The MITRE Corporation Human Factors Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts
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MITRE’s User Experience, Visualization and Decision Support department is seeking a Human Factors Engineer to join our growing team. The ideal candidate is one who can collaborate across teams to understand, interpret, and address user needs. In this role you will conduct user research through interviews and observations, design user interfaces for a variety of platforms and perform usability assessments across multiple sponsor domains.
• Apply user-centered design methods to translate user needs, business objectives, and technology capabilities into exceptional user experiences
• Conduct user interviews and observations to elicit requirements
• Design, prototype, recommend, and evaluate user experiences for a variety of system types on a variety of platforms
• Advise MITRE and our sponsors on emerging technologies to improve collaboration and knowledge sharing in the workplace
BS Degree in relevant discipline
Experience with User Centered Design methods including heuristic evaluation and usability testing
Ability to analyze existing systems and propose user experience enhancements
Ability to conduct user interviews and observations and elicit requirements
Knowledge of industry best practices
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Experience working in cross-functional, geographically dispersed teams
Advanced Degree in relevant discipline
Ability to influence and promote HFE to stakeholders
Talent for creating intuitive designs that span devices and human sensory interactions
Knowledge of task analysis methods and/or business process modeling methods
Experience with advanced collaboration tools and technologies
Mentoring or tutoring experience
Entrepreneurial, innovative spirit
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