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Reporting to the Group Head of Change and Technology, the selected candidate will manage the Group's IT Infrastructure, Networking, Services and DevOps teams based in Malta

Duties and responsibilities

  • Managing the entire IT department, including Infrastructure, Networks, DevOps and IT Services teams and overseeing performance, training and professional development
  • Managing IT Infrastructure and related policies to support the implementation of ICT Strategy of the Group
  • Managing the production systems support and maintenance in close cooperation with business teams and other Technology teams whilst ensuring service availability
  • Managing the disaster recovery and business continuity arrangements
  • Leading the evaluation, planning, implementation, migration, capacity management and support of cloud services
  • Creating and maintaining IT standards and an IT framework
  • Managing the release management and patch management programs
  • Overseeing all IT operations including evaluation against the established goals
  • Managing the IT operational incidents, including responsibility for the efficiency and effectiveness of the service delivery and resolution of service incidents and problems
  • Managing the cyber security risks from the 1st line of defence perspective (in cooperation with IT Security)
  • Managing the IT inventory (software and hardware) and identifying any need for upgrades, renewals, new systems or decommissioning
  • Overseeing the procurement, installation and maintenance of the technological equipment and software
  • Inspecting the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Building and maintaining relationships with IT vendors
  • Monitoring, controlling and planning IT budgets
  • Participating in IT audits and regulatory inspections related to IT

Required knowledge, skills and experience

  • Master's degree in ICT or related field
  • A minimum of 8 years' experience in a similar role
  • Strong leadership skills and a track record of having managed large teams
  • Experience with cloud service providers including Azure and AWS
  • Experience in delivering large, information management and software engineering intensive technology solutions
  • Knowledge and proven experience in change and incident handling, incident response methodologies
  • Experience in dealing with ISO 27001 and PCI-DSS certifications in the banking environment will be considered an asset
  • Availability to be on-call afterhours on a regular and recurring basis
*Dear Candidate, kindly note that this role is not managed by Castille. MeDirect, in this case, is responsible to manage the application process. In case of any difficulties, feel free to contact brand@castilleresources.com, and we will direct your query to the relevant contact at MeDirect.
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