Human Factors Engineering Intern

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Business Unit: Ultrasound
Requisition Number: 241780
Primary Location: United States-Washington-Issaquah
Assignment Category: Full-time temporary
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.


Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.

Job Description:




The Usability Engineering group in Siemens Healthineers Ultrasound is responsible for developing user interface requirements, usability testing and generating FDA approval usability documentation for general imaging and cardiac ultrasound systems. The team for gathering, analyzing and recommending User Interface element to ensure the product are safe and effect within Siemens Ultrasound.


Siemens Healthcare's Ultrasound business is seeking a highly motivated individual to help the Usability Engineering Group assist in the develop user interface prototypes, and conduct usability evaluation, Formative and Summative, conduct user research and analyze data.

The intern will work in a dynamic environment as part of the Usability Engineering Group. This will involve learning and applying the fundamentals user interface design, human-machine interaction and usability evaluation.
Strong motivation to achieve excellent results and the ability to quickly integrate into teams and become productive is imperative



You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be considered for this position. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/ classes/ research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.


Education required: Currently enrolled in an advance program or certification.
Academic majors: Human Factors; Cognitive Psychology, Usability Engineering
Minimum GPA: 3.2
Technical skills: Must have experience in analysis of data collected in field and lab studies, experimental design and statistical analysis.MS Office including Visio; Paint Shop Pro/Photoshop (or comparable drawing program); knowledge of the software development cycle, prototyping program or modelling [a plus]

Other requirements:
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, work well in a team environment, strong technical writing skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and critical thinking abilities a must

Internship Responsibilities

Learn basic ultrasound technology and clinical workflow, apply fundamentals of UI Design and usability to design of Ultrasound systems, evaluate the user experience of current products and identify improvement areas; learn, understand and apply IEC62366 to current and new ultrasound products, participate in defining a new user experience/visual metaphor for ultrasound workflow, contribute to the continual development of user interface design requirements, create holistic design solutions that address business, brand, and user requirements, collaborate with cross-functional teams to present cohesive interaction, design, and user experience approaches to a non-design audience



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