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Human Factors Engineer, Veterans Affairs

Herndon, VA 20170
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


Knowledge & Experience:
  • 10 Years of IT Experience
  • 5 Years of Business Analyst (BA) Experience
  • 3 Years of relevant Human Factors / User Experience (UX) / User Interface (UI) Experience
  • Experience shall demonstrate the ability to perform functional requirements and include a broad range of assignments performing analytical and/or technical requirements and analysis.
  • Experience in practical user research, usability testing and consumer insight gathering.
  • Experience assisting with medical modeling and simulation, proposals, and standards, would be helpful
  • Familiarity with SAFe and/or Agile principles
  • Working knowledge of front-end development technologies (HTML, CSS, Angular, etc.), would be helpful

  • Masters Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other engineering or technical discipline (or Bachelors Degree w/10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education)
  • Human Factors / UX/UI certifications, such as CUA or CXA, would be helpful
  • Current VA PIV card, VA GFE Laptop, and VA network access, would be helpful
  • Must be able to achieve a moderate (Tier 2) VA position of trust.


This role will serve as part of the team supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with the implementation, integration and sustainment of a fully integrated supply chain solution that provides the full spectrum of medical logistics. The Supply Chain delivers clinical care to Veterans by managing the logistics and flow of supplies and equipment. Supply Chain Management (SCM) ensures that the right equipment and supplies are available when needed, and the Supply Chain Management Product Line (SCM PL) encompasses the activities to procure resources, manage supplies, and deliver goods and services to providers and patients.

This team will be focused on implementing a scalable to support accelerated site deployment, while at the same time supporting integration with additional VA systems and sustainment of current integrations.

The team will have a blend of specific expertise and experience in SAFe Agile, Product Management, Development, Security and Operations (DevSecOps), engineering, and Data Migration.

The Human Factors Engineer will provide a human factors subject matter expertise and will design, evaluate, and reviewprototype medicalproducts from a human factors and ergonomic perspective. This position will require a holistic approach to understanding user interaction of different modalitiessuch astask analyses, user testing, heuristic evaluations, and physiological monitoring.

  • Develop human factors research, design, and testing of medical products and services from the user-centered design perspective.
  • Assist in the development of user models through task analysis, process modeling, and user interviews to gain understanding of clinical needs, behavior, preferences, and workflow, and bring the end-user perspective to the development team to integrate these into design concepts.
  • Plan and execute human performance and usability studies for a variety of user environments.
  • Perform statistical analysis of behavioral and subjective user data.
  • Use proven human factors methodologies and tools in order to recommend changes to improve product design or process development
  • Work closely with the program team to identify, track, and monitor risks, issues, and problems.
  • In collaboration with Risk Management and Clinical Engineering to analyze design to assess how use error may contribute to unsafe conditions and proactively identify risk mitigations and manage regular reporting schedule for quality and risk.

For Colorado Residents
Colorado Salary Minimum: $112,444.80
Colorado Salary Maximum:$240,385.60

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Perspecta's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Perspecta provides a variety of benefits to employees.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-19 Expires: 2021-07-20

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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