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    The ideal candidate for this position has experience working in an Agile development, or similar approach, environment to manage the user experience through research and product design. This position starts at a salary of $117,191 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Grant Programs Directorate team within FEMA.

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    Responsibilities

    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will provide expert level business and technical support and guidance to the agency relating to a variety of functions for an Agile development effort. Typical assignments include:

    • Developing and conceptualizing a comprehensive User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) design strategy.
    • Providing advice and guidance on the implementation of UX research methodologies and testing activities in order to analyze and predict user behavior.
    • Producing high quality UX design solutions through wireframes, visual and graphic designs, flow diagrams, storyboards, site maps, and prototypes.
    • Managing product design and implementation of all the experiences a user has when interacting with a new IT grants system.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - This position may require travel (25%).

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/547386500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.