Associate Electrical Engineer


An Amazing Career Opportunity for an Associate Electrical Engineer I!

Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Job ID: 14421


Are you an individual who fosters new ideas toward the development of engineering plans, designs, debugging, and maintaining hardware through a variety of analysis development tasks? Are you great at arithmetic? Are you great at identifying and defining interface steps? If so, we at HID Global want to hear from you!


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: and 


Security Issuance Desktop Engineering Team: 

As part of our strategy to fulfill our company vision to be the global leader in trusted identity solutions for a connected world, our engineering team develops, enhances, and maintains a versatile portfolio of world-class desktop ID card printers.  The cards produced by these printers deliver graphic and electronic identities which are trusted by thousands of organizations worldwide.


As an associate electrical engineer, you’ll support HID’s success by: 

  • Applying technical expertise in the evaluation, development, maintenance and use of complex products, devices, tests, or procedures under constantly changing conditions where moderate ingenuity and good judgement are required to support our printer hardware, to enhance functionality, and/or to comply with system requirements.
  • Performing advanced troubleshooting, calibration, or modification of hardware, fixtures, and software.
  • Utilizing electronic, microelectronic, optical, electro-optical, mechanical, or electromechanical equipment.
  • Designing, building, and testing new electronic printed circuit assemblies, fixtures, and cables.
  • Identifying and correcting minor process, material, design, equipment, part specification problems, and obsolete part issues.
  • Participating in the design and testing for compliance standards including, but not limited to, emissions, susceptibility, and safety.
  • Working with all departments to continuously improve product, process, workflow, internal standards, and customer experience.
  • Recommending and assisting in the implementation of new processes and tools.
  • Suggesting ideas for new technological developments, components, concepts, and materials processes to maintain competitive advantage.
  • Proactively providing status, raising issues, and communicating necessary information to appropriate team members on a regular basis.
  • Self-managing with minimal guidance, to achieve team goals.


What we will love about your background: 

  • Exposure to modern schematic capture CAD tools as well as modern hardware test equipment like digital sampling oscilloscopes, digital logic analyzers, etc. (utilization of network protocol analyzers would be a definite plus).
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and respond to shifting priorities.
  • Interest in a hands-on approach to problem solving.
  • Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to manipulate small parts and operate a keyboard.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.
  • Familiar with the Microsoft Windows operating system.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, etc.



Your Experience and Education include:             

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university. (Electrical Engineering or relevant engineering discipline)
  • 0-1 years of hardware development experience.




Who you are as a Team Member:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, for both a technical and non-technical audience
  • Willingness to ‘roll up sleeves’ and dive deep into tactical work when necessary.
  • Good interpersonal skills, willingness to learn and continue to grow professionally.
  • Strong team player and ability to work well with others.
  • You welcome opportunities to incorporate diversity into your work, including valuing different backgrounds, experiences and opinions.
  • You also embrace creating and nurturing a culture of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.


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.


Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344

Production & Skilled Trades

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis