Human Factors Engineer
Job Details
Full Time
Human Factors Engineering
About the Job

Primary Responsibilities 

  • User Research assisting in designing, executing, and reporting on early-stage research (contextual inquiry) through user validation research (summative) on physical and/or digital products

  • Translating results of user research into actionable design recommendations

  • Contributing to HF documentation (task analysis, uFMEA, use specification, etc.)

  • Communicating HFE perspectives to cross-functional teams

  • Working within existing FDA/International HF standards and guidelines

  • Interacting with wide range of study participants from patients to surgeons in a wide range of use environments


About You


  • BA, BS, MA, or PhD in human factors, HCI, biomedical engineering, industrial engineering, cognitive psychology, or a related discipline

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Comfortable with global travel (role may include up to 30% travel), either on your own or as part of a team

  • Located and authorized to work in the United States. We are unable to offer visa sponsorship at this time.


Preferred Qualifications 

  • You are passionate about user experience and design research, as evidenced by your career and education choices.

  • You are familiar with how to plan and conduct research.

  • You have experience translating research findings into actionable recommendations.

  • You are familiar with FDA Human Factors standards and guidelines.

  • You are committed to high standards of workmanship and attention to detail.

  • You are curious about new territories and driven to learn from others. 

  • You are comfortable speaking in front of groups of people. 

  • You have the ability to act with an inclusive mindset and model these behaviors for the organization. 

  • You are motivated by change, and see the pandemic, social injustice, and our younger generations as meaningful opportunities to adapt how we design and collaborate, and what we deliver. Because equity, inclusion, and diversity are important to you, you have a point of view, personal or professional experience, or interest in helping make a difference.


About Delve + Bresslergroup

Delve + Bresslergroup is a full-service design and innovation consultancy, now with even deeper expertise and more talent. In 2021, the two companies merged into one cohesive and successful team. Our 170+ creative, curious, talent professionals create meaningful products, services, and experiences in categories ranging from medical devices to consumer and commercial products, transportation, and more. From our offices in Boston, Philadelphia, Madison, and San Francisco, we provide strategy, research, design and engineering to forward-thinking leaders around the globe.


Be inspired. Be inspiring. Be yourself.

Delve embraces difference because creativity, curiosity, and diversity drive innovation. We nurture a supportive and inclusive environment. Be yourself and create a future that improves lives. We encourage applicants of color and those with diverse lived experiences to apply.


Life at Delve + Bresslergroup

We realize that you are making a big decision when considering a new job. You need to consider salary, the inherent satisfaction you will get from your work, and whether you will enjoy working with your colleagues. We’ve built a culture that represents our values. Here are a few big and little things we think make Bresslergroup and Delve a fun and safe place to spend your days, create lasting friendships, and build your career:]

  • Offices located in the design centers of vibrant cities with great walking access to coffee shops, shopping districts, and restaurants
  • Well-designed studios with ergonomic workspaces, collaborative work areas and access to natural light for those who want it, and dark and quiet areas for those who don’t
  • Dog friendly offices with great dogs like Zoe, Hank, and Talia
  • A flexible vacation policy- we trust you know when you need to recharge
  • Flexible work hours and ability to work remotely
  • Access to public transportation and indoor bike parking
  • Support for affinity groups and employee resource groups.
  • A professional development budget for access to conferences and, training, etc.
  • Access to prototype machine shops and engineering labs for professional and personal projects