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Lead Engineer / Senior Engineer / Engineer, Software DevelopmentHong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)
Lead Engineer / Senior Engineer / Engineer, Software DevelopmentHong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)
Job Highlights
  • Design, develop, and test blockchain technologies
  • Build PoCs quickly
  • Participate in software development
Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and test latest blockchain technologies.
  • Build PoCs quickly to enable rapid prototyping of ideas.
  • Participate in software development of other big data analytics projects.


  • PhD holder or Master’s degree in Science/Electronic Engineering/Information Engineering/Mathematics with minimum 3 years of related experiences will be considered as Lead Engineer; Candidates with less experience will be considered as Senior Engineer/Engineer.
  • Experience with Java / Go / Python / Solidity / Rust.
  • Understanding of Blockchain based application development and consensus algorithm.
  • Strong knowledge of common algorithms and data structures.
  • Experience with smart contracts or private blockchain projects (permissioned distributed ledgers) is a big plus.
  • Experienced with distributed system design.
  • Strong team spirit and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and well organized with can-do attitude.


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

Additional Information
Years of Experience
Not Specified
Employment Type
Contract, Full Time
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus
Company Website
Company details

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