Employer Ref: 22052414-IE
Recruit Ref: L0547351
Posting Date: 2022-05-24
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Senior Specialist (System Infrastructure) (Ref. 22052414-IE)


The appointee will work in the Systems Infrastructure Services Section and be required to:

(a)    perform Oracle database administration, maintenance, and support upgrade work and platform migration;

(b)    ensure database services stable and able to meet the corresponding service level agreement;

(c)    oversee database installation, backup, recovery, replication and failover;

(d)    automate routine tasks and transfer operational knowledge to operation unit;

(e)    assess, recommend and implement new database technology;

(f)     co-ordinate, collaborate, and co-operate with applications development/support teams, other sections, departmental users and vendors to ensure smooth database operation for the University’s central administrative systems as well as University’s Database as a Service (DBaaS);

(g)    assist in defining and refining standards, procedures, guidelines and operation manuals on database management;

(h)    provide non-office-hours urgent/standby support service as and when required; and

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


Applicants should:

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

(b)    have at least five years’ relevant experience;

(c)    have knowledge of Oracle, MySQL and MongoDB; and

(d)    be able to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English and Chinese.

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 hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk.  Application forms can be downloaded from https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/guidelines_and_forms/forms.  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 Friday, 24 June 2022.  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 https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/guidelines_and_forms/pics_for_recruitment.

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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Full Time 
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5 or above 
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