[Hiring] IT Officer

Job Reference Number: C2i022




The Centre for Immunology & Infection (C2i) uses novel technology platforms for biomarker discovery and the development of new vaccine and therapeutic strategies.


It is the fruit of a long-standing partnership of more than 20 years between the LKS Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKUMed) and the Institut Pasteur, Paris, two major international leaders combining their expertise to establish this centre of excellence.


Building on the individual strengths of HKUMed and the Institut Pasteur, the C2i aims to characterise immune responses to infectious agents and their components in a healthy Asian population and develop new vaccine platforms for influenza, new strategies for mosquito-borne viruses and new treatments for lethal respiratory virus infections.


IT Officer (Ref.:C2i022)

Applications are now invited for appointment as IT Officer (Ref.:C2i022), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year contract basis with contract-end gratuity and the company’s contribution to MPF schemes, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewalsubject to satisfactory performance and mutual agreement.


Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in computer science, information engineering, or related disciplines, with at least 3 years’ working experience in information technology including at least 1 years’ experience in staff supervision. They should have substantial experience in full stack application development, Microsoft 365, server consolidation, server installation, cloud computation, virtualization, containerization, troubleshooting and administration of network attached storage (NAS) and High Performance Computing Cluster. They should have proficiency in some of the following: PHP, Node.js, ASP.NET, MySQL, MSSQL, MongoDB, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, Bootstrap, HTML5, REST API, Shell Scripts or other programming languages, and at least 1 years’ experience in application development. They should also have good skills in various operating system environments, including Windows, Linux/Ubuntu, Mac OS X, etc., solid experience in system administration and technical support, LAN/WiFi/WAN/IoT network technologies, IT security and IT procurement. Development and maintenance experiences in Microsoft SharePoint and certification in ITIL v3/4 and PRINCE2/PMP would be advantages.


They should also have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua and Cantonese), excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. They should be a fast-learner, and able to work well with our dynamic research and development teams in a stimulating environment.


The appointee will manage the design, development and maintenance of a new IT project that involve large datasets, and user-generated contents and media. He/She will also oversee the lab systems, applications and databases; enhance existing IT infrastructure; provide on-site and off-site technical support for the equipment and servers; and perform other ad-hoc duties as assigned. Work outside normal office hours and on weekends may be required occasionally.


A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.


Applicants should submit their up-to-date C.V., quoting the job reference number, current/expected remuneration and availability, to jobs@c2i.hk. Review of applications will start as soon as possible, and continue until Jun 15, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview and/or a written test. Enquiries about the duties of the post can be sent to info@c2i.hk.


The information provided will be kept confidential and only be used for those purposes relating to your application. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates. C2i thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.

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