Principal Engineer


An Amazing Career Opportunity for Principal Software Engineer
Location: Bangalore, India (Hybrid)

Job ID: 29893


Profile Summary:
Must have minimum of 15+  years of hands-on software development experience in modern server-side platform architecture, design and implementation or experience of creating the architecture, design, and implementation of a large web application. Must demonstrate depth of understanding in various technical aspects of software product engineering and possess a track record of significant technical contribution to more than 1 medium to large scale software product development effort.


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 4,000 worldwide employees. Check us out: and LinkedIn:


About HID Global, Bangalore

At HID Global, we are a bunch of passionate Engineers working on a product that helps to integrate multiple physical access controls and logical access systems for Identities. Our product provides a common way of provisioning cards and access to identities across the organization. We work on exciting integration and design problems using the latest Microsoft Technologies in an inclusive environment. It is a great place to make a career, learn and have fun. We develop best-in-class access control and authentication solutions that help governments and organizations stay ahead of an ever-changing threat landscape. Most of our products are supported on both on premise and cloud environments. Our products protect more than 85 million user identities and issued more than 50 million credentials to date.It is a great place to become security domain expert and work on latest technologies.


Identity and Access Management Solutions (IAMS) 

HID's Identity and Access Management Solutions Business Area:

HID Global IAM products protect more than 85 million user identities. 

HID Global Identity and Access Management Solutions products protect more than 85 million user identities. At HID Global, we understand that no person, device, or workplace can go unprotected. This philosophy of Zero Trust drives us to create new advances in risk-based multi-factor authentication, leads us to secure user identities in converged access environments and drives the need to expand implementations with our industry-leading digital certificates and PKIaaS solution to manage them at scale. 


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

The following skills and knowledge are needed to take up the role of the Full Stack development engineer

  • Programming using C# and .NET Core & ASP.NET Core. Must have experience building applications that do high throughput data processing exploiting parallelism and asynchronous nature that is inherent to domain in which problem being solved. 
  • Experience of developing, deploying and supporting a large scale distributed high throughput data processing platform / web application deployed using containers in a Kubernetes cluster. EKS knowledge / Microk8s knowledge would be huge plus. 
  • Analytical thinking and Problem solving  
  • Software architecture and design, DDD, OOAD, API development in restful web applications, Development of libraries and frameworks. Must possess practical understanding of Use cases, TDD 
  • Experience of working with databases SQL (relational) / NoSQL (Document & distributed key value stores) is required. Database modeling experience would be a huge advantage. 
  • Computer Science (Algorithms and Data Structures), & Operating Systems (Linux) 
  • Software engineering and experience of maintaining the software deployed in the field 
  • Modern dev ops tools & practices, monitoring, and alerting tools usage to monitor solutions deployed in a Kubernetes cluster 
  • Unit testing, functional testing, functional testing using web application APIs for applications developed using ASP .NET Core 
  • Security & Performance engineering for web applications and usage of appropriate tools to identify performance and security issues in web applications 


Additionally, understanding of the following would be added advantage 

  • AWS (IAM, RDS, Document DB, ECR, EC2, VPC, VPN, Subnets, ALB …) 
  • Kubernetes cluster hosting in Azure, Google Cloud, Digital Ocean etc. 
  • Server-side design & programming or building large scale web applications using Java
  • Python 
  • PyTorch 
  • Spark 



Position is for a seasoned software engineer responsible for designing & developing HID SAFE - an industry leading, enterprise Physical Identity and Access Management product.

• Coding, testing and debugging software according to according to specifications
• Documenting the key aspects of the written software
• Planning and Estimation of assigned work under Agile process
• Building prototypes and "proof of concept" solutions
• Maintaining code in version control repository


Education and/or Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent experience.
• Minimum experience of  15 + years of hands-on software development.


Why apply? 

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise. We welcome an opportunity to meet you and learn about your unique talents, skills, and experiences. You don’t need to check all the boxes. If you have most of the skills and experience, we want you to apply.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive change. We are open to ideas, including flexible work arrangements, job sharing or part-time job seekers.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly. We want all our employees to be themselves, to feel appreciated and accepted.

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 61,000 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.


Bangalore, IN, 560001

Engineering & Science
Travel Required: 0%-10%
Mid-senior level