Senior Firmware Engineer


An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Senior Firmware Engineer

Location: Graz, Austria

Job ID: 16425


We are looking for a skilled embedded firmware engineer who will work on creating secure firmware platforms for low-power secure IoT devices (RFID readers, indoor location devices, wearables) including working with secure elements and a variety of RF technologies (BLE, NFC, UWB, Wi-Fi and more).


This role is based in our Graz office in Austria. You will be working with a diverse and dynamic team within a leading security technology company. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and further your career within a supportive environment.


If you have 3 plus years in software development with excellent programming and debugging skills, this is the role for 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 



As our Senior Firmware Engineer, you’ll support HID’s success by: 

  • Designing and implementing new secure embedded firmware applications in C
  • Developing test fixtures in C and higher-level Object-Oriented language (e.g. C# or Python)
  • Supporting in the design and development of auxiliary desktop engineering tools
  • Preparing source code documentation
  • Preparing, presenting, and participating in technical discussions and code reviews
  • Analyzing and evaluating software requirements; collaborating with colleagues and customers to gather and define product requirements
  • Assisting in product design and architecture development
    Proactively provide status, raise issues, and communicate necessary information to appropriate team members on a regular basis



What we will love about your background: 

  • Ability to work well under pressure and ability to multi-task to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team while also being able to contribute individually
  • Good interpersonal skills, willingness to learn and continue to grow professionally.


Your Experience and Education include:             

  • 3+ years of software development with experience in embedded microcontrollers (ARM Cortex-M, RISC-V, etc.)
  • Excellent programming and debugging skills in the C programming language. Assembly language knowledge is a plus. Any higher-level language knowledge (e.g. C# or Python) is a plus
  • Experience with secure elements is a plus
  • Embedded RTOS (FreeRTOS, Zephyr, etc.) knowledge is a plus.
  • Proficiency in communication protocols (I2C, SPI, ISO7816/14443, NFC, BLE, etc.) is a plus
  • Applied cryptography knowledge is a plus
  • Familiarity with source code management, bug tracking, project planning, and continuous integration tools 


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.




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. 


Graz, AT, A-8020

Engineering & Science
Mid-senior level