineer, Clearance Required - TS/SCI w/Polygraph Please note, this position requires all candidates to currently possess an active Top-Secret SCI Clearance with a Polygraph. This position is not an opportunity to be sponsored or nominated for a government security clearance. The Challenge: We encode mission critical software for our partners who analyze more than 25 petabytes of data a day. We ingest millions of signals confidentially utilizing our sensible solutions that identify and respond to attacks before they are even executed. We incorporate automated tools and cutting-edge technology that saves lives and protects property of everyday people. With our technology we are looking to refine our software to more securely protect, analyze, and increase the number of petabytes we work with. How We Meet the Challenge: A combination of utilizing the right people and giving them the tools, resources, support, and freedom to develop effective signal processing algorithms, excellent software, and use strong intuition on what works for a scalable system. Minimum Qualifications: A current Top-Secret/SCI government security clearance with polygraph is required. Ten (10) years in this or related field and familiarity with task analyses, user interface design, and usability testing is required. Five (5) years user-centered design and testing experience is required. Specialize in front-end/UI testing. Current interface is written using Angular 5+. Shall have experience working closely with users (analysts) to research and document user profiles, analysis tasks, workflows, and user scenarios. Shall have experience working with users to collect and document user requirements, creating user interface design specifications, working closely with product designers and process engineers developing applications, conducting usability testing, and designing/developing user surveys to obtain user feedback. Bachelor's degree in cognitive and/or experimental psychology, human factors engineering, or an engineering related field (eg systems engineering, software engineering, business process engineering) is required. Four (4) years of additional experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree. As a Usability Engineer, You Will: Conduct usability testing and work closely with product designers and process engineers developing applications. Design and develop user surveys to obtain user feedback. Use task experience in each of the usability and software engineering cycle phases (analysis, design, implementation, and deployment) to work closely with users (analysts) to research for and document user profiles, analysis tasks, workflows, and user scenarios; in order to create user interface design from specifications provided. Work Site: Greater Ft. Meade, MD area. To Learn More About Our Team and Solutions, Check Out the Following: At Sensible Solutions and Technologies, Inc. (SSATI), we don't just accept difference-we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services, and our community. SSATI is honored to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.