Senior UX Engineer

Employer
Next Century
Location
Annapolis Junction, MD
Posted
May 15, 2017
Closes
May 29, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Senior UX EngineerLocation of WorkAnnapolis Junction, MDApply NowJob BriefWanted: UX Private Investigatorli {margin: -10px 0px 10pt;padding: 0px;color: rgb(0, 0, 0);line-height: normal;font-family: Verdana;font-size: 12px;}p {margin: 0px 0px 0pt;padding: 0px;color: rgb(0, 0, 0);line-height: normal;font-family: Verdana;font-size: 12px;}When you were a child, were you a sleuth like, Nancy Drew or Sherlock Holmes? Did you observe the activities of others and deduce a more efficient way things could be done? Well, we may not have murder mysteries or work in hazardous conditions but we can certainly offer you the chance to save people and stop bad guys.But seriously, if you want to work on amazing projects and build products that YOU can believe in, come and take the case. We're looking for a true sleuths, a go-getter with an amazing eye for detail who can see the big picture and reveal the plan to make it all come together efficiently.About Next CenturyWe were founded as a direct result of the 9/11 attacks and provide solutions that integrate situational awareness, at a glance analysis, decision support, collaboration, and other core capabilities utilizing our expertise in data visualization, user interface design, GIS, image exploitation, and mobile computing.What We NeedNext Century Corporation is looking for a seasoned UX engineer to join a stellar team working in a cryptologic environment. While this is an individual contributor role, you'll be involved in many aspects of observation to - help automate tasks, work methods, processes, and workflows to perform tasks better.The job involves the following responsibilities:Planning, conducting, and coordinating Usability/HFE activities.Solve complex user problems.User experience design and prototyping technologies and methods.Working closely with users (analysts) to research for and document user profiles, analysis tasks, workflows, and user scenarios.Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.Thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one.Who We Are SeekingAt Next Century, we are committed to growing our team of high performers to accomplish our mission of saving lives and protecting our country. We are not a body shop; we avoid staff augmentation, and we are totally committed to excellence in all that we do.Joining our team is not just a position, but a journey with a team of world class software engineers who share a passion for using their skills and experience to make a difference.We are seeking those that hold these traits and beliefs:Passionate about protecting our country and saving lives.Aware of the concept of a high-performance organization and is committed to achieving them.Engineers that desire to work closely with end users to identify the most critical information.Demonstrated passion for learning and curiosity of the world.You also meet most(if not more) of the following requirements:At least ten (10) years in this or related field and have familiarity with task analyses, user interface design, and usability testing.Must have an advanced degree in cognitive and/or experimental psychology, human factors engineering.At least five(5) years experience in user-centered design and testing experience.Shall have experience conducting usability testing.Shall be experienced in designing and developing user surveys to obtain user feedback.Shall be experienced in each of the usability and software engineering cycle phases (analysis, design, implementation, and deployment).Must have an active TS/SCI w/poly clearance.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 form upon hire.