Engineering Manager, Chennai (REQ-1363)

Chennai Asia PacificIndiaChennai
HID Global
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R&D Engineering
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Job Title: Engineering Manager

About HID Global

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 3,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit

HID Global has is the trusted source for secure identity solutions for millions of customers and users around the world. In India, we have two Engineering Centre (Bangalore and Chennai) over 200+ Engineering Staff. Global Engineering Team is based in Chennai and one of the Business Unit Engineering team is based in Bangalore.

Are You Ready to Join the HID Engineering Team?

Our company is committed to finding the best and the brightest talent to help us reach the top. If you are a dynamic, highly skilled and experienced Engineering and technology enthusiast, and you enjoy working in a rapid pace within a rapidly growing business environment, then you will want to consider this position. If you excel at communication, collaboration and unrelenting innovation, we want to talk to you. And if you bring dedication, positive energy and integrity to the table, you just might be the right fit for our team.

What You Will Be Doing

As an Engineering Manager, You will oversee new technology delivery, maintenance, and the future engineering roadmap for multiple sets of features / product areas.  The Scrum Master, Engineering Manager role will partner closely with the Engineering and Product leadership teams for developing cutting edge solutions.

Manage the daily tasks of guiding a Scrum team.  Interact with Stakeholders to understand Business and Functional requirements.  Facilitate dissemination of requirements and acceptance criteria to the engineering team.  Hold the appropriate Scrum/Agile meetings (backlog pruning, planning meetings, post-mortems, stand ups, Design, Automation reviews, etc.). 


  • Builds highly talented, top-performing, efficient, autonomous engineering teams
  • Owns delivery responsibility with Quality and speed
  • Builds world class product working closely with UX designers and Architect
  • Drives engineering excellence and data driven organization
  • Develops people capability and enable organic growth through innovation
  • Contributes to larger engineering organizational initiatives and future direction of the product
  • Facilitates core scrum ceremonies
  • Tracks key performance metrics at the team level through Jira
  • Drives tactical team-level improvement for Scrum processes
  • Coordinates with product leads to drive alignment on sprint priorities
  • Drives improvements in release quality
  • Leverages burn-down charts and team velocity to drive delivery progress
  • Help resolve conflict(s), if any
  • Works with Product Owner in developing, maintaining and grooming Product Backlog 
  • Able to identify, coach and mentor team members to become servant leaders of Agile programs and self-directed teams


  • 8+ years Scrum Master & Agile Project Management experience
  • Ability to manage technical projects from conception to completion
  • Should have experience with release coordination & project administration tasks
  • Experience using Agile PM software (Jira, Confluence, etc)

Preferred Qualities:

  • Undergraduate degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field required, with graduate degree preferred
  • 12+ years of overall experience in Application/Solution Development domain
  • 5+ years of experience as Scrum Master
  • 3+ years of experience as an Engineering Manager
  • Cloud, App and IOT development experience is mandatory
  • Experience with full product lifecycle
  • Experience with Atlassian suite: Jira, Confluence, etc
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Work Requirements:

  • Travel and fieldwork, including international travel, may be required. Therefore, employee should have a valid passport.