Senior Usability Specialist hos Elekta

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Senior Usability Specialist

This role is expected to be based in Europe, with the ability to do remote work
"We're here until cancer isn't."
Elekta develops industry leading solutions for healthcare professionals to treat cancer patients with radiation therapy treatment. By improving the user experience of these applications, care teams will be able to provide better quality treatments, shorter treatment time per patient, and better quality of life for cancer patients.
Elekta is looking for an experienced Usability Specialist to join our Global User Experience Design organization to work with Elekta’s existing and new software and hardware solutions. This role is expected to be based in Europe, with the ability to do remote work.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Take the lead on improving overall user experience and usability in Elekta’s treatment devices and related software products.
  • Define usability strategy for the new product releases and perform user research and human factors analyses following regulatory guidelines like FDA, MDR and IEC 62366.
  • Partner with product designers in conducting user research and usability studies.
  • Deliver task analyses, use error analyses, product metrics, research results, customer journeys, and personas to support evidence-based decision making in product development.
  • Work together with product managers, product owners, clinical application specialists, safety engineers and other stakeholders to resolve usability issues. Facilitate workshops to share research insights and enable collaborative problem solving.
  • To facilitate and complete regulatory usability documents for new products to support regulatory submission.
  • With the global team of usability specialists, refine and improve the usability strategy and process.
  • To continue learning in the human factors area and help to increase the understanding of usability in software and hardware development.

What You'll Need

  • Undergraduate or Graduate degree in human factors engineering, HCI, industrial engineering, experimental or cognitive psychology, cognitive engineering, or related discipline.
  • 5+ years of human factor/usability related experience, incl. planning, executing, summarizing both formative usability and summative usability studies in regulated industries.
  • Experience in conducting user research and uncovering customer needs, and support product management in defining the product requirements.
  • Ability to facilitate workshops for collaborative data analysis, journey mapping, service blueprint and product innovation.
  • Excellent understanding of regulatory usability requirements and of usability engineering principles.
  • Ability to identify potential use errors and whether the use errors are usability issues for new and existing products.
  • Excellent time-management and multi-tasking ability.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate in a cross-functional and international team.
  • Ability to understand and articulate the value that usability efforts bring to business.
  • Employees must be able to read, speak, write, and comprehend the English language.

We would love if you have:
  • Experience in healthcare or medical technology
  • Research ops experience

What We’re Looking For…

Elekta is going through a Digital Transformation that is modernizing our software and user interfaces to become more integrated, simple and intuitive. The transformation is being achieved by people all around the world who are excited to make a real difference to the treatment of cancer. We’re looking for people who align with our core values: We work as one team; We do what we say; and We keep thinking forward.
You are a hands-on Usability Specialist who is comfortable with taking ownership of the challenging and rewarding domain of radiation treatments. You are eager to uncover user needs and inspire teams to drive design decisions to improve user experience for clinical personnel and thereby improve patients’ lives. You are a person who wants to join a community of forward-thinking people, willing and ready to take on a complex domain. We offer a great opportunity to stamp your footprint on the next generation applications to significantly improve its user experience. You thrive in a collaborative space where everyone is learning from each other.
Interested? Please submit your application with cover letter, salary request and CV.
If you have any questions please contact the hiring manager Elina Koskenniemi,

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