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Senior Manager/ Principal Engineer/ Associate Principal Engineer, Cyber Security and Analytics

Ref. ID:  CEO/AITT/CSA/1673


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: Communications Technologies, Artificial Intelligence and Trust Technologies, Advanced Electronic Components and Systems, IoT Sensing and AI Technologies, and Innovative Mind.

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 Responsibilities:


  • Assist the CCG leader to manage operation management, from R&D direction, technology roadmap to business strategy.
  • Work with project and solution team on ITF project execution, contract execution, partners’ collaboration and development.
  • Identify the pain points of industries or government entities and explore how the CCG’s capabilities and IP may lead to new R&D projects that provide the solutions to prospective clients.
  • Work closely with internal teams and external partners to strategize and build pipelines of collaboration projects, including working with researchers to initiate research projects.
  • Maintain specifications and functional integrity of the interim and final deliverables to clients.
  • Interfacing between researchers and clients, to anticipate and mitigate potential risks throughout the project life cycle.


Job Requirements:


  • Master degree or above in Computer Science/Information Technology/ Electronics & Electrical Engineering, with minimum 10 years of related experience.
  • Proven track records at applied R&D project planning, execution and management in multiple technology areas including Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, AI, Blockchain and IoT Systems.
  • Interested in technologies with strong business acumen and a strategic mindset.
  • Strong teamwork and good analytical thinking skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English; and Chinese is a plus.
  • Live ASTRI values.


The appointment will be on renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and performance-linked variable pay. 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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