Senior Manager, Embedded and Software Solutions



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Senior Manager, Embedded and Software Solutions!! 

Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Job ID: 29305

Work Arrangement: Hybrid, with 2 days remote working available




As a Senior Manager, Embedded and Software Engineering within HID’s Secure Issuance FARGO business unit, you will lead multiple functional teams within design engineering (electrical engineering as well as firmware/software development).  In these areas, you will be contributing to the areas of research, development, maintenance, enhancements, and customizations of FARGO products and solutions. This position works on advanced complex technical programs which require critical communication, collaboration, and organizational skills.


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 4,500 worldwide employees. Check us out here: and 


Secure Issuance (SI): 


Secure Issuance, part of HID Global, offers the world’s broadest and most sophisticated portfolio of card printers, laser engravers, encoders and software. For more than 25 years, organizations across a variety of industries — from enterprise corporations and government agencies to financial institutions and universities — have relied on HID Global Secure Issuance for the custom personalization and issuance of secure identity credentials and financial cards. With a history of pioneering patented technologies and expertise, business integrity and long-standing customer confidence, HID Global is a global leader in secure card issuance innovation.


As our Senior Manager, Embedded and Software Solutions, you’ll support HID’s success by: 


  • Taking overall responsibility for the successful operation of assigned areas.
  • Supervising multiple organizational teams and providing direction for them.
  • Recommending facilities, personnel, and funds required to carry out programs.
  • Coaching, mentoring, and leading design engineers within multiple functional teams.
  • Enabling teams by providing them with the training, tools, and guidance necessary to perform assigned tasks.
  • Performing advisory or consulting work for the organization for broad program areas or an intensely specialized area with innovative or important aspects.
  • Demonstrating a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive programs and activities of major consequence.
  • Developing and authorizing policies, standards, and guidelines within assigned areas.
  • Promoting innovative concepts and ideas.
  • Negotiating critical and controversial issues with top-level engineers and leaders within the business unit.
  • Conducting executive level presentations.
  • Representing the organization at important functions.
  • Communicating executive-level strategy and helping break down business directives into technology goals.


What we will love about your background: 


  • Critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Planning, organizing. and decision making.
  • Communication and conflict management.
  • Delegation, influencing and leading.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.
  • Able to operate personal computer to enter and retrieve data, generate reports, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Familiar with collaboration applications (Microsoft Teams, Miro Boards, Atlassian Jira & Confluence)
  • Utilizes active listening skills during customer (internal and external) interactions.
  • Follows through in a timely manner on expectations which have been agreed upon and set.
  • Applies experience to anticipate customer needs and desires and influence world-class solutions.
  • Uncompromising when it comes to developing and providing nothing but quality solutions.


Your Experience and Education include:             


  • An Engineering degree (an Advanced degree desired)
  • 8+ Years of related experience, or work equivalent
  • 4+ years’ experience in a leadership capacity
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) desired


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.


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 61,000 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

Engineering & Science
Travel Required: 0%-10%

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis