Director, Software and Systems

Job Description


Job Responsibilities

  • Lead a large software and systems division with R&D groups focusing on technology development on mobile, computing visualization, networking systems, cyber physical systems and machine learning
  • Expand the existing domain expertise to cover areas strategic to Hong Kong industry
  • Manage and grow the current world class R&D team with approximately 60 engineers of all levels
  • Develop and perform innovative applied research relevant to industry through close collaboration with members of industry, universities and other R&D organisation
  • Develop and implement business strategies and execution for technology commercialization and its transfer to industry


  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related disciplines. PhD preferred with at least 10 years of software development experience
  • Extensive R&D experiences on some of the stated technology areas, with solid exposure in customer interface, project planning and management, and product development
  • Substantial experience in managing large R&D group
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, proficiency in written and spoken English. Cantonese and Putonghua are plus
  • Live the ASTRI value


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 15 July 2016. Email: [email protected] Post: 5/F, Photonics Centre, 2 Science Park East Avenue, Hong Kong Science Park, Shatin, Hong Kong. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment purposes only.