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UX Researcher

Company: nLeague Services Inc
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

IT Business Intelligence Architect Location: Hartford, CT Duration: 12+ Months Client: CT --- DAS Job Description: -- The UX Researcher will support the mission by work with CTDS product designers and product managers throughout the entire product development lifecycle, from identifying foundational user needs during the discovery phase to measuring impact on the user after a product or feature has launched. The UX Researcher will serve as a voice for the user, utilizing broad skills in both qualitative and quantitative research to facilitate a user-centered design process. -- In addition, you will help scale user research at the State of Connecticut by joining a team of user researchers within a growing tech and design space. You and your team will become trusted and work with a diverse set of state partners to understand, improve, and test varied government products and designs. The candidate should also have experience working in an Agile environment. Experiences Required for This Role -- UX Research --- At least 3 years of experience and use cases with the following: -- Conduct primary and secondary user research -- Conduct and evaluate quantitative and qualitative research -- Perform market and ethnographic research -- Work closely with cross-functional teams to identify and evaluate research topics -- Plan and implement user research strategies and methodologies -- Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written and oral presentations -- Mentor and coach junior UX researchers on the team -- Perform usability studies with consumers -- Ask questions, gather data, and analyze data -- Use a diverse set of UX research tools -- User Acceptance Testing --- At least 3 years of experience and use cases with the following: -- Building and running tests (ideally automated) to confirm the service or product meets user and stakeholder needs -- Helping to discover problems while the service is being developed, not once it is live -- Checking the operating environment to make sure test results are valid -- Helping increase user and agency confidence in future service or product delivery -- Helping reduce the risk of reputational damage -- Recruiting and leading testing groups -- Running research sessions with users -- Understanding accessibility issues and engage with team to build with equality -- Digital Platforms, Tools, & Discipline --- At least 3 years of experience and use cases with the following: -- Working with enterprise scale digital platforms and products -- Using of productivity and analysis tools to manage iterative delivery, such as JIRA, Google Analytics, Git Repository, MS Teams, Confluence -- Performance in Complex Situations --- At least 3 years of experience and user cases with the following: -- Communication and collaboration with state-wide partners -- Encouraging of an interactive, cooperative, collaborative, and customer-focused work environment -- Comfort in blazing a path through an ambiguous work environment -- Judgement fitting to the ever-changing environment -- Government-specific task management Knowledge, Skills and Ability: -- UX Research & Testing -- Ability to share research results quickly and effectively -- Ability to perform all research-related tasks including research, planning, evaluating, and iteration -- Ability to formulate specific, answerable, and practical questions -- Ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders and act as a strategic partner in product decisions -- Experience with remote testing tools -- A strong desire for creative problem-solving with a positive attitude -- Excellent time-management skills -- Knowledge of best practices for user experience research and testing -- Willingness to participate ethnographic research and interviews -- Performance in Complex Situations -- Ability to distill complex concepts into simple ideas -- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills -- Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, handle and prioritize simultaneous requests, and manage laterally and upwards -- Comfort in blazing a path through an ambiguous work environment -- Prioritization, organization, and triage in an independent environment -- Understanding of the Agile development process -- Team Player -- Supporting teammates--- skills and behaviours development and delivery -- Communication and collaboration with state-wide partners -- Creative and analytical thinking with strong problem-solving skills -- Judgement in dealing effectively and diplomatically with government staff -- Ability to maintain strict confidentiality Preferred Skills & Qualifications -- Other Desirable Skills -- A bachelor---s degree or higher in graphic design, marketing, communications, or related field -- 2 years professional experience in design, communications, management, or testing -- 1 year of user-cantered design -- 1 year of user research and analytics Best Regards, Jag Pras.Job Requirements:

  • Design and implement research studies
  • Conducting research studies with animal models of human disease
  • Submit patents based on research
  • Work at a research scientist level performing independent and group project activities
  • Participating in a laboratory environment for research and development programs
  • Conduct online research of the scientific literature
  • Supplied efficacy data through internal field-specific research
  • Identify new research project opportunities and present proposals for new research to management
  • Direct and execute scientific research and development strategies through a combination of individual studies and team research
  • Assist in the development of research plans
  • Provide administrative oversight of all basic research personnel involved in research projects
  • Organize and execute experiments and research
  • Apply diversified knowledge of scientific research principles, practices, and protocols in research projects
  • Develop a research investigation plan and conduct research related to projects and project teams
  • Conducting reagent research, data analysis and reagent process development studies to support new immunoassay development
  • Mastering various molecular and cell biology techniques
  • Develop new technologies or assays and participate in research activities
  • Participate in Hospital committees both research and non-research
  • Assign and supervise work to research technicians as required for research projects
  • Determine the direction of research efforts by reviewing data from previous research and external research papers to identify problem areas

Keywords: nLeague Services Inc, Hartford , UX Researcher, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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