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Developer Experience Researcher

  • Location:
    Mountain View, California
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  • Category:
    Software Engineer
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A Developer Experience Researcher role in Mountain View, CA is currently available through Modis Engineering.

In this role, you will be working alongside Product Managers and Engineers to research delightful developer experiences for a novel product. At each stage, you will iterate on developer feedback, anticipate what our developers need, and advocate for these needs to ensure that the final product delights and is easy to use.

You will make sure developers are able to intuit the correct manner by which to interact with the product. Developers should be able to easily and efficiently write programs, understand naming conventions, catch errors and learn to incorporate the product in their existing workflow. You will inspire change at all stages of product development by delivering exciting oral, written and visual presentations about your findings.
Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

Lead research activities including field research, lab studies, RITE methodology, design sprints, surveys, and other forms of formative research
Collaborate with product manager and engineers to define and prioritize user experience research questions
Ensure effective communication of research findings

Required Skills:

BA/BS Degree in a relevant field (e.g. Computer Science, human computer interface, etc. or 5 years of relevant experience)
Interest in working on a deeply technical product, and conducting research in a complex domain that requires you to gain some proficiency in the domain
Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and collaboration skills -- including ability to distill findings into concise insights and engage and excite stakeholders about research.
Background in researching and designing interfaces and libraries (i.e. API’s, compilers)
Background experience in researching and designing developer tools (debuggers, sdk’s etc.)
Demonstrate technical understanding equivalent to a practicing developer

Nice to Have Skills/Not Required:

Background in machine learning, data munging, and statistics
Experience writing code and using tools in one or more of the following languages: C, C++, Java or Python
Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical field

If you are interested in this Developer Experience Researcher job in Mountain View, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities, available at Modis Engineering go to If you have questions about the position please contact Intan (Lily) Lilyana at (408) 962-4993 or

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