Job ref no.: 19100902 (CT3122414-01#0068)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Specialist / Assistant Specialist (Technology Infrastructure Services)(three posts)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Specialist / Assistant Specialist (Technology Infrastructure Services) (three posts) (Ref. 19100902)
[Appointment period: each for twenty-four months]


The appointees will work in the Network and Communication Services Section which is responsible for developing, implementing and supporting the University’s Next-Generation Physical Access and Control Infrastructure (PACI) implementation project. The appointees will be required to:

(a) assist in the installation, maintenance and operation of the campus networking equipment including Wi-Fi, campus routers, LAN switches and any other LAN equipment and tools within campus and also in off-campus offices;

(b) assist in the installation and administration of various network system, i.e. radius servers, DHCP servers, network management servers etc.;

(c) assist in the installation, maintenance and operation of Voice and Unified Communication System (IP Telephony System);

(d) liaise with related parties on the installation and maintenance of structured cabling system and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS);

(e) handle network issues reported by users, user requests and enquiries;

(f) perform scheduled maintenance work during non-office hours;

(g) perform 7x24 after-office-hour standby network service support on a roster basis when required; and

(h) perform any other duties as assigned by the Director of the Office or his delegates.


Applicants should have:

(a) a recognised degree or a higher diploma in Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or a related discipline;

(b) preferably at least one year’s post-degree experience for degree holders and three years’ relevant working experience for higher diploma holders;

(c) preferably working experience in the information technology service industry, especially in administration support for various network services and network equipment;

(d) preferably experience in installation and administration of large-scale Wi-Fi network and IP telephony systems, DHCP and radius authentication platform;

(e) good interpersonal and communication skills; and

(f) the ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English and Chinese.

Preference will be given to those with working experience in monitoring network equipment from Cisco / H3C / Huawei / Juniper / Aruba.

Candidates with lower qualification or less experience will be considered for the post of Assistant Specialist.

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


A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.


Please send a completed application form 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 obtained via the above channels or 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. The closing date for application is Saturday, 9 November 2019. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. 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. 19100902 (CT3122414-01#0068)
Job Function
  • Hunghom
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 1 year
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip
  • Degree