Ergonomics/Human Factors Position

TITLE:                        Staff Systems Engineer
DEPARTMENT:                Human Factors
Requisition:                2140
LOCATION:                Owego, NY
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost,
risk, supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are
performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design,
fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance & disposal. 
Ensures the logical & systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into
total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, & cost constraints.
Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements
allocation & interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into
hardware & software specifications.
Qualifications (Required)
*                Must be able to apply human performance principles, methodologies, and
technologies to the design of human-machine systems and products. 
*        Develop and implement research methodologies and statistical analysis plans to
test and evaluate developmental prototypes used in new products and processes, such
as cockpit         designs, user workstations, and computerized human models. 
*        Interface with design engineers to establish system design, operating, and
training requirements and to ensure optimized human-machine interfaces. 
*        Identify and analyze technological problems or risks, as well as perform
theoretical human factors investigations, and develop and implement research and
analysis plans.
*        Must be experienced in all phases of the System Engineering process and avionics
*        Based on multi-sourced requirements (explicit and derived) and existing system
constraints, develop designs (hardware and/or software). 
*        Integrate and verify functional and environmental compliance.
Qualifications (DesireD)
*        Familiarization with workload evaluation scales (e.g. Cooper-Harper, Bedford) and
analysis techniques a plus.
*        DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret. 
Our client makes the world a safer place through its technological innovations. The
company's areas of expertise include Atmospheric Science, Avionics, Geophysics,
Homeland Security, Information Technology, Intelligent Automation, Process and
Equipment Controls, Space Launch Ranges, and Rail Products.
Founded in the late 1960s and headquartered in the DC Metro area, our client is
privately owned company with approximately 700 employees.  They also have major
offices in Endicott, NY; Melbourne, FL; and Coca Beach, FL; as well as field offices
around the United States.
Our client has a unique working environment and culture - it is a $100 million
company that has a small company feel.  It is an ideal place for individuals with
technical skills, creativity, problem solving abilities, and an entrepreneurial
spirit.  Their employees work with cutting edge technologies and software projects
that directly impact national and worldwide safety and security.
The following is a just a sample of the projects in which our client's employees are
*        Supporting the Defense Threat Reduction Agency with signal processing and analysis
to contribute to world peacekeeping efforts, including the fight against terrorism
and the detection and location of nuclear and biological weapons in the Middle East.
*        Supporting Kennedy Space Center's space shuttle operations.  Making shuttle
launches, landings, and ground operations safer by providing meteorological
evaluation, analysis, and support to NASA.
*        Supporting an automated sensor integration system that protects facilities,
perimeters, and borders from intrusion and chemical, biological, radiological, and
nuclear attack.
*        Providing software development and services in support of mission critical
avionics and flight control systems aboard the C-17, V-22, F-18, and B-2 military
Supplying PC based controls and documentation for modular, flexible, and
maintainable material systems that manage intelligent transfer, transport, staging,
and retrieval, plus supporting the installation of completed software systems at
customer facilities.
Our client has always excelled at attracting top quality people to our company. To
retain them, they have developed employee benefits that are among the best in their
industry. They include but are not limited to: 
*                Casual Dress 
*        Health Membership
*        Credit Union Membership 
*        New Baby Gift Program
*        Internet Access 
*        Anniversary Award 
*        Wellness Program
*        Tiered Benefits Plans 
*        Spot Bonus Awards 
*        Quarterly Awards
*        Annual Awards 
*        Patent Awards
*        Technical Paper Awards 
*        Recruitment Awards 
*        Tuition Assistance 
*        In-House Training 
*        Outside Seminars
*        Yearly Conference 
*        Professional Society Memberships 
*        Professional Certification Courses 
*        Life Insurance 
*        Dental Insurance
*        Medical Insurance 
*        Disability Insurance
*        AD&D Insurance 
*        401(k) with matching
*        Sick Leave 
*        Personal Leave 
*        Holidays
*        Vacation Leave 
Derina Barringer
Account Manager
312-627-9301 x3214
10 S Riverside Plaza
Suite 2250
Chicago, IL 60606