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Consultant, Smart Sensors (Gerontechnology)

Smart City Division

Ref: SCD081/22, 5708


Job Description


Who we are looking for:

  • Creativity in new ideas and future focus vision. 
  • Collaboration with colleagues and the community at large.
  • Work Smart, Play Smart!


What you'll do:

  • Initiate, build & manage government funded R&D projects and consultancy projects by going through market analysis, proposal preparation and project implementation and reporting

  • Conduct R&D work related to “smart systems” like Autonomous Driving/ Artificial Intelligence/ Smart Sensors, Wearables, Smart Furniture, Robotics, AR / VR and immersive technologies etc. 

  • Develop Gerontech based on “smart systems” to facilitate service users, caregivers and general public’s understanding on the Gerontech equipment in healthcare institution, home environment and community

  • Proactively communicate and work with clients, teammates and suppliers on product requirements, hardware design & build, software programming, firmware coding and product testing and documentations etc

  • Keep projects progress on track to completion. Compile progress reports in timely manner

  • Organize and/or attend seminars, workshops, conferences & publicity events to disseminate the project results for commercialization and promotion

  • Occasional travels may be required


You'll be a good fit if you have/are:

  • Bachelor Degree or above in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Mechanical & Automation Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Mechatronics or related discipline

  • At least 3 years of relevant working experience

  • Passionate to improve the community’s quality of life through “smart living” technologies adoption

  • Technical skills in embedded software programming / computer vision / machine learning / sensor & IoT communication technologies

  • Knowledge in public health is preferred

  • Solid experience in Python and C / C++ programming is a plus

  • Solid experience in sensor communication using UART, I2C, BLE and/or WiFi is a plus

  • Knowledge in AI model development and automotive related embedded systems is an advantage

  • Strong sense of responsibility, good communication, able to coordinate various resources and achieve common goal as well as able to work under pressure

  • Excellent skills in project management, proposal and report writing preferred

  • Good command of English, Cantonese and Putonghua



Applicant may be considered for other positions if not matching the requirements of the subject position.


What we offer and What you’ll like here:

  • Innovative and energetic culture with smart outfits and sport shoes
  • Professional lab and latest technology to actualize your creative ideas
  • 5-day work week 
  • Prime location with good public transport network
  • MPF Top-up and dental benefit
  • Medical benefits from Day-1 with extended coverage to dependent(s)
  • Professional training and career advancement opportunities


Apply now if you’re ready to take the challenge!  Do not miss this opportunity to join us to Create Value and “MAKE SMART SMARTER”!  


HKPC will take into consideration both the quantitative and qualitative requirements of the position when selecting the suitable candidates.  A competitive salary package commensurate with academic qualifications and experience will be offered. 


Applicants are welcome to submit application at the HKPC e-Recruitment System ( in 1 week from the posting date.  Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.  


Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purpose only. Candidates not invited for interviews within 6 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful and the applications will be disposed by HKPC within 12 months.