iRhythm Technologies is hiring a
Human Factors Co-op

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San Francisco, CA

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At iRhythm, we are dedicated, self-motivated, and driven to do the right thing for our patients, clinicians, and coworkers. Our leadership is focused and committed to iRhythm’s employees and the mission of the company. We are better together, embrace change and help one another.  We are Thinking Bigger and Moving Faster.


About This Role

We are seeking an eager and dedicated Human Factors Engineer co-op who is passionate about improving lives through design and technology. In this role, you’ll collaborate with cross-functional engineering groups to ensure product usability and safety through assessment and validation.

This is a 6 month co-op. The person will be expected to start June/July and must be able to commit to the full 6 months. Will need to currently live in the SFB area and will be expected to work in the office 2-3 days a week and then remote the remainder. 


  • Leverage human factors standards and best practices to inform new product designs and ensure concepts support safe, effective, and satisfying use.
  • Contribute to human factors documentation, including formative and summative test plans and reports, expert reviews, use-related risk analyses, use specifications, known problems analyses, and Human Factors Engineering reports.
  • Support the planning, conduct, and reporting of various HF activities, focus groups, formative usability tests, and HF validation (summative usability) tests.
  • Consolidate feedback from HF studies into meaningful design insights and actionable recommendations.
  • Perform thoughtful and thorough root cause analysis for use-related problems that arise during hands-on usability tests.
  • Understand the regulatory imperative for medical device human factors, including relevant human factors standards and guidance documents, such as IEC 62366 and FDA's final HF guidance.
  • Assist with qualitative and/or quantitative data analysis to support design recommendations.

What iRhythm can offer you:

  • Collaboration & mentorship with passionate, data-driven engineers working toward the common goal of positively impacting patient health.
  • Experience working for a global company.
  • Challenging work that will push you to explore, ask questions, and grow as an engineer and a professional.


  • Graduating Spring 2024 with a Bachelor's Degree or Currently pursuing a Master’s degree in HFE, Usability Engineering, Cognitive Science, or Biomedical Engineering
  • Previous demonstrated experience working on HFE projects.

What's In It For You

If you work in San Francisco CA for a minimum of 8 hours per week for 90 consecutive days, you will be eligible to participate in iRhythm’s health benefit plans. You will accrue time for Paid Sick Leave in accordance with Company policy and will be eligible to participate in some of iRhythm’s wellness programs. You will be eligible to participate in the iRhythm 401K program once your work history reaches 1,000 hours.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Actual compensation may vary depending on job-related factors including knowledge, skills, experience, and work location.


Estimated Pay Range
$30$36 USD

As a part of our core values, we ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome and celebrate people of all backgrounds, experiences, skills, and perspectives. iRhythm Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with all applicable laws.

iRhythm provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, including those who may have any difficulty using our online system. If you need such an accommodation, you may contact us at taops@irhythmtech.com

About iRhythm Technologies
iRhythm is a leading digital healthcare company that creates trusted solutions that detect, predict, and prevent disease. Combining wearable biosensors and cloud-based data analytics with powerful proprietary algorithms, iRhythm distills data from millions of heartbeats into clinically actionable information. Through a relentless focus on patient care, iRhythm’s vision is to deliver better data, better insights, and better health for all.

Make iRhythm your path forward. Zio, the heart monitor that changed the game.

Estimated Salary range:

Our salary intelligence, powered by our AI algorithms, has calculated an estimated range for this position between $45,000 - $55,000 . Please note that the actual salary for this position may vary, as it is dependent on various factors including but not limited to experience, location, and market dynamics.

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