Lead Engineer


An Amazing Career Opportunity for Lead Software Engineer

Location: Chennai, India (Hybrid)

Job ID: 27044


Position Summary

A rewarding career at HID Global beckons you! We are looking for a Lead Software Engineer, who is responsible for developing Cloud Platform for some of our Product Lines. 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: www.hidglobal.com and https://youtu.be/23km5H4K9Eo LinkedIn:  www.linkedin.com/company/hidglobal/mycompany/


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:

  • Responsible for the full lifecycle of your code, from implementation to testing to user acceptance to deployment.

  • Build and own applications for Amazon AWS, and or Azure

  • Developing pure cloud, and-or hybrid cloud solutions

  • Develop an application framework with complex dependencies.

  • Write test-driven, maintainable code and follow industry standards and web development best practices.

  • Gather requirements and create technical specifications as needed.

  • Implement new features and maintain existing features of production pipeline.

  • Work with architects, project managers and other engineers to assure accurate timelines and deliverables.

  • Collaborate with fellow engineers to find elegant, long-term solutions as well as creative quick fixes to problems.

  • Develop and maintain microservices deployed to Amazon AWS cloud or any other cloud with Docker.

  • Develop Java code using Spring frameworks and Go programming.

  • Expose REST APIs

  • Document code and create high-level interaction diagrams.

  • Participate in on-call support rotation.

  • Handle tier-3 support issues.

  • Be comfortable working with source control branching strategies.

  • Working in high-velocity, agile team.


Technical Requirements:

  • Experience with Web Application development using Angular or Kendo UI or React JS

  • Experience in developing pure cloud, or hybrid cloud solutions, along with Integration with on-premises systems.

  • Proven experience with test-driven development in Java (Java 8, Spring, Spring boot), Nodejs, jQuery, react JS or equivalent language.

  • Must have experience developing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications.

  • Experience with relational and NOSQL databases

  • Familiarity with container technologies (Docker)

  • Knowledge on message queues (RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, etc.)

  • Possess a passion for new technology and innovation.


Experience and/or Education Qualification:

  • An undergraduate degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field is required, with a graduate degree preferred.

  • 8+ years of overall experience in the Application/Solution Development domain

  • Experience building Cloud Native Applications

  • Expert hands-on proficiency in Developing Applications using one or more technology stacks (Java - Java 8, spring, spring boot, Nodejs, jQuery, react JS)

  • Strong hands-on understanding of scalability, security, high availability, and operational requirements

  • Experience with full product lifecycle.

  • Experience with Atlassian suite: Jira, Confluence, etc.

  • Knowledge of Go routines is a plus.


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