Sr. Systems Engineer



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer!! 

Location (s): Salt Lake City, UT, Hybird

Job ID: 14460


HID Global 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 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 


IdenTrust’s Business Operations Department:  

IdenTrust, part of HID Global, 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. The team is based in Salt Lake City. 

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

  • Engage in the planning, design, development, and improvement of processes in a hosting provider environment with a growing cloud presence
  • Assist and help lead Systems Operations team thru an evolution into a DevOps model
  • Be a leader of the Systems team in driving projects and the technology.
  • Mentor junior team members and peers in systems and industry standards.
  • Take ownership of tasks and see them through to completion
  • Develop supporting documentation and provide recommendations to other production service groups and engineering personnel
  • Provide input for task and resource management to determine the needs of the team.
  • Periodic after hours (on-call rotation & scheduled) hardware and software maintenance of servers. Requires occasional travel for system implementation, upgrades, or maintenance.
  • Interface 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.
  • Consistently meet SLA's for the services using excellent analytical and problem-solving skills


What we will love about your background: 

  • A solid understanding of a *ix operating systems, inter-process communication, file system concepts
  • A keen perception of the impact of your work and a strong inclination toward customer service.
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment
  • Experience with cluster management tools (Tanzu, Rancher, Portainer, etc)
  • 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
  • Recent experience in deployment of applications using Jboss, Tomcat
  • Working knowledge of Apache web server deployments
  • 5 years of experience working in the technology field. Can be substituted with education
  • Must have experience working in a Linux/Unix environment.


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.


Applicant Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems.
  • 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.


Who you are as a Team Member:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Willingness to ‘roll up sleeves and dive deep into tactical work when necessary.
  • Good interpersonal skills, willingness to learn and continue to grow professionally.
  • Strong team player and ability to work well with others.
  • You proactively seek to adopt and 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.
  • 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 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. 


Salt Lake City, UT, US, 84116

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