Human Factors Specialist

Posted Date 3 months ago(12/14/2022 2:25 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
Minimum Salary
USD $56,070.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $126,170.00/Yr.


The FAA’s System Engineering and Technical Innovative Solutions (SETIS) portfolio will provide a broad range of Research, Service Analysis, Strategic Planning, Systems Engineering (SE), technical, financial, and programmatic support services that will enable the FAA to accomplish its National Airspace System (NAS), Mission Support and other aviation-related objectives. 

This exciting and diverse work includes the technical, financial, and programmatic support services, and other aviation-related support services that fall within the FAA’s Acquisition Management System (AMS) Lifecycle Management Policy activities, including: 

  • Systems engineering and integration,  
  • Investment and business case analysis,  
  • System acquisition program planning and management, 
  • System development and implementation planning and management,  
  • System Life Extension Program/Technical Refresh planning,  
  • Program and contract management,  
  • Forecasting and business/financial/information management 

In addition, the candidate will be involved in Aviation, Innovation, and New Entrants related activities that fall outside the AMS Lifecycle Management Policy. This includes, but is not limited to research, analysis, and assessment supporting the development of systems, standards, policies, published rules, and procedures 

As a Human Factors Specialist, you will perform human factors engineering functions for computer human interface analysis, situational awareness, human-in-the-loop scenarios, ergonomics, and kinematics. Directs human factors studies to promote the introduction and  

application of concepts, procedures, tests and evaluations, and operational  



Human Factors Skills Include: 

  • Ability to translate technical requirements into business solutions including experience analyzing current state quantitative and qualitative data, summarizing findings, developing conclusions, and making strategic recommendations. 
  • Create personas through user research and data. 
  • Define relevant interaction models and define its success. 
  • Develop wire-frames and prototypes. 
  • Communicate design ideas and prototypes supported by objective analyses to facilitate decision-making. 
  • Develop presentations and reports conveying complex information. 
  • Experience using UI/UX tools as well as lean and agile methodologies and tools (e.g., JIRA, Confluence, HipChat, Adobe Experience Design or Balsamiq Mockups). 
  • Interface directly with our CMS clients.  
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS; JavaScript is a plus 
  • Provide technical direction and quality review to team members in the creation of client deliverables.  
  • Experience leading client briefings and review sessions. 
  • Work with Senior Leadership to drive account growth. 


Desired Skills include: 

  • Experience with task leadership and research. 
  • Ability to thrive in an ever changing, technology-based environment. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written). 
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel. Strong oral and written communication skills. 
  • Agile Certifications, PMI Certifications or Lean Six Sigma Black Belt are a plus. 


A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Sciences (e.g., mathematics, physics, meteorology, chemistry, etc.), applied or experimental psychology, human factors, ergonomics, sociology, industrial engineering or related field is required.  Depending on additional education or experience, progressive levels of skill will be considered in determining job series. 


  • 5 years of relevant experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree.  
  • Master's Degree or MBA in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 3 years’ experience.  
  • PhD in related field may be substituted for bachelor’s degree and 7 years’ experience. 

Work experience that is not relevant to the labor category definition will not be considered in the "Years of Relevant Experience" calculation. 

Client Engagement

· Learn about and support Noblis’ client engagement, corporate values, and corporate strategic priorities, including providing input to proposal writers.
· Build a productive relationship with your client and understand their structure and goals.
· Participate in the proposal process by providing input to proposal writers.


At Noblis we recognize and reward your contributions, provide you with growth opportunities, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, and work-life programs. Our award programs acknowledge employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our service standards. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in our benefit programs. Other offerings may be provided for employees not within this category. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Benefits page on our Careers site.


Salary at Noblis is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, the combination of education, certifications, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, internal and external equity, location, and clearance level, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements and applicable employment laws. The projected compensation range for this position is provided within the posting and are based on full time status. Part time staff receive a prorated salary based on regularly scheduled hours. The estimated minimum and maximum displayed represents the broadest range for this position (inclusive of high geographic and high clearance requirements), and is just one component of Noblis’ total compensation package for employees.


With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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