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Oracle Senior UX Researcher - REMOTE in Indianapolis, Indiana

Responsible for creating, evaluating and modifying prototypes to support evolving hardware and software application development.

As a member of the User Experience team, you will develop and apply software design/usability processes in the investigation of technical problems. May develop user profiles, with emphasis on human error control, display issues, visual interaction, physical manipulation and task and objective analyses. Provide product usability, evaluation and support to product development teams, including the analysis and investigation of applications/systems including tactile methods, visual graphics, web, multimedia, voice response and conversational user interaction. May assist in developing design concept and implementation, providing input on user design considerations. May produce specifications describing user needs and internal structures for product in development.

Duties and tasks are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Typically four years of software engineering or related experience needed.

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Senior UX Researcher

LOCATION: REMOTE

NOTE: We are unable to provide visa sponsorship for this role at this time. No candidates requiring visa sponsorship will be considered.

Oracle's Global Business Units (GBUs) provide powerful solutions to help solve the most complex business problems across a variety of industries including communications, construction and engineering, food and beverage, financial services and insurance, health sciences, hospitality, public sector, and retail. Whether powering clinical development for pharmaceutical companies, helping hotel chains streamline operations, or enabling retail stores anticipate demand and drive engagement, we’re working hard to provide solutions that help industry leaders grow, adapt, and innovate.

At Oracle, we’re committed to creating a state-of-the-art consumer-grade end user experience that will be /the/ factor that distinguishes our software from the competition.

Yes. We’re absolutely serious.

And we can’t do it without your help.

We need thoughtful, multi-faceted researchers who will apply their talent and skills to deliver durable and inspiring insights by executing research that spans areas such as Data Science intersecting with Qualitative data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Conversational UI, Augmented Reality, and more.

Here’s the kind of person we’re looking for:

  • You are insatiably curious. You love asking meaningful questions about human behaviors, motivations and challenges.

  • You have deep empathy and a passion for understanding people’s behaviors, the patterns and the motivations underlying those behaviors and you thrive on evangelizing what you learn.

  • You are organized and detail oriented. You have several years of experience using your quantitative and qualitative toolkit to do high quality research, applying the right methods to the right questions, and practice these in real business context.

  • You are a compelling storyteller. You know that a well-articulated story will inspire and influence. You understand the importance of clearly and concisely communicating your findings verbally and in writing.

  • You are driven by impact. You don’t stop until the insights from research are applied to the benefit of our customers and business.

  • You don’t already know everything and you love to learn from others, new contexts and new challenges.

  • You thrive on working well with others. You make the people around you better. You love to collaborate with designers, user researchers, engineers, product managers, executives, and inspire them to do their best.

  • And finally, you want to be part of creating dramatic and impactful change at a company that is committed to becoming a light unto others when it comes to user experience design.

What will you do as a UX Researcherfor Oracle’s Global Business Units?

  • You will drive the research process across multiple GBUs by leading and mentoring team on a variety of research engagements.

  • Work with GBU design teams to plan, conduct, analyze and report on empirical research methods such as onsite and remote usability studies, user interviews, card sorting, focus groups, surveys, and contextual inquiries.

  • Work with cross-functional teams to create and manage user research participant groups.

  • Lead initiatives to gather and analyze quantitative data on user activity, motivations, and challenges to help promote data-driven design efforts.

  • Communicate user behaviors and insights in compelling ways, focusing on actionable recommendations for cross-functional teams.

  • Report on high-level insights and trends to stakeholders and executive leadership.

  • Collaborate with researchers across Oracle to establish effective research processes and utilization by sharing best practices and insights.

  • Organize and manage a highly accessible user research library to provide meaningful transparency into user research activities and insights.

  • Drive innovation by using insights gained through research to generate new ideas.

  • Use data to show how UX initiatives are impacting users, products, and the business.

  • Develop a deep understanding and passion for a variety of industries.

  • Meet regularly with stakeholders to discuss project status, goals, roadblocks and areas for improvement.

  • Stay well-informed of the latest research methodologies and practices.

  • Mentor less experienced researchers.

  • You will learn, grow, and be challenged.

  • And, if we’re being honest (and we are), you will sometimes find things take longer than you want them to, or need to work extra hard to convince a colleague of your position, or not get your way.

  • And sometimes, you will get frustrated that Oracle is still growing its design culture. But then you’ll remember, that you’re here to be a founding member of that design culture and help turn Oracle into the place you love to work and have one of the best professional experiences of your life.

If you’re interested, please get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

/At Oracle, we don’t just value differences—we celebrate them. We’re committed to creating a workplace where all kinds of people work together. We believe innovation starts with diversity and inclusion./

https://www.oracle.com/corporate/careers/culture/diversity.html

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Senior UX Researcher - REMOTE

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 200015DJ

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