Senior Software Engineer, PKI Solutions



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Software Engineer, PKI Solutions 

Location: Basingstoke UK / Galway Ireland/ Hong Kong 

Job ID : 13470


We are currently recruiting for a Software Engineer to join our team here in Basingstoke 


The qualified candidate will work with project managers/ technical leads in requirement collection, systems analysis and design for implementation activities 



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. 

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HID Global - Citizen Identity  is one of six Business Areas of HID Global which dedicated to empowering governments to help citizens access a better future with physical and digital identities.

Without any legal form of identity citizens cannot open a bank account, travel, or receive public funds.
Our mission is to create innovative and future-proof identity solutions so we can equip governments and citizens for any identity challenge.



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


  • Work with Project Manager/Technical Lead in requirement collection, systems analysis and design for implementation activities
  • Perform project and product implementation including program coding, debugging, testing, documentation, and user support for electronic or mobile identity systems of our potential and existing customers local and worldwide.
  • Product development in related to
    • Systems involve National CA/PKI, cryptographic and biometric technology especially working with HSM
    • Develop software for Key Management System, ICAO Data Preparation system and chip personalization with Native OS and Javacard OS.
  • Provide pre-sales and post-sales support on ad-hoc tasks




What we will love about your background: 


  • Energetic, self-motivated, able to work independently and is a good team player with good analytical and trouble-shooting skills
  • Enjoy learning new technologies and is a fast learner
  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient in communication with cross regional teams



Your Qualifications and Experience include: 


  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related disciplines
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in software development and project implementation;
  • eID, ePassport, eSignature and smartcard application development experience would be an advantage.


Work Requirements :


  • Must be legally eligible to work in United Kingdom. 
  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems. 
  • Travel and fieldwork including international travel; therefore, employee must possess or can acquire a valid passport.
  • Must be willing to spend a percentage of time travelling internationally.



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. 


Basingstoke, ENG, GB, RG24 8WG Galway, IE, H91A4T2

Production & Skilled Trades
Travel Required: 11%-30%
Mid-senior level