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 city’s global competitiveness. To remain globally prominent, Hong Kong strives to find new ways for its traditional sectors to thrive, and...

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 city’s 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):

Director, Cyber-security and Analytics

Job level Senior
Location
Shatin
Benefits 5-day week, Dental plan, Medical plan, Performance bonus
Industry Information Technology
Job function Information Technology > Security / Audit
Information Technology > System / Business Analyst
Management > Top Executives (CEO, CFO, CTO, Director, MD)
Published On 14/10/2020
ref. CTO/CCT/CSA/2669/201012

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Director of CCT, the Director of CSA will be responsible for the followings:
  • Responsible for the strategic planning and leading the R&D directions in the area of cyber-security and data analytics
  • Lead team to conduct research and development projects in security assessment, network security, threat analyzes and defense technologies
  • Transfer knowledge to relevant domains and/or partners for product realization and commercialization

Requirements

  • PhD/Master’s/Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering or related discipline.
  • 10+ years’ experience in hands-on and leading R&D projects on cybersecurity.
  • 5+ years in planning, organizing, leading and implementing novel R&D projects, especially on cyber-security and data analytics related areas.
  • Strong track records on conducting R&D activities in cryptography is a plus.
  • Experience in applying and managing projects funded by ITF is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Good team player and passionate about producing quality software and enhancing user experience.
  • Lives ASTRI values.

Application

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 under a five-day week schedule.

Interested parties please send your detailed resume with applied position (quoting Ref. No.), current and expected salary in Microsoft Word format (.doc) to the Talent Acquisition by clicking Apply Now. Application open until this position is filled.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for consideration of an application only. 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. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.