Job Information

Intel Human Factors Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

Our mission is to deliver software tools and supporting content to allow customers to have great experiences in optimizing computing performance with Intel testers. We're looking for a user experience (UX) professional with experience with a technical audience or computer science graduates with human-computer interaction (HCI) background to join our team.

As a Human Factors Engineer, daily tasks may include:

  • Conduct research with our target users, including contextual interviews, usability testing, surveys, and analysis of usage.

  • Apply user experience principles to interface design

  • Create user scenarios to explain user workflows

  • Develop wireframes and prototypes for usability testing

  • Communicate design ideas to developers

  • Research competitor products and industry trends

  • Create personas through user research and data

  • Analyze and troubleshoot software development workflows

  • Test documentation quality for usability

  • Evaluate content strategy to support user experience

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Flexibility

  • Verbal and written communication

  • Highly self-motivated, willing to prioritize and focus on critical tasks

  • Independent, but take direction and input very well


Minimum qualifications are required to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in software UX work for any technical end-user audience (e.g., developers, administrators, analysts, designers, engineers, knowledge workers), including some of the following: interviews, usability testing, workflow design, or interaction design

  • 2+ years of experience in qualitative and quantitative research and data analysis experience

  • 2+ years of experience in a wireframe prototyping tool

  • 2+ years of experience working on cross-functional teams with designers, tech writers, technical leads, and/or business leads

Master's degree in:

  • HCI

  • human factors engineering

  • psychology

  • design

  • related field

    • 4 years of experience

Bachelor's degree in:

  • computer science

  • data science

  • or related field with coursework in Human-Computer Interaction

    • 6 years of experience

Preferred qualifications:

  • High proficiency with a wireframe prototyping tool

  • Experience with leading research design and planning

  • Knowledge of end-to-end product design

  • Experience working with software developers as the user audience

  • Experience with software coding or scripting, maker tools, analytics tools, programming languages (C#, WPF)

  • Experience with Windows desktop UI usability and design

  • Experience with large dataset analysis

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support. Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix

Intel Corporation will require all new U.S. employees to be fully-vaccinated for Covid-19 as a condition of hire unless they have an approved accommodation ( in place under applicable law. Newly-hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.