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Employer Ref: C/AMGR(IT)/ITSD/08/22/-AP2
Recruit Ref: L053930181
Posting Date: 2022-08-05
Vocational Training Council
Vocational Training Council

Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we exist within Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the Hong Kong workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate to provide VPET is vital in meeting industry needs, and in fulfilling the aspirations of the quarter of a million young people and in-service workers who attend a programme every year at one of our 13 member institutions. Join us if you share our mission.

Assistant IT Manager

Information Technology Services Division
Ref. no :
Major Duties :
The appointee(s) would take up the following duties in the area of Security Management:
(a)     To govern and support the operation of security infrastructure including Next Generation Firewall, Web-Application Firewall, Multi-Factor Authentication (e.g. Azure MFA), DDoS Protection, Cloud Services Protection (e.g. IaaS Security), IDS/IPS, VPN and SIEM management.
(b)     To monitor and report suspicious server and network activity, manage and coordinate security incident response, handling and investigation process;
(c)     To maintain information security standards and procedures in compliance with the VTC information security policy;
(d)     To review on technology and information security focus areas where effectiveness of controls having improvements; and
(e)     To assist in the overall planning and coordination of the development, implementation and enhancement in IT projects.
(a)     A recognised degree in IT or equivalent with at least 5 years’ relevant work experience;
(b)     Solid experience in IT project management;
(c)     Good supervisory skills, interpersonal skills and be a good team player; and
(d)     High proficiency in English and Chinese.
(e)     Applicants with excellent knowledge and hands-on experience in any of the following aspects will be an advantage -
      (i)     Candidates should at least possess one of the relevant qualifications, e.g. CISSP, CISA, Certified Security Analyst (ECSA), ISO 27001 Lead Auditor or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH);
      (ii)     Solid experience on administration of Firewalls with IPS methodologies, e.g.  Checkpoint, Cisco, Palo Alto, FortiGate;
      (iii)     Solid experience on management of Security Information Event Management Solution, e.g. ArcSight, Splunk;
Notes :
(1)     The post is in the rank of “Senior Officer”.
(2)     Applicants with less relevant experience and / or qualification may be considered for the post of IT Specialist, in the rank of “Officer”.
(3)     Candidates may be required to sit for a written skills test.
(4)     Appointees may be required to work irregular hours / outside normal office hours and / or at different work locations on a need basis.
(5)     Appointees may be posted to any operational units of the VTC, for example a campus / centre, to carry out similar duties, and have different post titles which are subject to change at the Council’s discretion.

Application Procedures :
Interested applicants should apply for the post via email.  A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to
Candidates should take note of the following:
(1)     Completed application form (VTC-1) and detailed curriculum vitae (CV) should be combined into one file in PDF format with a file size below 10MB.
(2)     The file should be saved with the applicant’s name as “your surname and given name”, e.g. “CHAN Tai-man.pdf”.
(3)     For the email subject, please cite “Application for Assistant IT Manager (Ref. No. C/AMGR(IT)/ITSD/08/22/-AP2)”.
(4)     Original and copy of other supporting documents are to be provided at a later stage upon request.
Closing date for application: 16 August 2022
Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.
The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s).
Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

Download Application Form in PDF format

Education / Training 
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Employment Term:
Full Time 
Min. Edu. Level Req:
Minimum QF Level attained:
Total Working Exp:
5 or above 
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