Post Date: 29 Mar 2024

Functions: Education
Types: Contract
Education: Bachelor Degree
Salary: -
Location: -
Website: -

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Assistant Computer Officer (Department of Physics)


Ref. 240000U4

Closing Date : April 28, 2024

The appointee will work together with the Computer Officer, and will be responsible for (a) the Department's servers and server room; (b) HPC clusters and cluster room; (c) network environment; (d) computer laboratories; (e) website management; (f) providing user technical support; and (g) performing other tasks as assigned. Essential training will be provided.

Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor's degree in Computer Studies, Information Technology, or a relevant subject; (ii) solid administration experience with Linux servers, HPC clusters (PBS / SLURM), network environment and Windows PC management; (iii) a self-motivated, hard-working, studious and mature work attitude; (iv) a good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua); (v) strong problem-solving ability; and (vi) a strong sense of responsibility in managing both hardware and software of large systems. Having sound knowledge of and experience with the following tools / systems / hardware are preferred : (1) bash/csh scripting, Perl, PHP, Python and Fortran, C++; (2) NFS, DNS, NIS, postfix (e-mail), apache2 / PHP / MySQL / WordPress (web), and PBS / SLURM (HPC); and (3) PC / server / network troubleshooting, server/computer rooms management. Having good knowledge of set-up and management of super computers and GPU machines will be an advantage.

Appointment will initially be made on a 2-year contract with contract-end gratuity, renewable subject to good performance and mutual agreement.

[Those who have responded to the previous advertisement for the same post (Ref. 240000DI) need not re-apply.]


Application Procedure
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