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Sr Human-Computer Interaction and Visualization specialist to study, design, evaluate and implement interactive visual representations of abstract data

Reference number: 
901263827
Partner reference: 
901263827
Publication date: 
October 9 2019 
Main functions: 
Our values private sector client requires a Sr Human-Computer Interaction and Visualization specialist to study, design, evaluate and implement interactive visual representations of abstract data.

Responsibilities:
The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Conduct state-of-the-art studies and trend analysis on HCI and Visualization S&T.
  • Formulate & explore innovative HCI and Visualization concepts, including Visual Analytics and Intelligent user interfaces.
  • Design highly-interactive, complex visualisation tools and interfaces.
  • Design collaborative user interfaces to support colocated and distributed groups of people, working in a synchronous or asynchronous mode.
  • Conduct cognitive evaluation of highly-interactive, complex interfaces; including automated measurement of user performance and usability.
  • Develop and document requirements specification and visual design for highly-interactive visualisation tools to improve situation awareness, collaboration and decision-making capabilities.
  • Use of Rapid Application Development (RAD) tools in the design of sketches, mock-ups or exploratory prototypes for displays, based on the analysis of user requirements.
  • Design and implement information systems according to Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Visualisation factors.
  • Define input/output sources, including a detailed plan for technical design phases.
  • Provide guidance and advice in the field of HCI and visualization S&T including interface guidelines and standards.
Must Have Skills:
  • Twelve years of experience as a HCI and Visualisation Specialist with a relevant Master diploma, or at least ten (10) years of experience as a HCI and Visualisation Specialist with a relevant Ph.D. diploma.
  • The HCI and Visualization Specialist must have experience and expertise in a R&D environment in the following Science & Technology topics:
    • Information Visualization;
    • Visual Analytics;
    • Scientific Visualization;
    • Interaction Technology;
    • Virtual /Augmented/Mixed Reality;
    • Intelligent User Interfaces Smart Room Environments;
    • Display Technology;
    • Collaborative Working Technologies;
    • Cognitive Engineering.
  • Experience working with abstract data including both numerical and nonnumerical data, such as text and geographic information.
  • Analyze functional requirements to identify information, procedures and decision flows related to HCI and visualization.
  • Expereince using one or more of the following
    • Flex, Silverlight, Ajax, ActiveX, C++, Delphi, HTML, XML, J2EE, Java, JavaScript, JDBC, JSP, .NET, OLAP, Oracle Spatial, Python, Perl, PowerBuilder, SQL Server (2005, 2008 Spatial and over), Visual Basic, Visual C++, Google Earth Server.
Salary: 
to be discussed
Requirements
Education
Diploma: 
None
Working experience
Minimum experience required: 
None
Work place
Ottawa , ON