Waterford, CT

Human Factors Engineer

Sonalysts, Inc. is seeking an entry-level Human Factors Engineer to assist in the research, design, test, and evaluation of complex human-machine systems. Candidate will perform several Human Factors Engineering functions on a wide variety of projects, including, but not limited to:

  • Conducting Top-Down Functional Analysis (TDFA) and/or Cognitive Task Analysis (CTA).

  • Performing Literature Reviews.

  • Designing, Deploying, and Analyzing Surveys/Questionnaires.

  • Conducting Knowledge Elicitation sessions with domain experts.

  • Writing and publishing peer-reviewed research.

What’s In It For You?

  • Working on challenging and innovative projects

  • 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, Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Science, Computer Science (with an emphasis on User Interfaces), or related field.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen eligible for a government security clearance.

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

Strongly Desired and Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD security clearance.

  • Master’s Degree in any of the required fields.

  • Experience developing wireframes/mockups (Balsamiq is preferred).

  • Experience in quantitative methods and statistical packages (e.g. SPSS, MATLAB, R).

  • Experience in qualitative methods (e.g. focus groups, interviews, observational research).

  • Experience with submarine operations and/or undersea warfare.

  • Experience with Unmanned Systems (including Unmanned Aerial Systems).

  • Experience with GIS, mapping or Navigation tools

  • Familiarity with wargaming, Operations Research, and/or Modeling & Simulation.

  • Track record of peer-reviewed publications.


Send resume as .pdf or .doc to recruiting@sonalysts.com or Sonalysts, Inc., 215 Parkway North, Waterford, CT 06385.  Reply to Ad 3118.


Sonalysts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, 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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Waterford, CT 06385

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