Assistant Information Technology Manager (Development)
HK$51,000 - $55,500 per month
(a) Candidates should have –
(i) a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology (IT) or related discipline from a Hong Kong university, or equivalent;
(ii) met the language proficiency requirements of ‘Level 2’ [Note (1)] or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent;
(iii) at least 5 years’ relevant post-qualification full-time IT working experience, of which 2 years must be in a supervisory and quality control role;
(iv) at least 4 years’ full-time hands-on experience in the development life cycle of Java-based systems, including feasibility study, system analysis and design, procurement and installation, programming and implementation, system nursing and maintenance; and
(v) at least 4 years’ full-time hands-on experience in application development and/or administration of one or more of the following relational database management systems –
• Microsoft SQL Server
(b) Candidates should be customer-oriented, able to perform under pressure, willing to work after office hours and occasionally working on an on-call basis as required.
(c) Preference will be given to candidates who are holders of the following certificates or equivalent –
• Projects in Controlled Environments, version 2 (PRINCE2) Professional
• Project Management Professional (PMP)
• Oracle Java Certifications
• Oracle Database 12c/18c and MySQL Certifications
• Microsoft Certified Professional/Solutions Associate of SQL Server
• Red Hat Certifications (RHCSA or RHCE)
• Oracle Linux Administrator/Implementation Specialist Certifications
(d) Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in using the following technologies/products –
• Administration and tuning of Oracle 12c/18c, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SharePoint 2010/2013, Microsoft IIS, Oracle WebLogic 12c, Apache Tomcat, WildFly, Linux (e.g. Red Hat, Oracle, CentOS), Unix (e.g. HP-UX), Drupal
• System design and analysis using tools like UML and Business Process Modelling Notation
• Project Management and Development methodologies like PRINCE2, SSADM, RAD, OOM, Agile
(1) For non-civil service appointment purpose, ‘Grade C’ and ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ and ‘Level 2’ respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(2) Candidates will be required to attend a selection interview cum written test. Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the Office of the Communications Authority may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited.
Assistant Information Technology Managers (Development) will be mainly responsible for –
(a) leading a team of IT staff to complete jobs of the development stream and any other IT-related duties;
(b) serving as the technical lead on matters of application development;
(c) enforcing the compliance with the best practices and guidelines for system development and security;
(d) performing and leading the performance of application development project planning and management, feasibility study, user requirement collection, system analysis and design, specification development, product evaluation, programming, procurement, contractor liaison, system implementation, system testing, system documentation, system administration and maintenance, system troubleshooting and tuning, quality assurance and other activities of the system development life cycle;
(e) managing and monitoring the update, administration, maintenance and disaster recovery of business application systems, websites and other Internet facing facilities;
(f) providing IT support, advisory and training to users; and
(g) handling various administrative tasks.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on two-year non-civil service contract (NCSC) terms. Further renewal of contract will be subject to the candidate’s performance and service needs.
(a) A gratuity may be granted if the contract is satisfactorily completed with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, plus any contribution made by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will add up to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period.
(b) Rest days, statutory holidays, annual leave, maternity leave, paternity leave and sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance.
(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise;
(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race;
(c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service;
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made;
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend written test and/or selection interview;
(f) It is Government policy to place people with disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the written test and/or selection interview without being subject to any additional shortlisting criteria. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.; and
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates on or before 12 March 2020 by mail or email to the above enquiry address. Candidates who apply on-line should quote the on-line application number on the envelope and every page of the copies of supporting documents.
How to apply:
Application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centre of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
Completed application forms submitted by post should reach the contact address below on or before 5 March 2020, together with copies of (i) results of HKDSEE/HKCEE or equivalent examinations and qualification [See Note (1)]; and (ii) official transcripts and certificates of academic and professional qualifications obtained from institutions. Applicants should also provide a detailed account of their relevant experience in a prescribed Supplementary Information Sheet which can be downloaded from the OFCA webpage at http://www.ofca.gov.hk/en/about_us/job/index.html. Please specify on the envelope “Application for the post of Assistant Information Technology Manager (Development)”. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to the Office of the Communications Authority and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage.
Applicants may also apply online through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). For applicants who apply on-line, they should submit copies of the required supporting documents and the Supplementary Information Sheet by post to the contact address below or send the scanned copies of the above to the e-mail address (email@example.com) on or before 12 March 2020. The on-line application number should be quoted in the email or on the envelope and every page of the copies of supporting documents and the Supplementary Information Sheet.
Applications which are late or incomplete, or not made in the prescribed form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)], or submitted by fax or e-mail, or applications without attaching or with late submission of copies of the required supporting documents and the Supplementary Information Sheet after the specified deadline, may NOT be considered.
Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for written test and/or selection interview will normally receive an invitation (by email or by post) in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for written test and/or selection interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Personnel Registry, Office of the Communications Authority, 20/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong