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Job #: R-00021880-OTHLOC-6314
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

careC2™, a Leidos Health Business makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient through information technology, engineering and science. careC2 is delivering on this mission with a next generation care coordination software solution that enables the healthcare enterprise to effectively and efficiently manage the delivery of care. careC2 provides a consolidated environment for managing episodes of care with a real-time, common view for all care providers – including patients, families, clinicians and other care givers or coordinators.  To reduce variation and potential issues as the patient follows through each phase of their medical care treatment, measuring how well the care providers are performing against and expected outcomes. We are re-imagining how we provide visibility, oversight and management of patients across the entire care continuum that is based on consolidated views of the patient’s priorities and holistic, actionable insights aimed at improving productivity and enhancing the patient experience.

We seek experienced healthcare professionals who are well versed in 'big company' solution delivery and customer implementations, but nimble and agile enough to excel in the ambiguity of a start-up environment. Above all, we need doers who can self-direct and are poised to support our transformation of traditional healthcare models while maintaining high quality.

In particular, careC2™ is seeking a UX Product Design Specialist that is based in Charlotte, NC.

Our careC2™ solutions are inclusive of an application platform as a service (aPaas) and a suite of proprietary products.  A successful candidate will have proven experience in developing creative solutions to support careC2’s mobile and desktop web applications.  You will play an essential role in helping careC2 develop new ideas into prototypes in short periods of time, and come up with innovative solutions to solve market needs. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Support creative solutions for a wide variety of user experience challenges including, but not limited to mobile and desktop web applications. 
  • Design of useful, usable, and desirable user interfaces, products and services. This includes working closely with product management to realize the design.
  • Pair with product management and product strategy to rapidly create UI prototypes for new ideas, products and modules.
  • Participate in user research activities enabling the team to build a deep and rich understanding of how our vendors and customers use our platform.
  • Review, assess, make recommendations on, and influence: Requirements design, Use Case development, usability and workflow modeling for applications
  • Participate in cross-functional working groups to review results, refine concepts, propose solutions, recommend best practices and oversee analyses with other team members, including usability testing and end-user feedback collection for implemented systems.
  • Propose art direction and/or assist to define the visual language.
  • Present design work to the engineering team, product team, and executives for review and feedback.
  • Contribute to UI/UX design and implementation to influence the current and future careC2 applications.

Required Skills:

  • Position requires U.S. citizenship
  • Must have Bachelors degree plus 2 years' experience (Bachelor's degree in graphic design, visual communication, art, human-computer interaction (HCI), user experience, web design, or related field)
  • A portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating user centered design solutions.
  • Experience designing for a variety of form factors including mobile and desktop.
  • Familiarity in best practices for web-based information architecture and design, as well as knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
  • Visual design abilities demonstrated through mockups.
  • 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 Skills:

  • Understanding of a highly agile software environment.
  • Ability to create illustrations and visual images to communicate complex systems.
  • Demonstrated history of acquiring user data (e.g., conducting usability studies, user interviews, contextual inquiry) is a strong plus.
  • Background in healthcare or e-commerce is preferable.
  • Strong HTML and CSS skills

Travel Requirements:

Ability to travel as required to client sites and other company-sponsored events (approximately 15%)

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Development

Leidos

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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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