CACI International Senior UX Principal/Generalist in Remote (Any State), Virginia
Senior UX Principal/Generalist
Job Category: Information Technology
Time Type: Full time
Minimum Clearance Required to Start: None
Employee Type: Regular
Percentage of Travel Required: None
Type of Travel: None
BITS, a CACI Company, offers very rewarding and unique benefits, which equates to 50% of compensation on TOP of your base salary! The first part is a tax-qualified profit-sharing retirement plan, to which BITS annually contributes up to 25% of your base salary (not in excess of applicable IRS limits) to your retirement account. The second component consists of BITS' Individual Benefit Account (IBA), which is used for premiums, medical reimbursements, dependent care, education and Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. Both components of the BITS benefit package are paid for by BITS, in addition to your base salary and potential performance bonuses. We believe in a healthy home/work balance and both of our locations offer a wide variety of activities to balance with your work life. Learn more at http://www.caci.com/bit-systems/
Looking for a challenging, but very rewarding, UX opportunity in a selective industry? CACI’s BITSystems Sector is hiring for a top level UX Generalist who will be part of the UX Factory (UXF), the company’s one centralized governance for UX. This person will be an integral part of a program within the CDC while helping to drive the growth of UXF.
What You’ll Get to Do :
As part of the UX Factory, you’ll lead UX efforts within a program scoping out the roadmap and planning for future expansion efforts. You’ll be leveraging your multi-faceted UX toolset leading, contributing, and delivering all facets through the UCD and Lean UX processes from working with stakeholders, users, and top cover leadership. You bring along deep levels of expertise in UX strategy, user research, vision boarding, and usability testing. Hybrid? Absolutely. Future efforts may include growing the team within the program.
Day in the Life? Glad you asked!
Your day will start with cold brew nitro, tea, or whatever your choosing, reviewing user research findings, and crafting designs that are tailor fit for them. From time to time, you’ll hop into team meetings to discuss the next wave of projects and/or any other relevant other team discussions. Throughout the day, you’ll be collaborating with user researchers and designers alike on creating the next level of FADE. Your time will move swiftly because you’ll be mentally challenged with some of the most complex problem-solving tasks. At the end of the day, you’ll head home and emotionally charged to take on the next day.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Product centric interaction design working on low-mid fidelity static comps and interactive mockups
Creating human centered designs that are tailor fit for the users while accomplishing the tasks of being usable, functional, and consistent designs.
Collaborating with stakeholders and user researchers on greenfield and existing production work
Delivering UX best practices while working closely with data scientists, product owners, PMs/BAs, and software engineers
Working on visual design initiatives that adhere to design principles overall consistency
Elevating UXF while working on the program by delivering best in class on time on every project
Working successfully alongside a dynamic UX team on standing up a UX practice currently in progress
Be forward thinking for the user on how to solve challenges prior to designing the solution
Must be a thinker at heart and love to solve problems
You’ll Bring These Qualifications :
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in experience design, industrial design, HCI or related field OR 3+ years of relevant work experience in UX, product design, or enterprise application fields
8-10 years of relevant work experience in UX, focusing multi-facets of UX disciplines application
Have lead enterprise level design projects while clearly validating the design approach, proofing out findings learned from users in the design..
Clearly follows a human centered design approach and process
Ideation strategy, early-stage design, and existing production experience
A strong background in design principles while adhering to brand guides and a design system
A consistent history of successfully collaborating with other complimentary teams (product, engineering, data science, etc.)
Solid understanding of human centered design and the essential roles of interaction and visual design within the discipline
Excellent communication, and presentation skills
Deep software and UX prototyping tools (Adobe CC suite, Axure, etc.)
Ability to work independently and within a team and assist teammates to achieve team commitments
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
Be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance and therefore clearable
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
Background in leading very large UX efforts for the enterprise
A user experience designer at heart that works on their craft on and off the field.
A driven self-starter that is motivated by solving problems
UX and CX experience working holistically on brand consistency and messaging
Having a mental mindset to educate and inform about UX best practices
Understanding of Agile and lean philosophies
Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
Ability to discuss, present and defend designs and design decisions with cross-functional and non-technical audiences
What We can Offer You :
A casual working environment with a very strong culture. You get to work from home, yeah!
Work with an incredibly talented team motivated to bring the best solution to the mission every day.
We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.
Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
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.
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 Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Pay Range: The proposed salary range for this position is $71,300-$146,200. There are a host of factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. Employment benefits include health and wellness programs, income protection, paid leave and retirement and savings.
As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.