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IT Officer / Senior IT Technician (holding the functional title of System Administrator)

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 499494
Work type: Full-time
Department: Centre for PanorOmic Sciences (22200)
Categories: Executive / Technical / Support
Hong Kong

IT Officer / Senior IT Technician (holding the functional title of System Administrator) in the Centre for PanorOmic Sciences (CPOS) (Ref.: 499494) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)

Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or a related discipline, with at least 3 years’ relevant work experience. They should possess experience in Linux (Redhat/CentOS) and Windows Server system administration, system shell scripting, rack server hardware setup and maintenance, and supporting storage system using Lustre file system and NFS.  Working knowledge on High Performance Computing Cluster, VM/Container, cloud technologies and Python language would be highly desirable. Applicants with less experience but with a good initiative will be considered.

The appointee will join the IT team which is responsible for general helpdesk support, establishing and maintaining the overall IT infrastructure, including the High Performance Computing Facility, and assisting the data analytics team in developing workflow/programs for genomic data analysis. Information about CPOS and the Platform Technologies division can be obtained at Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 498921) need not re­-apply. 

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

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until January 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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