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Senior UX Designer/Usability Engineer

Country:  United States
State / Province:  Georgia
City:  Atlanta
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  36203

Job Description

Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS) is the world’s leading electronic measurement company helping engineers address their toughest technical challenges with confidence through innovations measurement science,  for over 75 years. With our HP and Keysight legacy, over ~12,000 Keysight employees in more than 100 countries, our employees leverage their insight and passion to develop and deliver wireless, modular, and software solutions in automotive, energy, wireless communications, aerospace and defense, and semiconductor markets.


Keysight launched a Software Design Center in Atlanta to create a new generation of software for electronic product design and test. The new center is located in Atlanta’s growing Midtown district and features an open environment to foster collaboration and support an agile software development approach.

Keysight is looking for a user-experience designer responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, wireframes and prototypes. You will also design the overall functionality of the product and iterate upon it to ensure a great user experience. Collaborate with solution partners and development team members on UX/UI design. You will also lead a collaboration effort with Georgia Tech on Usability Testing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop software prototypes for UI design
  • Review “User Story Board” and recommend improvements for better usability and user experience
  • Create and deploy formal usability methods and define the desired outcome
  • Advocate and drive change for UI standards and sustainable usability improvements
  • Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces
  • Make user-experience design decisions related to core, and new, functions and features
  • Lead the software design team in user-centered design approach and rapid design test and iteration
  • Collaborate with other team members, partners and stakeholders
  • Present UX training to developers
  • Champion new ideas

This position will be based out of our R&D office in Atlanta’s growing Midtown district. Keysight Technologies Inc.’s new Software Design Center features an open environment that fosters collaboration and supports an agile software development approach.  


Job Qualifications
  • Masters or advanced degree in Human Factors or Usability Engineering, Human Computer Interaction or Cognitive Psychology, preferably from a college of engineering or equivalent
  • 7 to 10 years Industry experience/ track record with all aspects of user-centered design and agile development
  • UX Design experience in high-tech industries or complex systems, with proven track record of design for technical domains
  • Initiative to plan, lead, and coordinate these activities as key contributor and consultant
  • Ability to create new UI designs from early concept through wireframes and interactive UI prototypes
  • Teamwork and innovation to create concepts within a given UI Standard, Style Guide and framework
  • Proficient or able to ramp up with UI Design prototyping tools – such as Sketch, Zeplin, Axure, or others
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with domain experts, development teams, and stakeholders.
  • Experience in touch UI design for both software and hardware, working knowledge of ergonomics. Mobile app experience desirable.
  • Experience reviewing designs for usability and UI standards and providing recommendations to improve
  • Conviction to influence others to design for the target Personas, to implement UI designs or recommendations
  • Persistence and drive to contribute to UI Council, UI Standard evolution, and UX Evangelism in the organization
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Job ID : 36203 

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