Chenega Corporation Usability/Human Factors Engineer, Sr in Columbia, Maryland


Company Job Title:

Usability/Human Factors Engineer, Sr


TS/SCI w FS Poly


Columbia, MD

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Usability/Human Factors Engineer, Sris responsible for user interface design based on user needs and requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Direct, conduct usability testing and work closely with product designers and process engineers developing applications.

  • Design and develop user surveys to obtain user feedback.

  • Use task experience in each of the usability and software engineering cycle phases (analysis, design, implementation, and deployment), working closely with users (analysts) to research for and document user profiles, analysis tasks, workflows, and user scenarios, in order to create user interface design from specifications provided.

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor's degree in cognitive and/or experimental psychology, human factors engineering, or an engineering related field (e.g. systems engineering, software engineering, business process engineering). An advanced degree in these fields is desired.

  • 10 years’ experience in this or related field and must be familiar with task analyses, user interface design, and usability testing.

  • 5 years user-centered design and testing experience.

  • Professional certifications such as Certified Human Factors Engineering Professional, Certified Usability Analyst, or equivalents are desired.

  • TS/SCI w FS Poly clearance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with leadership and customer

  • Ability to clearly communicate technical risk, challenges, and recommended solutions to leadership and customer

  • Ability to work with internal teams of Strategists, Creative Directors and Art Directors to assess, evaluate, price, and schedule projects.

  • Excellent ability to multi-task

  • Proficiency in User Experience (UX) exercises, card sorts, workflow models

  • Ability to create user personas, user journeys, and other user indicator tools

  • Knowledge of information architecture, UI/UX, wireframing, design and production

  • Excellent research skills


  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program


Organization: ADG Creative LLC

Title: Usability/Human Factors Engineer, Sr

Location: Maryland-Columbia

Requisition ID: 1800003992