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CACI International User Experience (UX Designer) SME – TS/SCI w/ Poly in Bethesda, Maryland

User Experience (UX Designer) SME – TS/SCI w/ Poly

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: Local

CACI is seeking a User Experience (UX Designer) SME to join our Luke team! You will be responsible for understanding our customer requirements and any technical limitations. You will also be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews, and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes. You will help design the overall functionality of the application, and to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing.

The purpose of the ODNI’s Luke contract, is to provide dev ops, applied technology investigations, operations and maintenance and infrastructure lifecycle support services across the ODNI’s enterprise. Our support in Bethesda includes software engineering/development, O&M, technology investigations, customer advocacy, business process engineering, and system design.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers

  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps

  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs, and widgets

  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields

  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like

  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)

  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders

  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)

  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback

  • Facilitate the client’s product vision by researching conceiving, sketching, prototyping, and user-testing experiences for digital products.

  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.

  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.

  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.

  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.

  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders, application users, and program owners.

  • Document progress and communicate to upper management and stakeholders.

  • Provide recurring or ad hoc project status reports.

  • Coordinate meeting invites, develop meeting agendas, facilitate meetings, develop meeting minutes.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of UX design experience.

  • Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

  • Expertise in basic HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript skills are a plus.

  • Expertise in Angular, Angular Materials, Bootstrap, AWS SDK, AWS Cognito, Typescript, D3, Node.js, Git, Ng2, & Highcharts.

  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.

  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions.

  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing,

  • Must be well versed in Human Centered Design, strategic information planning, and knowledge management practices.

  • Experience working with and managing expectations of multiple Product Owners.

  • Must be able to provide oral and written discussion of analytical findings using narrative and graphic forms.

  • Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to facilitate and document meetings effectively.

  • Should be able to effectively communicate development progress using various Agile metrics, such as burn down, cumulative flow diagrams, and cycle time.

  • Should be able to identify symptoms for process improvement.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and supervision.

  • Familiar with leveraging and administering Atlassian tools such as Confluence, Jira, as well as version control tools such as GitHub.

These Qualifications Would Be Nice to Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or related field of study

  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework 5.1 / DEVOPS

What we can offer you:

At CACI, our philosophy of employee development and advancement rests on a cultural foundation of providing unlimited and equal opportunity for growth, recognition, and rewards. We provide the environment, support and responsive, available management to nurture and stretch your abilities. We also offer a career mobility program to make it easy to build a dynamic career at CACI and offer flexible work schedule arrangements to support work/life balance.

  • CACI has been named one of Fortune magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 2022

  • CACI also has more than 20 Communities of Practice to share and gain skills and knowledge regarding various technologies and topics including SAP, Salesforce, Agile Development, and many more. The associated Learning Academies provide training and certifications to gain additional skills and build your brand.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities

  • With over 25,000 employees worldwide, CACI has been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success

Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

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