Firmware Engineer (HID2244)

Eden Prairie, MN North AmericaUSEden Prairie, MN
HID Global
Job Type: 
Functional Area: 
R&D Engineering
Job Level: 
Mid-Senior Level

Become a Firmware Engineer in an Innovative High-Tech Security Company

Job ID: HID2244

#Securing your Future!

This engineering role will help our team to research, develop, maintain, enhance, and customize the embedded solutions which drive HID’s Secure Issuance FARGO printers so that they continue to be the most innovative and compelling solutions in the marketplace.  This role requires a variety of analysis and programming tasks as noted below.

What you will be doing

  • Analyze and evaluate embedded solution requirements; collaborate with colleagues and customers to gather and define product requirements
  • Assist in product design and architecture development
  • Design, develop and maintain embedded solutions to satisfy documented requirements
  • Assist in the task estimation process
  • Work and communicate in a cross-functional team environment comprised of firmware engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, quality assurance engineers, product line managers, and customer support representatives, etc.
  • Investigate and analyze reported defects to resolve them in a timely manner
  • Proactively provide status, raise issues, and communicate necessary information to appropriate team members on a regular basis
  • Participate in technical discussions and code reviews
  • Contribute to the continued development of processes to improve the efficiency and quality of development projects
  • Work with all departments to continuously improve product, process, workflow, and customer experience
  • Assist in the implementation of new processes and tools
  • Consult with other engineers to evaluate interfaces between hardware & embedded solutions and operational & performance requirements of the overall system

What we are looking for    

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university (CS, EE or relevant engineering discipline)
  • 2-3+ years of embedded device development experience preferred with a variety of integrated development environments primarily utilizing object-oriented programming using C/C++
  • Embedded device development experience preferred with a variety of integrated development environments primarily utilizing object-oriented programming using C/C++
  • Able to effectively use and operate oscilloscopes, analyzers, power supplies, etc.
  • Experience with DC and stepper motors is a major plus
  • Working knowledge of source code management and configuration a plus
  • Basic understanding of development processes, principles, and objectives
  • Some exposure of development through the entire life cycle including design, architecture, and implementation
  • Scrum, Kanban, and or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) experience desired
  • Analytical, planning, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for both a technical and non-technical audience; comfortable with direct communication with all levels of technical and business resources
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Interested in the challenge, excitement, and responsibility of a fast-paced, growth environment; desire and ability to learn and apply new skills and technologies quickly
  • Must be able to perform troubleshooting, development work in a consistent and logical manner
  • Highly motivated, results-oriented, self-starter
  • Ability to effectively balance personal and professional life


Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent terms and conditions
  • Flexibility
  • On-the-job training and development
  • Work as part of a global team


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