Software Engineer


An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Software Engineer! 

Location: Long Beach, CA

Job ID: 8521


Can you work independently, understand the needs, and build the solutions for sophisticated architecture while pushing the boundaries of your own capabilities? Are you ready to step into a rich environment and work hands-on with controller devices? If so, we 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. 


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HID’s Product Development Department: 

As a member of the Product Development Team, you will be immersed in a collaborative, innovative, and technically challenging environment. We are looking for a Software Engineer with technical software experience to support HID Physical Access Control (PACS) business segment. The qualified candidate should have an excellent background in the C language using multiple distributed OS environments, including Linux and Windows, and should be familiar with network-based communication protocols.

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

  • Developing and enhancing features for real-time embedded systems.
  • Developing communications protocol drivers for use in our embedded system and third-party products.
  • Developing and enhancing network communication mechanisms.
  • Porting existing software to new embedded hardware and software platforms.
  • Designing and implementing software development and test tools.

What we will love about your background: 

  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Visual Studio and Eclipse development environments.
  • Ability to work on complex tasks with minimal technical guidance.
  • Excellent problem-solving, design, development, and debugging skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and respectfully with a diverse array of colleagues, partners, integrators, and end customers across a range of time zones.

Your Experience and Education include:   

  • Bachelor’s degree desired in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
  • 1-3 years professional experience in C or C++ programming.
  • Experience in distributed systems and network-based communication protocols.
  • Preferred working knowledge and experience with the following technologies:
    • Professional experience in Linux embedded development.
    • Knowledge of the GNU toolset.
    • Experience with RTOS and high-reliability platforms.
    • C, C++, TCP/IP, UDP, RS232, RS-485, SSL, TLS, XML, HTML, JSON, Web Services, REST, and Virtual Machines.


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. 


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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. 


Long Beach, CA, US, 90815

Not Available
Entry level

Nearest Major Market: Long Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles