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Employer Ref: 21000AE
Recruit Ref: L04969461
Posting Date: 2021-03-04
The Open University Of Hong Kong
The Open University Of Hong Kong

Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong today is the largest self-financing university in Hong Kong and has developed into a dynamic, innovative, full-fledged university comprising 6 Schools.

The University has been offering full-time programmes since 2001 and joined the Joint University Programmes Admission System (JUPAS) since 2007. Currently, the University offers about 200 programmes of studies with around 10,000 full-time undergraduates and 1,000 postgraduates, and more than 8,000 part-time students in its 5 Schools namely School of Arts and Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, School of Education and Languages, School of Nursing and Health Studies and School of Science and Technology. In addition, there are more than 2,000 full-time and 2,000 part-time students studying in Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE).

The University strives to provide high quality and flexible university education at various levels, and to excel as a provider of higher education. Our full-time programmes for qualified secondary school leavers are on par with other established universities across Hong Kong. We are committed to advancing learning, knowledge, and research that meet students’ learning aspirations and society’s talent needs, focusing on practical and professional programmes. As a multi-mode university, we use innovative teaching and the latest education technology to offer world class education, guided by our core values of fairness, integrity, perseverance, and innovation.

We are now inviting application(s) for the following post in the Educational Technology and Development Unit:

Systems Analyst / Programmer (Ref: 21000AE)

Major Duties and Responsibilities
The appointees shall mainly be responsible for the following:  

  • Designing, developing, testing and deploying new systems;
  • Administering, maintaining and enhancing existing systems;
  • Enhancing multimedia components and implementing interactive activities/ components for courses;
  • Supervising web designers and coordinating multimedia courseware production;
  • Providing technical support to end users; and
  • Undertaking other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Educational Technology and Development Unit and his/her nominees.        

Applicants are expected to possess the following qualifications, experience and attributes:  

  • A recognized bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline;
  • At least 2 years’ post-qualification experience in programming and web systems design.  Those with less experience may be considered for the post of Programmer.
  • Solid experience in web application development with Lotus Script, Node.js, PHP, JSP/Servlet and EJB;
  • In-depth knowledge of markup languages and scripting languages such as Javascript, JQuery, CSS3, HTML5 and JSON;
  • Hands-on experience in mobile application development using Appcelerator Titanium, Objective-C, Unity and Drupal / front-end library like JQuery and Bootstrap;
  • Knowledge in constraint satisfaction solver (e.g., OptaPlanner) and Drools rule engine is an advantage; and
  • A good command of English.             

Candidates may be invited to attend a written test. 

Compensation Package
Competitive compensation package including basic salary, end-of-contract gratuity and discretionary incentive (if any) will be offered to the right candidates. Fringe benefits such as generous annual leave, staff learning and development sponsorship, medical & dental benefits and life insurance coverage will also be provided.

Application Procedures
Application should be made online through the University's eRecruitment System.

Deadline:   18 March 2021

(Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement posted need not re-apply.)


General information about the University is available on the University’s website  Personal data provided by job applicants will be handled strictly in accordance with the University’s Personal Data Privacy Policy.  The “Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant” is also available on the above website.  Applicants who are not contacted by the University within eight weeks from the closing date may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. 

Education / Training 
Job Category / Function:
Job Position Level:
Employment Term:
Full Time 
Min. Edu. Level Req:
Total Working Exp:
2 or above 
Kowloon City District / Homantin
  • Dental Insurance
  • Five-Day Work
  • Gratuity
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
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