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Hewlett-Packard Company

Human Factors Engineer

Hewlett-Packard Company - Houston, TX

Houston, Texas

Date posted

01/06/2018

Unique mastery

and recognized authority on relevant subject matter knowledge including technologies, theories and techniques. Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas. Successfully operates in the most complex disciplines, in which the company must operate to be successful. Provides highly innovative solutions. Leads large, cross-division functional teams or projects that affect the organization’s long-term goals and objectives. May participate in cross-division, multi-function teams. Provides mentoring and guidance to lower level employees. Routinely exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and criteria for achieving objectives. Develops strategy and sets functional policy and direction. Acts as a functional manager within area of expertise but does not manage other employees as a primary job function.

Responsibilities:

Develops organization-wide experience architectures across multiple platforms and organizations within the Global Business Unit.

Identifies and evaluates new technologies, innovations, and outsourced partner relationships for alignment with design strategy, technology roadmap, and business value; creates plans for integration and update into architecture.

Reviews and evaluates designs and project activities for compliance with technology and development guidelines and standards; integrates suggestions, updates, and innovations into overall architecture and design language.

Leverages recognized domain expertise, business acumen, and experience to influence decisions of executive business leadership, outsourced design partners, and industry standards groups.

Provides guidance and mentoring to less- experienced staff members to set an example of user experience design innovation and excellence.

Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business, Design, Human Factors Engineering, Social Sciences research, or equivalent.

Typically 10 years experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

Extensive experience with application and development of design theories, principles, and concepts for a portfolio of multiple information technology and consumer products and services platforms.

Extensive experience with various research methodologies (quantitative, qualitative, interviews, surveys/questionnaires).

Must understand the scientific process and have extensive experience with experimental design.

Must be able to analyze statistical data and communicate findings to cross-functional teams.

History of innovation with numerous examples of design excellence.

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

Experience in architecture of overall product design and technology across multiple product lines.

Evaluating and selecting processes, standards, and techniques to be used in reviewing designs for alignment with overall product and quality architecture; history of implementing cross- platform and functional changes and initiatives.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; mastery in English and local language. Ability to effectively communicate process architectures and product formulations, design proposals and negotiate options at business unit and executive levels.

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Location: Houston, TX

Company Profile:
Hewlett-Packard Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. Its Personal Systems segment offers commercial personal computers (PCs), consumer PCs, workstations, thin clients, tablets, retail point-of-sale (POS) systems, calculators and other related accessories, software, support, and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The company’s Printing segment offers consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, software and Web services, and scanning devices, as well as inkjet and printing solutions, laserjet and enterprise solutions, and graphics solutions. Its Enterprise Group segment provides industry standard servers; business critical systems; traditional and converged storage solutions; networking products comprising controllers/switches, routers, and wireless LAN access points; and technology consulting and support services focused on cloud, mobility, and data. The company’s Enterprise Services segment offers technology consulting, outsourcing, and support services to infrastructure, applications, and business process domains; and application and business services. Its Software segment provides enterprise information management solutions, such as data analytics, information governance, and digital marketing for structured and unstructured data; IT management software; and security intelligence/risk management solutions as software licenses and software-as-a-service. The company’s HP Financial Services segment offers leasing, financing, utility programs, and asset recovery services; and asset management services to enterprise customers, as well as specialized financial services to SMBs, and educational and governmental entities. The company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.