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ASSA ABLOY Senior Engineer in Cardiff, United Kingdom

Career Opportunities: Senior Engineer (30521)

Requisition ID 30521 - Posted - HID Corporation Ltd - PACS - MATURE MARKET - GBR: England (Cardiff - Cae Gwyrdd) - Engineering & Science - Posting Country (1) - Yes - Associate - Travel Required: 0%-10%

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An Amazing Career Opportunity for an Senior Engineer!

Location: Cardiff UK

Job ID: 30521

As a Dev Test Senior Engineer in Cardiff, you will help drive the implementation and maintenance of a robust CI/CD pipeline within HID PACS.

This is a wide-ranging role, bridging the functions of the DevOPS and QA Validation teams.

The qualified candidate will provide a full supported and scalable test enviroment which support CI/CD to improve release predictability and quality , finding bugs early in the Dev process.

Who are we?

HID powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,500 worldwide employees. Check us out here: and

Join our winning team, Physical Access Control Solutions Business Area (PACS)!

The PACS business is highly visible and one of our most significant portfolios within HID Global. The PACS products include smart cards, mobile access and identifications, software, services and controllers for physical access control.

Team Objectives

  • Improve Quality : By integrating continuous testing, we aim to detect and resolve defects early in the development process, ensuring a higher quality standard.

  • Accelerate Time to Market : Streamlining the testing process will reduce bottlenecks, allowing us to deliver new products, features and updates faster.

  • Reduce Costs : Early detection of issues will lower the cost of fixing defects and minimize the need for extensive rework in later stages.​​​​​​

  • Enhance Customer Satisfaction : Delivering reliable and high-quality firmware and software will lead to higher customer satisfaction and retention.

    As our Senior Dev Test Engineer, you’ll support HID’s success by:

  • Able to implement a wide range of testing techniques to support a scalable and automated CI/CD environment.

  • Monitor, triage and resolve CI/CD pipeline test failures.

  • Builds and documents new CI/CD infrastructure for new features.

  • Able to compile a Test Plan from a product specification

  • Able to define Test Cases which will test specific features / performance requirements

  • Able to design and implement Test solutions within well-defined parameters

  • Works with stakeholders to identify objectives and viable solutions

  • Ability to analyze customer issues and assist in Defect Triage

  • Able to present test reports to stakeholders.

  • Has an appreciation of how the product under test integrates with the overall solution.

  • Defines Test Entry Requirements

  • Able to come up with different use case scenarios for a feature

  • Able to design and execute non-functional test cases

  • Able to use a range of technologies for testing

  • Able to identify simple patterns and trends

  • Investigates problems and opportunities in existing processes and contributes to solutions

  • Understands the TDD methodology and works with stakeholders to validate the final test plan

  • Good understand of System/Solution testing, interoperability and longer-term stress/reliability testing

  • Considers E-2-E and Ux of the System/Solution when test planning.

    What we will love about your background:

  • Capable of taking well-defined tasks and completing them in a way that is considered by the team to be high-quality with supervision from more senior team members.

  • Progresses through this level focused on taking tasks of increasing complexity, scope and importance and completing them with very high quality with a lesser need for oversight.

  • Increased participation in technical design process, often with guidance from senior engineers.

  • Demonstrate steady progress on tasks that are assigned to them and know when to ask for help when they are blocked. Own independent small-to-medium features all the way through from technical design to launch.

  • Capable of prioritizing the work in front of them and able to make forward progress, avoiding the temptation to focus on unimportant details.

  • Usually works with limited supervision, conferring with the wider team and Supervision as required.

  • Has limited latitude for un-reviewed action or decision making.

    Your Experience and Education include:

  • Engineering degree or equivalent or suitable experience.

  • Minimum of +4 years of related industry experience.

  • Prior experience of device testing, embedded FW, software testing, or other related testing experience

  • Familiarity with software installation and configuration in Windows and Linux environments

  • Ability to install and configure basic computer system hardware components and establish connections to local area networks and back-end processing systems

  • Experience with SQL DB queries to validate software recording proper data and ensure participant data ingested properly prior to testing

  • Experience in scripting.

  • Experience with tracking software development using Jira or other similar programs

  • Experience of Agile and Lean Methodologies.

  • Ability to write coded test solutions

  • Familiar with SBCs (Arduino/Raspberry Pi) and control of sensors/relays/stepper motors.

  • Familiar with Jenkins, NUnit and scripting.

  • Able to produce physical test systems – outsourcing where necessary.

  • Should have knowledge of various test/development methodologies such as DDT, BDD, TDD, Acceptance Testing, Unit Testing and Performance/Reliability Testing.

  • Should have experience of Systems and Systems Integration testing, including End-2-End testing

  • Able to use standard development software: editors, compilers.

  • Able to use standard equipment: Oscilloscope, multimeters, logic-analyser, power supply.

    Why apply?

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise. We welcome an opportunity to meet you and learn about your unique talents, skills, and experiences. You don’t need to check all the boxes. If you have most of the skills and experience, we want you to apply.

  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive change. We are open to ideas, including flexible work arrangements, job sharing or part-time job seekers.

  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly. We want all our employees to be themselves, to feel appreciated and accepted.

    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 61,000 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.