EPAM's Experience Design team is looking for a Senior Human Factors Researcher to assist internal development teams on user interface design and usability through application of human factors principles, standards, and methodology to identify and mitigate design induced end-user performance issues. In this role you'll be responsible for understanding the product vision and using this knowledge to communicate user research findings to engineering and solution owners.

You'll be responsible for collaborating with other members of the ExD team to solve complex design challenges and understand the end-user requirements at each stage of the development process. You'll plan and conduct quantitative and qualitative user research studies in terms of efficiency, effectiveness, acceptability, training impact, and error tolerance for a project. You'll interpret and analyze the results of user research to validate the success of a design based on established usability goals and common heuristics. You'll present and communicate your user research findings to project teams and stakeholders.

As a Researcher, you will help to define recruitment needs for human factors research studies, advise internal development teams on user interface design and usability, and facilitate the most effective method to elicit and represent user centered design across all Intellectual Property domains.

What You'll Do

Professional training in cognitive psychology / human factors / human computer interaction / human-centered design, including:

Qualitative / Quantitative research design

Application of HF/UX evaluative measures for benchmarking and comparative analysis

Study facilitation experience, including:

Remote / In-person usability testing

Discovery research

Card sorting / tree testing

Academic research experience, including:

Publications and /or conference presentations

Strong secondary research skills, including

Literature review development and summary

Retrospective data analysis

Library resources: journals / research repository

Scientific peer review:

Thesis defense / post-doctoral research preferred Requirements

8+ years of total combined higher education and related work experience, including:

Master's or PhD degree in Human Factors Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive Psychology, Ergonomics, or other related fields

2+ years of Human factors research work experience

6+ years of higher education and/or additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job, including:

Ability to interface with customers in a highly professional manner

Ability to analyze and synthesize large quantities of information into usable communications

Strong communication and organization skills and ability to multi-task effectively

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of management with diplomacy and tact

Knowledge of industry's best practices What We Offer

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

Health Savings Account

Flexible Spending Accounts

Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Life and AD&D Insurance

Employee Assistance Program

Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions

Matched 401 Retirement Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection

Accident Insurance

Employee Discounts

Pet Insurance Additional

This position operates in a remote capacity, but you must live within driving distance to an EPAM office. Your recruiter will discuss specific details about work location during the initial interview process About EPAM

EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential

Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-05-07

Job type : Full Time

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