Associate Principal Engieer/Senior Lead Engineer/Lead Engineer/Senior Engineer/Engineer/Engineering Associate, Smart Connectivity

Job Description


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, Intelligent Manufacturing and Re-Industrialization, 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 over 800 technologies to the industries and been granted more than 900 patents in the Mainland, the US, and other countries.

Job Responsibilities

  •        Research and Development of wired/wireless communication systems involving LoRa, NB-IoT, 5G, WiFi6, UWB etc., for robotics, IoT sensors and wearable electronics for the Smart City applications
  •        Project scoping and proposal preparation for consultancy and government funding project applications
  •        To manage and implement R&D projects include budgeting, manpower allocation and project reporting
  •        To develop business network with stakeholders, include clients, technical partners and end users


  •        Be innovative and dare to try
  •        Bachelor or postgraduate degree in electronic engineering, computer network, telecommunication, automation or related engineering disciplines
  •        Solid experiences in communication/connectivity infrastructure design and EMC testing for commercial projects will be the advantages
  •        Proficiency in programming with C/C++/C#, Python and/or other programming languages
  •        Good command of both written/spoken English and/or Chinese
  •        Live ASTRI values


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 under a five-day week schedule.

Interested candidates should send application (quoting Ref. No.) with detailed resume and, current and expected salary to the HR Department by email (preferable) or post no later than :

Email: [email protected]
Post: 5/F, Photonics Centre, 2 Science Park East Avenue,
Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, Hong Kong.

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