Stafford, VA

Human Factors Engineer

Sonalysts, Inc. is seeking an individual with experience in human factors engineering as applied to field of Human Systems Integration (HSI), human performance assessment, Human Computer Interface (HCI) design, usability testing, and the design of advanced military systems and technologies.

The position will support a range of military acquisition programs over time, and depending on program requirements, responsibilities could include the following:


  • HSI requirements analysis

  • Development of HSI Program Plans and other program documentation

  • Human centered design

  • Robotics/autonomy research

  • Development of research protocols for Institutional Review Board (IRB) review/approval

  • Usability testing and/or heuristic assessment of emerging systems

  • Human performance studies

  • Collaborative interaction with software and systems engineers

  • Cognitive task analyses in support of system design and technology insertion

  • Serve as Principal Investigator for research efforts and proposals submitted under U.S. Government SBIR/STTR programs

  • 15% travel (with overnight stays), including frequent local travel within a 60-mile radius


What’s In It For You?

  • Working on challenging and innovative projects supporting the Department of Defense (DoD)

  • Becoming an integral part of an innovative, employee-owned company, which provides a full range of benefits including paid vacation time, tuition reimbursement program, health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), and 401(k) plans


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Factors, Industrial Engineering, Cognitive Psychology, or related field

  • U.S. Citizen eligible for a U.S. Department of Defense SECRET (or higher) clearance


Desired Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen in possession of a U.S. Department of Defense SECRET (or higher) clearance

  • Previous employment supporting the U.S. Navy or Marine Corps providing HSI services


Please verify U.S. citizenship in your resume or cover letter.  Submissions without a statement verifying U.S. citizenship will not be considered.



Send resumes to Recruiting, Sonalysts, Inc., 215 Parkway North, Waterford, CT  06385 or  Reply to Ad 3919.



Sonalysts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, disability, or other basis protected by law.

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