The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) is an independent, self-funded and not-for-profit statutory body. Its main role is to conduct the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE). It also administers other assessment projects and examinations leading to academic,...

The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) is an independent, self-funded and not-for-profit statutory body. Its main role is to conduct the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE). It also administers other assessment projects and examinations leading to academic, professional or practical qualifications on behalf of international examining bodies and local professional bodies. Applications are now invited for the following post:

Officer – Assessment Technology and Research (System Development)

Job level Middle
Work exp Minimum 5 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Others
Information Technology > Software Development
Science / Lab / Research > Others
Published On 10/07/2019
ref. ATR/07/552

Duties:The appointee will be responsible for developing a web-based School Feedback System for schools with three modules: a Post-Exam Data Analysis Engine, a Customized Report Generator, and an Instant Multiple Choice Question Feedback module. He/she will also be required to provide administrative and IT support to the testing and implementation of the system with the objective of promoting assessment for learning at schools.

 

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering;
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience or 3 years of supervisory experience in system development;
  • Hands-on experience in developing web-based platform using Java, J2EE, JSP, JSF, XML, Hibernate, Spring Framework, Oracle Database, MySQL, JasperReports, AJAX, JQuery, HTML, XHTML, CSS, Web Graphics and Design system UAT and data processing;
  • Knowledge in statistics and development of mobile applications would be an advantage;
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese;
  • User manual writing skills both Chinese and English;
  • Good problem-solving and interpersonal skills; and
  • Candidate with less working experience may be considered as Assistant Officer – Assessment Technology and Research.

 

Employment Terms: The remuneration package will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be on a fixed-term contract with contract-end-gratuity, MPF benefits, medical and dental care. Future employment may be offered on renewable contracts subject to performance and staffing needs.

 

Date for Application Review: 24 July 2019

Applications would be considered until the post is filled.

 

Application forms can be obtained from the HKEAA office on 13/F., Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong or downloaded from the HKEAA website (www.hkeaa.edu.hk/tc/Career/general.html). Completed application forms should be returned to the Manager – Human Resources at the above address. Applicants not notified within 10 weeks from the application review date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

 

The HKEAA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. Information provided relating to employment will be kept confidential and used only for processing applications. For details, please refer to the Policy Statement on Equal Opportunities and the Personal Information Collection Statement on the HKEAA website (www.hkeaa.edu.hk).