Associate Engineer I

Illinois, Evanston Evanston USA
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Job Description

Reporting to an appointed supervisor, Associate Engineers work together in multi-disciplinary teams to execute research and usability testing for a variety of projects. The Associate Engineer I works within well-defined guidelines to manage videography for data capture; moderate usability testing sessions; conduct field research; summarize, prepare and analyze data; and evaluate results of the data for deliverable creation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Study environment & video equipment set-up
  • Site visits for observational research
  • Moderating testing sessions
  • Root cause analysis
  • Data entry
  • Data analysis
  • Data management
  • Video review & analysis
  • Video & data backup
  • Report writing
  • Study supply tracking & inventory

Qualifications

Essential Requirements:

  • BS/BA in human factors engineering, biomedical engineering, industrial engineering, or related field required.
  • Ability to analyze data using excel and appropriate statistical techniques and to visualize / present data in a form that is easily understood.
  • Excellent listening and observation skills.
  • Excellent quantitative skills.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Advanced to expert proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Proficiency in a variety of data collection software / programs (e.g. DatStat, Qualtrics, etc.)
  • Ability to work full time at the Design Science office in Philadelphia, PA or Evanston, IL and to travel 20-30% of the time, domestically and internationally.
  • Willingness to undergo background checks, drug/health screenings as required for research purposes
  • Good organizational skills and ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Evidence of interdisciplinary collaboration across a variety of field, including engineering, design and psychology.

Additional Desired Skills / Experience:

  • Ability to deploy a variety of research techniques to collect and process data across multiple areas of company’s portfolio of work (field research, usability testing, ergonomics, etc.)
  • Experience with, or interest in, medical devices, product development and/or design.
  • Experience with, or knowledge of, FDA regulatory guidance on usability and medical devices.

Additional Information

Here’s what we’re offering:

  • Full-time, salaried, exempt position
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Benefits: Health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance(s), 401k with match, 20 days PTO to start, paid holidays, dependent care FSA, work from home and flex work options, and more!

Other:

This position is posted for our Chicago area office.

Resume / cover letter required.

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Job Details

ID #3649793
State Illinois
City Evanston
Full-time
USD
Source Design Science
Showed 2020-03-26
Date 2020-03-26
Deadline 2020-05-25
Category Et cetera
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