Usablity Human Factors Engineer

Employer
PARSONS
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Jul 16, 2019
Closes
Jul 18, 2019
Ref
211789537
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Ready to put your skills to work on Technical or Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community. Role: Cyber and SIGINT (C&S Division) is seeking a Usability Human Factors Engineer to support the software development team who will develop and sustain integrated, feature-rich capabilities that promote modernization of visualization and presentation tools. The software development team will provide application development and support to tools that allow mission analytic users to view existing data or contribute new information in a collaborative environment. This Usability Human Factors Engineer will integrate Human Factors and User Experience Design (UX) into the planning and execution components. Industry-standard UX methods and principles shall be applied during requirements elicitation, analysis, design, development, test, and evaluation of systems, as applicable, to effectively integrate humans into the design of the system. Creation of wire frames and other visual representations to demonstrate the usability, accessibility, flow, and interaction between the user and the product. Experience with usability analysis and engineering, user-centered design and development, and usability test and evaluation. Additional information: Approximately 15 team members made up of software, system, and test engineers Work performed in contractor facility in Columbia. Both low and high side access. Responsibilities: Industry-standard UX methods and principles shall be applied during requirements elicitation, analysis, design, development, test, and evaluation of systems, as applicable, to effectively integrate humans into the design of the system. Creation of wire frames and other visual representations to demonstrate the usability, accessibility, flow, and interaction between the user and the product. Experience with usability analysis and engineering, user-centered design and development, and usability test and evaluation. Additional information: Approximately 15 team members made up of software, system, and test engineers Work performed in contractor facility in Columbia. Both low and high side access. Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate. Qualifications: 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). Advanced degree in these fields is desired. Professional certifications such as Certified Human Factors Engineering Professional, Certified Usability Analyst, or their equivalent are desired. At least ten (10) years in this or related field and have familiarity with task analyses, user interface design, and usability testing. At least five (5) years user-centered design and testing experience. Direct, conduct usability testing and work closely with product designers and process engineers developing applications. Designing and developing 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. Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI Poly clearance. Ready for action? Were looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and dont hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today. Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT. For more about Parsons, visit parsons.com and follow us on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and YouTube .

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