HFE/HSI Specialist

HFE/HSI Specialist

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Ottawa, Ontario

Information Technology




Are you a Human Interface Specialist who is highlight motivated and task driven? Do you have extensive experience in using DOORS? Do enjoy working on large scale military, naval, aerospace and defense projects? If so, this may be the opportunity for you! Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with a Ottawa-based company to hire a Human Systems Interface Specialist on a 12 month contract for a hybrid opportunity.

  • Development, decomposition, and analysis of human factors and human systems interface requirements, functioning in a dynamic multi-disciplinary environment
  • Perform system level verification/data review activities as needed
  • Interface with program management, subcontractor, and engineering staff, in support of HFE/HSI related activities
  • Provide commensurate level leadership to the system engineering effort, including direct and in-direct management of engineers with limited oversight from engineering senior leadership personnel in a collaborative environment
  • Develop and manage HFE/HSI requirements in the NGI requirements management (DOORS) tool
  • Ability to identify and define internal and external interfaces as impacted by HFE/HSI efforts, as part of the larger systems engineering team
  • Support system design, data analyses, interface verification, testing, and failure/ anomaly resolution as related to program HFE/HSI
  • Support the testing and/ or evaluation/ validation of one or more components of a system or subsystem analytical model or actual system implementation in relation to HFE/HSI efforts
  • Prepare and present materials at program major milestone meetings
  • Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints in regard to HFE/HSI activities
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into HFE/HSI hardware and software specifications


Basic Qualifications
  • Experience designing and developing new systems, applications, and solutions as they relate to HFE/HSI areas of expertise
  • Experience with system and interface requirements development and verification as they relate to HFE/HSI areas of expertise
  • Experience writing plans, procedures, and artifacts to document work performed
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with program teams
  • Ability to take requirements and turn them into diagrams, architectures, or data flows
  • US Citizenship is required
  • Active Secret or higher Security Clearance is required (before start date)

Preferred Qualifications/Assets
  • Strong experienced-base in Systems Engineering fundamentals
  • Experience with geographically and organizationally diverse team members
  • Experience developing and integrating new architectural analysis via Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) methodologies
  • Familiarity with DOORS
  • Familiarity with Agile engineering and Jira
  • Familiarity with operational or mission analysis methodologies
  • Experience with large scale military/naval/aerospace/defense project
  • Strong technical problem solving, written and verbal communication skills to generate and document human factors and human systems interface requirements
  • Strong resolve to drive tasks to completion autonomously

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