Innovative science and technology

The innovation and technology industry in Hong Kong is dominated by commercialization, application and industrial engineering. A number of clusters of local and foreign-funded technology enterprises have been formed to actively carry out resources and development (R&D) and innovation activities in Hong Kong. Since Hong Kong is the major IT and telecommunications hub in the region, Hong Kong’s technology industry is actively engaged in R & D and innovative activities. As a result, many technology operators in Hong Kong design and develop hardware and software suitable for IT and telecommunications.

Job Title
Duties
  • Develop applications, test, and edit user manuals as specified by system analysts
  • Development of database management programs, query tools, reporting tools, etc
  • Develop backend applications to process data collected from the Internet
  • Develop sub-business programs and web pages
  • System implementation, maintenance and use support
Working hours

About 45 hours a week

Working environment

Work in industrial and commercial buildings/Office

Personality
Patient
Responsible
Attention to details
Be logical
Promotion and reference salary
Programmer
Approximately $12,000 - 15,000
Experience 0-2 years
Program analyst
Approximately $22,000 - 25,000
Experience From 3 years
Systems analyst
Approximately $35,000 - 40,000
Experience From 5 years
Entry requirements
  • Holder of higher Diploma / Associate degree / Registered Post-Secondary College Diploma in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or above
  • Knowledge of general Internet and related computer software, such as JavaScript/HTML/XML
  • Good command of written Chinese and English
Duties

Work with the team to develop mobile application and provide maintenance work. The main duties are as follows:

  • Responsible for the design, development and implementation of mobile platform applications, including software and games
  • Make sure the program is tailored to the needs of the user
  • Provide a marketing promotion for the program
Working hours

About 45 hours a week

Working environment

Work in general industrial and commercial buildings/Office

Personality
Be logical
Patient
Attention to details
Creative
Promotion and reference salary
Junior Mobile programmer
Approximately $12,000 - 18,000
Experience 0-2 years
Mobile phone programmer
Approximately $20,000
Experience From 3 years
Senior mobile phone programmer
Approximately $25,000 - 40,000
Experience From 5 years
Entry requirements
  • Hold a Higher Diploma / Associate Degree / Registered Post-Secondary College in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or above
  • Knowledge of mobile application software, such as Java programming / Objective-C programming
  • Good command of written Chinese and English
Duties
  • Develop software applications including design, coding, debugging, testing, documentation etc
  • Maintain existing software throughout the software development process and improve existing software
  • Fix software defects, provide solutions, and test the software
  • Design and implement solution to increase product functionality
Working hours

About 45 hours per week

Working environment

Work in general industrial and commercial buildings/Office

Personality
Be logical
Patient
Attention to details
Creative
Promotion and reference salary
Junior software developer
Approximately $12,000- 15,000
Experience 0-2 years
Software developer
Approximately $22,000 - 25,000
Experience From 3 years
Senior software
Approximately $35,000 - 40,000
Experience From 5 years
Entry requirements
  • Hold a Higher Diploma / Associate Degree / Registered Post-Secondary College Diploma in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or above
  • Knowledge of general Internet and related computer software, such as JavaScript/HTML/XML
  • Good command of written Chinese and English
Duties

Mainly deals with computer hardware and software issues, the main duties are as follows:

  • Provide hardware and software support
  • Find out the cause of the computer failure
  • Installation, operation and maintenance of computer systems
  • Responsible for setting up and managing network, data adjusting and backup etc
  • Computer typesetting, web page creation and updating, film and photo processing
Working hours

About 45 hours a week

Working environment

Working in general industrial and commercial buildings /Office

Personality
Be logical
Responsible
Attention to details
Patient
Promotion and reference salary
IT Technician
Approximately $12,000 - 16,000
Experience 0-2 years
Senior IT Technician
Approximately $18,000 - 26,000
Experience 3-5 years
IT manager
Approximately $27,000 or more
Experience 6 years or more
Entry requirements
  • Hold a Higher Diploma / Associate degree / Registered Post-Secondary College Diploma in Computer / IT related or above
  • Familiar with computer hardware, Microsoft client system maintenance and user support
  • Good command of written Chinese and English
Duties

Mainly responsible for handling multimedia or digital entertainment, the main duties are as follows:

  • Managing the equipment, production and broadcasting system of the studio
  • Set up and operate audio and video tools, including microphone, speaker, video screen, projector and video monitor
  • Installation, setup and maintenance of operating systems and software use
Working hours

About 45 hours per week

Working environment

Working in general industrial and commercial buildings / Office

Personality
Creative
Attention to details
Promotion and reference salary
Multimedia technical assistant
Approximately $10,000 - 15,000
Experience 0-2 years
Multimedia technician
Approximately $15,000 - 18,000
Experience 2-3 years
Senior multimedia technician
Approximately $20,000 or more
Experience 3-4 years
Entry requirements
  • Hold a Higher Diploma / Associate Degree / Registered Post-Secondary College Diploma in Multimedia Technology or above
  • Familiar with the use of non-linear audio and video editing software
  • Familiar with the application of video recording equipment and audio-visual equipment etc
  • Familiar with design software, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe illustrator
Industry Sharing

Wilkin Wong – Technical general manager (Innovative Science and Technology)