Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)

Principal Engineer / Senior Manager, Machine Learning

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)
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Posted on 07 Apr 2021

Principal Engineer / Senior Manager, Machine Learning

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)

Job Highlights

  • Computer Vision/Machine Learning Technologies
  • Computer Engineering/Electronic Engineering
  • Ph.D. or Master holder

Job Description

Reference #: CTO/CCT/MSA/2701/210204

Job Responsibilities
  • Assist R&D director to initiate new projects using computer vision/machine learning technologies etc.
  • Lead the project team to design, implement, test and deploy solutions using latest technologies.
  • Meet with customers to understand their business need and propose technical solutions.
  • Mentor team members on software and algorithm development
  • PhD holder or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering, Mathematics or relevant disciplines with minimum 3 years of related experiences. Candidates with less experience may also be considered
  • Expertise in building distributed system/enterprise/web/cloud applications with track record
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following technologies: Java/Scala/python, SQL/NoSQL database, Play framework.
  • Solid development experience in image processing, computer vision and machine learning.
  • Familiar with machine learning algorithms on computer vision, OCR related development, natural language processing and image processing applications will be a strong plus.
  • Familiar with algorithm development with C/C++ on Windows and Linux platform is a plus.
  • Skilled in C/ C++ coding, parallel computing such as OpenMP and GPU programming such as CUDA.
  • Experience in systems analysis, including defining technical requirements and performing high level design for complex solutions is a plus.
  • Experience with engineering tools such as bug tracking and source code control systems is a plus.
  • Development experience with Agile Methodology.
  • Engineering management experience is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to communicate effectively and manage relationships with stakeholders coming from both technical and non-technical backgrounds.
  • Fluent in English, good written and oral communications skills; strong team spirit and interpersonal skills.


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 by clicking Apply Now. Application open until this position is filled.

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.

ASTRI is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used exclusively for recruitment only. 

Additional Information

Career Level
Not Specified
Years of Experience
Not Specified
Job Type
Contract, Full Time
Company Website

Company Overview

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI) was set up by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness in technology-based industries through applied research. Our R&D strategic focus covers five areas of applications: Financial Technologies, Intelligent Manufacturing, Health Technologies, Smart City, and Application Specific Integrated Circuits through our mandate as the Hong Kong branch of the Chinese National Engineering Research Centre (CNERC).

ASTRI’s core R&D competence in various areas is organised under seven Technology Divisions: Mixed Signal Systems IC, Advanced Digital Systems, Electronics Components, Intelligent Sensing Technology System, Intelligent Software and Systems, Security and Data Sciences, and Communications Technologies.

Owing to the continuous expansion in our R&D activities, we are seeking qualified professionals to fill the following position(s):

(The requirements and responsibilities of the vacancies are posted on our website:www.astri.org).

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus