Director, Software Development (HID1437)

Long Beach, CA North AmericaUSLong Beach, CA
HID Global
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Functional Area: 
R&D Engineering
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HID PACS, located in multiple development locations across the world, is recognized as the global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of access control security technology. HID Global, the provider of trusted identities to the world's people, places and things.  A leader in the commercial security industry, this established company designs and manufactures physical access control systems.


We offer a competitive and comprehensive compensation package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, flex spending and PTO and FTO to qualifying employees. 


As director of software development, you will be leading the software/firmware teams in the development of access control logic devices.


You will interact with engineering teams, product/program management teams, and stakeholders to design, develop, and release production software/firmware.


Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage and lead the software/firmware engineering team
  • Review product specifications and designs
  • Involved in design and code reviews
  • Promotes secure development life cycle
  • Participate and contribute in planning events, workshops, and system demonstrations
  • Drive and support continuous improvement and other agile practices
  • Interface with partners/customers to understand their needs and requirements
  • Interface with manufacturers on issues relating to manufacturing, testing, and production
  • Work closely with other engineering and quality teams

Education and/or Experience          

  • Must possess a degree in computer science, computer engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must possess a minimum of 7 years engineering experience, preferably engineering in electronics industry.
  • Embedded development experience, with a focus on ARM Linux operating systems
  • Programming experience in C/C++, C#
  • Web development (HTTP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, RESTful, JSON, XML, MQTT)
  • Experience developing and deploying applications under Linux and Windows
  • Experience with TCP/IP networking, transport layer protocols including TCP and UDP, and application layer protocols including HTTPS
  • Experience with Agile methodologies.  Knowledge of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) desired
  • Experience with Jira highly desired
  • Experience with secure coding practices as well as cyber security
  • Knowledge of digital certificates

Language Skills                   

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.
  • Must be able to develop written manufacturing procedures, specifications, technical presentations, etc.         

Computer Skills     

  • Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Familiar with operating systems, such as Windows, Oracle, etc.


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


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