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Senior Applications Specialist within Technology

  • Location

    Malta

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Contract Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Attractive

  • Job Reference:

    TEC/001/2021

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry:

    2021-03-11

  • Client Details:

    Malta Financial Services Authority

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 leverages cutting-edge technology, industry standards and methodologies to provide reliable services to the rest of the organisation and the financial services sectors interacting with the Authority electronically. It is responsible for technology design, information security, development, integration and delivery of all information and communications infrastructure, platforms and services, working with technology vendors and partners. The Technology team is made up of professionals specialised in relevant areas that include governance and planning, infrastructure and service management, information systems, and security. 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 and testing. The job involves direct interaction with the technical team and designated business users. The primary duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Application administration, configuration and maintenance 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;

  • Developing test scripts and documents which may be automated or otherwise;

  • Performing systems analysis whenever required;

  • Perform Microsoft SharePoint API Integrations and Work Flow Administration;

  • Maintain the MFSA's website;

  • Assist in other tasks as directed by Team Leader(s).

About You

We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in ICT or in another comparable area.

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.

Microsoft SharePoint Administration certifications and/or WordPress knowledge would be considered an asset.

You will also possess a minimum of three (3) years working in the area of ICT or Business and Computing. 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 seven (7) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.