Engineering Manager



An Amazing Career Opportunity for Engineering Manager

Location: Chennai, India (Hybrid)

Job ID: 23056

Position Summary

A rewarding career at HID Global beckons you! We are looking for an Engineering Manager, who is responsible for Architecture and design of cutting-edge product solutions. We are a leading company in the trusted source for innovative products, solutions and services that help millions of customers around the globe create, manage, and use secure identities.


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



About HID Global, Chennai

HID Global’s, Flagship R&D Center in Chennai hosts 300 employees in a 48000 square foot space dedicated to delivering innovative product development for customers and provide an excellent platform for scaling our operations in delivering secure access solutions.  Here we deliver cloud-based solutions, web and mobile application development.  The Chennai R&D Center is seen as the subject matter expert and talent pool on the latest cloud technologies, logical and physical access systems, data engineering including AI/ML, cryptographic key management systems, and other mobile-based smart card delivery systems.


Are You Ready to Join the Team?

Our company is committed to finding the best and the brightest talent to help us reach the top. If you are a dynamic, highly skilled, experienced Cloud engineer and technology enthusiast, and you enjoy working in a rapid pace within a rapidly growing business environment, then you will want to consider this position. If you excel at communication, collaboration, and unrelenting innovation, we want to talk to you. And if you bring dedication, positive energy and integrity to the table, you just might be the right fit for our team.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Builds highly talented, top-performing, efficient, autonomous engineering teams.
  • Contributes to larger engineering organizational initiatives and the future direction of the product.
  • Facilitates core scrum ceremonies.
  • Drives tactical team-level improvement for Scrum processes.
  • Coordinates with the product management team to drive alignment on sprint priorities.
  • Guide Product Owner in developing, maintaining, and grooming Product Backlog.
  • Help resolve conflict(s)within the team and across dependent teams, if any.
  • Able to identify, coach and mentor team members to become servant leaders of Agile programs and self-directed teams.
  • Set Performance goals/objectives by working along with the team members.
  • Evaluating the performance review of the team members.
  • Providing input, guidance, and corrective actions to the team members.
  • Plan training and other skills development for the team.
  • Be the first level of escalation point for any delivery-related issues across programs that he/she is assigned.


Technical Requirements:

  • Experience in Managing at least any one of the Cloud platform Engineering teams (AWS, Azure, Google, Cloud Foundry, OpenStack, etc.)
  • Ability to manage technical projects from conception to completion.
  • Should have experience with release coordination & project administration tasks.
  • Experience using Agile PM software (Jira, Confluence, etc.).
  • Experience working with Global teams.
  • Excellent problem-solving, interpersonal communication and project management skills are a must.
  • Must have a desire for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction, process and product quality and reliability.
  • Positive Mindset and willingness to drive the change.


Preferred Qualities:

  • An undergraduate degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field is required, with a graduate degree preferred.
  • 12+ years of overall experience in the Application/Solution Development domain
  • 5+ years of experience as a Scrum Master / Project Manager / Lead Team member
  • Experience with SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework)
  • Experience with the full product lifecycle
  • Experience with Atlassian suite: Jira, Confluence, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


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 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. 


Chennai, IN, 600 032

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