Senior Applications Specialist

within Technology


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Senior Applications Specialist

within Technology


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  • Grade:

    6
  • Type:

    Indefinite
  • Job code:

    TEC/012/2021
  • Team:

    Information Systems

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


The selected candidate will undertake duties in relation to applications administration, systems analysis, systems configuration and application testing. The job involves direct interaction with the technical team and designated business users.

The primary job duties include, but not limited to:

  • Application administration, configuration and maintenance of enterprise information systems;
  • Implement software solutions;
  • Writing and interpreting business requirements/documentation;
  • Reporting on common sources of technical issues or questions and making recommendations to stakeholders;
  • Performing systems analysis whenever required;
  • Perform Microsoft SharePoint API Integrations and Work Flow Administration and Development;
  • Contribute in tender writing and evaluation whenever required;
  • Assist in other tasks as directed by Team Leader(s).
  • About You


    We are looking for candidates with a solid foundation in information and communication technologies, having a related degree at MQF level 6, and must have a professional background of at least four (4) years in applications administration and/or technical project management and/or software quality assurance. You would also ideally have had some previous working experience in enterprise level information systems.

    As a seasoned professional, the selected candidate is expected to have strong knowledge of IT planning, business continuity, cloud platforms and services such as AWS and/or Azure. You would be expected to be very conversant with technologies, project management and Microsoft SharePoint.

    If you do not have the necessary academic or professional qualifications, but you have at least seven(7) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

    The ideal candidate should have:

  • Have a strong business orientation with a demonstrated knowledge of the IT industry.
  • Can communicate with and understand the needs of non-technical internal and external clients.
  • Strong customer focus and knowledge of IT Service Management standards and procedures.
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Have good written and verbal skills and proven ability to work on own initiative with great attention to detail.
  • Has the ability to work within a team, multitask and capable of meeting strict deadlines.
  • Has the ability to listen actively and to work on own initiative when necessary.
  • The ability to work under pressure and able to respond to emergencies after hours.
  • Must be fluent in the English language.
  • 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.

    Jobsplus Permit No: 716/2021