Engineering & Electronics

Human Factors Engineer

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Southern England
  • 41964493

PE Global is currently recruiting a Human Factors Engineer for a 12-month contract role with a leading defence client based in Stevenage and Bristol. The role is hybrid.

The role

In your role you will be able to directly influence the development of technologies, engaging directly with the user from early concept through to delivery ensuring that the human-machine relationship is optimised.


  • Conduct of Human Factors Integration through the development lifecycle providing progressive assurance to the customer as per Def Stan 00-25.
  • Development of User Interface prototypes and conduct of Human Centred Design.
  • Analysis and assessment of the role of the operator within the weapon system considering weapon system planning, command and control.
  • Definition of HF requirements and development and maintenance of lower level detailed specifications (e.g. for HMI/HCI).
  • Conduct of User Experiments and Trials supporting system conception, development and verification taking into account operator workload and situational awareness.
  • Analysis of physical ergonomics and integration into workspaces.



  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF).
  • User Interface design & use of User Interface prototyping tools such as Axure.
  • Implementing Human Centred Design processes.
  • Application of Human Factors Integration & Human Factors Engineering in a Defence context.
  • Knowledge of defence standards (00-251).
  • Conduct of core HF activities including task analysis, requirements development, user trials and Experimentation.
  • Application of physical ergonomics and use of CAD software such as Jack.
  • Good understanding of Systems Engineering and disciplines that interact with Human Factors (Supportability, Training, Systems) including definition and verification of HF requirements.
  • MS Office, DOORS.
  • Security Clearance (SC) Required On Submission.
  • Due to the sensitive nature of the work carried out by this client, this role can only accept applications from UK passport holders.

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV

Please click the link below to apply, call Alba on +44 203 966 9800 or alternatively send an up to date CV

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in UK***

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