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System Engineer

Job Title: System Engineer
Location: Luqa, Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 4145
Contact Name: Veronica Saavedra
Job Published: August 30, 2018 13:28

Job Description

The System Engineer is responsible for delivering, maintaining and optimising database and middleware capabilities to support and enable the development and operations of modules and solutions related to the company’s channels.


  • Planning and implementing business and operational projects according to their requirements
  • Monitor and maintain infrastructure performance, capacity and availability, providing second and third level support for the resolution of incidents and operational issues
  • Resolve any outstanding issues within defined SLAs and involvement in subsequent problem management exercises
  • Constant assessment of platform performance against defined KPIs
  • Implement supporting database and middleware capabilities to support software module development and operations
  • Perform black/grey box testing to identify and escalate bugs to the respective software development team
  • Research and test new technologies with the aim to keep innovation on the forefront across our systems
  • Implement and test disaster recovery scenarios including backup/restore and OS/Application cluster solutions
  • Roaster based 24/7 on-call responsibilities.


  • Candidates must possess an EU citizenship
  • At least two-year previous experience as a System Engineer, DevOps Engineer or Software Developer
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field
  • Good understanding of IT management concepts, ideally familiar with ITIL concepts
  • Systems analysis and support in web-scale environments
  • System KPI monitoring and analysis to pin point improvements
  • Working knowledge of database technologies RDBMS and NoSQL
  • Working knowledge of scripting and/or programming languages
  • Working knowledge in supporting and maintaining Java Applications
  • Working knowledge with containerisation technologies, preferably Docker
  • Working knowledge with Micro-Service architecture
  • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP network protocol
  • Flexible to deal with changing priorities and projects in a short space of time
  • Strong time-management skills and capable to work under pressure on multiple projects
  • Willingness to track, assess and incorporate practice and technology developments and innovation into day-to-day working
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to translate technical concepts into simple and actionable practices