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Position Title: Human Factors Engineer

Location: Patuxent River, Maryland

RED-INC is seeking an individual to fill a full-time Human Factors Engineer position.  The responsibilities of this position include the development of test plans that uses cognitive task analyses to ensure software and hardware user interfaces meet Human Factors Engineering (HFE) principles, guidelines, standards and best practices identified by the military.  The ideal candidate will have experience in applying HFE principles to product development and integration, developing and executing user evaluations, documenting research findings, and will have a high level knowledge of design principles such as usability, industrial design, and simplicity.  This position will be responsible for balancing cost, schedule and performance of the product from the HFE perspective; will identify and develop HFE requirements that meet customer and user needs; review designs for compliance; conduct user testing, interviews and observations; and develop HFE deliverables documenting design and engineering decisions, as well as user evaluation outcomes. 

A bachelor’s degree in Human Factors Engineering, Human Systems Integration, Cognitive Psychology or a related field is required, with two to six years related experience preferred.  A master’s degree or other related advanced degree is beneficial.  The candidate must have strong communication skills, be highly motivated, and have experience working on cross-functional teams.  Experience working in or with military teams, applying military specific HFE principles to product development and integration, military/DOD acquisition, research, development, test and evaluation process, machine vision and/or camera systems is beneficial.  U.S. Citizenship and a security clearance at the Secret level or higher is required.


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