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Senior Engineer (PI)/ Engineer (PI), Design Engineer

Ref. ID:  CEO/ICS/SPES/1425


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 four Technology Divisions: Communications Technologies, Trust and AI Technologies, Integrated Circuits and Systems, and IoT Sensing and AI Technologies.

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

  • To assist in ITF R&D project as assigned
  • To perform power electronics / electrical / embedded software / communication software development, testing, performance evaluation, and technical reports
  • To support in DC power and protection / UPS / EV charging / PV inverter / battery storage system related technologies and IP development
  • To conduct literature and marketing survey on technologies, products, patents and research papers



  • Bachelor degree holder or above in Power Electronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related disciplines
  • Good knowledge of embedded firmware design (using DSP, ARM, FPGA, MCU, etc.) for power electronics converter control applications
  • Hands-on experience in laboratory work
  • Knowledge in product development process and supply chain management will be a big plus
  • Good written and communication skills in English
  • Strong team spirit and interpersonal skills; independent, responsible and outgoing character
  • Live 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. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical 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 ID card no. 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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