Senior Human Factors Engineer/ UX Researcher

$50 - $63

Contract: W2, 9 Month(s)


    • Embedded software
    • Design engineering
    • UI
    • UX
    • User-centered design
    • User research
    • Usability testing
    • UCD
    • Microsoft Visio
    • Interface design

    Job Description

    TITLE: Senior Human Factors Engineer/ UX Researcher
    Location: On-Site in San Diego, CA
    Duration: 9-12 month(s)

    Pay Range: $50 - $63/hr on W2

    The ideal candidate will have extensive research background with user-centered design of consumer products and usability evaluations at various stages of product development as well as structured academic background.

    He or she will have experience with effectively negotiating interactions with various stake holders such as designers, engineers, and business development.

    Some insight on what she liked on the resumes of those that stood out in the past:

    • Solid UCD back ground in academic (studied HCD and have degree)
    • Experience in similar industry (GAFA, and other high tech company)
    • Experience in HW with embedded SW
    • Experience in user research o Qualtrics survey o Moderated 1:1 usablity test o Concept feedback session/contextual inquiry o On line and in person interviews


    1. Plan and manage research with stake holders which includes surveys, ethnographic field studies, task based usability test sessions, contextual inquiries, expert reviews
    2. Project management
    3. Create discussion guide moderate sessions, analyze the data and create report
    4. Design survey, analyze and create report
    5. Present report and work with stakeholders to solve the problem Desired


    • knowledge of basic user-centered design principles
    • Knowledge of UI industry standards for interface design and user testing methodologies
    • Experience with statistical analysis of user research, survey creation


    • Bachelors Degree (or higher) in Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction with demonstrated experience in an equivalent field min of 3 years
    • Skilled experience on powerpoint, word, excel and visio.
    • Prior experience on Qualtrics or similar survey tool