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R&D Engineer _ Human Factors (St. Paul, MN) | Competitive Pay

Closing date
Dec 17, 2022

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Position Type
Full Time
Medical Anthropology
Organization Type
SMS Solutions Inc is Hiring Immediately. We are looking for skilled R&D Engineer _ Human Factors in the St. Paul, MN Area. Come join the SMS team! It takes more than top-notch facilities, modern equipment, and innovative technologies to become our customer's most trusted supplier. It takes people who are committed to our customer's success and who are willing to go the extra mile to get the job done right.

Title: R&D Engineer Human Factors

Location: St. Paul, MN

Job Type: Contract, 12 months+

Shift Structure:

* Monday - Friday
* 9:00AM - 5:00PM
* 40 hours per week
* Hybrid (3 days onsite)

About The Client

* A leading global pharmaceutical company providing advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. Fostering a wide array of health care products.

Job Summary

Role will provide proven ability to work with multidisciplinary teams that may include other human factors experts. This is also, proven ability to apply user-centered design and human factors/usability engineering principles to product research, development and design.


* Responsible for coordinating all activities necessary to complete Human Factors engineering projects. Activities include, but are not limited to:

* Conducting ethnographic user research to identify user needs
* Translating user needs to requirements and product design concepts
* Developing prototypes to explore and validate product design concepts
* Performing workflow, task and use error analyses
* Conducting Formative Usability testing
* Conducting Summative Validation testing

* Participate on development program teams to ensure human factors principles are considered and implemented
* Create and communicate project deliverables and manage time to meet project deadlines

Requirements and Qualifications:

* Proven ability to apply knowledge of Human Factors principles and techniques to the design, development, and evaluation of hardware and/or software products
* Experience leading Human Factors activities across the product life cycle, including ethnographic research, user needs identification, workflow and task analysis, requirements development, user interface design, user error analysis, usability and validation testing
* Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams and provide technical leadership
* Experience with software and/or hardware user-interface design
* Proven ability to interface with customers in a highly professional manner
* Ability to quickly assimilate advanced domain knowledge
* Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
* M.S. degree in Human Factors Engineering, Design, Cognitive Psychology, Anthropology, Human-Computer Interaction or a related discipline
* Minimum 3+ years of relevant Human Factors/Usability engineering experience in a product development environment

A Great Candidate Will…

* Experience in medical device development
* Working knowledge of cardiac electrophysiology
* Working knowledge of Human Factors/Usability Engineering regulatory standards


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