Senior Lead Engineer / Lead Engineer, Computer Vision

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 five Technology Divisions: AI and Big Data Analytics; Communications; Cybersecurity, Cryptography and Trusted Technologies; Integrated Circuits and Systems; and IoT and Sensors. It is applied across five core areas which are Smart City, Financial Technologies, Intelligent Manufacturing, Digital Health, and Application Specific Integrated Circuits.

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.

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 Responsibilities

  • Researching, developing, and deploying advanced algorithms for image and video processing as well as computer vision.
  • Developing Machine Learning/Deep Learning algorithm models for Semantic Segmentation, Anomaly Detection, Entity Classification, and 3D reconstruction for LiDAR data.
  • Build Computer Vision models for fault, anomaly detection, and reconstruction for RGB video and image.
  • Provide technical solutions and support to the customers.


  • Master’s or Doctor’s degree in Machine Learning, Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related field with a specialization in Machine Learning and/or Computer Graphics.
  • Strong machine learning engineering background. 3-5 years of industry experience preferred.
  • At least 2 years of experience in computer vision, image/video processing, and machine learning.
  • Strong experience working with RGB, Infrared image and LiDAR datasets
  • Experience with machine/deep learning frameworks like Tensor flow, Keras and PyTorch.
  • Experience with Git, Docker, Compute Engine, VMs, and Kubernetes Engine.
  • Proficient in Python, C/C++, PyTorch, OpenCV, and Docker
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Live 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 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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