Engineering Officer, Hardware Design (Ref: APAS067/20)

Engineering Officer, Hardware Design 
Automotive Platforms & Application Systems R&D Centre 
Ref: APAS067/20
Post Date: 5 May 2020

Job Duties:

  • Participate in hybrid/electric R&D projects involving electric powertrain, vehicle system control, energy storage, solid-state battery, fuel cell, EV charging and whole vehicle integration
  • Conduct research in braking control algorithm in use of mm-wave sensor and ultrasonic sensor solutions
  • Understand monocoque vehicle body design and assist in relevant development works
  • Carry out microcontroller based electronic designs for both hardware and embedded software development
  • Perform PCB schematic and layout designs, hands-on electronic product assembly works in laboratory such as PCB circuit debugging, wiring, soldering, etc.
  • Compile technical documents for the project deliverables, design drawings, test plans and test reports
  • Provide on-site electric vehicle testing and support service to project clients. Support ad hoc tasks as required

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Automotive / Electrical / Electronic Engineering or equivalent from a local university
  • Candidates with solid electric vehicle project experience in university or private sector a strong plus
  • Good experience in at least one of following expertise:
  • EV traction motor control
  • High power and EV battery system designs
  • Application design with 16-bit MCU or ARM based microcontroller, MCU programming (C language) for sizeable control system.
  • Hardware PCB electronic schematic and layout design
  • Responsible, self-motivated and good problem solving skills. Good interpersonal and team spirit
  • Good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese, including Putonghua
  • Applicants may be considered for other positions if not matching the requirements of the subject position

This is a position funded by the Internship Programme of the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) R&D project from March 2020 to September 2022.


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 should send application, together with a detailed resume, current and expected salary and contact telephone number by email to (quoting the reference number on the subject heading) within 2 weeks.

Applications not quoting reference number will lead to late processing.

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.