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General Electric Senior Usability Engineer in Bengaluru, India

Job Description Summary

As a Senior Usability Expert, you will lead usability activities for product development programs by defining their usability strategies and by planning and executing programs’ usability activities based on user-centered design principles and customer needs. You will also provide strategic guidance to the business on usability/human factors approach based on international standards

GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our mission is to improve lives in the moments that matter. Unlock your ambition, turn ideas into world-changing realities, and join an organization where every voice makes a difference, and every difference builds a healthier world.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Observe the patterns of use and the physical usage environment, analyze tasks, document and map work-flows, interview users, organize and conduct focus groups, gather user requirements during the pre-design phases of the project, plan and conduct site visits, analyze and document field research results, create environment and user profiles, report use study results to program members.

  • Organize design-driver/concept creation workshops, create new concepts, brainstorm new user interface ideas and build mock-ups, evaluate design concepts and user interface prototypes with end-users, select the final concept to carry forward

  • Provide input and review for usability evaluation plans, protocols, reports, task analysis, uFMEA, use analysis reports

  • Oversee planning of usability evaluations and design tests, recruiting participants, conducting usability tests, analyzing results and recommend changes, re-write specifications related to changed features

  • Supervise and co-ordinate the work of researchers in programs GE Healthcare participates, attend conferences for medical professionals, present at the conferences

  • Design user interfaces, specify the interaction and navigation, write user requirement specifications

  • Define usability goals and develop metrics for measuring how well the product meets the CTQs

  • Create material that spreads usability awareness throughout the Maternal Infant Care Business

  • Represent Usability Engineering on core teams for all programs

  • Manage usability lab to ensure that it remains accurate use environment for usability studies.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree software engineering, information sciences, human factors engineering, cognitive psychology, graphical design, industrial design or related field

  • 5+ years professional user interface design experience with familiarity in current usability research, theories and methodologies

  • Keep pace with medical device national and international guidances that have a usability engineering impact and understand how to apply those guidances

  • Expert in Interaction Design and User-Centered Design process with successful experience in software, web, or hardware development

  • Demonstrated ability to develop user interface concepts & visual design alternatives, create prototypes, and deliver requirements

  • Demonstrated project management leadership in multidisciplinary team environment, good communication, interviewing and presentation skills

  • Ability to demonstrate new ideas to customers using sketches and mock-ups, ability to identify users’ hidden needs Basic understanding of system, electrical, and mechanical design, as well as software integration.

Desired Characteristics

  • Master’s degree software engineering, information sciences, human factors engineering, cognitive psychology, graphical design, industrial design or related field

  • Practical experience applying IEC 62366, 60601-1-6, MDR, and HE75 to medical device design and development

  • Demonstrated flexibility and practicality in applying user-centered design principles and methodologies to software and hardware in a business environment

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Manage the outsourced resources involved in the usability evaluations

Inclusion and Diversity

GE Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

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