Pacific Science & Engineering (PSE) is seeking a highly qualified professional to join our full-time technical staff as a human factors engineer specializing in user experience (UX) and human computer interaction (HCI) design.
Successful candidate will serve as a human factors engineer on teams of professionals conducting system research, analysis, and design to address challenging problems of people using complex, computer-based and automated systems.
Candidates should be capable of working flexibly in small multi-disciplinary teams on several concurrent projects, with minimal supervision. Excellent verbal, written, and technical communication skills are necessary. Some travel is necessary. U.S. Citizenship is necessary for this position in order to comply with government contracts requiring successful completion of a security clearance for access to classified information.
Desirable education, knowledge, skills, and demonstrated experience include:
Advanced degree or equivalent work experience in human factors engineering, engineering psychology, systems engineering, graphic design, or similar
Software user interface design
Human factors standards and methods
System engineering processes
Working with users in operational environments
MS Office and analysis software
Test and evaluation
Usability testing and analysis
User-system design, development & integration
Workplace and workstation design
Consumer products and equipment design
Graphic design experience with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, or other similar software
Axure, JustInMind, Microsoft Visual Studio, or similar prototyping software
Front-end coding in CSS, HTML, JS preferred
Interface design and prototyping
A strong portfolio of representative work
Three or more years of applied industry experience highly valued
Responsibilities of the position are:
Collaborate on multidisciplinary teams performing human factors research, design, and development
Design and develop a wide range of products including design requirements, wireframes, mockups, low-to-high fidelity prototypes, or high-fidelity prototypes of user interfaces for a variety of domains such as defense, medical, intel communities, and many more
Develop creative and evidence-based solutions to complex, applied problems
Assume responsibilities and contribute at all levels in project teams
About Pacific Science & Engineering
PSE is a San Diego based small business, specializing in human factors research, development, and design services, for clients worldwide. We take a scientific approach to improving human performance in complex work domains, including military, national security, medical, and commercial information systems. PSE provides a flexible work environment, competitive benefits, and compensation based on accomplishment and experience. Email resume and statement of interest to email@example.com or apply on our website www.pacific-science.com.
PSE is an equal employment opportunity employer. PSE’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. PSE also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.