Senior Electrical Engineer (REQ-1827)

Taipei Asia PacificTaiwanTaipei
HID Global
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R&D Engineering
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#Securing your Future!

We are a growing multinational technical security company based globally 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 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 or Biometric sensors into their solutions. We enable our partners to secure people, data and things through trusted identities, RFID, Bluetooth and biometric technologies. Our offerings encompass multi-factor authentication, tokens and credential lifecycle management, security clients in endpoints, and biometric solutions. All backed up by a professional services capability. Extended Access Technology has prime engineering centers in Krakow, Albuquerque and Taipei, with additional resources in Cardiff, Prague, Fremont and in many geographies to support our customers.


We're looking for a Electrical Engineer for our Biometric products

The new position will report to the Extended Access Technologies business unit, will work closely with the Global Biometrics Engineering team and is needed to meet the business growth of HID Products worldwide. We seek an Electrical Engineer with background and understanding of electrical design for the mass productive product, along with the ability to produce quality results and contribute to assigned projects within the company. 


What we are looking for:

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Working collaboratively with several HID hardware development team in the world as well as other outsource partners to survey, evaluate, design new solutions/platforms/produts.
  • Involved product life phase from NPI, MP, to EOL
  • Develops and supports schematics, BOM, Placement and DFx (Layout, manufacturing, testing etc.) design during product development stages and initial manufacturing.
  • Collaborate with factory manufacturing, mechanical engineering, firmware, hardware verification, and many other engineering and design disciplines to optimize the overall system of the product from concept to completion in the factory.
  • Conducting product analysis and cost optimization.
  • Conducts design/debug investigations and support development, maintenance, failure analysis, and resolution activities.
  • Develop project documentation including specifications, schematic diagrams, PCB layouts, schedules and presentations to meet requirements and communicate the electrical design and its progress using Agile and Jira.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

  • BSCS/BSEE or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in circuit role within product development life cycle, MUST have experience to collaborate with ME and Firmware Engineers.
  • Excellent knowledge of MCU (Non-OS) and Embedded Linux system hardware design using different MCU/SoC (ARM-Cortex M, ARM-Cortex A, 8051 base, PIC and others). Have experience on NXP i.MX platform is plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of communication interfaces USB / MIPI / SPI / I2C etc.
  • Experience with Schematic design / PCB layout (Protel / Altium Designer is plus)
  • Familiar with hardware circuit design of electro-optical system with CMOS Image sensor (Parallel, MIPI), illumination, LEDs.
  • Design to comply with EMC/EMI/FCC certification and hardware compliance requirements.
  • Experience with hardware-based security is plus.
  • Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer, Function Generator knowledge
  • Practically minded with strong problem-solving skills.


Language Skills        

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English and Chinese language, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.                       


Computer Skills

  • Eletrical design EDA, OrCAD, Altuimn designer
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Familiar with operating systems, such as Windows, etc.


Customer Expectations

Highlight knowledge, skills, abilities and traits necessary in this role to satisfy our customer's expectations

  • Able to travel occasionally
  • High motivation and energy
  • Flexible and a team player
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, product-driven company environment
  • Independent, proactive, and self-driven with a can-do attitude
  • Problem-solving oriented


Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Employee works primarily in an office environment, within a well-ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.


Work Requirements

  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • Travel and fieldwork, including international travel may be required. Therefore, employee must possess, or be able to acquire a valid passport.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which you are hired.  

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. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please contact us at [email protected]


We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.