Ref.: 201701645
Posting Title: IT Technician (holding the functional title of Programmer)
Department: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention
Closing Date: February 28, 2018


IT Technician (holding the functional title of Programmer) the Hong Kong Jockey Club Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention (Ref. 201701645) (to commence as soon as possible for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s Degree/Higher Diploma in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Multimedia, or a related discipline, with at least 2 years' proven work experience in system programming. They should have programming experience in R, Java or C++, Python, SQL.; good problem solving and communication skills; and ability to work under tight schedule. Those with experience in web system programming (e.g. LAMP, JSON, Javascript) or social media APIs, good command of written and spoken English and Chinese/Cantonese, and ability to work independently are preferred. The appointee will be responsible for writing well-designed, testable, maintainable and efficient code of an alert system or application, and working with data analyst and researchers to refine specifications and requirements of the systems.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., to Mr. Rickey Yau either by e-mail ( or by mail (2nd Floor, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam). Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at February 28, 2018.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.