Hardware Development Manager

Basingstoke Europe, Middle East and AfricaUKBasingstoke
HID Global
Job Type: 
Functional Area: 
Project Management
Job Level: 
Mid-Senior Level

Hardware Development Manager- HID Global Citizen Identity


#Securing your Future!

We are a growing multinational technical security company based globally that offers its employees a fun work environment, flexibility and career opportunity.


The Company:

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com or check us out on https://youtu.be/23km5H4K9Eo


The Position:

This role will lead a new hardware development programs for passport and identity card personalisation equipment. You will be managing the efficient and cost-effective product development of new products, processes and upgrades, with both internal and external providers. You will also provide technical support to product management, pre-sales, sales, commercial and delivery as appropriate.

The person in this role will need to maintain knowledge of competitor and supplier equipment offerings and customer projects. You will create and own functional requirements, test plans and procedures for hardware developments and customer projects.


What we are looking for:

The ideal candidate will have graduate Qualification and apprenticeship in a technical engineering discipline or equivalent with understanding of technical project management. Having experience of managing and delivering multiple project developments/enhancements to specification, budget and time that achieve competitive advantage is desirable for this role.

You should have a technical and/or engineering background, with significant experience and practical knowledge in both Identity Personalisation Equipment and materials. Experience of managing suppliers and their resources for effective product development and issue resolution, as well as, experience in producing product support materials and of undertaking product demonstrations and briefings, is an advantage for this role.

You should have a proven ability to provide technical input to cross-functional teams and able to communicate complex technical concepts simply to non-technical colleagues and clients. You should also demonstrates good analytical skills and evaluative judgment based on analysis of factual and qualitative information.


Why Should You Apply?

• Excellent terms and conditions

• Flexibility

• On-the-job training and development

• Occasional business travel (job dependent)

• Work as part of a global team


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.