Senior Firmware Engineer (SDK)



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Senior Firmware Engineer (SDK)! 

Location: Krakow, Poland
Job ID: 18275


Do you want to create, make an impact and feel empowered?


We are looking for a Senior Firmware EngineerWithin this role, you will work in a small team responsible for the SDK for our next-generation RFID readers. The SDK is to simplify integration of our products as much as possible. It is targeting different embedded platforms and also it will be used in products working under Windows. The project is new and you will be able to make your own architectural decisions.


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 Extended Access Technologies Department

HID EAT helps organizations unlock a spectrum of services through secure, easily integrated data capture, RFID and biometric solutions. From enrollment to identity verification and ongoing authentication, your systems are protected and compliant — now and in the future.


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

  • Working with project team members mainly in Krakow, you will be supporting a lot of important topics within the company
  • Development of SDK for easier usage of HID EAT readers
  • Debugging issues
  • Design Documentation 


What we will love about your background:

  • Experience in C for embedded devices
  • C++ knowledge as an advantage
  • Comfortable working at low level (e.g. GPIO, UART, SPI, I2C)
  • Zephyr OS knowledge is a plus
  • Experience with implementation of security protocols and secure implementation of cryptographic techniques as an advantage
  • Working knowledge of source code management and configuration (git)
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration to automate (e.g. Jenkins Pipelines, Dockers)


Your Experience and Education include:

  • Bachelor's/Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related
  • Min. 3 years of hands-on embedded development experience
  • Applied experience with embedded C
  • Applied experience with embedded bare metal and RTOS applications


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.


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 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.


Zabierzów, PL, 32-080

Engineering & Science
Travel Required: 0%-10%
Mid-senior level