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Principal/Sr. Principal Human Factors Engineer

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.Northrop Grumman Space Systems - Launch and Missile Defense Systems has an exciting career opportunity for a Principal/Sr. Principal Human Factors Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Huntsville, AL.Position Overview:

  • Apply human performance principles, methodologies, and technologies to the design of human-machine systems and products.
  • Develops and implements research methodologies and statistical analysis plans to test and evaluate developmental prototypes used in new products and processes, such as cockpit designs, user workstations, and computerized human models.
  • Interfaces with design engineers to establish system design, operating, and training requirements and to ensure optimized human-machine interfaces.
  • Identifies and analyzes technological problems or risks, performs theoretical human factors investigations, and develops and implements research and analysis plans.Basic qualifications:
    • 5 years experience with a Bachelors degree; 3 years experience with a Masters' degree or 0 years experience with a PhD in Engineering, psychology, human factors, user experience, graphic design, industrial design, or HCI-related field from an accredited university.
    • Active Secret Security Clearance or higher awarded or reviewed in the last 6 years
    • Demonstrated experience utilizing UI/UX design principles
    • Experience in Human Factors Engineering/Human Systems Integration with a specialization in software (UX, human computer interaction)
    • Experience with Human Factors in a defense contracting environment (familiarity with Mil-Std-1472G and ANSI/HFES 100-2007), DoD UI/UX Design Experience
    • Experience in fast-paced work environment and ability to work in a team environment
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to present to segment, program and customer community
    • Ability to solve problems, analyze test results, drive tasks to completionPreferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with visual design of computer user interfaces
      • Degree in Psychology or similar social sciences
      • Human Factors modeling in NX/Jack, IMPRINT familiarity
      • Axure wireframing/prototyping software experience
      • Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience
      • Experience on an Agile Software Development Team experience Salary Range: $92,200 USD - $138,400 USD Salary Range 2: $114,300 USD - $171,500 USD Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business. The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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