Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)

Senior Lead Engineer / Lead Engineer, Optics Design

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)
Posted on 10-Apr-21

Senior Lead Engineer / Lead Engineer, Optics Design

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)

Job Highlights

  • Advance optical system design
  • Optical specifications, design analyses
  • Imaging/non-imaging optical design

Job Description

Reference #: CTO/IOTSEN/IMV/2601a-b/200507
Job Responsibilities
  • For the research and development of advance optical system design and prototyping, including imaging/non-imaging optical design for machine vision, 3D reconstruction and medical imaging.
  • Define optical specifications, design analyses, risk analysis with contingency plans, design reviews, manufacturability assessments, verification of design durability and reliability, vendor survey, schedule control and prototype verification.
  • Evaluating and implementing customer requirements in an optical engineering environment.
  • Resolve technical problems relative to optics; technology research and development, IP development of core technologies.


  • PhD holder or Master’s degree in Optical Engineering, Applied Optics, Physics, Bio-optics or related disciplines with minimum 3 years of related experiences. Candidates with less experience may also be considered.
  • Experience of both imaging optical system and non-imaging optical system design and production.
  • Familiar with design software tools on CodeV or Zemax, LightTools or TracePro, etc. is a plus.
  • Familiar with optical design for machine vision application, 3D reconstruction, medical imaging, confocal optical design, OCT, etc. is a plus.
  • Good command of written and spoken English, self-motivated and good communication skills.


The 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 a five-day week.

Interested candidates, please send an application (quoting Ref. No.) with a detailed resume, current and expected salary to Talent Acquisition by clicking Apply Now.

The application will be open until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.

ASTRI is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used exclusively for recruitment only.

Additional Information

Job Type
Full Time, Contract

Company Overview

 The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was established by the Hong Kong SAR Government in 2000 with a mission to enhance the citys global competitiveness. To remain globally prominent, Hong Kong strives to find new ways for its traditional sectors to thrive, and for the potential of emerging sectors to be unleashed. Harnessing the power of technology is key to achieving this.

ASTRI lives up to its mission by pursuing applied Research and Development (R&D) that is delivering technological solutions that strengthen institutions, improve businesses, and benefit communities. Its R&D endeavours focus on five key areas of applications:

  •               Smart City
  •               Financial Technologies
  •               Intelligent Manufacturing
  •               Health Technologies
  •               Application Specific Integrated Circuits

To support our constant endeavour to position Hong Kong as a world-class smart city and an international hub of innovation and technology, we are seeking qualified professionals to fill the following position(s):

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Benefits & Others
Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus, Five-day work week