HSM and Key Management Security Expert (REQ-382)

HID Global
Stockholm Europe, Middle East and AfricaSwedenStockholm

HSM and Key Management Security Expert (REQ-382)


Are you ready to shape the future of the secure identification, authentication, privacy protection and mobile access control technologies?





HID Global looking for an HSM and Key Management Security Expert

We, the HID Identity Technologies Lab, are adding the most talented engineers, technologists and innovation leaders that will help us to build products and services for secure access in the era of IoT. Smart homes, workplaces, cars, events and many other physical and virtual spaces must be accessed securely, without exposing or compromising privacy and digitalized identities of the people.

We are looking for a Security Analyst / Security Specialist with experience of Crypto/ Key Management and HSM who can help us build the corner stone of the next generation mobile access control ecosystem. You will be part of a co-located team based in Stockholm, responsible for configuration and security evaluations of the secure endpoint in the cloud infrastructure that is behind hundreds of apps all around the world.


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

● Develop and manage the processes and procedures for HSM and Key Management / Cryptography.

● Continuously work with security and business stakeholders on meaningful security improvements while ensuring that utilized technologies provide efficient protection.

● Defining specific, 3rd party auditable, security policies applicable across the life-cycle of the product using the HSM and Key Management System.

● Security event analysis and consulting.

● Preparations for product quality assurance testing, product demos, documentation.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.



● Education: hold a B.Sc. in a relevant field, M.Sc is preferred.

● Language: English, both verbally and in writing.

● Minimum of 3 Years of security engineering experience.

● Coding: Experience of writing code with a strong security focus (secure coding practices), preferable in C/C++.

● Experience with 3rd party security evaluations and audits.

● Architecture: Able to manage the complexity of a problem by breaking it down to smaller manageable modules in a meaningful way.

● Cryptography: Advanced knowledge about symmetric and asymmetric algorithms, key management schemes.

● Cryptography: Knowledge about post-quantum cryptography, related crypto-analytics.


Way of Working insights:

We use agile development methodologies and prioritize our work together with the Product Owner and developers in the team. We work autonomously as a team and are accountable for our products and how they fit into the big picture, learning from both success and failure. We actively coach and get coached by the team, taking ownership of the code, monitor its performance, and continuously aim at optimizing consumer experience while following trends in software and turning insights into features and improvements for our products.


Apply for this position if:

● You are enthusiastic about security and cryptography.

● You take pride in what you do, but welcome feedback.

● You are adaptable and do not mind stepping outside of your comfort zone.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


● Open office environment

● Located in Liljeholmen, with very good access to public transportation.

● Employee works primarily in an office environment, within a well-ventilated area, and is exposed to moderate noise levels.

● Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Work Requirements

● Travel and fieldwork, including international travel may be required. Therefore, employee must possess, or be able to acquire a valid passport.


Would you like to join us?


Please submit your CV to us in English no later than 9th December 2019


Please note direct applications will only be considered, we are not accepting any applications through 3rd party sites.

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.