UX Researcher/designer

TEKsystems, Inc
Published
January 10, 2021
Location
Pleasanton, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Description:

Workday is the cloud-based SaaS company providing industry-leading software for HR, financials, workforce planning and employee experience to more than 40% of the Fortune 500. We are the Machine Learning Product team at Workday. Our focus is on the application of machine learning and statistical analysis to Workday’s products to serve our end users. We leverage diverse datasets to build data-driven products, which help the world’s largest organizations uncover insights and make strategic decisions about their people, finances, and business. We routinely work on data with high velocity, volume and variety and we employ a modern machine learning distributed computing and big data software stack to deal with these challenges. We work hard, and we're serious about what we do. But we like to have a good time, too. In fact, we run our company with that principle in mind every day: One of our core values is fun. We are looking for a UI/UX researcher to help bridge the gap between Design and Machine Learning. As the designer in Workday’s machine learning group, you will participate in helping design and research Workday’s Machine Learning products

Skills:

ux research, ux design, machine learning

Top Skills Details:

Responsibilities Work closely with machine learning product management and engineering teams to identify and evaluate research opportunities Design and deploy primarily qualitative research approaches to inform machine learning design across HCM and Financials verticals Attend exploratory research sessions and create user journey maps, workflows, personas, and use case models to help deepen understanding of our users Gather data, generate actionable insights and recommendations, and distribute findings to various teams through reports and presentations Facilitate workshops with designers, product managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to increase innovation and design thinking across the organization.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Qualifications 3-5 years of work experience leading design/UX research projects in a professional environment, preferably in a technology company or consulting firm Track record of successfully scoping and managing research engagements in close collaboration Demonstrated ability in designing and synthesizing strategic qualitative research Appreciation for the value of hard data in complementing qualitative findings Strong synthesis and communication skills

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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