Northrop Grumman User Experience Specialist 2/3 in Woodlawn, Maryland

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is seeking a User Experience Specialist 2/3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Woodlawn, MD. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Health Systems Management operating unit which focuses on Healthcare IT solutions for our Federal, State, and Local government clients.

Description of Work:

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Derive business processes, analyze user needs, assist in requirements definition, design browser-based interfaces, and design and conduct usability testing.

  • Elicit business goals and user needs from stakeholders.

  • Create Personas and Scenarios of Use.

  • Create and refine screen prototypes.

  • Document user requirements, screen designs, and design recommendations.

  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical topics as well as interface with the customer on a daily basis.

  • Become knowledgeable on the HIPAA policies and procedures for the program and ensure awareness of HIPAA breach process. Understand your role in HIPAA compliance and be able to execute that role in an effective manner. HITSSA

Basic Qualifications for a User Experience Specialist 2:

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

  • Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of relevant work experience

  • Minimum of 1.5 years of direct Interaction/Interface design experience in User-Centered Methods and User Analysis

  • Minimum of 1.5 years of experience documenting user requirements, screen designs, and design recommendations

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in designing and conducting formative usability tests in both formal and informal settings

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience preparing and presenting findings and recommendations in small and large group settings

  • Must have an understanding of responsive design

  • Must be US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident

  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance

Basic Qualifications for a User Experience Specialist 3:

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of relevant work experience, Master's Degree and 3 years relevant work experience

  • Minimum of 4 years of direct Interaction/Interface design experience in User-Centered Methods and User Analysis

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience documenting user requirements, screen designs, and design recommendations

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in designing and conducting formative usability tests in both formal and informal settings

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience preparing and presenting findings and recommendations in small and large group settings

  • Must have an understanding of responsive design

  • Must be US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident

  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

  • Experience using Axure RP prototyping software

  • Experience with the Agile/Scrum methodology

  • Prior experience supporting government agencies

  • Understanding of Section 508 and its requirements regarding design

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.