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Principle Engineer
Human Factors, Early R&D
Updated on 3/22/2023
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
UI/UX Design
  • Requires a minimum of 15 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 12 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 8 years experience; or equivalent experience
  • Expertise in DoD-constrained UI/UX practices
  • Experience with Git and code management tools
  • Passionate about designing high-impact human-machine teaming solutions
  • Strong technical collaboration skills and a desire to develop new skills
  • Excited by a fast-moving environment with a highly motivated group
  • Partner with program management and business teams to solve for customer needs
  • Conduct competitive and industry research to understand the needs, pain points, and use cases of our customers
  • Work at the intersection of design and development to translate product requirements into design specifications, user journey maps and workflows
  • Design low-fidelity mockups and rapid prototypes for user testing and iteration
  • Lead customer reviews, and usability events to gather feedback and data on design effectiveness
  • Design and execute human-factors centric experiments focused on evaluating performance and trust in autonomy for DoD customers
  • Projects that you might work on (optional):
  • Design, implementation, and test of Mission Planning UI/UX
  • Design, implementation, and test of Mission Debrief UI/UX
  • Multi-vehicle collaboration UI/UX (Group 3 and Group 5 UAS)
Desired Qualifications
  • User Experience degree
  • Human Factors degree
  • Human Computer Interaction degree
  • Portfolio showcasing at least two product design pieces
  • Experience with in aerospace and/or robotics industries
  • Experience with team leadership, or as a technical project lead
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Shield AI

201-500 employees

Self-driving technology without GPS
Company Overview
Shield AI's mission is to advance America's nation's core values by providing the US and allies access to leading technologies and innovations.
  • Medical Insurance Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Subsidized Gym Membership
  • Pet Insurance
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Retirement Services
  • Life Insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Bereavement Support
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Relaxed Dress Code
  • Yearly Swag Items
  • Unlimited Snacks
  • Bottomless Beverages
  • Annual Celebrations
  • Work From Home Benefits
  • Standing Desks and Widescreen Monitors
Company Core Values
  • Earn Trust
  • Candor
  • Pursue Excellence
  • Delight Our Customers
  • Put the Team First
  • Embrace Teammates
  • Demonstrate Grit
  • Dominate