Systems Test Engineer

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HID Global
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Functional Area: 
R&D Engineering
Job Level: 
Mid-Senior Level

Solutions Test Engineer

#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 or check us out on


The Position:

Working within this role you will support Physical Access Control Solutions (PACS) Business Area by validating the successful integration and performance of Physical Access Systems comprising of, but not limited to; Authentication Credentials and services (Physical and Mobile), Authentication Devices, Access Control Devices and Device/System Management

You will integrate all aspects of HIDs PACS Portfolio and reports on solution performance, stability, and user experience. As well as working to maintain the Systems/Solution lab such that it can function 24/7, integrating new products or upgrades into the overall Solution Test Bench as and when they become available from the respective development teams.

This role will include researching, planning, formulating, and executing activities in the development of Test plans and Test runs which validate Systems/Solution level performance and key Non-Functional Requirements.

As well as reviewing program plans, product specifications, defect reports and marketing requirements to continually evolve the Systems/Solution test bench. You will also run baseline exercises as required to gather baseline data.


What we are looking for:

Education and/or Experience         

  • Possesses or working towards a degree or equivalent qualification or +10 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience with the following desirable.

  • IT/IP Networking and associated technologies (CISCO CENT or equivalent)
  • Lean and Agile methodologies, including SAFe
  • Access Control management via Head-End or IAM Systems



  • This position would ideally suit an Access Control or L3 Technical Support Engineer with extensive experience in scoping, installing, configuring, and supporting all aspects of Physical Access Control Systems under real world conditions.
  • The ability to drive continuous product/solution quality based on real-world experiences and practices is paramount.
  • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge principles, practices, and procedures over a wide range of PACS Systems and Solutions.
  • May expand knowledge and skills to related sets of job duties as required.


Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent terms and conditions
  • Flexibility
  • On-the-job training and development
  • 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.