Test Automation Engineer (Req 1666)

Cardiff Europe, Middle East and AfricaUKCardiff
HID Global
Job Type: 
Functional Area: 
R&D Engineering

Test Automation Engineer (Req 1666)

Location: UK


Do you want to work for the Trusted Market Leader in the area of Physical Access Control?

Do you want to be a pioneer in bringing our latest products and services to market?

If so, maybe this exciting newly established role is your next challenge!



Securing your Future!

Build the future of digital identity! HID Global is a company that is ultimately involved in the dynamic and ever growing world of access control technology. Every day, we create the most innovative global authentication solutions for a variety of customer applications. We are a diverse, multidisciplined, growing multinational technical company that offers its employees a fun work environment, flexibility and career opportunity. We are the Evolution of Authentication. HID Global’s Physical Access Control Solutions (PACS) Business Area has evolved to a solutions oriented business area by combining technologies in credentials, readers, controllers, cloud, mobile and location services.


What you will be part of:

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the worlds people, places and things. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. Our product and services are used by millions of people around the world to navigate their everyday lives.


Working at HID:

HID Global is an innovative fast paced organisation, with many possibilities to make a difference and add value. We empower our employees to achieve great things by taking ownership of their future career.

We value diversity and endorse an open-minded collaborative working environment. We are a company with integrity at our core. HID Global are committed to our employee engagement offering a range of employee benefits and  initiatives with events and activities happening all the time.


The Position:

This position supports the HID Cardiff Hardware R&D Centre of Excellence by developing and executing test plans which validate the RFID and Smartcard related products developed by the Hardware Engineering team prior to industrialisation/mass production.

You will be responsible for designing and developing automated test processes to support the product validation process and to improve the overall test efficiency and throughput of the Test and Automation Team within HID Cardiff

Researches, plans, formulates and executes activities in the development of Test plans and supporting hardware and/ or software solutions by performing the following duties;

Throughout your role you will use a combination of empirical methods, computer-aided engineering & design software to perform engineering tasks. You will review product specifications, schematics and marketing requirements and produce suitable Test Plans.

You will also direct and coordinate manufacturing or building of prototypes and/or test systems.


What we are looking for:

The ideal candidate would have a bachelor's degree from college or university; or +10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Team Lead Experience desirable.

You should have experience of working closely with other engineering (or non-engineering) disciplines in the project development and application to increase production quality, efficiency, or volume.

You should be able to possess and apply a comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures over a wide range of fields including but not limited to Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Validation, Electromechanical design, test automation, software writing and IP Networking.

As well, you should have experience using tools such as, Visual Studio, Labview, SciLab, LTSpice, CAD (Mechanical & PCB Layout), Issue tracking applications (TestTrack Pro), Product Lifecycle Management tools (Agile) and MS Project




Final Application Date: 23rd April 2021

*No 3rd party agency engagement required for this role*

HID Global is an equal opportunities employer


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places and things. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. Our trusted identity solutions give people secure and convenient access to physical and digital places and connect things that can be accurately identified, verified and tracked digitally. Millions of people around the world use HID products and services to navigate their everyday lives, and over 2 billion things are connected through HID technology. We work with governments, educational institutions, hospitals, financial institutions, industrial businesses and some of the most innovative companies on the planet. 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