Dev/Ops Implementation Engineer

UK Europe, Middle East and AfricaUK
HID Global
Job Type: 
Functional Area: 
Information Technology
Job Level: 
Mid-Senior Level

Securing your Future!

Build the future of digital identity! HID Global is a company that is ultimately involved in the dynamic and ever growing world of access control technology. Every day, we create the most innovative global authentication solutions for a variety of customer applications. We are a diverse, multidisciplined, growing multinational technical company that offers its employees a fun work environment, flexibility and career opportunity. We are the Evolution of Authentication.


What you will be part of:

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the worlds people, places and things. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. Our product and services are used by millions of people around the world to navigate their everyday lives.


Working at HID:

HID Global is an innovative fast paced organisation, with many possibilities to make a difference and add value. We empower our employees to achieve great things by taking ownership of their future career.

We value diversity and endorse an open-minded collaborative working environment. We are a company with integrity at our core.


The Position:

As a DevOps Engineer within SQuADS the applicant will be responsible for ensuring deployment of systems across all products using release packages from the Software Development (SD) function and solutions provided by third party. The DevOps engineer will engage with the SD function to understand pre-requisites, configure, and then deployment packages on test and live environments, making sure test teams can complete their end-to-end testing successfully.

The individual will:

  • Contribute to complex aspects of a project. May assist more junior staff members with aspects of their job. Work is independent and collaborative in nature. Provides regular updates to manager on project/account status. Requires 5 or more years’ experience.
  • Lead the integration and deployment of systems (including configuration of high availability and backups etc) in test, and live environments, both for internal use and on-premiss at customer sites.
  • Support the SQuADS function with technical expertise at a script / code level, enabling rapid deployment of prototype and early solutions.
  • Cover a wide range of skills supporting the implementation of solutions at customer sites.
  • Support test activities as required.


What we are looking for:

A team player, customer focussed individual with the ability to work independently, be  flexible and have a  high degree of initiative. You will collaborate and build professional relationships with immediate team, other teams within the business , clients and suppliers and be able to work as effective member of small team. Excellent technical analytical & IT Engineering problem solving skills along with strong written and oral communication skills.


Education and/or Experience          

  • Educated to degree level in software engineering or computer science, or have equivalent experience


Highly desirable IT skills and experience are:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft server, and/or Linux operating systems e.g. RHEL/OpenShift;
  • Understanding of network topologies and common network protocols and services;
  • Set up and administration of of servers, pcs, firewalls, HSMs, SCCM
  • Knowledge of VM technologies;
  • Knowledge of SQL and/or Oracle;
  • Knowledge of HA, clustering (OS and DB levels);
  • Experience of Windows & Linux containers and orchestration platforms (Docker, Kubernetes);
  • Experience creating build configurations and pipelines (Octopus Deploy, VSTS/Azure DevOps);
  • Experience administering version control systems such as VSTS / Git;
  • Strong scripting skills (PowerShell, Python, Ruby);
  • Experience of using provisioning tools and scripting libraries (Terraform, Vagrant, PowerCLI, Azure CLI);
  • Experience of using configuration management tools (PowerShell DSC, Ansible etc.);
  • Monitoring tools such as ELK stack reporting systems, Graphana/InfluxDB, Solarwinds, LogRythm, SCOM, PRTG;
  • Knowledge of security best practices and tools;
  • MS Test or other unit testing frameworks, mocking framework;
  • Experience of cloud technologies.


HID Global is an equal opportunities employer

We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. 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.