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Ready for your next career step. We are seeking talented UX/UI Software Engineer to join our dynamic Defense team at our Leidos state of the art facility in Morgantown, WV. This opportunity will provide professional growth that is focused on designing optimum user experiences throughout the planning and development cycles of our software projects in an exciting, collaborative, and inclusive environment. You will be challenged and provided a tremendous opportunity to expand your skills in a customer-facing, fast-paced, and rewarding environment.
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Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions.
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Develop creative solutions for a wide variety of user experience challenges including, but not limited to mobile and desktop web applications.
Design useful, usable, and desirable systems, products, and services. This includes working closely with software engineers to realize the design.
Participate in user research activities enabling the team to build a deep and rich understanding of how our vendors and customers use our platform.
Use data, analytics, and business requirements to assist product management in developing user stories and requirements.
Propose design direction and/or assist to define the visual language.
Develop and maintain UI specifications.
Present design work to the engineering team, product team, and executives for review and feedback.
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
Bachelor's degree in visual communication, design, UX, human-computer interaction (HCI), or related field / certification; and 2 or more years of related professional work experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
Strong HTML and CSS skills.
Knowledge of accessibility, usability principles, and interaction design.
A portfolio or samples of work demonstrating illustrations, visual design, web design, or UI solutions for a variety of form factors (including mobile and desktop).
Excellent communication, presentation, and storytelling skills.
Ability to work in a collaborative multi-disciplinary team and directly with developers for implementation of designs.
Desire to work in a start-up style environment, where iteration is encouraged.
Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:
Knowledge of various user research techniques (e.g., user journey mapping, user interviews, contextual inquiry, card sorting, usability testing, etc.).
Knowledge of content strategy, instructional design strategy, and information architecture.
Experience with Agile software environment.
Active DoD security clearance.
Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance.
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Pay Range:Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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