Senior Engineer (PI) /Engineer (PI), Cyber Security

Job Description

2021/ART/322CP/a-d
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The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was founded by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness through applied research. ASTRI’s core R&D competence in various areas is grouped under five Technology Divisions: AI and Big Data Analytics; Communications; Cybersecurity, Cryptography and Trusted Technologies; Integrated Circuits and Systems; and IoT and Sensors. It is applied across five core areas which are Smart City, Financial Technologies, Intelligent Manufacturing, Digital Health, and Application Specific Integrated Circuits.

Over the years, ASTRI has nurtured a pool of research, I&T talents and received numerous international awards for its pioneering innovations as well as outstanding business and community contributions. To date, ASTRI has transferred over 800 technologies to the industries and been granted more than 900 patents in the Mainland, the US, and other countries.

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):

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct innovative R&D work on cybersecurity areas
  • Perform security assessment, threat analysis, vulnerability research and penetration test for web apps and network
  • Explore emerging security technologies related to fields such as cloud, IoT, machine learning, AI.
  • Design advanced security training courses with ASTRI’s cyber range facility

Requirements

  • Graduate in STEM-related discipline such as Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering and Mathematics or relevant discipline
  • A bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or doctoral degree’s holder is welcome to apply
  • For bachelor’s degree holder, they will be considered for the position of Engineering Associate (PI)
  • Understanding on security architecture, security assessment, network, cloud and system security tool
  • Preferably with some hands-on experience in Linux, Windows, virtualization software
  • Good command of written and spoken English or Chinese

Application

To apply, please email [email protected] with your resume. You are suggested NOT to include sensitive personal information such as HKID or passport number, photo, etc. 

Please quote the Job Ref No. and include the following information:

  1. Name of University
  2. Degree/PhD obtained/expecting and when
  3. Have you participated in ITF Research Talent Hub before? Yes/No
  4. If you answer Yes in item 3, please state the period
  5. Have you been employed by ASTRI before? If yes, please state the period

The application will be open until the position is filled while ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

ASTRI is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used exclusively for recruitment only. For details, please refer to ASTRI Privacy Policy Statement., in particular section 9.