Job ref no.: 220630001
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Assistant Technical Officer

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Assistant Technical Officer (Ref. 220630001)


The appointee will be required to:

(a) assist in maintaining various systems, applications and database servers;

(b) assist in laboratory maintenance;

(c) assist in IT equipment inventory control and purchasing of equipment;

(d) provide technical support to the Centre;

(e) report to Senior Technical Officer; and

(f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of Centre or his/her delegates.

The appointee may be required to work beyond normal office hours for IT troubleshooting and technical support when needed.


Applicants should have:

(a) a recognised degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic and Information Engineering or a related discipline, OR a recognised diploma in technology/engineering related fields with three years of post-qualification work experience;

(b) knowledge of Linux server, Windows server, MySQL server and MS SQL server;

(c) experience in Windows, Microsoft office, MacOS, PhotoShop, etc;

(d) experience in application development using Pascal, PHP and MySQL will be an advantage;

(e) self-initiative, good problem solving skills, the ability to work independently with good communication skills; and

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

Applicants with less experience/qualifications may be considered for the post of Technical Support Assistant.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement(s) 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 13 July 2022 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. 

More job information
Job ref no. 220630001
Job Function
  • Hunghom
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 3 years
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Diploma or equivalent
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip
  • Degree