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Senior Software Developer / Software Developer (at the rank of IT Officer / IT Technician)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 526606
Work type: Full-time
Department: Information Technology Services (40000)
Categories: Executive / Technical / Support
Hong Kong

Senior Software Developer / Software Developer (at the rank of IT Officer / IT Technician) for Student Information Systems Team in the Information Technology Services (Ref.: 526606) 

Information Technology Services (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. Information about ITS can be obtained at

We are seeking high caliber IT talents to join us to provide top-notch IT services for our Student Information Systems Team.

The Role

The appointee will be responsible for:

  • Developing web and mobile application;
  • Conducting user requirement analysis and higher education student analytics;
  • Providing support and maintenance of quality IT services for student information management and related business processes of the University;
  • Liaising with the administrative offices and department users in the University.

Qualifications and Qualities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering / Information Technology or a related field;
  • A good command of written and spoken English;
  • Good communication, presentation, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Good knowledge of and relevant experience in SOME of the following areas is required:   

  • Microsoft Power Platform and related technologies, including Power Apps (Model-Driven and Canvas), Power BI, Power Automate, Power Pages, Azure, Dataverse, C#, Microsoft 365, Teams and SharePoint.
  • Web-based application development (Java Servlet, Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, React JS, Spring Boot and Oracle PL/SQL)
  • Databases (Oracle and MySQL)
  • Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, Application Designer, Application Engine and BI Publisher
  • Native/hybrid mobile app development (Framework 7, Vue.js, Cordova, Objective C, Swift, React Native, etc.)
  • DevOps tools (Azure and Git)

Those with lower qualifications and/or less experience may be considered for appointment as Software Developer. High calibre fresh graduates are also welcome to apply.  

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 at the University's careers site ( and upload an up-to-date CV.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until June 28, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 

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