Technical Officer, AI/ Software/ Electronic Design

Automotive Platforms and Application Systems R&D Centre

Ref: APAS078/24, 9478


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:

  • Implement APAS R&D Centre technology roadmap in Smart Mobility initiative and related products, focus especially sensors and its application for autonomous driving technologies
  • Conduct model-based software development involving vehicle/motor control system design and implementation / software implementation including control algorithm, data communication, monitoring, data logging, user interface, etc.
  • Assist the supervisor to define and design specifications of software and firmware for autonomous driving sensors’ application and integration to autonomous vehicle / electronics for autonomous sensor systems 
  • Perform schematics and PCB layout design for MCU/DSP based control circuit and Mosfet/IGBT based power circuit / autonomous sensor systems and firmware design / PFC / DC-DC converter / inverter design for EV power system
  • Assist in defining and performing system performance verification testing and analysis, compiling technical documents for project deliverables, designing drawings
  • Perform system modeling and simulation, intelligent control system and algorithm
  • Design mechatronics system, perform testing and commissioning
  • Attend training and perform hands-on program and documentation works such as signal processing, application interface program, AI models for sensors and autonomous vehicle, etc.
  • Work closely with supervisor to keep track of progress. Ensure full compliance of project goals and Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF)’s requirements
  • Prepare proposals and report related to project progress and issues in timely manner
  • Assist in organizing promotional activities related to the projects, such as study missions, presentation on workshops or technical seminars, capability building and exhibition etc.
  • Engage in partnership with industry partners and Universities
  • Occasional travel to the mainland China when required

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

  • Bachelor degree or above in Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical/ Electronic/ Information Engineering, Mechatronics or related discipline from a local university
  • Fresh graduates are welcome to apply 
  • Knowledge and experience in any ONE of the following expertise will be a plus:
    • Modern programming language and expertise working with mainstream scripting languages (e.g. Java, C++, ASP.Net, C#, .NET, Python, Objective C, Swift, etc.)
    • C or C++ language and MATLAB simulation
    • DSP/MCU and their software tools(TI, ST, Freescale)
    • EDA tool (PADS, Altium Designer)
    • Deep learning platforms, such as Keras, Tensorflow, Caffe, CNTK, PyTorch, etc.
    • Build AI models using platforms, such as cuDNN, TensorRT, etc.
    • Programming in image detection algorithms for human / vehicles
    • Developing cloud applications running on Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Service, Google Cloud etc
    • Robotic, ROS, Pointcloud
    • Programming experience in Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning / Image Processing skills
    • Microcontroller programming (TI, Infineon, ST, Freescale) and user interface design
    • Experience in motor control
    • Design electronics system for EMI/EMC compatibility
    • Various DSP/MCU and their software tools (TI, Infineon, ST, Freescale)
  • Strong analytical mind with problem solving skills
  • Good command of English, Cantonese and Putonghua
  • Applicant will be assigned to different projects subject to relevant working experience



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

2. This is a position funded by the Research Talent Hub Programme under the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) to conduct R&D project.


What we offer and What you’ll like here:

  • Exciting new technology development (e.g. IoT, 5G, LoRA, AI etc.) to actualize your creative ideas
  • Opportunities to work with our innovative and vibrant talents
  • Embracing work flexibility (including Flexi-work hour)
  • Dynamic and energetic culture with smart outfits & sport shoes
  • Academic training scholarship to take your career up a notch
  • Dental benefit
  • Medical benefits from Day-1 with extended coverage to dependent(s)


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 post when selecting the suitable candidates.  A competitive salary package commensurate with academic qualifications and experience will be offered.  The successful candidates will be employed on a fixed-term contract basis, which is renewable subject to appointee’s performance and the Council’s development needs.


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.