IT Manager for the eLearning and Data Technologies Team

Hong Kong University
November 30, 2023
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IT Manager for the eLearning and Data Technologies Team

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 523362 Work type: Full-time Department: Information Technology Services (40000) Categories: Executive / Technical / Support Hong Kong

IT Manager for the eLearning and Data Technologies Team in the Information Technology Services (ITS) (Ref.: 523362)

ITS provides central IT services to support the University's teaching, learning, research and administrative activities. ITS is transforming its organization to support its new strategic development and strategic adoption of new technologies. We are seeking high caliber candidates to support different IT services and new development. Information about ITS can be obtained at https: // www.

The Role

The appointee will be expected to:

  • communicate with users regarding application and database issues;
  • provide database support;
  • keep up with the emerging software development and database technologies and industry best practice;
  • recommend and enforce database policies, procedures and standards to ensure data security, privacy and integrity;
  • perform rapid application development and provide system support; and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications and Qualities

    Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline with at least 5 years' relevant experience. They should have excellent analytical, problem-solving and communication skills; a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; good knowledge of IT services and applications; and good organizational and interpersonal skills. They should be self-motivated, attentive to details, and multi-task oriented. Applicants who possess certification in ITIL and PRINCE2 are preferred.

    Applicants should also have good knowledge, skills and successful track record in the following areas are essential to the post:

  • Strong experience in database administration, e.g. Oracle, SQL server, IBM DB2, including but not limited to:
  • Install, maintain, upgrade of database platforms
  • Performance and SQL tuning
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors
  • Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
  • Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required
  • Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards for senior management
  • Setup NoSQL platforms (e.g. MongoDB)
  • Experience in the following technologies being advantages:
  • Microsoft Power Platform
  • Web standards and development (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Java Servlet, C-Sharp, Python, Node.js, React.js)
  • Mobile development and deployment (Apache Cordova, Flutter, Vue.js, React Native, Swift, Objective-C, Kotlin, Java)
  • RPA (Robotic Process Automation) technologies to automate repetitive tasks
  • Microsoft Graph API and Microsoft Teams App development
  • Mobile payment methods, e.g. AlipayHK, AliPay, Octopus Wallet, Apple Pay and Google Pay
  • Applicants with less experience will be considered for the position of IT Officer.

    What We Offer

    The appointment will be made on fixed-term full-time contract for 2 years and commence as soon as possible with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, together with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 10% of basic salary. Other benefits include annual leave and medical benefits.

    How to Apply

    The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until November 30, 2023 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

    Advertised: Oct 18, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Nov 30, 2023 (HK Time)

    Apply now

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