User Experience Designer/Developer ( R-00073790 )
Are you ready to take on a challenge in helping protect the U.S. through Missile Defense? Leidos has
opportunities now for bright people looking for meaningful and innovative work.
The work includes trade studies, system engineering, model based system engineering, portfolio analysis, software development demonstration and product testing and deployment to Cheyenne Mountain. Leidos is focused on finding the best people, processes, and tools that will provide solutions in data integration and fusion, data analytics, data mining, predictive analytics, data visualization, and decision support tools.
The UX Designer/Developer’s responsibilities include gathering user requirements between human and products or websites, making usability recommendations on this research, rapid prototyping, user testing with results from these interactions rather than aesthetic preferences. Will also be responsible for then translating the human user requirements to development teams. These will help create the evidence based process of interaction designs between human.
Ideal candidates should have experience in wireframing/prototyping, and end user interaction.
$7,000 Sign On Bonus!
Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers
Conduct user testing
Apply understanding of technical issues surrounding the designing, building and testing of software development kits
Apply research skills to identify various methods and solutions to complex software challenges
Understanding of user interfaces such as process synchronization techniques (i.e., semaphores, messages, threading), process scheduling, resource and device access
Exposure to scripting languages for enhanced user experiences through application interfaces
Provide design recommendations that enhances usability
Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, diagrams, and sitemaps
Design graphic user interface elements, including navigational menus, and data visualizations
Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches, digital wireframes)
Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback
Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images
Support sprint demonstrations
Bachelor’s with six (6) years of experience; additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree
Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role
Experience in coding C++ and Java scripts, runtime and web logic
Currently possess a Secret clearance
Experience with missile warning and missile warning defense
Understanding of missile warning message types
Ability to work independently and as part of an engineering team
Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
Ability to convey technical ideas in a clear, logical fashion
Ability to translate highly technical discussions into executable plans
Master's degree in associated field
Experience with the Agile software development process IAW USG defined requirements
Experience with MatLab
Past experience in Command and Control Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC), Global Data Integration (GDI), or other key missile defense programs or areas