JOB: Human Factors Engineer, MITRE, Bedford, MA

12 Jan 2007 - 10:56am
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Stan Drozdetski

The User-Centered Design Team at MITRE's Center for Information and
Technology is seeking a well-rounded interaction designer to
participate in a wide range of projects. Most of our work deals with
internal clients, so you will have a unique opportunity to be close to
your user community. In addition, you will enjoy a top-notch workplace
environment that has earned MITRE a spot on the Fortune magazine's
"100 Best Companies to Work For" list for the sixth year in a row.

Key Functions:
Design the user interface and specifications for web-based products
(for MITRE's intranet, public server, or extranet environments)
producing: analysis, human interface design and mockups, user
interface coding and testing. Work directly with the user community
for requirements definition and with technical team members to
design/develop solutions. Perform analysis for projects and identify
implementation constraints and strategies. Assist and/or lead user
interface development and documentation for applications.

- BS or equivalent and 1 year experience or MS or equivalent

Desired Education/Experience:
- Bachelors degree in Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology or
equivalent degree (Masters Degree strongly preferred)
- 2 years of user interface design experience with web-based technologies
- Strong background in technical writing
- Familiarity with web technologies (JAVA, Javascript, XML, XSL, CSS)
- Strong HTML, CSS, drawing tool (e.g., Adobe Photoshop) skills required

Desired Skills:
- UI design, including graphical design (mockups)
- HTML/CSS encoding of final UI designs
- Survey design and analysis
- Usability testing (full and discount)
- Technical documentation of requirements, designs, usability studies, analysis

Forward portfolio information and/or resume to Stan Drozdetski,
drozdetski at

About MITRE:
MITRE manages three Federally Funded Research and Development Centers
(FFRDCs), and is chartered to work in the public interest. MITRE also
has its own independent research and development program that explores
new technologies and new uses of technologies to solve systems
engineering, information technology, and enterprise modernization
problems. Two principal locations are in Bedford, MA and McLean, VA,
with smaller sites across the US and around the world.

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