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Senior Manager / Associate Principal Engineer, Integrated Sensing



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 Requirements

  • Assist the CCG leader to manage department operation management, from cashflow, ITF project execution, contract execution, manpower allocation, budget allocation to business development, forum/conference, university collaboration.

  • Be responsible for project team operation, monitoring projects/contract execution to secure the deliverables on schedule with required specifications.

  • Support business and promotion activities in mainland China, support strategy cooperation in Photonics area with HKSTP (Senor Lab, MEC and future plan in GBA).

  • Enhance Technical team’s technology commercialization by driving design for manufacturing, eco system development to strengthen the core R&D competence with patent protection.

  • Initiate cross project team’s projects and be responsible for its project deliverables, industry contribution, commercialization, and social impact.


Job Responsibilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in Electronics/Electrical/Biomedical Engineering, with minimum 15 years of related experience.

  • Candidates with less qualification or experience may also be considered.

  • Experience/knowledge in various optical/optoelectronics systems (e.g. display and sensing optics, optical sensing system, visual acquisition, etc.)

  • Hands-on experience in semiconductor optoelectronics device development and testing; Direct experience with semiconductor microfabrication technology, including photolithography, wet and dry etch, and film deposition is a plus

  • Knowledge/Experience with electronic device characterization or semiconductor-style device processing; ability to acquire and maintain a DOE clearance is a plus

  • Experience in patent analysis and filing/strategy and transferring technology into mass production is a plus

  • Strong teamwork and good analytical thinking skills.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English; and Chinese is a plus

  • Live the ASTRI values.


The appointment will be on renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and performance-linked variable pay. 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. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.


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