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

Senior Engineer, Natural Language Processing

Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI)
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Posted on 22 Jan 2020

Senior Engineer, Natural Language Processing

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

Job Highlights

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Analysis

Job Description

Reference #: CTO/AIBD/CLOUD/2572a-b/200122

Job Responsibilities

  • Undertaking development tasks assigned by team manager;
  • Development tasks may involve, but not limited to machine learning, data analysis;
  • Studying and improving existing NLP models to expedite product iteration;
  • Measuring recently released product features to establish benchmarks and to identify potential areas of improvement;
  • Collaborating with customers and internal teams in a professional manner.


  • PhD holder or Master degree holder in Computer Science, Information Engineering or relevant disciplines with minimum 3 years of related experience. Candidate with less experience may also be considered;
  • Solid experience and knowledge in python and its relevant libraries such as NumPy, SciPy and Pandas is a highly preferred and hands-on experience in Kotlin is highly preferred for candidate with data analyst background;
  • Solid experience and knowledge in Git workflow is highly preferred;
  • NLP specific coding and machine learning experience are highly preferred;
  • Excellent verbal and written 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 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

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):



Additional Company Information

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

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