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Senior System AdministratorThales Transport & Security (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Mong Kok
  • Salary provided
  • Posted on 22 Oct 2019
Senior System AdministratorThales Transport & Security (Hong Kong) Limited

Job Highlights

  • Fortune 500 company
  • Global leader in cybersecurity
  • 5 years of system admin experience

Job Description

Main Mission

Involved in project team to support and maintain the IT infrastructure and software solutions delivered to customer



  • Support and maintain the whole IT infrastructure:
    • Handle the Operation, Support and Maintenance of the IT infrastructure, Application systems and MS SQL databases
    • Support development and integration team for software installation, configuration
    • Coordinate and conduct regular preventive maintenance thus ensuring the availability of the systems
    • Support the Project Manager for maintenance of the system part of the solutions


  • Support and maintain the whole systems and solutions:
    • Handle and manage the customers support requests and perform all options defined in the contract (i.e. corrective & preventive maintenance, call reviews, etc.)
    • Establish in-depth analysis and incidents investigation related to the implementation of the solutions
    • Define an action plan to solve the incidents with a temporary work around or a complete solution
    • Ensure the relevant information is provided to Support Level 3 for the incidents requiring the interventions on the product level
    • Ensure a regular internal reporting concerning the incidents and account status



  • Degree in Computer Science / Engineering or related discipline
  • At least 5 years in Software Engineering, preferably within large scale system build
  • Fluent in English and Cantonese
  • Support and maintenance experience
  • Experience in Java server application development / C# thick client application
  • Familiar with MS SQL database, JBOSS and Tomcat application servers
  • Knowledge of Cryptography (symmetric and asymmetric) and Public Key Infrastructure would be a big plus


Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
5 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Thales is a leading multi-domestic electronics and systems group, addressing Defence and Security, Aerospace and Ground Transport markets worldwide. State-of-the-art technologies combined to the expertise of 67,000 employees in 56 countries make Thales a key player in assuring security of people, assets, infrastructures, cities and nations.

Present for over 30 years in China and strong of its 800 people working across the country, Thales has become a trusted partner to local customers in the aerospace, space and urban transportation domains.

Committed to the long-term in Hong Kong, Thales enjoys a presence since 1997 and 300 staff, including 250 in transportation systems and 50 in information technology security. A large proportion of them are specialized engineers, which reflects the high level of competences required to deliver against complex multidisciplinary projects. This concentration of capability, products, and services means effective solutions can be delivered to our customers in Hong Kong, Mainland China and throughout the region.


Thales Hong Kong local capabilities encompass solutions and services in the transport and security domains.

Mobility systems are designed to make transport more agile, optimise network capacity and efficiency, and facilitate travel while improving people and traffic flows, saving energy and curbing greenhouse gas emissions. Our portfolio covers such solutions as communication-based train control and signalling systems, integrated communications and supervision systems and revenue collection systems.

Security solutions cover such areas as citizen protection, anti-terrorism, protection of critical infrastructure and information technology security (ITS). Specifically, our ITS offer encompass network encryption, data storage security for data, transaction security, PIK/Password/PIN/Data encryption, security system management and identity management.

Based on this comprehensive portfolio, we are now developing smart city platforms, which enable closer integration of these solutions and other systems to coordinate day-to-day operations, plan and manage major events and provide high-level oversight in crisis situations.”


Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus

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