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Senior Human Factors Engineer

Coconut Creek, Florida
9 Oct 2021

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

The Boeing Company is seeking an experienced Senior Human Factors Engineer to conduct human engineering design and analysis activities in Boeing Research & Technology's Mission Systems & Autonomy organization. Come and be part of a team that focuses on human-system interaction design, advanced learning & training technologies, and human-centered AI (Artificial Intelligence). With our variety of work, you won't be bored! This position can be based out of either Berkeley, Missouri, Huntsville, Alabama, or Orlando, Florida.

Boeing, we create the future - of mobility, autonomy, speed, endurance, space access and exploration, undersea vehicles, cybersecurity, communication and much, much more. We connect people, products and ideas around the world.  We protect people and nations. We explore the mysteries of the universe from seabed to space to cyberspace. We inspire future generations of innovators, dreamers and doers.

We are Boeing Research & Technology: Boeing's global research and development team creating and implementing innovative technologies that make the impossible possible and enabling the future of aerospace. We are engineers and technicians, skilled scientists and bold innovators; Join us and put your passion, determination, and skill to work building the future!   #TheFutureIsBuiltHere #ChangeTheWorld

In joining us you will work in a casual but professional environment with multi-disciplined teams of engineers that take pride in developing, integrating, testing and delivering innovative solutions. We offer long-term potential for career growth into both technical leadership and/or management positions and highly value the curiosity, tenacity and imagination our engineers bring to our teams each day.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Apply principles of human capabilities and constraints (e.g., physiology, cognition, perception, ergonomics) and knowledge of the user and their environments to assist in the development, test and evaluation of safe and effective user-centered technologies.

  • Utilize human engineering tools and methods (e.g., task and workload analysis, digital human modeling, simulation and prototyping, usability evaluation, statistical and human error analysis) to assist in the development, test and evaluation of safe and effective user interfaces and products.

  • Identify human engineering design issues and develop solutions as a user advocate to ensure human engineering requirements are met by the design.

  • Apply knowledge of the human engineering design process, its elements, and its relationship to the product lifecycle to effectively analyze product design.

  • Perform rapid prototyping of user interfaces & experiences (e.g. storyboards, wireframes, mockups, and designs).

  • Perform evaluations of user interfaces, service solutions (e.g., training, analytics) and prototype capabilities (e.g. flight deck, ground control stations).

This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.

The position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a US Person as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. US Person includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • 1+ years of experience technical leading teams or projects

  • 4+ years of experience in Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience, or a related discipline

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Human Factors or Psychology with emphasis on Systems Engineering, Safety or Aviation

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience of task, function analysis; human, team and mission requirements capture

  • Experience in aerospace, automotive, robotics, training and simulation or similar industry.

  • Experience with human-machine interface design.

  • Experience decomposing and applying Human Engineering requirements.

  • Experience with human performance modeling tools (e.g., Micro Saint Sharp, IMPRINT, IPME), computer aided design tools and systems (e.g., computer aided design/computer aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM), computer aided three dimensional interactive (CATIA).

  • Experience manipulating systems models in systems engineering tools (Rhapsody, Cameo).

  • Experience applying User Centered Design principles to software.

  • Familiarity with user-centered design practices (e.g., audience analysis, persona definition, goal-directed task analysis, contextual enquiry).

  • Expertise in experimental psychology, cognitive science, statistics.

Typical Education/Experience: 

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Shift Work Statement:

This position is for 1st shift

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  • Job Reference: 393552044-2
  • Date Posted: 9 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Boeing
  • Location: Coconut Creek, Florida
  • Salary: On Application