Job ref no.: 230310006
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Assistant Information Technology Officer

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Assistant Information Technology Officer (Ref. 230310006)


The appointee will be a member of the School’s IT team and will be required to:

(a) undertake system development and maintenance of various web applications and websites for the operational needs of the School by referring to the University’s IT security requirement;

(b) prepare documentation for web applications such as user requirement specification, functional specification, database schema and user guide;

(c) provide support on e-Learning; and

(d) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of School or his/her delegates.


Applicants should:

(a) have a recognised degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related disciplines with at least three years’ relevant post-qualification experience;

(b) have knowledge of/experience in developing web applications using HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, Ajax, jQuery, PHP, SQL and MS SQL server;

(c) have knowledge of/experience in using learning management system (e.g. Blackboard);

(d) have knowledge of/experience in robotic process automation;

(e) have strong analytical skills, and good interpersonal and communication skills;

(f) be able to work independently with minimal supervision;

(g) be proactive, self-motivated and hard-working; and

(h) have a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese.

Preference will be given to those who (i) are familiar with secure coding practice; (ii) have strong project management skills in application design and development; and (iii) are immediately available.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply. 

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.


Please submit an application through PolyU’s career website ( Consideration of applications will commence on 17 March 2023 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

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.