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Human Factors Engineer

Company: American Cybersystems
Location: Newport News
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Human Factors Engineer

Location: Newport News, VA 23607 (Hybrid)

Duration: 12+Months



Description/Comment:

Applies human performance principles, methodologies, and technologies to the design of human-machine systems and products.
Develops and implements research methodologies and statistical analysis plans to test and evaluate developmental prototypes used in new products and processes, such as cockpit designs, user workstations, and computerized human models.
Interfaces with design engineers to establish system design, operating, and training requirements and to ensure optimized human-machine interfaces.
Identifies and analyzes technological problems or risks, performs theoretical human factors investigations, and develops and implements research and analysis plans.
Complete understanding and wide application of technical principle, theories, and concepts in the field. General knowledge of other related disciplines.



Special requirements:

UX (User Experience)
HYBRID - 2/3 times per week in office. Must be able to travel 4/5 times a month for meetings.
Experienced in both qualitative and quantitative user research methodologies and understanding the limitations of each
Experienced in designing and conducting usability studies, contextual inquiries, surveys, ethnographic observation etc.
Experience interpreting research findings, and communicating actionable insights back to the design and development team through journey maps, reports, wireframes, storyboards, etc.
Experience conducting user research as a part of an agile development team
Background in User Experience, HCI, Human Factors, Cognitive Science, Psychology
This position will specifically support user experience research and studies to support the development of advanced technology solutions (Mobile applications, augmented reality, virtual reality, etc.)
Active security clearance required

Keywords: American Cybersystems, Newport News , Human Factors Engineer, Other , Newport News, Virginia

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