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Senior Engineer/Engineer, Pattern Recognitio

Job Information

  • Post Date:2018-07-12
  • Location:Not Specified
  • Salary:Salary provided
  • Employment Type:Contract, Full Time
  • Job Function:Application Specialist - Software  Software Development  Research & Development (R&D) &

Job Description

Reference #: ISNS/MSA/2286/180712

Job Responsibilities

  • Algorithm research and development in English handwritten character recognition and NLP algorithms.
  • Design and develop English handwritten character recognition and form processing technologies.
  • Natural Language Processing for content expression and comparison.
  • Data analytics and data preparation for machine learning on different applications.
  • Deploy the system in the way of high quality and performance.
  • Cooperate with team members and provide system integration solution.
  • Perform independent R&D work including literature study, open source code search and patent reading.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering / Information Engineering / Mathematics or related fields with 6+ years’ experience, or Master’s Degree with 3+ years’ experience, or Ph.D. holder in related area. Candidates with less experience will be considered as Engineer.
  • Experience in developing core technology of natural language processing algorithms for English and foreign languages.
  • Familiar with algorithm development in C/C++ on Windows and Linux platforms, Matlab, and Python, Tensorflow with GPU programming is a plus.
  • Self-motivated and well organized with can-do attitude, good verbal and written communication skills in English and Chinese.


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

Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment purposes only. 

Company Info

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).


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