VIBRANT AND VITAL VTC VTC is a vocational and professional education and training provider established in Hong Kong in 1982. With some 250,000 students across our 13 member institutions, this not only makes us VIBRANT but VITAL to the Hong Kong educational landscape. We provide a spectrum of opportunities...

VIBRANT AND VITAL VTC

VTC is a vocational and professional education and training provider established in Hong Kong in 1982.  With some 250,000 students across our 13 member institutions, this not only makes us VIBRANT but VITAL to the Hong Kong educational landscape.  We provide a spectrum of opportunities through multiple pathways for graduates to determine their own destination, whether it is employment or further studies.  If you believe that the provision of a valued choice for learners to acquire the values, skills and knowledge for lifelong learning and enhanced employability is a worthy mission, then consider joining us.

Various Operational Units

IT Specialist

Job level Entry
Work exp Minimum 3 Years
Education Diploma / Certificate
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Information Technology
Job function Information Technology > Application Development
Information Technology > Help Desk / IT Support
Information Technology > Network / System Admin
Published On 27/09/2016
ref. C/VOU/OFF-IT/09/16-MA2

Major Duties:

The appointee(s) would take up duties in one of the following areas:

(i) System Development

(a) To be responsible for the system design, development and maintenance of web and mobile applications with various tools and technologies;

(b) To assist in collecting user requirements and transforming into functional requirements and technical specifications; and

(c) To liaise with and support users for system implementation, bug fixing, user acceptance test, deployment, training and related documentation; 

(ii) Security Management

(a) To maintain, support and troubleshoot IT security systems, e.g. Firewall, IPS, VPN;

(b) To manage IT security systems for monitoring and protection of servers, networks and information;

(c) To assist in implementing security solution, e.g. SIEM or Digital Rights Management; and

(d) To handle security incidents and mitigate security vulnerabilities, e.g. DDoS, APT; 

(iii) Infrastructure Management

(a) To oversee and maintain the Campus Network, IT Application Systems with Servers;

(b) To provide support on Data Centre management, operations and monitoring; and

(c) To help managing IT systems and services on Windows / Linux / VMware platforms; 

(iv) System Support and Network Management

(a) To lead a Technical Support Team in providing support services on IT hardware / software, applications, teaching and learning related facilities to user;

(b) To develop and maintain web-based systems, applications using HTML, ASP, AD, PHP, MS Access, Apache, WebSphere, MySQL;

(c) To implement, maintain and administer the Campus Network, IT application systems and servers;

(d) To manage and support computer systems and services on Windows / Linux / Wireless / VMware / Firewall platforms;

(e) To liaise with IT vendors / other divisions on IT service projects, enforce IT policies and guidelines;

(f) To provide training and consultation on IT related services to users; and

(g) To handle procurements of IT hardware / software, consumables and maintain related inventory records. 

Requirements:

(a)(i) A recognized degree in IT or equivalent with at least 2 years’ relevant experience; OR

(ii) A recognized higher diploma in IT or equivalent with at least 5 years' relevant experience;

(Applicants with a recognized degree in IT but less experience, or a recognized higher diploma with at least 3 years' relevant experience may also apply.)

(b) For Major Duties in (i), applicants with good knowledge and hands-on experience in any of the following aspects will be an advantage – Oracle DB, PL/SQL, MS SQL Server, SharePoint Designer, Java, Java Script, AJAX, jQuery, Objective-C, Android SDK, Visual Studio, Moodle plugin development, MySQL Database HA support by using Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP (LAMP) platform etc.;

(c) For Major Duties in (iii), applicants with good knowledge and hands-on experience in any of the following areas will be an advantage – Network administration (Cisco / H3C / WiFi), system administration (MS Windows / Red Hat / AIX);

(d) Proficiency in English and Chinese; and

(e) Good interpersonal skills and be a good team player.

 

Notes:

(1) The post is in the rank of “Officer”.

(2) Appointees may be required to work irregular hours / outside normal office hours and/or at different work locations on a need basis.

(3) Appointees may be posted to any operational units of the VTC, for example a campus / centre, to carry out similar duties, and have different post titles which are subject to change at the Council’s discretion.

(4) Applicants with less relevant experience and/or qualification may be considered for the post of Assistant IT Specialist, in the rank of “Technician”.

(5) Applicants who have responded to previous advertisement (ref. no. C/VOU/OFF-IT/07/16-MA2) need not re-apply as their applications are still under consideration.

 

APPLICATIONS

(a) Application forms [VTC-1 (Rev. 12/2012)] are available from: (i) G/F., VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong; or (ii)the website: http://www.vtc.edu.hk/html/en/career.html.

(b)A completed application form, together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to theHuman Resources Division, 18/F, VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post being applied for.

Closing date for application: 29 October 2016

Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s). Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed within 24 months.