Staff Human Factors Engineer (Data Scientist)

  • Job Reference: 462845528-2
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Cepheid
  • Location: Santa Clara, California
  • Salary: On Application

Job Description

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving health care through fast, accurate diagnostic testing. Our mission drives us, every moment of every day, as we develop scalable, groundbreaking solutions to solve the world’s most complex health challenges. Our associates are involved in every stage of molecular diagnostics, from ideation to development and delivery of testing advancements that improve patient outcomes across a range of settings. As a member of our team, you can make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale, within an environment that fosters career growth and development.Cepheid is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Danaher Diagnostics companies. Together, we’re working at the pace of change on diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges, driven by knowing that behind every test there is a patient waiting.Learn about the [Danaher Business System]() which makes everything possible.The Staff Human Factors Engineer will be an authority in user research and designing innovative solutions to capturing customer feedback and managing large data sets using Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems spanning the fields of Machine Learning (ML), Natural Language Processing (NLP), and Robotic Process Automation (RPA).  This role is for you if: you are relentlessly customer/ user-focused and have a curiosity about finding answers and solutions to a broad variety of tasks and challenges. You possess a diverse toolkit of user experience research and usability methods, and the ability to select, scale, and adapt your toolkit to a variety of investigative, information-gathering, and analysis tasks.  In addition, you’ll set the tone for a collaborative environment that values equity of voice, inclusive behaviors, and trusting teams.This position is part of the Human Factors Engineering department and will be located in Sunnyvale, CA and have the opportunity to travel to customer sites a few times a year. Our department’s vision is to cultivate a growth minded organization that develops people, processes, and leadership in pursuit of A Better Way.*In this role, you will have the opportunity to:** Collaborate with Product Management and Engineering to incorporate human factors, user experience and customer feedback into product definitions and designs.* Lead product development teams to design studies that assess usability risk and provide knowledge on human behaviors to optimize products and services.  Oversee multiple products.* Apply the latest in data science techniques to collect and analyze user feedback.  Apply your knowledge of Machine learning and natural language processing to provide detailed findings.* Develop and learn new technologies and techniques to apply data and AI to business and user-facing problems.* Identify Danaher and Cepheid best practices, standardize and install such benchmarks across departments, organizations, and global sites.*The essential requirements of the job include:** Bachelor’s degree Human Factors Engineering (HFE), Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Human Systems Engineering, Cognitive Psychology, or related field with 8+ years of related work experience OR Master’s degree in field with 6+ years of related work experience OR Doctoral degree in field with 3+ years of work experience.* Experience as a lead HFE or similar role.* Experience using Python or other tools to perform Natural Language Processing or Machine Learning on large sets of user data.*It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:** Expert knowledge of worldwide human factors publications, standards, and both cognitive & physical heuristics (IEC 62366, AAMI HE75, FDA Applying Human Factors and Usability Engineering to Medical Devices).Cepheid, a Danaher company, offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to our lives. Whether it’s a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits at []().When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out. #L1-WT1When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful *[Danaher Business System]()* tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve.  Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available *[here]()*.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at [applyassistance@](mailto:applyassistance@) to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.