Senior Scientist, Biometric Deep Learning Innovation


An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Senior Scientist, Biometric Deep Learning Innovation!! 


Location: Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 16694


Do you enjoy transforming user experiences at the edge of secure authentication ecosystems?  Do you want to change the game in the application of facial and fingerprint biometric authentication for business enterprise solutions?  Do you wake up and look forward to growing your skills, knowledge, and contributions?


If so, we want to hear from you! 


Who are we? 

HID 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 4,500 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 is an Innovative High-Tech Security Company!

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Innovation team developing facial and fingerprint biometric sensors, technologies, and solutions.  Your primary focus will be the development of deep learning-based inference engines targeting multiple embedded platforms, mobile devices, and data center applications.  You will be a core member of a small, multi-disciplinary and cross-functional technical team leading product visualization, proof-of-concept experimentation, engineering development, and transfer to commercialization.

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

  • Developing innovative facial recognition products and solutions employing modern machine learning technologies applications such as presence attack detection (PAD), user intent detection, and user experience value creation
  • Developing inference engines targeting computationally and memory-challenged platforms 


What we will love about your background: 

  • Strong software engineering skills (C/C++) for the application of Deep Neural Networks (DNN) using scripting languages including TensorFlow 2.0, Keras, TensorFlow Lite, Python, OpenCV, DLIB, OpenCL, OpenVINO, Keras, Caffe, Onyx, etc.
  • Subject matter expertise of deep learning-based algorithms and model training infrastructure encompassing CNN, ANN, LSTM, RNN, GAN, Auto-Encoders, etc.
  • Demonstrated success in data science-centric product development


Your Experience and Education include:             

  • A minimum of 5+ years (10+ preferred) of relevant professional experience in facial authentication systems
  • 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 
  • Hands on development and lead by example for proof-of-concept experiments
  • Good interpersonal skills, willingness to learn, and continue to grow professionally
  • Strong team player
  • 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 on the edge
  • Integrity: You are data driven, detail oriented and results-driven


This opportunity may be open to flexible working arrangements.


HID 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. 

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Albuquerque, NM, US, 87106

Engineering & Science
Mid-senior level

Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque