Join our talent network

Job #: R-00002941
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Consult Emp
Schedule (FT/PT): Part time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Advanced Solutions

Job Description:

We have a dynamic opportunity for a part-time Consulting Employee supporting in the role of Human Factors Design Engineer. The position will be in support of the US Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC-Pacific) located in San Diego, CA.

In this role, you will apply human performance principles, methodologies, and technologies to the design of human-machine systems and products. This position develops and implements research methodologies and statistical analysis plans to test and evaluate developmental prototypes used in new products and processes in computerized human models. Interfaces with design engineers to establish system design, operating, and training requirements and to ensure optimized human-machine interfaces. Identifies and analyzes technological problems or risks, performs theoretical human factors investigations, and develops and implements research and analysis plans.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Generate use cases to facilitate Fleet personnel to provide feedback on the usefulness and usability of user-interface functionality.
  • Develop a notional essential story.
  • Collaboratively use a pairing recommendation tool.
  • This essential story will be developed for the purpose of informing selected developers and testers how the Fleet expects to use the tool as opposed to defining a formal Navy concept of operation.
  • Collaborate with Fleet personnel.
  • Based on provided design specifications with an associated prototype, candidate is responsible for user-interface integration into a high-fidelity prototype that supports scenario based user-in and user-on the loop evaluations.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Requires a Masters with 15 - 20 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13 - 16 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Mentors and coaches other technical staff.
  • Resolves highly complex and multi-dimensional problems requiring consideration of variables that impact multiple aspects of the project.
  • Leads the development of highly innovative products/solutions, achieved through collaboration and dialogue with other experts in the field.
  • Requires ability to communicate with strategic human factors concepts to senior customer leadership
  • Requires highest knowledge and mastery of highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts.
  • Viewed as a subject matter expert and within the field by peers within and outside the organization.
  • Ability to work both independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and be able to interface with other functional areas (e.g., Software, Hardware).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Has supported prior Navy projects as a Human Factors Design Engineer.
  • Has experience working with the governments' Defense Intelligence Information Enterprise (DI2E) development tools.
  • Support the generation of the Software Requirements Specification (SRS), and System/Subsystem Specification (SSS).

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Consult Emp


Advanced Solutions
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community