Senior Infrastructure Specialist

within Technology


Senior Infrastructure Specialist

within Technology

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    Systems Infrastructure

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, software development, 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 with the implementation and administration of the ICT Systems Infrastructure . The primary job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Design, perform installations, updates, upgrades, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting and fine tuning of the Authority’s systems.
  • Continuously identify and recommend opportunities to leverage technology to improve the existing infrastructure and processes, based on Authority requirements, secure practices and compliance needs.
  • Liaise with technical teams on design, specification, and architecture.
  • Ensure that the underlying infrastructure attains maximum performance, security, and availability through continuous improvement.
  • Maintain updated technical and operational documentation together with user guides;
  • Attend to scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities;
  • Establish a good working and knowledge-sharing relationship with the Technology team;
  • Maintaining a healthy relationship with suppliers as well as internal and external customers;
  • Keep abreast with new and emerging technologies;
  • Assist in other tasks as directed by the Technology Leads.

About You

We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in ICT but well versed in Microsoft Systems and Infrastructure. The role calls for an academic qualification in a relevant field of study 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 also possess a minimum of five (5) years working experience in a related area. 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 fifteen (15) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have excellent troubleshooting skills and able to find root causes, capture learning, share knowledge, and prevent re-occurrence.
  • Be knowledgeable aned experienced in these areas; Microsoft - Windows Server Operating Systems, Active Directory Domain Services, Group Policies (GPOs), Domain name Services (DNS), Distributed File System (DFS), NTFS, DHCP, Azure, Intune, AutoPilot, Hybrid Exchange 2016/Online, Microsoft M365 Suite, Teams, Teams and Webex live events, Power shell/Batch Scripting;
  • Preferably have basic understanding of;  VMware – VMware 7 or above, VMware Metro Storage Cluster, Virtual distributed switches; Backups – Veeam 11 suite and Data Protector Backup and Restore environment, HPE – Hyperconverged systems comprising of C7000 blade systems, Synergy, Fibre Channel switches, Store Once, Virtual Connects, 3PAR Storeserv 8200 with Peer Persistence, MSL Tape Library and ProLiant Servers.
  • 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 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.

Public call: 45/2023