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Cybersecurity Officer within Technology

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    Fintech, Technology

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    10 months ago

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    Malta Financial Services Authority

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Dear Candidate, kindly note that this role is not managed by Castille. The Client is responsible to manage the application process.

The Technology Function at MFSA provides reliable services to the rest of the organisation and the entities interacting with the Authority through digital means, and efficiently supporting the overall business strategy. Among other things, it is responsible for technology design, cyber security, development, integration and delivery of all the information and communications infrastructure.

The candidate will be:

  • Leading a team of cyber security officers;

  • Formulate and maintain system security plans, information security policies, procedures and guidelines;

  • Analyse systems, review security architectures and propose information security solutions;

  • Perform assessment and security compliance checks including vulnerability assessments;

  • Assess security events and logs via sophisticated cyber security and event management tools;

  • Ensure that network defence, identification, authentication, access control and data protection mechanisms are in line with security best practices;

  • Participate in security risk assessments and recommend mitigations and countermeasures to address risks, vulnerabilities and threats;

  • Participate in the development of IT disaster recovery plans and assist in business continuity provisions;

  • Deliver information security training, awareness, and provide ongoing guidance to users.

About You

We are looking for candidates with solid academic background in ICT but well versed in cyber security and disaster recovery planning.

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.  A post graduate Degree in Cyber Security and/or industry certifications is considered an asset.

You will also possess a minimum of five (5) years working experience in technology of which at least three year in cyber security, with proven track record of developing information security policies. 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 ten (10) years of relevant experience, we would still be interested in speaking with you.