Oracle Principal User Experience (UX) Researcher - Oracle Design in Seattle, Washington

Principal User Experience (UX) Researcher - Oracle Design

Preferred Qualifications

Do you live and breathe research, love working with people, and thrive on applying your research insights to influence product design and strategy? Are you driven by empathy and a passion for understanding people, uncovering their deep needs and values? Come inspire us with your research skills and your ability to uncover user motivations and behavior!

What you get to do in this role

  • Help our team ask the right questions, and bring them along in discovering practical, actionable, and insightful answers.

  • Blend qualitative and quantitative research to tell rich, compelling stories about the user journey.

  • Generate insights that both fuel ideation and inspire world-class design.

  • Define and conduct research with creativity and rigor that ensures and enhances our understanding of our users, their needs, and behaviors.

  • Design studies to explore and assess the behaviors and motivations of our users.

  • Collaborate with Design, Product, and Engineering teams to assess project needs and develop appropriate research to support their objectives.

  • Produce and deliver high-quality, concise, and impactful research insights.

  • Share findings in clear and compelling ways.

What you need to be successful

  • Innate curiosity and deep empathy for our customers.

  • Ability to ask, as well as answer, meaningful and impactful questions about user needs and behaviors.

  • Be extremely detail-oriented, organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Possess a large toolkit of both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and ability to come up with creative research solutions as needed.

  • Have a proven track record of impactful research that drives great insights and user experiences.

  • Be a great storyteller with keen abilities to clearly, concisely, and persuasively communicate your findings verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to synthesize and communicate ideas and research insights that influence and inspire change.

  • Experience in the planning and execution of high-quality user research studies.

  • Master’s degree in Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive Psychology, Human Factors, Information Science, or in a related field, or equivalent combination of experience and education.

Bonus Points

  • You’re obsessed with the relentless pursuit of UX perfection.

  • You love learning new things and aren’t afraid to explore unchartered territories.

Who we are

We believe that empathy, creativity, exploration, and play are the best ways to get to new answers and create products that delight our users. We are committed to building a diverse team that represents many perspectives, skills, and experiences.

We have teams in the SF Bay Area, Seattle, and Guadalajara, Mexico.

If you’re interested, please get in touch. We’d love to hear from you! design@oracle.com

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Responsible for creating, evaluating and modifying prototypes to support evolving hardware and software application development.

As a member of the User Experience team, you will develop and apply software design/usability processes in the investigation of technical problems. May develop user profiles, with emphasis on human error control, display issues, visual interaction, physical manipulation and task and objective analyses. Provide product usability, evaluation and support to product development teams, including the analysis and investigation of applications/systems including tactile methods, visual graphics, web, multimedia, voice response and conversational user interaction. May assist in developing design concept and implementation, providing input on user design considerations. May produce specifications describing user needs and internal structures for product in development.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Typically seven years of software engineering or related experience needed.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Product Development

Location: US-CA,California-Redwood City

Other Locations: US-WA,Washington-Seattle

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle