Director Solution Enablement, Aviation


An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Director Solution Enablement, Aviation!! 

Location: Fremont, CA

Job ID: 27215


Join HID and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of aviation security and passenger experience through innovative biometric solutions. If you are passionate about leveraging technology to revolutionize the way people travel, we want to hear from you!


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 here: and 


HID’s Extended Access Technologies (EAT) Business Unit: 

Driven by years of innovation, the EAT business unit, within HID Global, offers a broad range of biometric technologies that benefit any transaction requiring irrefutable proof of identity — such as access control, customer onboarding, fraud prevention, loss prevention, time and attendance, forensic investigation, background checks, border security and government benefit issuance. We provide peace of mind to a great array of organizations and industries who know that they are getting the highest level of safety and security through trusted identity.


As our Director Solution Enablement, you’ll support HID’s success by: 

  • Developing and executing a comprehensive strategy for the integration and deployment of biometric solutions within the aviation sector, aligning with the company's overall goals and industry trends.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to design tailored biometric solutions that meet the unique needs and regulatory requirements of airports, airlines, and government agencies.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders, including airport authorities, airline partners, government agencies, and industry associations, to promote the adoption of biometric technologies and drive collaboration on implementation projects.
  • Overseeing the end-to-end implementation process of biometric solutions, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meet quality standards.


What we will love about your background: 

  • Strong understanding of IT infrastructure, networking, cloud technologies, and software development methodologies.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Project Management Professional (PMP), or similar certifications are a plus.
  • Experience with design and roll-out of XX 
  • Working knowledge of XX as it relates to XX 


Your Experience and Education include:             

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in the aviation industry, with a focus on biometric technologies, security solutions, or IT systems integration.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading complex projects or programs, preferably in the deployment of biometric solutions within airport environments.
  • In-depth knowledge of biometric modalities (e.g., facial recognition, iris scanning, fingerprinting), biometric standards (e.g., ISO/IEC 19794), and relevant aviation security regulations (e.g., TSA, ICAO).


Who you are as a Leader:

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and influence decision-making at all levels of an organization.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills, with a demonstrated ability to inspire, motivate, and empower team members to achieve goals and drive results.
  • You proactively seek to implement diversity into your work, including valuing different backgrounds, experiences and thinking. 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. 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.


The wage range for this role considers a broad scope of factors that are considered when making compensation decisions, including but not limited to: skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At HID, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. The base salary for the Bay Area is $224,000 to $249,000.


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 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.


Fremont, CA, US, 94555

Sales, Marketing & Product Management
Travel Required: 11%-30%

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland