Full Stack Developer



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Full Stack Developer

Location: Cardiff

Job ID : 24781


As a key contributor of the Customer Facing Tools team you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of our enterprise scale device management solution.


An ideal candidate should have open mind set, be flexible, focused on quality and open to switching to different projects, we work in multinational environment so communicative English in speaking and writing is a must.


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: www.hidglobal.com and https://youtu.be/23km5H4K9Eo



As our Full Stack Developer you’ll support HID’s success by:

  • You will be part of our Customer Facing Tools team under the PACS (Physical Access Control Systems) business area, the PACS products include smart cards, mobile access and identifications, software, services and controllers for physical access control.
  • You will be responsible for the development and maintenance of an enterprise scale software solution for the management of physical access devices such as RFID and Biometric readers. This will involve integrating with complex software packages and cloud services.
  • Being that your work will be multinational; communicative English in speaking and writing is required.
  • This hybrid opportunity is based in Cardiff, our current hybrid working model allows 2 remote days per week.



What we will love about your background:

You have experience of developing applications using Java that includes:

  • Relational database design.
  • Unit testing, and System testing of Java applications.
  • Knowledge of building REST APIs and WebSocket communication.
  • Basic knowledge of networking.
  • Experience of an ORM library such as Hibernate would be desirable.
  • Knowledge of GRPC would be desirable.


You also have experience of developing frontend applications that includes:

  • Experience of developing applications using React.js and React Hooks.
  • Experience of JavaScript (ES6+ syntax) programming.
  • Some experience of Typescript would also be beneficial.
  • Able to build great layouts using JSX, HTML and CSS.
  • Knowledge of consuming REST APIs and WebSocket communication.
  • Experience with Unit testing, and UI Testing will be beneficial.


Although not essential, experience in the following would be advantageous:

  • Knowledge of cryptographic algorithms and security certification would be a plus.
  • Previous experience with RFID technologies / smart cards e.g. NXP Mifare Desfire would be desirable.


Your Qualifications and Experience include: 

  • Legally eligible to work in the UK.
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (engineering, computer science) or demonstrative equivalent experience.
  • 3 years experience in professional Software Development.
  • You should be able to work with minimal supervision.


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




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 52,000 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. 


Cardiff, ENG, GB, CF15 7AB

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