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Mid-Level Flight Deck Human Factors Specialist
Posted on 5/11/2022
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
UI/UX Design
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited course of study in human factors, UX/UI Design, systems engineering, industrial engineering, or psychology. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard
  • Four or more years' related engineering work experience
  • Some travel may be required, either domestic or international. Frequent travel to other local Puget Sound sites is required
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a diverse engineering team in order to establish a consensus on complex technical issues
  • Designing, testing, and certifying the look, feel, and operational behavior of the flight deck, from the early conceptual phase to supporting airplanes through their service life
  • Collaborating with pilots, designers, and systems engineers to ensure flight deck interfaces and flight management automation complements the cognitive, physical, sensory, and ergonomic capabilities of our pilots
  • Conducting and executing user evaluations and testing in state-of-the-art full-flight simulators and flight test airplanes
  • Designing and executing human factors studies in support of product development and product evolution, ensuring continuous growth within the frontier of human-system integration
  • Supporting product development efforts to identify new and emerging technologies to increase aviation safety and add value to our products or services
  • Supporting the establishment of design requirements for changes and enhancements to the flight crew interface on existing or new commercial airplane models, and testing and implementing those enhancements
  • Developing and executing Human Factors processes in support of compliance activities and interacting with regulatory bodies, both domestic and international
  • Utilizing Human Factors methodologies and best practices to develop, evaluate, analyze, test, and support the cognitive, interactive, ergonomic, and behavioral attributes of Boeing Flight Decks
  • Informing and advocating for the incorporation of human performance limits in the assessment of safety risk in our product designs
  • Working closely with the international avionics community and a diverse and global community of flight operations professionals including flight test, technical and procedural, training, customer airline, and regulator pilots
  • Represent Boeing Commercial Airplanes Human Factors community in both corporate enterprise functional organizations as well as industry committees
Desired Qualifications
  • Human factors experience within the aerospace/flight operation industry
  • Pilot certification or experience
The Boeing Company
Company Overview
Boeing Company manufactures and sells aircraft, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites and provides product leasing and support services.