Concur User Experience Researcher, Lead in Bellevue, Washington
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User Experience Researcher, Lead
Job ID #: 16671
Functional Area: Business Development
Department: Business Development - Americas
Position Type: US Full Time
Education Required: Masters Degree
Experience Required: 7 - 10 Years
Concur, a part of SAP, imagines the way the world should work, offering cloud-based services that make it simple to manage travel and expenses. By connecting data, applications and people, Concur delivers an effortless experience and total transparency into spend wherever and whenever it happens. Concur services adapt to individual employee preferences and scale to meet the needs of companies from small to large, so they can focus on what matters most. The company serves more than 30,000 clients representing more than 27 million users in over 150 countries.
Concur is looking a User Experience Research Lead with a passion for the customer experience and a vocal customer and end-user advocate. You will help our global product teams throughout Concur define and drive our user experience. Responsible for improving the user experience for millions of users. Your work will influence product strategy, priorities and help to create a clear vision of the current and future user experience across our platform/ecosystem of products.
You enjoy being proactive and getting face to face time with our customers. Always looking for new and better ways to channel and amplify the voice of our end user.
This role will help research frameworks and patterns for our global teams. Willing to innovate and create new research methodologies geared towards answering complex research questions. Having strong influence and storytelling skills and the ability to pull together engaging, visual outputs that support our strategy.
We are looking for a leader with experience working in an Agile development environment with a focus on delivery and goals. Experience creating and executing research that support multiple products and teams in all phases of product development. As a lead on the team, you’ll be mentoring product team members and collaborating with leaders across Concur.
8+ years in a technical related field
Master’s Degree in Human Factors, Human Computer Interaction, Usability Engineering, Cognitive Psychology or related field is preferred
Breadth of research methods and ability to suggest and implement those that work best for specific study requirements and constraints
Familiarity working in agile product development environment Must be organized, selfdriven and able to work under tight deadlines and changing requirements
Ability to lead others. Effective written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal skills.
Proven track record designing and conducting user research studies endtoend and record turning research results into actionable deliverables
Ability to recommend and use modern technologies to facilitate and streamline research.
Excellent working knowledge of statistics and the principles of experiment design.
Strong technical aptitude to understand technological challenges of some of the products and work successfully with highly technical product teams Value Competencies:
Displays passion for & responsibility to the customer
Hires, develops & rewards great people
Displays leadership through innovation in everything you do
Displays a passion for what you do and a drive to improve
Displays a relentless commitment to win
Displays personal & corporate integrity EEO: Concur is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, sex, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. We are committed to hiring and valuing a global diverse work team.Concur is a dynamic, growing and fast-paced organization. As such, successful employees are able to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities often times under tight deadlines. This typically requires working a 40+ hour work week to accomplish performance objectives. With that, Concur offers flexibility as to the specific working hours that may be required or available depending on your role.Concur is a SaaS company. Employees must be technically savvy with the ability to use the computer/keyboard and telephone to conduct business. The ability to creatively problem solve to our core value of ‘Leadership through innovation in everything we do’. Many positions within Concur are customer facing so written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills are required for a majority of opportunities with Concur.Confidentiality and our core value ‘Personal and corporate integrity’ are critical components being that Concur is a publicly traded company and working towards building a great, enduring company. E-Verify: Concur participates in E-Verify at http://assets.concur.com/pdf/everify-workers-rights.pdf to confirm work authorization.IND123LI-SS1We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.