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Lead Engineer/Senior Engineer/Engineer, Machine Learning Algorithm and Software

Ref. ID:  CEO/AECS/ICET/1585


The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was founded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness through applied research. ASTRI’s core R&D competence in various areas is grouped under five Technology Divisions: Communications Technologies, Artificial Intelligence and Trust Technologies, Advanced Electronic Components and Systems, IoT Sensing and AI Technologies, and Innovative Mind.

It is applied across six core areas which are Smart City, Financial Technologies, New Industrialisation and Intelligent Manufacturing, Digital Health, Application Specific Integrated Circuits, and Metaverse.

Over the years, ASTRI has nurtured a pool of research, I&T talents and received numerous international awards for its pioneering innovations as well as outstanding business and community contributions. To date, ASTRI has transferred almost 1400 technologies to the industries and been granted more than 1000 patents in the Mainland, the US, and other countries.

To support our constant endeavour to position Hong Kong as a world-class smart city and an international hub of innovation and technology, we are seeking qualified professionals to fill the following position(s):


​​​​Job Responsibilities:


  • Develop algorithms for EDA tools to optimize the PPA, including conventional and AI algorithm development, optimization, and evaluation
  • Participating in algorithm design for data compression and image/video processing for commercialization
  • Develop system software for EDA tools
  • Participate in AI system design, implementation, and optimization for commercialization


Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree or above in computer science / Electrical Engineering / Information Engineering or relevant disciplines with at least three years of related experience
  • Candidates with less experience may also be considered
  • Strong programming skills (C, C++, Python) is a highly preferred
  • R&D experience in machine learning, hardware design, or AI-relevant areas is highly preferred
  • Team player with good communication skills.
  • Live the ASTRI values


For interested parties, please submit your application with detailed CV within two weeks of the post date. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. The review of applications will continue until post is filled.


The appointment will be on renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and performance-linked variable pay. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, insurance coverage and contribution to MPF. The incumbent will normally work a five-day week.


The resume should not include any sensitive personal information such as HKID or passport number, photo, etc.


Position offer is subject to the applicant’s experience and academic qualification. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.


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