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Employer Ref: 20052807-IE
Recruit Ref: L0494251
Posting Date: 2020-05-28
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Assistant Specialist (Data Centre Operations) (Ref. 20052807-IE)


The appointee will work in a team responsible for Data Centre Operations in the Systems Infrastructure Services Section and will be required to:

(a)    operate and maintain computer systems and facilities in Central Computer Rooms;

(b)    evaluate, setup, and perform tuning, upgrade or enhancement on various IT tools, such as monitoring, IT automation, backup and restore;

(c)    perform server operating system installation, hardening, patching, problem investigation and user support;

(d)    support the University’s cloud infrastructure on virtual machine (VM) migrations, storage migrations, resources re-assignments, etc.;

(e)    formulate workflows and/or scripts to support IT automations;

(f)    perform problem investigations, and conduct corrective and preventive maintenance for IT systems and data centre facilities;

(g)    work on shift beyond or outside normal office hours including on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays as and when required;

(h)    provide after-office-hour standby/emergency support duties as and when required; and

(i)    perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of the Office or his delegates.


Applicants should have:

(a)    a  recognised degree or higher diploma in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline;

(b)    preferably at least one year’s relevant working experience;

(c)    knowledge of server operating systems, virtualization and clustering, such as Linux, Windows Server and MS Hyper-V;

(d)    preferably experience in IT automation and data centre operations; and

(e)    the ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English and Chinese, including Putonghua.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.


Please send a completed application form by post to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to  Application forms can be downloaded from  If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  The closing date for application is Sunday, 28 June 2020.  Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.  

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Employment Term:
Full Time 
Min. Edu. Level Req:
Associate Degree / Higher Diploma 
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