Job ref no.: 180002JG (CT3119357-01#0007)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong 香 港 中 文 大 學

Assistant Computer Officer (carrying the job title of ‘ Senior Developer/Technical Manager/Team Lead ’ )

The Chinese University of Hong Kong 香 港 中 文 大 學

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The KEEP ( and the VeriGuide ( are projects that provide online resources to support faculty teaching and student learning needs.  The Department is looking for an individual who has a passion for education and communication to help share KEEP and VeriGuide’s vision and mission with Hong Kong and the world.

Assistant Computer Officer (carrying the job title of ‘Senior Developer/Technical Manager/Team Lead’)
(Ref. 180002JG) (Closing date: December 18, 2018)
The appointee will be leading a technical team using the latest software development methodologies to develop the core products that make KEEP relevant, as well as be able to work on an innovative product called VeriGuide, a plagiarism detection system.  Duties include (a) managing a technical team, developing less experienced members, and creating project plans, requirements and progress reports; (b) managing the software development process using both Agile and waterfall methodologies, and overseeing and developing system architecture; (c) generating test cases off of design documentation and wireframes, understanding patterns, trends and edge cases, and using cases in software; and (d) achieving quality assurance operational objectives by implementing production, productivity, quality and customer-service standards.

Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor’s/Master’s degree or above in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or related disciplines; (ii) at least 4 to 5 years’ software engineering experience and 2 to 3 years’ managerial experience; (iii) a strong background in web development using JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, Ruby on Rails, Python, SQL, CSS frameworks, Shell Scripts, PHP or other programming languages; and (iv) good skills in various operating system environments, including Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, etc.  Front-end and server-side experience is important for improving the user experience and system scalability.  Possession of information technology-related professional accreditations (such as SCJP, OCP, MCP, etc.) is preferred.  Knowledge of the following areas is preferred: (1) cloud computing; (2) search engine; (3) open-source software development; (4) web programming; and (5) text analysis and natural language processing.

Appointment will be made on a 1-year contract with contract-end gratuity, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.

Application Procedure
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

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Job ref no. 180002JG (CT3119357-01#0007)
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Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 6 years
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  • Middle management level
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