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Human Factors Engineer (medical device)

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We create innovative ways to help our customers improve patient care. We rely on bold and inspired employees who share our commitment to helping solve some of healthcare's most critical challenges.

We are a global medical technology company focused on addressing many of the world's most pressing and evolving health needs. With our combined technology and expertise, we will become a global leader helping to transform the quality and cost of care for patients and clinicians worldwide. Join us in our mission to improve the future of healthcare and help all people lead healthy lives.

As a member of the User Experience Design team, the Human Factors Engineer (HFE) conducts user needs analysis, task flow analysis, usability testing, and use error analysis in an FDA-regulated industry for current and next-generation hardware products and software. The individual in this position will work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional team to deliver products with best-in class user experience.

Responsibilities
• Apply FDA Human Factors Engineering processes to determine customer needs and requirements for medical devices and software
• Deliver task analysis, wireframe, user error analysis, develop success criteria, analyze results, and provide recommendations in accordance with FDA and other regulatory guidance
• Collaborate closely with interface designers, engineers, and the marketing team to define detailed designs that meet customer needs
• Plan and execute usability testing, analyze data, document results, and present recommendations to product teams following BD processes and the guidelines of the FDA (IEC 62366, AAMI HE75)
• Facilitate and complete use error analyses, user interface specifications, and various FDA-specified documents that are part of the Usability Engineering File
• Use proven HFE methodologies and tools to improve the overall usability of our products and to ensure safe and reliable user experiences
• Work collaborately with key internal product stakeholders and customers to understand and support product design goals for existing and new products

Desired Skills
• Proven ability to focus on the user’s needs and to translate those needs into
• Expert knowledge of interaction design/user-centered design principles
• Familiarity with UI industry standards for interface design and user testing methodologies
• Ability to work independently and efficiently on complex projects
• Ability to deliver high quality work on tight schedules

Qualifications
• BS in Engineering, Human Factors Engineering / Ergonomics, Usability Engineering, Cognitive/Experimental Psychology, Industrial Design, Engineering Psychology or equivalent technical degree
• Minimum of 5 years of professional UX/HFE experience in developing software and/or hardware
• Demonstrated track record of success analzying user needs via contextual research, usability testing, and other validation methods
• Experience in healthcare highly desired; FDA experience in software design and development a plus
• Excellent collaboration and communication skills
• Able to interact effectively with product and development teams

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