Data Architect

within Data Management and BI


Data Architect

within Data Management and BI

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About Data Management and BI

The Data Management and Business Intelligence (BI) function enables timely and effective decision-making across the Authority through more effective data and records management, and the provision of business intelligence reporting to support risk-based supervision. The team is responsible for driving data governance, data quality management and integrity, as well as the data architecture across the whole organisation. As part of its remit, the function is also responsible for managing a centralised data warehouse and BI analytics platform to provide ongoing insights, analyses and operational dashboards for end users.

The Role

  • Work closely with the Senior Data Architect to deliver against the data quality strategy
  • Define the data architecture elements including conceptual data models, meta data definition and related data validations
  • Analyse, design and document workflows and data models that support the development of a sound data architecture.
  • Analyse potential root cause for data quality issues, proposing solutions, discussing options and outcomes with relevant data and technical stakeholders.
  • Support peer reviews of systems upgrades, workflows and data flows that are written by other members of the Data Management and Business Intelligence team.
  • Define and maintain metadata, lineage and data dictionary definitions
  • In liaison with other data management colleagues plan and develop the data architecture in support of upcoming features and capabilities on the roadmap
  • Support as may be required from time to time in defining technical data requirements and carrying out testing for systems and strategic platforms.

About You

We are looking for an individual that uses an analytical approach to problem-solving, is highly numerate and enjoys working with data. Attention to detail and the ability to work independently is important in this role, as well as the ability to work in a complex and changing environment.

The role calls for an academic qualification in Computer Information Systems or similar at National Qualification Framework Level 6 or better, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC) or a widely recognised professional qualification at a comparable level.

You will need to have at least two (2) years' working experience in the area related to the role. Candidates with longer working experience relevant to the role will be preferred.

If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications but you have at least five (5) years of relevant experience within a relevant field, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

Other Requirements:

  • Knowledgeable in SQL, database technologies and enterprise data modelling
  • Knowledgeable of the different techniques and standards for delivering high quality data architecture

How to apply

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Candidates are to forward a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and an accompanying covering letter providing the motivation for the application to [email protected]

Other Important Information

The MFSA is an Equal Opportunities Employer as certified by the NCPE (National Commission for the Protection of Equality) and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will take care to avoid any form of discrimination in its recruitment procedures. The MFSA reserves the right to withdraw this call at any time and not to select any of the Candidates.

It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of qualifications awarded by Universities and other similar institutions outside Malta to produce a recognition statement on comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at application stage or otherwise at the preliminary interview should an applicant be selected for such interview. Details can be obtained by accessing the National Commission for Further and Higher Education website on under MQRIC heading.

The MFSA shall ensure that any processing of personal data is in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), the Data Protection Act (Chapter 586 of the Laws of Malta) and any other relevant European Union and national law. For further details, you may refer to the Data Protection Policy on the MFSA webpage

Candidates are to note that the submission of any false statement/s or omission, even if unintended, may lead to the cancellation of their application and may render the candidate's appointment liable to termination.

Furthermore, please note that candidates may be asked to submit any documentation in support of the information provided, including but not limited to, proof of qualifications and Police Conduct Certificates.

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