The University invites applications for the following positions:
The University invites applications for the following positions:

Engineering Manager/Computer Officer (Job ID: 3134)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Master Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Information Technology > Engineering - Network
Published On 20/10/2016
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Multimedia Technology Research Center (MTrec)

The appointees will work in a rigorous R&D environment to develop state-of-the-art technologies in one of the 3 projects: Wi-Fi technologies, Internet streaming technologies and Indoor positioning technologies based on advanced research results. The team will work closely with the related industries. This is an opportunity for the appointees to be involved in full software product life cycles, and to have exposure in a team-oriented working environment.

The appointee will oversee the whole development process of wireless networking or multimedia research projects to ensure that the deliverable deadlines are met; manage all team members and oversee the day-to-day operations of the projects; take care of both managerial and technical matters; provide technical leadership and coordinate the integration of different project modules to develop good prototypes with industrial relevance; and visit local and overseas companies in various regions to obtain user requirements, establish collaboration and transfer the technologies to industry. In addition, the appointee will help apply for new funding to sustain the project whenever necessary.

Applicants should have at least a master’s degree in computer science or related disciplines with a minimum of 5 years of industrial experience, among which at least 2 years are in project management in an advanced R&D environment. Experience in software management and networking skills are required. Strong organizational, problem-solving and communication skills are necessary. The appointee should be proficient in English, especially in English technical writing, Cantonese and Putonghua. Cultural awareness of business practices covering Hong Kong, Mainland China and the US is important but not essential. Familiarity with the funding schemes around the area, and experience in VC fund raising and business plan writing are a plus.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

Duration of Appointment: Unless stated otherwise, the above positions will normally be of one year duration with a possibility of renewal.

Medical benefits and paid leave will be provided where applicable.

Application Procedure

In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Sunday, 30 October 2016, unless indicated otherwise.

Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.