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 competences in various areas are organized under seven Technology Divisions, namely Communications Technologies, Electronics Components, IC Design (Analog), IC Design (Digital), Opto-electronics, Security and Data Sciences, and Software and Systems. Four areas of applications including financial technologies, intelligent manufacturing, next generation networks, and medical and health are identified for major pursuit.
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).
Principal Engineer/Senior Engineer/Engineer, Blockchain Technologies
jobsDB Ref. JHK100003004922376
Employer Ref. SNDS/CSEC/ASL/2013a-e/161201
- Design and build financial technology applications using Blockchain / Distributed Ledger Technologies
- Work closely with the banking industry to create high values Blockchain applications
- Conduct research on cryptographic schemes for Blockchain / Distributed Ledger Technologies
- Design and develop innovative yet high quality application software for cybersecurity and FinTech initiatives.
- Collaborate with the energetic team to develop impactful Blockchain Proof-of-Concept and production applications.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related disciplines with 6+ years’ experience or Master’s degree of equivalent education with 3+ years’ experience or Ph.D degree holder with less experience. Candidates with less experience will be considered as Engineer.
Knowledge in Blockchain technology and good understanding of the cryptographic principles. Understanding of Blockchain platform such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, HyperLedger, etc. is a big plus.
Understanding of distributed system and experience in implementing cryptographic protocols is a plus.
Good understanding of data structure, algorithm and design patterns.
Must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Must have collaborative mind set, be a team-player and be keen to share knowledge.
Ability to work independently and thrive in learning new technologies.
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 (preferable) by clicking APPLY NOW or no later than 15 December 2016.
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