Job ref no.: 22050306-E4
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Engineer / Associate Engineer

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Engineer / Associate Engineer (Ref. 22050306-E4)


The appointee will be required to:

(a) provide technical support to research, teaching and learning activities, and consultancy work;

(b) source, develop and manage software for research and industrial collaborative projects;

(c) manage and oversee various departmental laboratories, network and servers;

(d) operate, maintain and calibrate research and teaching equipment and computer facilities;

(e) train and assist users on the use of research and teaching equipment and computer facilities; and

(f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Unit or his delegates.


Applicants should:

(a) have a recognised degree in Engineering, Computing or Science disciplines or an equivalent qualification;

(b) have at least five years of post-qualification working experience;

(c) have solid experience in network, firewall and system infrastructure design, setup and maintenance;

(d) have good knowledge of cloud service and computing, LAN/WAN technology, server virtualization, Windows server administration, Linux/Mac OS end user support;

(e) be familiar with one of the following programming languages: Python, C/C++, SQL, Java, and Javascript;

(f) have a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese with fluency in Putonghua being an advantage;

(g) have good interpersonal and communication skills; and

(h) be self-motivated with a strong sense of responsibility and be able to work independently.

Preference will be given to those with certificates in networking and/or information security. Applicants with less post-qualification experience will be considered for the post of Associate Engineer.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.]

Remuneration and 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. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.


Please send a completed application form by post to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to Application forms can be downloaded from If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Consideration of applications will commence on 17 May 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.