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

Software Engineer (Job ID: 3136)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 2 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Information Technology > Software Development
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 be involved in the development of a next-generation personalized e-learning platform for an R&D project which involves researchers from HKUST and MIT as well as industry partners. The main duties include: acting as a software developer for the platform; and interacting with different parties to collect user requirements, develop and conduct pilot testing.

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline, and at least 2 years of industrial software development experience. Knowledge of Java, Python and database programming; as well as good interpersonal and communication skills are required.

An excellent working environment is provided which allows researchers from HKUST and MIT to interact with industry partners for technology transfer and commercialization.

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.