Careers at IDEMIA

Expect The Unexpected: join the journey of a unique tech company, shaping today and tomorrow’s world

Did you say unexpected?

At IDEMIA, we develop future-proof solutions through cutting-edge technologies and make it our mission to surpass client expectations to go beyond the ordinary. IDEMIA is a place where everyone is welcomed, empowered, and united around a vision: unlock the world, make it safer.

We are #1 in biometric security systems, #1 in civil identity solutions, #1 in automotive connectivity—our technologies impact the everyday lives of consumers and citizens across the globe, maybe even yours. Are you ready to expect the unexpected?

Discover a unique tech company

You may not know our brand, but you have certainly used our technologies and innovations. Every day you are using your identity to pay, travel, cross borders, commute from home to work, have fun, open a bank account, seek medical care and use connected devices. All these things require secure, frictionless identification, and that’s where IDEMIA comes in.

Our clients in the Financial, Telecommunications, Identity, Public Security and IoT sectors come to us for our innovation capacity, our expertise in cryptography and biometrics. Our innovation teams include over 3,000+ engineers, including 50+ AI and 50+ cryptography experts.

Seize all the opportunities of our fast-paced environment

Given the wide range of technologies we develop and the variety of businesses in which we operate, we offer a global and dynamic environment where everyone can find their way to develop their skills and qualities. We propose a large set of opportunities to build your career. The close relationship that our teams build with our clients, in every country where we operate, and our ability to detect new technological trends as they emerge around the world, are a real catalyst for possible career developments.

Add your distinctive qualities to our global community

Our teams work from 5 continents and speak 100+ different languages. We strongly believe that our diversity is a key driver of innovation and performance. We are a truly global organization united around a shared vision. Working across borders means a lot of international interactions to complete our missions: there is no room at IDEMIA for people with a “mono-cultural” point of view. Our five core values guide everything that we do: we’re all CURIOUS, TRUSTED, CARING, DARING and TOGETHER.

Contribute to a safer world

As experts in securing essential services, our teams develop identity solutions and innovations for frictionless payment, connectivity, access control, Identity, public security and travel. —with the ultimate goal to create a safer word. Trust, transparency and accountability are our guiding principles in our long-term strategy to continuously improve our corporate responsibility.

Join our team and Expect The Unexpected!

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Join our team in the US


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Hear from our people

At IDEMIA, we aim to provide a friendly and open-minded work environment where everyone is welcome. We have operations in 50 countries and serve clients in 180 countries. Our 15,000 employees represent 80 nationalities. Each year, we encourage people to participate in various initiatives (both locally and globally) to foster internal innovation and provide new solutions from the field.

And we value our experts: we celebrate and reward their expertise through the Technical Expert Network. They are also ambassadors of our technologies to our clients, prospects and ecosystem.

At IDEMIA, individuals can experience a unique way to build their own career. From all over the world, our talents develop their skills on cutting-edge technologies.

Discover more about our people journey in the playlist below, and see how you could add your distinctive qualities to our community!

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A leader trusted by our clients

At IDEMIA we work with the biggest companies in the world and support outstanding clients: over 600 government, state and federal organizations, as well as 2,400 customers worldwide (Banks, Tech Companies and MNOs) trust our technologies around the globe to deliver essential services.

A leader recognized for its innovation

With a constant innovation mindset, our 3,000+ engineers (including 800 inventors) develop future-proof innovation led by people, for people—with the aim to unlock seamless and secure journeys for consumers and citizens around the world in both the physical and digital worlds.

We regularly submit to independent tests to ascertain the performance of our algorithms. The reliability and efficiency of our technologies are recognized publicly by institutions such as the NIST—National Institute of Standards and Technology—that provides internationally recognized evaluations. We are regularly in the Top 3 of their benchmarks on the different algorithms that support our solutions.

We bet on the future…

  • by training tomorrow’s engineers and contributing to academic research (strong relationships with the best Engineering schools in France)
  • by collaborating with renowned institutions on our core technologies (innovative sensors development with CEA, AI partnership with INRIA, Forensics solution experiments with UNIL, etc.)
  • by contributing to scientific wealth with over 200 publications in the past 10 years (in collaboration with Universities all over the world)
  • by financing academic and applied research projects in France and in the US.

Join IDEMIA and discover a unique tech company!

Playlist – I Story videos
Playlist – I Story videos
  • 50%

    of countries use our technologies in the civil ID, public security, and travel sectors

  • 30%

    of Fortune 500 companies trust us for payment, connectivity, and authentication

  • 1BN+

    records managed with our digital and distributed scalable systems around the world


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