Human Factors Engineer Bristol

Job title: Human Factors Engineer

Company: VennGroup

Job description: Venn Group

Human Factors Engineer
Recruitment Agency Reference:7080410


£££ DOE

Inside IR35

50/50 split onsite and WFH

A position has arisen for an experienced Human Factors Engineer within a leading Defence organisation in Bristol. This is a 12-month contract with the likelihood of extension thereafter.


Conduct of Human Factors Integration through the development lifecycle providing progressive assurance to the customer as per Def Stan 00-251

Analysis and assessment of the role of the operator within the weapon system considering weapon system planning, command and control

Analysis of physical ergonomics and integration into workspaces

User interface prototyping and design

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

Advantageous candidate experience:

SC cleared

Member of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF)

Substantial & demonstrable understanding of the application of Human Factors Integration & Human Factors Engineering preferably in a Defence context:

Application defence standards (00-251)

Application of HF in the system lifecyle including (HFI, Task analysis, HCI specification, user trials and experimentation, physical ergonomics)

Use of CAD software such as Jack

Use of User Interface prototyping tools such as Axure

Good understanding of Systems Engineering and disciplines that interact with Human Factors (Supportability, Training, Systems) including definition and verification of HF requirements.

Good Understanding of the Military user community and ways of working

MS Office, DOORS

Ability to generate technical reports

Please note: candidates will need to satisfy security criteria.

If you are interested in this position or would like to find out more about similar roles please contact Dom Vieten and email your updated CV to

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

Expected salary: £80 per hour

Location: Bristol

Job date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 22:09:30 GMT

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