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Senior Engineer/Engineer, Optical SensingHong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)
Senior Engineer/Engineer, Optical SensingHong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)

Job Highlights

  • build optical modules
  • spectroscopic or optical scattering
  • environmental sensing applications

Job Description

Reference #: CTO/IOTSEN/SDI/2119/180316

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with other engineering team members to build optical (spectroscopic or optical scattering) modules for environmental sensing applications.
  • Assist in developing both hardware and software for the module function and the system integration.
  • Carry out tests and data analysis for the developed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Material Science, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering related fields with 6+ years of experience, or Master’s degree with 3+ years’ experience, or PhD holder in related area. Candidates with less experience will be considered as Engineer.
  • Knowledge of optical sensing technologies and applications.
  • Hands-on experience in spectroscopy or optical scattering sensing (e.g. particulate matter detection) system development (optical design & set up).
  • Experience in optical signal analysis is a plus.
  • Experience in optical design software such as Zemax is a plus.
  • Experience with UI and lab automation with Matlab, LabView and/or other programming languages is a plus.


 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
Company Website

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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