Associate Principal Engineer / Senior Lead Engineer / Lead Engineer, Hardware Design

Job Description

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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

  • Develop IoT (Internet of Things) and / or health / gerontechnology hardware (including embedded and LPWAN (Low-Power Wide Area Network)) system;
  • Support the preparation of project proposals and project reports by working closely with developers;
  • Monitor on-going R&D projects, including technical and financial aspects and other project administrative tasks; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Master or Bachelor’s degree in Electronics / Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or relevant disciplines with a minimum of 5 years of related experiences. Candidates with fewer experience may also be considered;
  • Proficiency in hardware development (schematic design, PCB layout, design verification and trouble shooting) of embedded system and LPWAN;
  • Proficiency in related CAD tools, such as PADS or Altium;
  • Experience in firmware development is a plus;
  • Experience in product compliance project management and project proposal drafting is a plus;
  • Fast learner of new technologies, good communication skills in written and spoken English, self-motivated and passionate in research and development;
  • Live ASTRI values

Application

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.

Interested candidates, please send an application (quoting Ref. No.) with a detailed resume, current and expected salary to Talent Acquisition via email to [email protected]. 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. 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.

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