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Job #: R-00033210
Location: Newport News, VA
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.  

We are currently looking for a talented design-focused Ul/UX Developer to support our program located in Newport News, VA.  The position could be successfully performed remotely 100% or in our Newport News offices.  

As a Ul/UX Developer , you will work with a team of developers, requirements managers, and product owners supporting programs with the design, creation, and maintenance of our rich client-side application and contribute to other key parts of our tooling and infrastructure, with a specific focus on improving the user experience. You will be successful in this role if you are detail-oriented and a highly motivated self-starter that is able to work closely in a collaborative role with other team members.

We are looking for a user-experience designer responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, wireframes and prototypes. You will also design the overall functionality of the product and iterate upon it to ensure a great user experience. To do so, you will perform end-user facing research with our products, and integrate insights from this research into the design process. You will be required to stay abreast of new methods, technology, and trends that impact user experience research and design practices.

 
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor 's degree in a corresponding field related to Computer Science or Design and minimum four (4) years of related experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • 2+ years of experience designing with React or Vue
  • Experience with CSS frameworks such as Bootstrap, Foundation or similar
  • 2+ years of experience employing an iterative, user-centric design process in UX design/interactive prototyping.
  • 2+ years of experience taking input from multiple sources and synthesizing it into coherent design ideas.
  • Experience defining interaction models, creating userflows, storyboards, wireframes and prototypes.
  • Ability to provide portfolio of work will be requested

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate the customers ' and product owners ' product visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Collaborate with other team members, stakeholders and customers
  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas.
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team of designers, product managers, and engineers on all phases of the product development lifecycle
  • Incorporate best practices for accessibility, usability, web performance, and design into our products and ultimately champion a more consistent and delightful user experience.
  • Provide mentorship to other frontend engineers and designers in all aspects of UX development.
  • Perform research, evaluations, and validations of moderate complexity.
  • Use appropriate research methodology, tools, and protocols to conduct user-centered research.
  • Perform subjective and objective research both qualitatively and quantitatively, to gather deep end-user understanding.
  • Perform usability/heuristic evaluations and validations across the product or solution life-cycle.
     

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 25% 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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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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