The MITRE Corporation UX Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts
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MITRE’s User Experience, Visualization and Decision Support department is seeking a hands-on engineer to design and develop user experiences across a wide range of systems engineering projects and prototypes. The ideal candidate is one who can communicate across teams, understand and interpret user needs, and implement the best technical solutions to achieve the optimal user experience. This is an opportunity to apply your unique skills to a wide range of impactful projects that aim to solve some of our nation’s toughest challenges. Our department values team-orientation, creativity, technical passion, and commitment to the end user.
BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, HCI or equivalent experience
Experience in development and prototyping
Experience in designing and implementing user interfaces (UIs) using user-centered design principles
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Advanced degree or equivalent experience in a related field
Knowledge and/or experience with UX research practices
Advanced experience with visualization tools and libraries
Experience conducting user interviews and requirements gathering
Experience with game design principles and/or development
Mentoring or tutoring experience
Entrepreneurial, innovative spirit
Work closely with human factors engineers, UX designers and researchers, project leaders and sponsors to create software prototypes using current front-end technologies and best practices
Be an advocate for the end-user, ensuring user-centered design principles are kept in the forefront throughout the software development cycle
Provide consulting guidance to MITRE teams and Sponsors
Analyze software implementation, architecture and performance
Generate research and initiative proposals
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