Career

n-hop technologies is a leading technology company at the forefront of innovation in the field of data processing and network acceleration. We pioneered network coding theory and is the inventor of Batched Sparse Code (BATS), an efficient implementation of network coding. Our mission is to revolutionize the way data is processed, stored, and transmitted, empowering organizations to achieve unprecedented levels of performance, efficiency, and scalability.

We are the winner of some significant global awards and have been granted various patents:

We provide a unique learning and development environment with great opportunities for those with a passion for developing their career and achieving personal growth. Currently we are hiring for the following positions. If you are interested in joining us, please email us your CV with cover letter to [email protected], with the job title as the subject.

We invite a dynamic and motivated individual to apply for the position. The job holder will be responsible for supporting business and corporate development reporting directly to the company CEO.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with researchers and product lead to transform theoretical network algorithms into commercial software products.
  • Provide technical leadership and expertise throughout the software development life cycles, guide software engineers to adopt industry best practices, own and be responsible of all operational metrics
  • Hire, manage, mentor and grow the software development team in HK and Shenzhen.
  • Be accountable for developing the vision, architectural and API, software documentation, workflow and roadmaps to the developer team.
  • Achieve the key performance metrics assigned by the company.
  • Develop the vision, architectural and API, software document, workflow and roadmaps for the developer team.
  • Work with product and research team to define product requirements, architect and execute best-in-class implementation in a agile manner.
  • Lead the effort to design, build and develop Proof-of-Concept (POC) solutions and quality assurance test that will rapidly and iteratively prove the concepts being considered and rapidly integrate them into the production frameworks.

Qualifications and Experience

  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in managing a team of software engineers
  • 5+ years of software design, data structures, design patterns and problem solving in a software development environment
  • Hands-on experience in managing software application development life cycle with professional software engineering practices (for managing coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build, testing and deployment processes)
  • Hands-on technical expertise in service-oriented architectures (API)
  • Knowledge with UNIX/Linux, scripting and network
  • Knowledge in wireless communication systems and/or 5G IAB, traffic optimization theory or network stack would be preferred
  • Strong leadership and communication skills to work with executives and stakeholders in selling the vision and providing content and standard methodologies
  • Good command of English in both writing and verbal communication is important. Ability to communicate in Cantonese or Putonghua is a definite advantage

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Implement and optimized various software modules and APIs for BATS 
  • Modify Linux kernel components and networking device drivers 
  • Create and maintain software documentations and user manual 
  • Perform functional enhancement, system deployment and testing 
  • Prepare and maintain documentation and manage source code 
  • Collaborate with other software engineers and researchers on software architecture design, test and implementation. 

Qualifications and Experience

  • BSc or MSc Degree in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or equivalent. 
  • Expert in C/C++14 or later
  • Knowledge in working on Linux Kernel, Linux networking, and device drivers. 
  • Experience in writing and maintaining documentation and source code management 
  • Familiar with virtualization technologies (KVM, Docker, Kubernetes, …)  
  • Good experience with development tools and DevOps such as GIT, CI, and issue tracking preferred 
  • Previous exposure to software development methodologies such as SCRUM will be an advantage  
  • Open-source contribution and public repository on GitHub will be an advantage 
  • Highly motivated, passionate, well-organized, reliable and proactive  
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload  
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with others and possess an achievement mind set 
  • Good oral and written communication skills  
  • Any exposure in System Architecture and/or System Integration will be considered for a senior role 

Job Description

We are seeking an energetic high caliber to join our Research and Development team to develop a new generation of network communication systems. This position reports directly to Chief Technology Officer.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Performing Research and Development of technical and application development of the BATS algorithm and protocol as applied to a broad range of telecommunication systems and equipment
  • Collaborating with the Shenzhen Research & Development team to further the development of the BATS protocol
  • Providing Research and Development support to the BATS Product development
  • Ensuring Research and Development performance adopts industry best practices for software and hardware development and meets quality industry standard relevant to the company businesses, as guided by the Chief Technology Officer


Qualifications and Experience

PhD or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, with experience in wireless communication systems

  • Strong hands-on and experience in C, C++ programming in Linux operating systems, especially on networking software development
  • Ability to conduct research and development by performing analysis on complex systems
  • Strong background in coding theory and information theory
  • Experience in embedded systems programming
  • Knowledge of Linux kernel and low-level driver operation will be a plus
  • Knowledge of multithreading and memory management
  • Strong hands-on with software development/test tools like gdb, Valgrind, Networking tools like Wireshark
  • Hands-on experience on TCP/IP socket programming
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools like Git, SVN
  • Experience in the product development life cycle and product release management
  • Able to work independently and cooperatively with the team
  • Responsible for handing research papers or white papers
  • Ability to prepare patent documents
  • At least three years of post-qualification experience