Assistant Computer Officer(s)
Assistant Computer Officer(s) (carrying the job title of ‘System Administrator & Developer’)
The appointee(s) will work on a cross-institutional project in developing an education cloud platform, which consists of various aspects like (1) cloud computing - IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS; (2) machine learning and Big Data analysis; (3) social networking; (4) multimedia processing; (5) resource sharing; and (6) information retrieval. Duties include (a) deploying, maintaining, installing and configuring large-scale computer systems, network equipment, SAN hardware and virtualisation on Windows or Linux platforms; (b) meeting with supervisors, managers and potential users to understand the requirements; (c) providing technical support for the project team, as well as project events, such as demonstrations and seminars; and (d) assisting in ad-hoc tasks and projects.
Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Engineering, System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related disciplines; (ii) good analytical, organisational and communication skills, and creativity; (iii) a good command of Java, C/C++, Python, SQL, web programming, CSS, Shell Scripts or other programming languages; (iv) experience in system infrastructure planning, administration and hardware maintenance; (v) experience in network performance, network security and storage systems (e.g. NAS, SAN, etc.); (vi) proficiency in managing various systems and platforms, including but not limited to Windows and Linux platforms; (vii) proficiency in web application servers (such as PHP, J2EE, and Apache) and database management systems (such as Oracle and MySQL); and (viii) the ability to work independently and also in a team environment, and handle multiple tasks, including dealing with system users. At least 1 year’s related work experience, possession of system administration-related professional accreditations (such as MCSE, LPI/RHCE, etc.), and experience in Big Data and cloud computing platform setup and maintenance (such as MapReduce, Hadoop/OpenStack, etc.) are preferred.
Appointment will be made on a 1-year contract, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for this post.