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Director, Cybersecurity


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Employee, Contract
Job Status:
Full Time
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Job Responsibilities


  • Responsible for the strategic planning and leading the R&D directions in the area of cybersecurity
  • Lead team to conduct research and development projects in cybersecurity
  • Lead and develop cyber threat intelligence and defense technologies
  • Transfer knowledge to relevant domains and/or partners for product realization and commercialization





  • 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 information security and data analytics related areas
  • Strong track records on conducting R&D activities in cryptography is a plus
  • Experience in applying and managing  ITC funding is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Good team player and passionate about producing quality software and enhancing user experience

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 in technology-based industries through applied research.

ASTRI’s core R&D competence in various areas is grouped under seven Technology Divisions, namely Communications Technologies, Electronics Components, Mixed Signal Systems IC, Advanced Digital Systems, Opto-electronics, Security and Data Sciences, and Intelligent Software and Systems. Five areas of applications including financial technologies, intelligent manufacturing, next generation network, health technologies, and smart city are identified for major pursuits.

In 2006, ASTRI was designated as the Hong Kong Research and Development Centre for Information and Communications Technologies by the Innovation and Technology Commission. In 2012, ASTRI was given an approval from the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) under the Chinese State Council to establish the first Hong Kong Branch of Chinese National Engineering Research Centre (CNERC) for Application Specific Integrated Circuit System in collaboration with Southeast University (SEU) in Nanjing.

Owing to the continuous expansion in our R&D activities, we are seeking qualified professionals to fill the following position(s):

(The requirements and responsibilities of the vacancies are posted on our website: