Lead Mobility Engineer - Android


An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Lead Mobility Engineer - Android!!


Chennai, India.

You are a dynamic, highly skilled, and experienced engineering and technology enthusiast, and enjoy working in an exciting and fast paced growing environment.  You excel at communication, collaboration and have solid accounting and compliance knowledge.  Leveraging these skills is what you enjoy doing throughout the day.  You are a top performer and want to engage with a team who have the same positive energy, integrity, and dedication to the work as you do.  


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 


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 products 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.


Duties and Responsibilities, As our Lead Mobility Engineer - Android :


  • Work as an individual contributor in a fast paced, agile development team
  • Interact with the cross-team architects and other business stakeholders.
  • Be proactive and understand the business needs and come up with the clean code.
  • Be hands on and actively participate in software development.

Skills Required:

  • Strong knowledge of Android SDK, different versions of Android, and how to deal with different screen sizes.
  • Should have published mobile apps in the android play store.
  • Familiarity with REST & JSON to connect Android applications with remote back end services
  • Strong knowledge of Android UI design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning
  • Experience in handling the BLE/NFC handshakes, SSL Handshakes, Secret Key Management
  • Should be familiar with various cryptographic & key management API’s for securely storing and transferring the user data.
  • Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces and controls such as “touch.”
  • Familiarity with the use of additional sensors, such as gyroscopes and accelerometers
  • Knowledge of the open-source Android ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements.
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Understanding of Google’s Android design principles and interface guidelines

Other – Desired experience:

  • Excellent exposure to Java, J2EE & Restful Web services.
  • Good grasp of Cloud Technology Stack, Preferably Amazon Web Services.
  • Good knowledge of Agile Methodologies like Scrum, Kanban and XP Practices.
  • Exposure to CI tools like Jenkins and Team City is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience in TDD, BDD practices is preferred.
  • Good understanding of HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax and PHP
  • Cross-platform Mobile application development experience with Xamarin, React-Native etc.
  • Comfortable to learn new technology stack as per the business needs.

General Expectation:

  • 5+ years of experience working with designing, solutioning, architecting, installing, maintaining and developing mobile app.
  • Desire and Ability to learn and work effectively and contribute as part of a fast moving technical and business unit team.
  •     Experienced in full SDLC (Software development life cycle) which includes System / Information Engineering, Software Requirements gathering, Systems Analysis and Design, Code Generation, Testing, implementation, deployment, maintenance and documentation.

Education and/or Experience:

  • An undergraduate degree from a recognized university in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent, desired master’s degree in computer science or Equivalent
  • Minimum requirement of 7 years of experience in software development with a minimum of 5+ years of experience in Product development environment.
  • Strong Hands-On in Native Android (Kotlin Java, RXJava) React Native, Xamarin
  • Good Experience in designing Interface for SDK and App
  • Good experience in Secret Key Management in Android Platform, Multi-Factor authentication for App, Biometric Authentication
  • Good experience in designing secure SDK and App, not prone to mobile prone vulnerabilities.
  • Deep analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Broad exposure / experience across Mobile APP development, SOA, Contemporary Web channel solutions, large scale distributed systems design and implementation
  • Demonstrated experience to Design and code for Secure, Scale, Speed and reliability.
  • A desire for learning and understanding the security discipline.


 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.


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 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.


Chennai, IN, 600 032

Engineering & Science
Travel Required: 31%-60%
Mid-senior level