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Senior Engineer (PI) / Engineer (PI) / Engineering Associate (PI), Cloud Platform Development

Ref. ID:  CEO/CT/NSOFT/1148


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):


Project Description:

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):

For further details, please refer to PRP/076/22CI - Cloud Native Open Radio Access Network.

Number Of Openings:


Job Responsibilities:


  • Support R&D in 5G core network, edge computing system and 5G applications integration

  • Build and execute end-to-end system integration, inter-operability testing, verifications, performance testing and tuning on 5G system (5G features, such as Mobile Edge Computing (MEC), Network Slicing, Cloud Native 5GC, IMS, …)

  • Develop hands on experience and know-hows in cloud based technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, ELK, Kafka)

  • Develop responsive and user-friendly web interfaces for 5G management systems using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue.js

  • Design and develop high-performance, scalable, and reliable C++ code for 5G core network functions.

  • Work closely with other software developers, system architects, and network engineers to ensure the interoperability and performance of the 5G core network functions.

  • Develop and maintain unit tests and automated test suites to ensure the quality and robustness of the code.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve software defects and performance issues in a timely manner.

  • Communicate and support customers for commercialization

Job Requirements:


  • Graduate with a Bachelor’s, Master or a PhD degree in STEM-related disciplines such as Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering and Mathematics or relevant disciplines is welcome to apply
  • For Bachelor’s degree holder, you will be considered for the position of Engineering Associate (PI)
  • Familiar with cloud-based technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, ELK, Kafka)
  • Experience with two or more of the program languages: C/C++, C#, Python, Java, Kotlin, etc.
  • Experience in web development (e.g., Apache, PHP, Bootstrap, Node.js, React.js, AngularJS, etc.) is a plus
  • Good command of written and spoken English or Chinese
  • Self-motivated and good communication skills
  • Good command of both written/spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua)
  • Live ASTRI values



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.


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 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. The application will be open until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.


ASTRI is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used exclusively for recruitment only. For details, please refer to ASTRI Privacy Policy Statement.

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