Senior Information Security Officer (PR0370/20-21)

The appointee will join the Information Security Unit responsible for providing information security (IS) support and implementing IS related control measures for the University.

Job Highlights:

  • Conduct IT security risk assessment and relevant vulnerability management; and
  • Handle IS incidents and implement relevant remediation control.


  • Conduct security risk assessment on IT infrastructure;
  • Handle IS incidents and implement relevant remediation control;
  • Provide recommendation in compliance with the University’s IS policy;
  • Develop security best practices/guidelines/policies and conduct IS awareness training;
  • Manage vendors for IS related projects; and
  • Provide IS related support and advice.


  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline;
  • At least five years of work experience in IS or IT infrastructure;
  • Knowledge of incident/vulnerability management or cyber-threat hunting;
  • IS-related certification, e.g. CISSP, SSCP, CSSLP, CCFP, CIFI, CISA or CEH is preferred;
  • Strong communication skills with a good command of both spoken and written English and Cantonese; and
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to sit for a written test.

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of 2 years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Those not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.

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