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Principal Engineer/Senior Manager, Software Development (Big Data)Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)
Principal Engineer/Senior Manager, Software Development (Big Data)Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)

Job Highlights

  • Assist R&D director to initiate new projects
  • Lead project team to design, implement, test
  • Mentor team member on software development

Job Description

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist R&D director to initiate new projects using big data technologies in area of fintech, digital marketing, IMI, etc.
  • Lead project team to design, implement, test and deploy big data solutions using modern toolkits such as Hadoop, Spark, Elasticsearch, NoSQL, etc.
  • Meet with customers to understand their business need and propose technical solutions.
  • Mentor team member on software development.


  • Master’s degree or above in the Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/ Information Engineering/Mathematics or related disciplines with 8+ years relevant experiences, or PhD with 6+ years’ experience.
  • Expertise in building distributed system/enterprise/web/cloud applications with track record.
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following technologies: Java/Scala/python, SQL/NoSQL database, Play framework.
  • Experience in big-data technologies such as Hadoop, Kafka, Spark or similar distributed computation framework.
  • Experience in systems analysis, including defining technical requirements and performing high level design for complex solutions.
  • Experience with engineering tools such as bug tracking and source code control systems.
  • Development experience with Agile Methodology.
  • Experience using DevOps is a plus.
  • Engineering management experience is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to communicate effectively and manage relationships with stakeholders coming from both technical and non-technical backgrounds.
  • Fluent in English, good written and oral communications skills; strong team spirit and interpersonal 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 application (quoting Ref. No.) with detailed resume, current and expected salary to Talent Acquisition by clicking Apply Now.

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

Career Level
Not Specified
Years of Experience
Not Specified
Employment Type
Contract, Full Time
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Company Overview

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

Additional Company Information

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

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