Senior Firmware Engineer 5821

HID Global
Eden Prairie, MN North AmericaUSEden Prairie, MN

Are you a highly motivated, results-oriented, self-starter who likes to work in a highly collaborative and dynamic multi-team environment? Do you like a challenge, excitement and responsibility of a fast-paced, growth environment?
HID Global’s Secure Issuance Engineering Team is looking for a new team member to help research, develop, maintain, enhance, and customize the embedded solutions which drive HID’s Secure Issuance FARGO printers so that they continue to be the most innovative and compelling solutions in the marketplace. If this job is for you, read and apply today!

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places and things. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. Our trusted identity solutions give people secure and convenient access to physical and digital places and connect things that can be accurately identified, verified and tracked digitally. Millions of people around the world use HID products and services to navigate their everyday lives, and over 2 billion things are connected through HID technology. We work with governments, educational institutions, hospitals, financial institutions, industrial businesses and some of the most innovative companies on the planet. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Analyze and evaluate embedded solution requirements; collaborate with colleagues and customers to gather and define product requirements
• Assist in product design and architecture development
• Design, develop and maintain embedded solution to satisfy documented requirements
• Facilitate and assist in the task estimation process
• Work and communicate in a cross-functional team environment comprised of firmware engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, quality assurance engineers, product line managers, and customer support representatives, etc.
• Investigate and analyze reported defects to resolve them in a timely manner
• Proactively provide status, raise issues, and communicate necessary information to appropriate team members on a regular basis
• Prepare, present, and participate in technical discussions and code reviews
• Contribute to the continued development of processes to improve the efficiency and quality of development projects; assist in formulating standards and development practices to improve our development processes
• Work with all departments to continuously improve product, process, workflow, and customer experience
• Make recommendations and assist in the implementation of new processes and tools
• Consult with other engineers to evaluate interfaces between hardware & embedded solutions and operational & performance requirements of the overall system

Required Knowledge / Experience:
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university (CS, EE or relevant engineering discipline)
• 5-7+ years of embedded device development experience preferred with a variety of integrated development environments primarily utilizing object-oriented programming using C/C++

In addition, successful candidates will have the following profile:
• Utilizes active listening skills during customer (internal and external) interactions
• Follows through in a timely manner on expectations which have been agreed upon and set
• Applies experience to anticipate customer needs and desires and influence world-class solutions
• Uncompromising when it comes to developing and providing nothing but quality solutions
• Able to effectively use and operate oscilloscopes, analyzers, power supplies, etc.
• Experience with DC and stepper motors is a major plus
• Working knowledge of source code management and configuration
• Strong understanding of development processes, principles and objectives
• Experience in development through the entire life-cycle including design, architecture, and implementation
• Experience with implementation of security protocols and secure implementation of cryptographic techniques, and the documentation of the security aspects of system design and implementation is highly desired
• Proven analytical, planning, problem solving and decision-making skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills for both a technical and non-technical audience; comfortable with direct communication with all levels of technical and business resources
• Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Interested in the challenge, excitement, and responsibility of a fast-paced, growth environment; desire and ability to learn and apply new skills and technologies quickly
• Experience with working in a highly collaborative and dynamic multi-team environment
• Must be able to perform troubleshooting, development work in a consistent and logical manner
• Highly motivated, results-oriented, self-starter
• Ability to effectively balance personal and professional life
• Proficiency in MS Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language verbally and in writing
• Must be legally eligible to work in the United States
• Travel and fieldwork including international travel, therefore employee must possess or can acquire a valid Passport
• Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems

This position is based in Eden Prairie, MN. No relocation is available for this position. No phone calls or agencies please. If interested, please submit your resume by clicking on the ‘Apply button’ on the career page.
HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran. If you have a disability, which limits your ability to apply online, please contact us at [email protected] to submit your expression of interest in a position with our Company.