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Employer Ref: C/ITS/ITSD/08/22/-AP2
Recruit Ref: L053930182
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.

IT Specialist

Information Technology Services Division
Ref. no : :
Major Duties :
The appointee(s) would take up duties in ONE of the following areas:
(a)     System Development
      (i)     To be responsible for the system design, development and maintenance of web applications with various tools and technologies;
      (ii)     To assist in collecting user requirements and transforming into functional requirements and technical specifications; and
      (iii)    To liaise with and support users for system implementation, bug fixing, user acceptance test, deployment, training and related documentation.
(b)     Infrastructure Management
      (i)     To oversee and maintain the campus network, WIFI service, IT application systems with servers;
      (ii)     To provide support on data centre management, operations and monitoring; and
      (iii)    To manage IT systems and services on Windows / Linux / Virtualisation / Cloud platforms; and
      (iv)    To perform administrative tasks in Oracle RAC/ASM, DB upgrade, cross-platform migration, backup & recovery with performance tuning.
Requirements :
(a)  (i)     A recognised degree in IT or equivalent with at least 2 years’ relevant experience; OR
      (ii)     A recognised higher diploma in IT or equivalent with at least 5 years' relevant experience;
      (Applicants with a recognised degree in IT but less experience, or a recognised higher diploma with at least 3 years' relevant experience may apply. Candidates who have completed or are awaiting formal results of a degree may also apply.)
(b)     For Major Duties in System Development, applicants with good knowledge and hands-on experience in ANY of the following aspects will be an advantage –
      (i)     Java, preferably including Java Framework (e.g. JSF/Hibernate/Struts/Spring);
      (ii)     HTML5 / JavaScript, preferably including AJAX and/or jQuery;
      (iii)     ASP.NET / C#;
(c)     For Major Duties in Infrastructure Management, applicants with good knowledge and hands-on experience in ANY of the following aspects will be an advantage –
      (i)     Network administration (Cisco / H3C / Ruckus);
      (ii)     System administration (MS Windows / Red Hat / CentOS / AIX);
      (iii)     Database administration (Oracle / MS SQL / MySQL);
      (iv)     Monitoring (Nagios / SCOM);
(d)     Proficiency in English and Chinese; and
(e)     Good interpersonal skills, self-initiative and be a good team player.
Notes :
(1)     The post is in the rank of “Officer”.
(2)     Applicants with less relevant experience and / or qualification may be considered for the post of Assistant IT Specialist, in the rank of “Technician”.
(3)     Appointees may be required to work irregular hours / outside normal office hours and / or at different work locations on a need basis.
(4)     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 IT Specialist (Ref. No.: C/ITS/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. Information on unsuccessful candidates will normally be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.     

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Education / Training 
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Employment Term:
Full Time 
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Minimum QF Level attained:
Total Working Exp:
2 or above 
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