Staff Firmware Innovation Engineer (HID-2257)

Krakow Europe, Middle East and AfricaPolandKrakow
HID Global
Job Type: 
Functional Area: 
R&D Engineering
Job Level: 
Mid-Senior Level

Staff Firmware Innovation Engineer (HID-2257)

An innovative company is hiring and looking for skilled Staff Firmware Innovation Engineer!
All employees in HID Global are involved and creative, come to us and convince yourself!

We are a growing multinational technical security company based in Krakow that offers its
employees a fun work environment, flexibility and career opportunity.

The Company:

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit or check us out on

The Position:

HID Global takes innovative approaches to helping organizations and governments become more secure and productive by protecting the people, data and things most important to them. The Extended Access Technologies business unit is a leading provider of Identity and Access Management through embedded and software solutions to assist many customers who want to embed RFID technology into their solutions.

As Staff Firmware Innovation Engineer you will take a deep dive into existing portfolio of products and technologies and review their possibilities and come up with new products, enhancements and ideas, that could be proposed to our customers. You will be responsible for design and development of new applications, enhancing existing applications, solving problems, and resolving defects. The Engineer will review requirements, develop the architecture and design of features (including the relevant documentation), develop application prototypes, participate in design and code reviews, and write code (including unit tests).

An ideal candidate should have open mind set, be flexible, focused on quality and open to switching to different projects. Our culture is characterized by short decision paths, clear targets and team spirit

Start it now and apply!

Some of your tasks will include:

  • Investigate new / emerging technologies, innovations, and opportunities
  • Ideate patentable concepts in line with innovation strategy
  • Ideate, design and implementation of new secure embedded firmware applications in C
  • Support in the design and development of desktop engineering tools
  • Develop test fixtures in C and higher-level Object-Oriented language (e.g. C#)
  • Preparation of documentation of innovative concepts and products
  • Communication with internal and external innovation sources

What we are looking for:

  • Min. 5 years of hands-on code development
  • Applied experience with C, C++ and .NET
  • Hardware experience preferred and knowledge of patents processes a plus
  • Comfortable working at a hardware level drivers (GPIO, UART, I2C, SPI)
  • Knowledge of test frameworks and automated build systems (e.g. Jenkins, NUnit, NAnt)
  • Ability to complete design related tasks with minimal supervision
  • Experience with Secure Elements, RFID, NFC, HCE or Bluetooth technologies
  • Experience with Agile Scrum development
  • Knowledge of OOD
  • Test developing experience

Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive salary package and yearly bonus
  • Stable employment in a friendly international atmosphere
  • Flexible working hours
  • Private medical care, life insurance
  • Multisport cards
  • In-house free English classes
  • Training budget
  • Lunch discounts
  • Ergonomic workplaces with all necessary tools and equipment
  • Free bike and car parking for all employees

How to apply?

Please submit your application via our website.
Closing date for applications: November 30th, 2021.

HID Global is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse workplace and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.