Automation Engineer (HID2771)



An Amazing Career Opportunity for an Automation Engineer!! 

Location(s): Austin, TX

Job ID: 9166


Do you have a passion towards production value engineering, with an automation-first mindset? Do you have a deep understanding of automation methodologies and tools? Do you want to work somewhere you can add value? 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 


HID’s Citizens ID Department: 

As the Citizens ID department, we help our customers to achieve their national identification objectives, providing solutions such as passports, national ID’s, and mobile ID’s. As the fastest growing solution provider in citizen identity, HID Global is challenging the status quo with its collaborative approach to solutions delivery. We are positioned to deliver complex, scalable, and future proof government programs, while empowering local government and partners. 


As our Automation Engineer, you’ll support HID’s success by: 

  • Handles implementations of machine design PLC programming & wiring for machine modification project and new equipment development.
  • Focus on improving flexibility, productivity, and efficiency of production lines.
  • Work in close cooperation with our program and automation managers, operations, and technology teams to proactively implement industrial equipment & solutions.
  • Capable of teamwork, of delegating and taking initiatives.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Autonomous, pro-active, flexible, precise.


What we will love about your background: 

  • Experience & Strong knowledge in:
    • Automated machines
    • Human Machine Interface (HMI)
    • Motorized axes/ Communication protocols
    • Electrical wiring
    • CAD for electrical diagrams
    • Grafcet / ST programming (Sequential function chart / Structure text)
    • Hardware parts definition (Such as Motors, axis, drivers, sensors...)
  • Accountable for safety standards on machines
  • Hands on experience in development and maintenance of industrial PLC.: Beckhoff / Allen Bradley / Siemens
  • Knowledge in industrial vision, 3D CAD Design
  • Environment: Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Must be a U.S Citizen
  • Must be able to work on-site at our Austin, TX office


Your Experience and Education include:             

  • Minimum of Bachelor or master’s degree in electrical engineering or Industrial Automation.
  • Minimum of 0 to 5 years of hands-on development experience.



Who you are as a Team Member:

  • 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.
  • You proactively seek to adopt and implement diversity into your work, including valuing different backgrounds, experiences and thinking. You also 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. 


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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. 


Austin, TX, US, 78753

Engineering & Science
Mid-senior level

Nearest Major Market: Austin