UI/UX Lead (Remote)

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MetroStar Systems is seeking a skilled UI/UX Lead with a passion for modern programming languages and keeping on top of the latest development trends. You’ll help engineer tools to modernize outdated paper-based process into digital that directly impact nationwide agencies via cutting edge cloud and software development practices. You’ll focus on human factors, while defining a modern DevOps practice. Our work makes a difference, and we have an impact. Come be a game changer and join our team!

You're a great fit if:

  • Ability to define, plan, and lead the team in the execution and evolution of an overarching UX strategy
  • Have a portfolio creating modern, responsive interfaces, large-scale websites, and mobile apps
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams in creating products combining innovation and usability
  • Use design thinking methods to iterate through concepts that can be tested and validated with users
  • Understand what is involved in mapping a user’s journey across touch points
  • You have experience supporting complex applications in a cloud-native, DevSecOps environment

You'll love this opportunity if: (This is the stuff you MUST have to be a fit)

  • You possess 3-5 years of experience leading transformative digital experiences
  • You’ve built a portfolio of experience showing UX artifacts across research and architecture
  • You can demonstrate the ability to work with Project Owners to assess and prioritize strategic opportunities in an Agile and Lean environment
  • You possess a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Human Factors, Visual Design, Psychology, Information Science, or equivalent
  • You are very familiar with the Atlassian suite and supporting large-scale development efforts in an agile context (Kanban and Scrum)
  • You have a bachelor’s degree and ability to obtain and maintain DHS Suitability

We'll REALLY love you if: (This is the bonus stuff that makes you stand out)

  • You possess a Human Factors certification such as CUA, HCI
  • You have experience with supporting Federal and/or commercial project which include up to 200+ developers in a highly dynamic agile environment
  • You have experience building MVPs and prototypes to support exploration and adoption of new technologies

The Admin Stuff: Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for potential access to classified information. Accordingly, US Citizenship is required.

The Legal Stuff: MetroStar Systems is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of MetroStar Systems.

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MetroStar operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Reston, VA, Washington, DC, Stafford, VA, Albany, GA and Bloomington, IN. MetroStar was founded in 1999. It has 250 total employees. To see all 50 open jobs at MetroStar, click here.
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