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 in technology-based industries through applied research. ASTRI’s core R&D...

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 in technology-based industries through applied research.

ASTRI’s core R&D competence in various areas is grouped under seven Technology Divisions, namely Communications Technologies, Electronics Components, Mixed Signal Systems IC, Advanced Digital Systems, Intelligent Sensing Technology System, Security and Data Sciences, and Intelligent Software and Systems. Five areas of applications including financial technologies, intelligent manufacturing, next generation network, health technologies, and smart city are identified for major pursuits.

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)

Senior Engineer / Engineer, Machine Learning

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 6 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese, Chinese - Mandarin, English
Location
Shatin
Employment type Full Time
Benefits 5-day week, Competitive pay, Dental plan, Discretionary bonus, General holidays, Insurance plan, Maternity leave, Medical plan, MPF, Paternity leave
Industry Information Technology
Job function Engineering > Electrical / Electronic Engineering
Information Technology > Software Development
Science / Lab / Research > Research & Development (R&D)
Published On 10/01/2019
ref. CTO/SNDS/MSA/2447/190110

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with customers in Mainland and Hong Kong and may need to site visit.
  • Develop algorithms for Computer Vision, object detection, recognition and quantitative image analysis using Deep Learning.
  • Develop algorithms for Natural Language Processing/ Understanding for Chinese, English, etc.
  • Perform independent R&D work including literature study, open source code search and patent reading.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/ Electronic Engineering/ Information Engineering/ Mathematics with 6+ years of experience, or Master’s degree with 3+ years’ experience, or PhD holder in related area. Candidates with less experience will be considered as Engineer.
  • 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.
  • Skilled in C/C++ coding, parallel computing such as OpenMP and GPU programming such as CUDA.
  • Fluent in written and oral communication in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Application

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. Application open until this position is filled.

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 consideration of an application only. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.