Information System Maintenance Officer (CHIN-147)
East Asia
English & Exams
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 5
Vacancy Description
Contract: 3 years fixed term | Salary: Band 5 (from a minimum of CNY 9,000 per month) |Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for applications: 22 May 2018 (23.59 UK time)

Information System Maintenance Officer (CHIN-147)


British Council China is looking for an Information System Maintenance Officer to join our Exams Team in Beijing. As Information System Maintenance Officer, you will monitor application performance in exams system, and undertake DevOps tasks for services across the Exams System Team. You will also support service delivery and system development.


To be successful, you need to have knowledge of programming language in C# or SQL, Foundation of Cloud Service and Application Performance Monitoring. You also need to have knowledge in one of DevOps tools: Visual Studio Team Service (VSTS), TeamCity, Octopus, JIRA. Possessing a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related technical field involving coding or equivalent practical experience, as well as fluency in both English and Chinese is essential.


For more information, please see Role Profile and British Council Generic Behaviours 


In our commitment to promote Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, if you are using our CV upload function to apply - kindly note that we are not interested in collecting any information that is irrelevant to the job such as marital status, age, photograph, etc. Applications lacking in information will not be considered when we shortlist for any roles.


If you prefer to use the British Council application form to apply, kindly download the respective form here:

External candidates - External Application form

Internal candidates - Internal Application form


If you are interested in applying and feel that you are suitable for the role, please apply before 22 May 2018 (23:59 UK Time).


About the British Council

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.


Through our English and Exams work we aim to achieve more widespread and better quality teaching and learning of English worldwide and offer access to professional qualifications.


Working with policymakers, government ministers, teachers and learners across the world we help millions of people to access English by supporting the teaching and learning of English in public education systems, and through self-access materials and courses. We teach learners and teachers of English face-to-face in dedicated teaching centres and online through a range of courses. Every year three million people take international exams with help from the British Council, gaining qualifications that can open doors at leading academic institutions and improve employment prospects.



Enquiries about the post can be sent to the East Asia Regional Recruitment team ( ).


Internal candidates only: please remember to include the full version of your most recent end-of-year-record of performance and confirm when the system prompts you to, and that you have discussed the application with both your line and centre manager.

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