Software Engineer (at the rank of IT Officer)

Software Engineer (at the rank of IT Officer)

The University of Hong Kong
2-3 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Job Description :
Software Engineer (at the rank of IT Officer) in the Faculty of Arts (Ref.: 504273) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 10% of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)
The Arts Technology Laboratory (@Lab) in the Faculty of Arts is looking for a Software Engineer with a broad set of skills as well as the desire and interest to quickly learn new technologies. @Lab is responsible for supporting digital humanities research projects in the Faculty of Arts. As such, we use a variety of different technologies depending on the type of project being realized. We are seeking a candidate with a deep understanding of computer science fundamentals and the ability to come up to speed quickly on new technologies.
Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline or 2 to 3 years of related work experience. They will have demonstrated experience in one or two areas, and the enthusiasm and drive to familiarize themselves with any others. A public Github profile (or similar) with some examples of your work is a big plus.
Desirable areas of expertise include:
  • Web development – Python, Django, React, Javascript
  • Data Analysis, Machine Learning and AI – Python, PyTorch
  • Databases – PostgreSQL, Amazon DynamoDB, Elasticsearch
  • Mobile App Development – iOS and Android. Cross-Platform development with React Native. Experience developing native apps for either platform is also desirable (Java / Kotlin for Android or Swift / Objective-C for iOS)
  • System Administration – proficient with Linux command line, Bash shell scripting, standard *nix utilities such as grep, awk, sed
  • Cloud Deployment – familiar with cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and / or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Windows Development – C++ / C# and experience with a framework like WinForms, WPF, or UWP
  • Virtual Reality
  • Augmented Reality

  • A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
    The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload a cover letter and an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start in late June 2021, and continue until July 18, 2021,or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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