Junior Assistant Cybersecurity

within Technology


Junior Assistant Cybersecurity

within Technology

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    Governance & Planning

About Technology

Technology is at the core of the knowledge-based organisation. It enables MFSA's strategic and operational objectives to be achieved efficiently and effectively.

The Technology team is made up of professionals specialised in relevant areas that include governance and planning, information systems, information security, technology operations and service management. Officials from Technology also participate and give their contribution in several European committees, expert groups and industry fora.

The Role

As a Junior Assistant within the Governance and Planning team you will be given exposure to real cybersecurity challenges, risks and threats.  This will be achieved by:

  • Assisting within risk assessments on required tools needed to be introduced within the Authority.
  • Assist within ongoing research relating to current attack vectors and threats to develop and update policies and procedures.
  • Assist within mitigation procedures performed in relation to critical vulnerability releases, analysis of high-end security access logs, reports etc.
  • Making use of highly sophisticated tools to collect and understand evolving threats and the introduction of new threat actors and groups.
  • From time to time assist within vulnerability tests being done within the Authority’s architecture.
  • Assist in other tasks as directed by management.

About You

MFSA Technology team is on the lookout for candidates who are currently reading for a degree (MFQ Level 6) in or related to the areas of cybersecurity, information security, computer information systems or information technology. The possession of industry certifications in ICT Risk, Information Security and/or Cybersecurity would be considered an advantage. 

The selected candidate is also required to demonstrate good research, critical and analytical mindset, attention to detail, have excellent oral, written and presentation skills. The selected candidate must be a team player, quick learner, motivated and able to understand the Authority’s business needs.

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 www.ncfhe.gov.mt 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 www.mfsa.mt.

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.

Public Call no: 303/2022