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Sr. Human Factors Engineer

Company: KBR
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Human Factors Engineer
This position will be within the Human Factors and System Management team, which supports the Habitability and Human Factors Branch at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. This team provides research, analysis, evaluation and usability testing of hardware and software crew interfaces for cockpits, habitats, spacesuits, and equipment. This includes computer displays and controls, workstation systems, and other types of crew interfaces. The candidate will support Gateway Habitation and Logistics Output (HALO) project. Activities consist of providing support to the design and development of the human-to-system interfaces, including requirements interpretation and verification planning, task analysis, human error analysis, and iterative crew evaluations.Specific Duties include:--- Provide human systems expertise and support to the design and development of human-to-system interfaces in an integrated and collaborative fashion, supporting design, development, and preparation of deliverables.--- Conduct task analysis - system and component level.--- Perform human error analysis by identifying potential sources of human error and actions to mitigate sources of human error through design recommendations.--- Conduct Human-in-the-Loop (HITL) testing by developing test plans, coordinating with facilities, collaborating with subject matter experts, conducting the data collection and analysis, and delivering presentations to program management throughout the design lifecycle.--- Provide human factors consulting services to include design, prototyping, surveys/interviews, heuristic evaluation, cognitive walkthroughs, and/or usability testing of human-system interfaces.--- Provide verification planning and execution for usability, workload, anthropometry, range of motion, strength, etc.--- Support technical reviews such Critical Design Review (CDR).EDUCATION/EXPERIENCERequired:Candidate must have a minimum of a master's degree in human factors engineering, ergonomics, industrial engineering or closely related technical discipline with 8 years of related experience. The candidate must have experience in human-centered design principles, task analysis, human error analysis, and especially verification HITL testing.Desired:Prior experience with NASA, ISS, Orion, or related work is desired as well.SKILLS/TRAININGRequired:A successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to work successfully in a multidisciplinary team as well as flexibility to adapt quickly to changing requirements. The qualified applicant must also have excellent oral and written communication skills, both formal and informal.Desired:Candidate should have the ability to effectively interact with customers at all levels and successfully collaborate across disciplines, laboratories or agencies. Experience with spacecraft layout and crew workstation design and evaluation is desired.Familiarity with industry standards (e.g., MIL-STD-1472, NASA-STD-3001) is a plus.Relocation assistance is available.
KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.---
Click here to learn more: KBR Benefits
Inclusion and Diversity at KBR---
At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture. These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to, and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of team's philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer. We Deliver - Together. ---
Click here to learn more: Inclusion and Diversity at KBR (https://www.kbr.com/en/who-we-are/our-people/inclusion-and-diversity)
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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