Mixed Signal IC Design
Senior Lead Engineer

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

  • Perform mixed signal IC design and verification, especially in GPIO, RGMII IO and USB adapter design
  • Develop relevant EDA tools and the generation of GPIO design key
  • Provide layout support for design team and provide device simulation /optimization for device team


  • Master’s degree or above in Electronic Engineering or related fields with 6+ years relevant experience. Candidate with less experience may also be considered
  • Strong experience in GPIO design and library files generation technique, including the generation of LEF, timing lib, Verilog, netlist and ibis, etc. Good experiences in Cadence Liberate, Abstract, Virtuoso, and MMSIM will be a plus
  • Strong background in mixed signal IC design such as GPIO, RGMII IO and USB adapter will be a plus
  • Good experience in process and device simulation and familiar with the use of TCAD
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, a good team work player
  • 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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