Senior Data Scientist



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Senior Data Scientist!! 

Location: Phoenix, AZ, REMOTE

Job ID: 4838


Do you enjoy transforming user experiences with efficiency and Security?  Do you want to change the game in biometric recognition and solve big technical challenges?  Do you wake up and look forward to growing your knowledge in deep learning-based algorithms?


If so, we want to hear from you! 


Who are we? 

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. Check us out here: and 


Do you want to work on a high-tech, leading-edge team focused on biometric security and authentication?


HID Global is an Innovative High-Tech Security Company!

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our engineering innovation team developing facial/fingerprint biometric sensors, technologies, and solutions.  Your primary focus will be the application and deployment of deep learning-based functionality targeting embedded ARM platforms, mobile devices, and authentication data center applications encompassing a wide variety of biometric modalities.  You will be a core member of a small, multi-disciplinary and cross-functional technical team leading product visualization, proof-of-concept, and transfer to commercialization.

As our Senior Data Scientist, you’ll support HID’s success by: 


  • Developing innovative methodologies/algorithms for facial/fingerprint eco-system solutions including presence attack detection (PAD), user intent detection, and user experience value creation
  • Performing as a core team member for product/technology development, performance assessment, qualification activities and continuous improvement
  • Teaming up with engineering product deployment
  • Directing data qualification and design of experiment (DOE) activities
  • Developing inference engines targeting computationally/memory-challenged platforms 


What we will love about your background: 

  • Strong background utilizing deep neural networks (DNN) and scripting languages including TensorFlow 2.0 Keras, TensorFlowLite for C++, Python, OpevCV, DLIB, OpenCL, OpenVINO, Keras, Caffe, Onyx, etc.
  • Subject matter expert developing deep learning-based algorithms and model training infrastructure encompassing CNN, ANN, LSTM, RNN, GAN, Auto-Encoders, etc.
  • Ability to build/support/integrate open-source libraries using CMAKE
  • Demonstrated success in data science-centric product development
  • Management of large data volumes for model training and validation


Your Experience and Education include:             

  • A minimum of 10+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Advanced Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or Related Field Preferred
  • Candidates with equivalent education plus relevant work experience may also be considered


Who you are as a Leader:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Willingness to ‘roll up sleeves’ and dive deep into tactical work when necessary.
  • Good interpersonal skills, willingness to learn, and continue to grow professionally.
  • Strong team player and ability to work well with others.
  • Proactively seek to adopt and implement diversity into your work, value different backgrounds, experiences and thinking, embrace creating and nurturing a culture of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.


Why apply? 

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly.


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 


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. 


Albuquerque, NM, US, 87106

Engineering & Science
Mid-senior level

Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque