The MITRE Corporation Human-Centered Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts

Human-Centered Engineer

Description

Apply your skills in human-computer interaction, collaboration, social software, and decision making to solve critical technological problems for a safer world and enhance the user experience in government systems and proof-of-concept prototypes

Key Functions:

  • User centered design: understanding people‚Äôs current work practices and user needs, gathering requirements, leading the design and development of prototypes, iterating designs with users and stakeholders

  • Evaluation and testing: performing market surveys, usability testing, heuristic evaluation, and other HCI methods; making recommendations for acquiring or implementing decision support and/or tools for collaboration

  • Ability to document work, produce and brief presentations, write technical reports and papers for publication, as needed

  • Potential for innovation and visioning, i.e., thinking out of the box, coming up with the next great idea in social media and collaboration, making an impact on current work practices

Qualifications

Required:

Bachelors in computer science or human-computer interaction or human factors and have previous applied hands-on project experience with a development team.

Working knowledge of rapid prototyping tools for UI mockups

Must be US citizen capable of obtaining and maintaining US DoD clearance

Preferred

Candidate should possess the ability to be responsible for deliverables or parts of deliverables to MITRE customers.

Applicable intern experience

Preference given to candidates with active DoD clearance

Job Systems Engineering

Primary Location United States-Virginia-McLean

Other Locations United States-Massachusetts-Bedford

This requisition requires a clearance of Secret

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting Feb 7, 2019, 12:13:08 AM

Req ID: 00052495

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