Senior Software Engineer, Sustaining (HID431)

HID Global
Fremont, CA North AmericaUSFremont, CA

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Everyday 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 3,500 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit


We are an exceptional team in pioneering new, people-centric approaches to power the trusted identities required to navigate the physical and cyber worlds with confidence. And we are actively looking for engineers, designers, product managers, supply chain experts, customer service and business professionals to join our rapidly growing team!

If you want to be part of pioneer players at a company that is changing the world, please read on!



Within the Engineering team, you contribute to develop and sustain the HID’s High Assurance product lines such as Credential Management System (both on-premise and cloud service), HID’s middleware solution called ActivClient. Provide suggestions and work on usability enhancements with respect to improving performance, scalability and security of these product lines. You will contribute in development and sustenance activities and perform activities such as:

  • Sustenance Activities, coordinating with Technical support and Customers
  • Writing Functional Specification
  • Development and Implementation
  • Unit and Integration Tests
  • Troubleshooting, bug fixes and profiling
  • Documentation


“Must Have” Skills and Experience:

  • Development:
  • SQL
  • Environments:
  • Systems: Linux, VMware ESX
  • Configuration management: Mercurial


“Nice to Have” Skills:

  • Knowledge of Cloud Technologies / AWS, Analytics etc 
  • Browser extensions
  • Eclipse
  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • JavaCard Smart Card
  • HSM
  • Oracle Database, Microsoft SQL Server
  • CA: MS CA, Entrust CA, Symantec, Verisign, Keynectis, OpenTrust ..
  • Security: OWASP  Top10,  Vulnerability
  • LDAP: MS Active Directory, Oracle LDAP
  • Scripting: Unix shell


Preferred Experience and Education:

  • BS/BA in Computer Science
  • 10+ years’ experience minimum in Java &/OR C, C++ development.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work Environment:

  • This position is based in an office environment out of Fremont CA
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Employee works primarily in an office environment, with in a well ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran 

If you have a disability which limits your ability to apply online, please contact us at [email protected], to submit your expression of interest in a position with our Company.