Team Leader Hardware Engineering


An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Team Leader Hardware Engineering!! 

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Job ID: 20297



We are looking for Team Leader Hardware Engineering to join our team in Prague. You will work autonomously and lead a team of other designers/developers. Will participate in the development of the next generation of biometric devices. Sounds interesting??


We are waiting 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 



HID’s Extended Access Technologies Department:

Driven by years of innovation, the EAT business unit, within HID Global, offers a broad range of biometric technologies that benefit any transact access control, customer onboarding, fraud prevention, loss prevention, time and attendance, forensic investigation, background checks, borders. 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.



We are seeking an experienced electronics designer who would help expand the electronic hardware design excellence in our Prague location. This is a unique opportunity to show your technical, development and leadership skills as you will be responsible for design and development sensing methods. Your strong technical foundations and electronics development expertise helps get the device throughout the whole design life. Your passion will be rewarded by the opportunity to see your design being produced in volumes and used around the globe.



As our Team Leader Hardware Engineering, you’ll support success by:


  • Leading electronics design from concepts through prototypes to series production. Focusing on capacitive sensors for fingerprint scanning fingerprint, face, or iris recognition
  • Defining the electronics design concept, capturing schematics and layout PCB (hands-on or through leading others)
  • Performing and leading worst-case analysis and calculations
  • Making yourself excited about the initial bring-up, debug and test, lead design update sessions
  • Overseeing technical subjects’ synergy and liaising with other teams (mechanics, thermals, software, manufacturing), observe and contrib
  • Presenting results and achievements, liaise with the Customer on technical matters
  • Mentoring younger colleagues, leading intra-company technical trainings
  • Developing multidisciplinary team of designers in areas of electronics, optics and mechanics
  • Cooperating on strategic decisions and defining best electronic design practices



Your Experience and Education includes:


  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering or related fields
  • 3+ years in electronics design team technical leadership
  • Strong design experience in fields of digital, analog and mixed signal, high speed signaling and communications
  • Development with focus on reliability, manufacturability and EMC
  • Experience with the whole electronics design lifecycle from concept to production
  • Working experience with E-CAD, preferably Altium Designer
  • Previous experience with project planning and requirements management
  • Strong communication skills, fluent English written and spoken
  • Design/development team leadership abilities and good team spirit promotion



What we will love about your background:


  • Design for manufacturing and design for test
  • Experience with electro-optical systems and chip-scale level integration
  • PCB layout experience and knowledge relevant technological requirements/constraints
  • Knowledge of standards and usual normative requirements in industrial and consumer electronics



Who you are as a Leader:


  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Willingness to ‘roll up sleeves and dive deep into tactical work when necessary.
  • Strong team player and ability to work well with others



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 52,000 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. 


Prague, CZ, 186 00

Engineering & Science
Mid-senior level