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Social Scientist - UX

Springfield, VA 22150

Posted: 07/31/2019 Industry: Technical Job Number: 81963

Loyal Source Technical Services Division is seeking a Social Scientist - UX with an active security clearance for a contract position in Springfield, VA.

 

For more information, please contact  Anthony Davis  at  407-591-3127  or send a resume to  a.davis@loyalsource.com. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Social Scientist shall provide support for the CIO-T/TF/TFI Integration Design Branch by applying extensive knowledge of various sciences (e.g., Human Factors, Marketing, or Psychology) and experience applying web usability testing methods of web user research studies (e.g., usability studies, creation of user profiles or personas, participatory design, surveys, heuristic evaluations, and cognitive walkthroughs).

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Conduct UX research (to conduct heuristic evaluations) on websites, software applications, and mobile apps for NGA’ s web enterprises to enhance the NGA user’ s experience.
  • Design user-centered test plans across the design cycle from concept phase to post-release evaluations.
  • Conduct web research studies (e.g., usability studies, creation of personas, and cognitive walkthroughs) to design user-centered test plans across the design cycle from concept phase to post-release evaluations.
  • Incorporate quantitative and qualitative UX research methodologies to convey complex technical and business requirements.
  • Conduct UX research through usability testing, interviews, card sorting, and other industry methodologies. Based on that research, provide data-driven reports, in a variety of formats, to diverse audiences.
  • Create and deliver UX educational and informational briefs.
  • Conduct and incorporate UX research techniques such as observations, understandings, analysis, interviews, surveys, questionnaires, card sorts, usability tests, tree tests, and A/B testing to prove or disprove assumptions, find commonalities across our target audience members, and recognize their needs, goals, and mental models in the NGA digital space either live or remote.
  • Communicate research findings via written reports and oral presentations.
  • Apply web usability testing methods of web user research studies (e.g., usability studies, creation of user profiles or personas, participatory design, surveys, heuristic evaluations and cognitive walkthroughs).

 

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • MUST HAVE an active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Demonstrated experience applying product usability moderating and/or test method selection.
  • Demonstrated experience integrating consumer research into a business’ s product design practice.
  • Demonstrated experience with product usability testing tools.
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing methodology concepts for analysis and brief findings to organizations as necessary.

 

DESIRED EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in UX research or related field.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in statistical analysis, qualitative analysis, and/or quantitative analysis.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with analytics tools.

For more information go to our website www.loyalsource.com  and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook & Twitter for other positions currently open.

 

Loyal Source does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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