Job ID: 199598
Location: ALEXANDRIA, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 10, 2019
Subcategory: SW Engineer
Shift: Day Job
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: No
SAIC is seeking a senior UX professional to join our team. You will be joining a talented group of engineers while working with state-of-the-art technologies and solving some of our nation’s most challenging problems. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated user experience / user interface designer with a passion for application design and architecture who can help us create differentiating products for our customers. The candidate should have a strong technical aptitude for web facing technologies and solid interpersonal skills while being energetic, self-motivated and should enjoy working in a collaborative team environment.
Serves as a subject-matter expert (SME) in user experience and human factors engineering. Provides strategic leadership and technical direction of the user-centered design process, overseeing user research and user experience design activities, establishing usability guidelines, resolving design challenges, conducting review of design deliverables, and providing mentoring to design staff. Responsible for advising the customer on meeting business and user goals, communicating the vision for improving user experience through design, and planning design activities to meet goals. Acts as a pivotal communication bridge between technical architects, data modelers, and front end designers. Conducts review of user-centered design deliverables including wireframes, design patterns, usability test results, scenarios, and user stories.
Passion for front-end web development, solving hard problems
Experience developing user-centered logical design (via story boards, clickable prototypes).
Experience developing information architecture and site taxonomies.
Experience developing user-centered conceptual designs (via mockups, wireframes creation and iteration).
Experience working within an agile team environment
Work examples such as a design portfolio or website
SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability