Human Factors Engineer
We are currently seeking an innovative, experienced, and highly-skilled Human Factors Engineer to join our growing technology team. In this role, you will create and develop custom solutions for our users in a collaborative, fast-paced, state-of-the-art environment. To be successful in this role, you will be thorough, creative, and exceptionally well-skilled in all phases of the development lifecycle, with a passion for continued learning and collaboration.
As a Human Factors Engineer at NSWCDD, you will apply Human Factors expertise and methods to User Centered Design (UCD) processes for naval systems. Projects require a detailed understanding of Human Factors Engineering (HFE) and Human Computer Interaction (HCI) design principles and an ability to translate that understanding into a User-Centered Design for the Warfighter. This role will focus on defining, designing, developing, and evaluating products to verify that designs that will allow the Warfighter to accomplish tasks to meet mission goals. This role requires knowledge and experience with analyzing human performance and the use of tools and methods to understand, visualize, design and evaluate user performance.
Desired Qualifications include: User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Usability Engineering, User Research, Usability Testing, Usability, Heuristic Evaluation, Human Centered Design, Interaction Design, Experimental Design, Engineering Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Science
Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia is one of the ten Divisions of the Naval Surface Warfare Center. It is the Navy’s principal research, development, and test & evaluation laboratory for surface ship combat systems. It performs warfare analysis, research, design, development, systems integration, strategic missile systems support, special and amphibious warfare and fleet engineering services. As one of the lead laboratories for the Navy, its civilian scientists and engineers take on demanding research and development programs