01 Sep
Human Factors Engineering SME (Hybrid)
Ohio, Fairborn , 45324 Fairborn USA

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Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us. The Cyber Effects and Information Warfare (IW) Department (N142) is seeking a part time on call Human Factors Engineering (HFE) Subject Matter Expert SME. The HFE SME will provide project and technical thought leadership across a variety of unclassified and classified projects within N140 and across MNS in support of multiple sponsors. The HFE SME will provide expertise in HFE.This position will require overnight travel up to 5% of the time as well as some local travel.Responsibilities include:The Cyber Effects and Information Warfare (IW) Department (N142) is seeking a Human Factors Engineering Subject Matter Expert. The successful candidate is expected to:Provide Human Factors Engineering and Human Systems Integration technical expertise to the DoD and Joint cyber community in the design of user-facing systems

Provide oversight of software user-interface development applying HFE best practices to ensure enhanced usability and reduce operator workload

Design and conduct usability testing for software applications across programs within DoD and across multiple MITRE programs

Review and provide feedback of training materials and training programs for acquisitions programs

Review and provide feedback on user guides and system documentation on acquisition programs

Work with DoD Labs and other external agencies, and academic institutions to facilitate transition of prototype capabilities to the warfighter

Collaborate with academic institutions on HFE research programs

Participate in internal research and development efforts related to advanced HFE visualization techniques

Publish journal articles or present research at applicable conferences or technical interchange meetings

Provide strong thought/technical leadership for HFE policies, procedures, and projects throughout MITRE

Required Qualifications:BS and 10 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 8 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD with 5 years’ experience

Possess an Active Top Secret security clearance

Five years of experience with Cyber Systems and/or Cyber Operations

PhD in Human Factors Engineering, Engineering, or related degree

Strong interpersonal skills as well as effective verbal and written communication skills

Demonstrated record of strong collaboration skills

Track record of innovative thinking

Understanding of AF missions and operations

Motivation to expand knowledge and skills and assume responsibility

Ability to work remotely and independently

Preferred Qualifications:Minimum of 25 years of related experience with a PhD Human Factors Engineer or related discipline with relevant experience who can immediately contribute at this job step

Strong knowledge of A&SFC projects and divisions, and broad knowledge of AF cyber operations

20 years of experience working with a diverse technical team

Demonstrated ability to work with sponsors at a senior level to identify key technical problems and opportunities

This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):

This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):

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