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Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. The School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society. Applications are now invited for the following post:

Network Architect (At the rank of Assistant Manager I)
Information Technology Services Centre
(Post Ref: 21/155)

The appointee will be responsible for i) management, deployment, hands-on technical support and operation of the University’s IT infrastructure related to information security; ii) supporting the technical development, administration and operation of various information security provisions of the University, including but not limited to, network access control (NAC), advanced threat protection (ATP), two-factor authentication (2FA), mobile device management (MDM), IPS/IDS, firewall, secure web gateway, data loss prevention (DLP), network segmentation, physical security of data centre, etc.; iii) reviewing and enforcing operating system security hardening checklist for network equipment, Linux and Windows servers, and providing best practices for the University; iv) assisting the review and implementation of information security policies, procedures and guidelines; v) performing regular vulnerability scanning for all network servers and applications of the University; vi) assisting in the network segmentation to segregate the campus network into different manageable subnets to mitigate the potential cyber security risks; vii) exploring and implementing measures to detect and mitigate cybersecurity risks; and viii) assisting to arrange training courses to the University community to raise their security awareness. The appointee is also required to work shifts or irregular hours.

Applicants should have (i) a Bachelor’s Degree or above in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Engineering or equivalent; (ii) at least six years of working experience in IT and with at least three years of working experience in information security architecture, operating system security, wireless/wired network security and data centre security; (iii) solid hands-on experience in NAC, ATP, 2FA, MDM, DLP, firewall and network segmentation; (iv) good knowledge in Windows and Linux servers, routers and switches, software-defined network, common network and authentication protocols such as SNMP, TCP/IP, SAML, Kerberos are preferred; (v) excellent documentation and project management skills; (vi) high proficiency in written and spoken English; and (vii) good customer service skills and service attitude. Candidates with less / more experience will also be considered for appointment at a relevant rank.

Salary and Benefits
The rank and commencing salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits, where applicable, include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund and gratuity.

Application Procedure (online application only)
Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Deadline: 17-12-2023

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