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Mid-Level Human Factors Engineer

Hollytree, Alabama
Job Type
5 Aug 2022
Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) has an exciting opportunity for a Mid-Level Career Human Factors Engineer to join our Human Engineering team at one of the following locations: Huntsville, AL; Berkeley, MO; Oklahoma City, OK.

This individual will provide in-person and remote support performing human engineering analysis and design on state-of-the-art defense and space products. The work will include contributing to HFE documentation and design solutions, developing plans for accomplishing HFE tasks, and evaluating customer/operational needs.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, with the ability to think on their feet and persuade others while collaborating across Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and coordinating with the customer and user community. Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate and defend design decisions are ideal. The individual will have the ability to quickly understand and empathize with users and apply their human engineering expertise to guide design on new and existing products.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Define system performance requirements to ensure safe and successful human operation of physical, functional, and program interfaces for pilots and maintainers
  • Apply human performance principles, methodologies, and technologies to the design of human-machine systems and products
  • Develop and implement research methodologies and analysis plans to test and evaluate developmental prototypes used in new products, such as cockpit hardware designs, design for maintainer, and Crew/Pilot Vehicle graphical user interfaces
  • Apply a knowledge of military standards (such as MIL-STD-1472, MIL-STD-1474, MIL-STD-1787, MIL-STD-3009, MIL-STD-411F and JSSG-2010 requirements) to meet program requirements

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
  • Bachelor s Degree or higher
  • 3+ years experience in human factors engineering

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • Experience/knowledge of military standards (such as MIL-STL-1472, MIL-STD-1474, MIL-STD-1787, MIL-STD-3009, MIL-STD 411F, and JSSG-2010)
  • Experience performing anthropometric evaluations
  • Ability to derive Human Factors/Human Engineering requirements
  • Experience using all the following Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Experience supporting defense or space programs
  • Experience in Agile Development
  • Experience in program documentation of the HFE processes and products in a format consistent with US Military Data Item Descriptions (e.g. Human Engineering Program Plan, Human Engineering Design Approach Document - Operator, Human Engineering Design Approach Document - Maintainer, Human Engineering Test Plan, Human Engineering Test Report, et. al)
  • Experience in Human Modeling
  • Experience with the user interface software prototyping tools
  • Knowledge in Human Perception and Cognition
  • Experience with Human Performance Modeling (ex. IMPRINT/Microsaint)
  • Display Design Requirements and Testing Experience
  • Experience in workload assessments and situation awareness assessments (SAGAT, SART etc)
  • Experience in conducting tasks analyses

Typical Education & Experience:
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Shift Work Statement:
This position is for 1st shift

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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  • Job Reference: 678536336-2
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Boeing
  • Location: Hollytree, Alabama
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent