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Usability Manager


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Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. We are the only immunotherapy company that has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. The company is advancing a growing clinical and preclinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, University of Pennsylvania, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and University of Manitoba. For more information, visit

Job summary                 

Lead Human Factors & Usability Engineering activities for new product development programs and drive usability improvements for current products. 

Essential job functions and duties

  • Support Product Management and Product Engineering personnel in establishing human factors (HF) and usability-related requirements for new products and product line extensions
  • Conduct internal and external Usability testing throughout the product development process, from formative testing of early prototypes through summative testing of final designs.
  • Oversee outside consultants to effectively and efficiently support product development efforts within the company.
  • Develop and maintain the uFMEA for new and existing products.
  • Develop and maintain product user manuals
  • Create product concept models such as story boards, mockups, workflow diagrams, use cases, etc.
  • Work with external test houses on IEC 60601-1-6

Minimum requirements

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the Human Factors Usability Engineering process for medical devices
  • human factors education and experience with various human factors research methods
  • Understanding of Risk Management Process based on IEC 14971
  • In-depth  knowledge of IEC 62366 and AAMI HE75
  • Practical knowledge of FDA QSR 820 and ISO13485 require
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Minimum 7 years industry experience working in human factors / usability with Medical Devices


Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

A current US work authorization is required.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.  

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