Systems Engineer (HID3738)



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Systems Engineer II  

Location: Salt Lake City, UT (Hybrid)

Job ID: 17542


HID is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer who can perform the role in a Unix & Linux RedHat/CentOS environment and related on prem and cloud layered products to ensure compliance with service level agreements and security requirements. This role will interact with a team of clients, peers, and management to help define business requirements.


If this sounds like you, 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 


IdenTrust’s Business Operations Department:  

IdenTrust, part of HID, is a public key certificate authority that provides digital certificates to financial institutions, healthcare providers, government agencies and enterprises. The software development team is responsible for developing new applications, enhancing existing applications, solving problems, and resolving defects.

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

  • Engaging in the planning, design, development, and improvement of processes in a hosting provider environment.
  • Assisting Systems Operations team adopt and move toward a DevOps model.
  • Developing supporting documentation and provide recommendations to other production service groups and engineering personnel.
  • Providing input for task and resource management.
  • Part of a Systems Group responsible for System administration of all Servers. These include: installation, backups, patch management, performance tuning, scripting/automation of recurring tasks, day-to-day system resource management and monitoring.
  • Participating Periodic after hours (on-call rotation & scheduled) hardware and software maintenance of servers. Requires occasional travel for system implementation, upgrades or maintenance.
  • Interfacing with Software Engineers, QA, PKI staff, Network Engineering, DBA’s and Application product owners in the determination of deadlines & priorities for application, system and support tasks.
  • Verifying and validating systems and meets internal and external requirements.
  • Diagnosing problems and provides recommendations for improvement on existing and new systems.
  • Responsible for maintaining and exceeding service levels in a high availability environment.


What we will love about your background: 

  • A solid understanding of LINUX operating systems, inter-process communication, file system concepts.
  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated success using a ticketing system to represent book of work.
  • Demonstrated work experience in a Linux environment (3+ yrs).
  • Working knowledge of containerized deployment.
  • Working knowledge of AWS, Cloud Systems Administration/Infrastructure.
  • A keen perception of the impact of your work and a strong inclination toward customer service.
  • Experience with container management tools (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm) is preferred.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Infrastructure as code or experience working with Terraform.
  • Strong working knowledge of Virtual management tools and technologies, specifically Cisco UCS & VMWare.
  • Experienced System Administration in a highly available server infrastructure.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Operating System security and auditing.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of (TCP/IP).
  • Working knowledge of DNS, DHCP, LDAP.
  • Understanding of tape backup/recovery and disaster planning processes.
  • Strong Perl and UNIX shell scripting expertise & related utilities.


Your Experience and Education include:             

  • 5 years of experience working in the technology field. Can be substituted with education.
  • Must have experience working in a Linux/Unix environment.
    • Nice to Have:
      • DevOps and DevSecOps experience.
      • Prior experience with building/evolving systems into DevOps model is a plus.
      • Containerized orchestration deployment, cluster organization (Tanzu, Rancher, Portainer).
      • PKI is a preference, but not a 100% necessary skill.


 Work Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • As a Trusted Role, the candidate must agree to, and successfully pass a comprehensive background check to include:
    • Financial review (credit worthiness);
    • Civil review (public records, judgments, liens, etc.);
    • Criminal background check; and
    • Drug screening, where applicable
    • Local to UT is preferred – hybrid work schedule (1 days in office/week)



 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 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 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. 

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Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84116

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