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User Researcher

Publish Date:  Jul 21, 2021
Location: 

UK Wide, UK Wide, United Kingdom

Company:  Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

 

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.

 

The prime project locations are EdinburghNewcastle, LeedsTelford and Worthing. Customer visits to one of the mentioned cities are required to meet the business objectives and fulfil the client expectations.

 

The Opportunity

User researchers plan, design and carry out research activities with users that help teams get a deep understanding of the people that use government services. This research informs policy, proposition, service, content and interaction design so that services work well for users and achieves policy intent.

 

Requirements

  • Ability to get CS clearance
  • 3-4 years experience in a User Researcher role
  • Experience of working within the Government Digital Service (GDS) environment
  • 2-4 years experience following and working to GDS standards
  • Previously worked with Government agencies such as DWP, HMCTS, Home Office etc
  • Experience of working within multi-disciplined teams \9developers, product owners QA teams.

 

You will need the following skills for this role, although the level of expertise for each will vary, depending on the role level.

 

  • Analysis and synthesis. You can turn research data into clear findings that inform decisions. You know how to involve colleagues in analysis and synthesis to increase consensus and challenge assumptions.
  • Inclusive research. You understand the diversity of users of government services. You know how to include all kinds of users in appropriate research activities to help teams deliver accessible services.
  • Research skills. You understand and have experience of a range of user research methods. You can choose appropriate methods for different stages of the product life cycle and situations. You know how to apply methods correctly.
  • Society and technology. You understand the social and technological context for government services. You can help colleagues understand how digital technology is changing user behaviour, and the challenges and opportunities for government services.
  • Strategic insight. You understand organisational strategy and objectives. You can align user research activities with objectives to create strategic insights that inform policy and proposition.
  • Technical understanding. You demonstrate knowledge of the technologies used to build and operate digital services. You understand the different technical roles in a multidisciplinary team.
  • User-centred and agile practices. You understand user-centred design practices and know how to embed them into an agile workflow to deliver timely findings. You can work in an open, iterative and collaborative way in a multidisciplinary team.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Interested in applying? Atos offers flexible working, a competitive salary, employee benefits including pension, life insurance, private healthcare and more, so click apply today!

 

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