Posted on 2021-10-12
CLSA Limited

IT Security Engineer (contractor)

CLSA Limited

Position Description

We are looking for an IT Security Engineer based out of Hong Kong, to be part of an international IT Security team to engineer and support security solutions for CLSA.

As a team member in IT security team, you will be a contributor to the company’s IT and Cyber security strategy and operations. You and your team will be managing a portfolio of IT security tools in identity access management, network intrusion detection system, endpoint protection, email security, data leakage protection, application security, and other information security controls.

To be successful in this role you should have a passion for IT Security and technology in general; you should have some knowledge of information security tools.

The role reports to the Head of Information Security.

Key Areas of Responsibilities

  • Alert management and threat response based on output from cybersecurity tools.
  • Provide first and second level support for the team’s existing security controls and tools.
  • Form an effective working relationship with the team’s key stakeholders - IT Security team members, IT teams and business teams.
  • Be the subject matter expert for some of the IT Security tools.
  • Assess other team’s proposals and services from a security point of view.
  • Design and deliver new strategic security initiatives with collaboration from business partners.


  • Degree in Information Technology or related
  • Some hands-on experience in a technical information security role
  • Good understanding of security principles and technologies
  • Up-to-date understanding of the latest threats, vulnerabilities, mitigation and industry best practices
  • Some experience in performing security risk assessment and technical review
  • Some SIEM/SIM skills
  • Experience in scripting and process automation
  • Experience in vulnerability assessment and penetration testing
  • Windows, Networking and Database fundamentals
  • Hands-on experience in some security products such as web filtering, anti DDoS, malware, anti-virus, DLP solutions
  • Work experience in a regulated industry
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Project management
  • People management

If you are seeking a dynamic environment in which to build your career in CLSA, please send your resume via Apply Now.

CLSA may collect personal data from you for purposes relating to your engagement with the Company, including human resource management and other business and internal / external compliance purposes. Any personal information and /or data collected and held by the Company may be used by the Company or transferred (whether within/ outside Hong Kong) to any other parties within the Company, subsidiaries and affiliates of the Company, internal or external service providers, or any other relevant parties including governmental or regulatory authorities, for the above purposes.