Human Factors Engineer (HYBRID TELEWORK)

Orlando, Florida
Jan 26, 2024
Mar 26, 2024
Job ID: 657709BR Date posted: Nov. 29, 2023
Description:At Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS), we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your skills, training and education. Come and experience your future!
This position will be responsible for both research and applied work in cognitive human factors engineering (HFE). A key skill is independently performing cognitive systems analysis and applying sound research techniques to produce reports, papers and design innovations. The preferred candidate will have research experience, be able to perform knowledge elicitation, apply statistical theory and write up the results that can be used in industry papers and applied design.
Our customer is the Department of Defense (DoD), so experience working with the DoD or foreign defense ministries is desired. Experience developing strategies for human to artificial intelligence (AI) teaming is of particular value.
The successful candidate will have extensive experience in human centered design (HCD) of graphical user interfaces, conducting user research, developing user flows, prototyping, user testing and optimization.
This position requires the following traits:
• Effectively communicate design solutions to engineers and stakeholders
• Business know-how: Understanding business metrics and the ability to translate company goals and objectives into digital experiences
• Understanding of User Experience (UX) Research methodologies – e.g. interviews, surveys, usability testing, field trials – and how they fit into a full HCD process
• Hands-on experience moderating such studies would be helpful
• A self-starter who is not afraid to engage stakeholders and other engineers in a collaborative, ethical, and respectful way
• Great influencing skills, including the ability to evangelize HCD to stakeholders
• A great team player, able to work well as part of a small UX team and collaborate closely with Product Managers, Business Analysts and Technical Developers
• Motivated to both give and receive constructive criticism on UX designs
Basic Qualifications:
• 3+ years performing cognitive task analysis or related methodologies to elicit user knowledge as part of an HCD process.
• Master's degree in Psychology, Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design or a related, relevant field
• Understanding of UX Research methodologies – e.g. interviews, surveys, usability testing, field trials – and how they fit into a full HCD process.
Desired Skills:
• Experience using interactive prototyping tools (e.g. Adobe XD) and ‘static' UX Design tools (e.g. Balsamiq)
• Experience working with a Department of Defense (DoD) customer
• Experience designing in an Agile Methodology
• Exceptional communication and teaming skills enabling candidate to work in a fast-paced design environment
• Experience combining UX thinking with design execution to produce usable and intuitive user interfaces within a tight timetable following an Agile design methodology
• Research experience in the Human-AI teaming domain
• Experience leading research projects
• Published research author in cognitive HFE
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Part-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work part of their work schedule remotely and part of their work schedule at a designated Lockheed Martin facility. The specific weekly schedule will be discussed during the hiring process.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

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Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: RMS
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Human Factors Engineering
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First

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