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User Experience Professionals

Hanover, MD

Company Description

Are you a Tech Rock Star? If you are interested in advancing to the next step join our growing band of Engineers! 

Red Alpha is a fast growing high-tech government contractor, providing exceptional consulting and engineering services. Based in Hanover, Maryland, Red Alpha is committed to our clients, employees and the mission. Our team consists of dedicated, motivated self-starters with the unique ability to succeed. Our company is employee-focused, with superior benefits, involved leadership and a proven history of success. 

We hold each one of our Red Alpha family members in the highest regard - both as savvy technologists who deliver solutions that work and as fun-loving individuals who know how to celebrate their successes and achievements. Join us as we apply our skills to tackle some of the toughest, most interesting, and rewarding challenges in the intelligence sector. Red Alpha wants you to become a leader in the industry and will work with you to enable our mutual success. We are rapidly growing and continuously searching for the best and brightest talent to add to our prestigious group of engineers. We have many immediate openings based in the Hanover, Maryland area. 

If you are interested in advancing to the next step in your career, please apply today!

Specialties: Cloud Computing & Administration, Enterprise Java Web/Application Development, HPC System Administration

Job Description

  • The user experience candidate will act as the single practitioner for all UX work for several diverse engineering teams, and will perform all activities as well manage 3rd party organizations in conducting UX research and optimization.
  • The user experience candidate will operate in an Agile development environment and will be expected to deliver UX feedback on a weekly basis, to include:

  1. Create final visual designs, storyboards, interaction flows, and interface
    guidelines
  2. Take a user-centered approach in crafting design solutions that meet both user needs and product strategy requirements
  3. Work with Product Owners to rapidly prototype and iterate on multiple design solutions
  4. Review final implementation with front-end developers to insure design standards are followed
  5. Work across teams and communicate effectively with stakeholders within our various customer bases provide inspiration and constructive feedback to other Designers
  6. Motivated Self Starter comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

Qualifications

  • Visual and/or interaction design experience; preferably with the intelligence community
  • Familiarity with the Agile development process and its working principles
  • Must be attentive to detail and able to identify gaps and friction points that contribute to a poor user experience
  • Able to craft creative solutions for a range of user types that directly impact conversion, retention, and user loyalty (localization and translation experience a plus)

Additional Information

Clearance: TS

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.