Usability Engineer

Location: Washington, DC
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $1.00 - $1.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 10/11/2017
Job ID: 02529391
Job Description
Location: Washington, DC
Clearance:  Secret (DHS preferred)
Job Type: Full Time

We are actively seeking a Usability Engineer / UX Designer to support a new program at the Department of Homeland Security. The technical environment is Microsoft.NET, MVC, C#, and SQL Server as the backend.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop requirements from a project's inception to its conclusion for a particular IT subject matter area (i.e., simple to complex systems).
  • Assist other project members with analysis and evaluation and with the preparation of recommendations for system improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts in the following specialties:
    • information systems architecture;
    • networking;
    • telecommunications;
    • automation;
    • communications protocols;
    • risk management/electronic analysis;
    • software;
    • life-cycle management;
    • software development methodologies;
    • modeling and simulation;
    • disaster recovery;
    • and requirements management.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher and/or 5-15 years experience 
  • Strong experience with usability testing
  • Agile software development lifecycle experience 
  • Requirements gathering and analysis experience
  • Technical project management experience
  • Strong experience in MVC architecture and Microsoft.NET
  • Strong experience with Microsoft SQL (used as the backend)
  • Secret clearance (DHS strongly preferred)