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IT- Usability Specialist/ Human Factor Engineer
Company: Union Pacific Railroad
- General Information
- Job Type: Full-time
- Location: Atlanta, GA
- Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree
- Contact Information
- Name: Kaitlyn Braithwait
- Phone: 402.544.7088
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Website: http://www.unionpacific.jobs/careers/apply/descr.cfm
This position is a consulting position for the development areas of the Information Technology Department as part of the Career Path Process. The consulting career path is geared towards the individual contributor who wants to share responsibility for success with team members. The main elements of this path include: 1) no direct reports, 2) heavy client/customer contact, 3) heavy business knowledge, 4) heavy integration skills, 5) heavy design knowledge, 6) technical knowledge, 7) teamwork, 8) creativity and 9) participation in candidate interview process.
Position reports to Jason Hochwender on the User Experience Team within NetControl. Position will be filled at Band A or B level (Jr. Project Consultant, Associate Project Analyst, Project Analyst, Sr. Project Consultant, or Associate Systems Consultant) depending upon the successful candidate's skill set and experience.
The mission of Human Factors team is to facilitate in the creation of usable products at Union Pacific. As a Human Factors Engineer you will be responsible for applying your knowledge of user-centered design methods, human-computer interaction and industry best practices to drive useful and usable interface design solutions.
Areas of responsibility include:
Designing user interfaces using participatory and iterative design techniques.
Producing wireframes, prototypes, and design specifications.
Effectively communicating conceptual ideas and detailed design rationale both verbally and visually.
Distilling goals, constraints and risks into well thought-out plans.
Working closely with a cross-functional team that includes developers, system architects, project managers, business analysts and subject matter experts.
Serving as an advocate for end users.
Strong communications skills (both verbal and written).
Portfolio of work demonstrating skill in creation of user-centered design solutions.
Desired Education / Experience include:
Master degree in Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive Psychology or related field.
Experience creating usability test scripts/scenarios as well as moderating of usability test sessions.
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How to Apply: http://www.unionpacific.jobs/careers/apply/descr.cfm?REQN_NBR=069620