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Senior Engineer (PI) / Engineer (PI) / Engineering Associate (PI), Cyber Security and Analytics

Ref. ID:  CEO/TAIT/CSA/1389


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 four Technology Divisions: Communications Technologies, Trust and AI Technologies, Integrated Circuits and Systems, and IoT Sensing and AI Technologies.

It is applied across six core areas which are Smart City, Financial Technologies, New Industrialisation and Intelligent Manufacturing, Digital Health, Application Specific Integrated Circuits, and Metaverse.

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 almost 1400 technologies to the industries and been granted more than 1000 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 Resposibilities:


  • Assist in ITF R&D project as assigned.
  • Conduct innovative R&D work, solutions and application designs, implementation and deployment on cybersecurity areas.
  • Explore emerging security technologies related to fields such as blockchain, machine learning, AI, cloud, IoT, smart contracts, data analytics and visualization.
  • Perform security assessment, threat analysis, vulnerability research and penetration test for web apps and network.


Job Requirements:

  • PhD holder, Master, Bachelor’s degree holder in Computer Science, Information Engineering Information Security or relevant disciplines.
  • Experience in skills, such as DevSecOps, Docker, Git (the more the better).
  • Experience on Data analytics and visualization, Blockchain and smart contracts (the more the better).
  • Proficiency in programming languages, such as: Python, Node.js, Go, Java (the more the better).
  • Possess the ability to learn new technologies.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, good English writing and reading ability is highly preferred.
  • Live the ASTRI values.


The appointment will be on renewable contract terms with a competitive salary. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical insurance coverage and contribution to MPF. The incumbent will normally work a five-day week.


For interested parties, please submit your application with detailed CV within two weeks of the post date. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. The review of applications will continue until post is filled.


The resume should not include any sensitive personal information such as ID card no. or passport number, photo, etc.


Position offer is subject to the applicant’s experience and academic qualification. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. ASTRI reserves the right not to fill the position.


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