Philosophy

PSE is a small business that fosters a collaborative work environment, close engagement with clients to solve their problems, excellence in science and technology, and application of innovative methods and design.

Benefits

PSE provides a flexible work environment, competitive benefits, and compensation based on accomplishment and experience. We value, encourage, and support professional development. Some travel is necessary, and most positions require successful completion of a federal background investigation.

Positions

Responsibilities of the position are:

  • Lead teams performing human factors research, design and development
  • Work to deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Develop creative and evidence-based solutions to complex, applied problems
  • Assume responsibilities and contribute at all levels in project teams

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree or equivalent work experience in human factors engineering, engineering psychology, systems engineering, or similar
  • Software user interface design
  • Human-system interaction
  • Human factors standards and methods
  • System engineering processes
  • Working with users in operational environments

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience with office and analysis software
  • Test and evaluation
  • Usability testing and analysis
  • User-system design, development & integration
  • Workplace and workstation design
  • Consumer products and equipment design
  • Ergonomics

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Responsibilities of the position are:

  • Design and develop high-fidelity prototypes of user interfaces for a variety of domains such as defense, medical, intel communities and many more
  • Create UI graphics based on vision of project teams
  • Participate in and base designs on products created by teams of human factors engineers and cognitive scientists. Products may be any one or combination of requirements, wireframes, mockups, or low-to-high fidelity prototypes
  • Develop creative and evidence-based solutions to complex, applied problems
  • Assume responsibilities and contribute at all levels in small project teams

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Human Factors, Computer Science, or Visual Design related field
  • Demonstrated skill in interface design and prototyping
  • Graphic design experience with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, or other similar software

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience with office and analysis software
  • Test and evaluation
  • Usability testing and analysis
  • User-system design, development & integration
  • Workplace and workstation design
  • Consumer products and equipment design
  • Ergonomics

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Responsibilities of the position are:

  • Identify and apply cognitive science to address challenges facing users in complex work situations
  • Develop creative and scientifically-based solutions to applied problems
  • Assume responsibilities and contribute at all levels within small project teams
  • Prepare, critique and discuss reports and descriptions of research methods and findings
  • Present and publish research

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in cognitive science, cognitive or perceptual psychology, human factors, or a related field
  • Research experience in human cognition or perception in laboratory and applied settings
  • Experience in measurement of human performance

Desirable Qualifications

  • Research interests in decision-making, automation, modeling and simulation
  • Demonstrated experience with user-centered interface design, prototyping, information visualization
  • Scientific programming (e.g. R, python, Matlab)

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  • A few temporary positions in our San Diego office are occasionally open for students desiring applied experience in these fields for 2-3 months during summer or extended breaks in their academic programs. Interested students may submit a vita or resumé at any time. Travel reimbursement is not available for these positions.

Positions available in these disciplines:

  • Applied Research Psychology
  • System Engineering
  • Engineering Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Human Factors Engineering

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Believe you are a good fit with PSE but don’t see your exact job description?
Send your resume to info@pacific-science.com.