Network Engineer , Radio Television Hong Kong (Ref: 43961)

Department: Radio Television Hong Kong

Publish Date: 2021-02-16 00:00:00

Job Title: Network Engineer

Salary (Monthly): $48860

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Candidate should have –

(a)a Hong Kong Bachelor’s degree preferably in Electronics, Telecommunications, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, System Engineering or Engineering Management, or equivalent, and 5 years’ relevant practical post-degree experience in handling data networking infrastructure projects from different perspectives of layer-wise configuration; AND
(b)met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 in Chinese and English Languages in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) / Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination; or equivalent [Please see Note 1].

Candidates who have –
(i)been strong at project planning and performance monitoring and with good knowledge of broadcast production, large-scale deployment of workstations, computer networking and information technologies;
(ii)relevant experience in data / media network infrastructure and security project implementation with understanding of TCP/IP call setup, teardown, quality of service, throughput testing and trouble-shooting;
(iii)experience in managing VSS, VPC, HSRP, VRRP, static, BGP and OSPF routing protocols, ACL, Spanning Tree Protocol, VLAN, QoS, PTP, AoIP, VoIP and Spine-and-Leaf network topology;
(iv)hands-on network experience in Cisco, HP, Arista, FortiGate, etc. with knowledge of SSL/PKI, VPN, 2FA, ISO/IEC 27001, RFC 6349, SIEM, etc.;
(v)a CCNP, CCDP, RHCE, CISSP or LPIC-2 Certificate; AND
(vi)work experience in TV broadcasting, radio broadcasting, multimedia or enterprise network environment
will have an advantage.


(i) to carry out detailed planning and development of data network and security infrastructure to support the digital TV/Radio broadcast systems, including routers, switches, firewalls, SIEM system, network monitoring tools, workstation management system and endpoint security system; (ii) to undertake engineering feasibility studies in relation to the application of IT-based broadcast systems in production, post-production and transmission; (iii) to evaluate new broadcast technologies and report on their performance; (iv) to coordinate with internal and external bodies in engineering development; (v) to prepare and evaluate tenders; (vi) to supervise external contractors in engineering project implementation; and (vii) to undertake project management of engineering projects involving functional teams across multiple sections. (The post holder may be required to work irregular hours including Sundays and public holidays.)

Terms of Appointment:

Successful candidate will be appointed on one-year non-civil service contract terms.

General Notes:

(A)Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.

(B)As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
©Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(D)The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(E)Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview.
(F)It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting. Applicants who have declared disabilities and are found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau’s website at under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(G)Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the below address.

How to apply:

Application forms (G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)) are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centre of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s web site ( or Radio Television Hong Kong’s website ( Applications submitted in person or by post should reach the below address during office hours (Monday to Friday 8:45 a.m – 6 p.m.; Lunch break 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.). Please specify the title of the post being applied for on the envelope. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to this Department and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage. Applications submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted. If candidates fail to provide the supporting documents as required, their applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation (by email or by post) in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address:

Head of Engineering Section, New Block A, Broadcasting House, Radio Television Hong Kong, 30 Broadcast Drive, Kowloon.

Enquiry Telephone: 2339 6569

Application Start Date: 2021-02-16 00:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-03-03 18:00:00