About the Malta Business Registry

The Malta Business Registry, established under Subsidiary Legislation 497.27, is responsible for the registration of new commercial partnerships, the registration of documents related to commercial partnerships, the issuing of certified documentation including certificates of good-standing amongst others, the reservation of company names, the collection of registration and other fees, the publication of notices and the imposition and collection of penalties.  The Registry also conducts investigations of companies and the keeping of the company and partnership register.

The Role

The eventual appointee will be appointed in Grade 5 level (starting Salary from EUR 35,854) and will form part of a multidisciplinary team within the ICT Unit.

The appointee will report to the Head of the ICT Unit and will undertake duties in connection with team coordination, coaching and mentoring from a technical perspective, together with the development and upkeep of the MBR’s Information Systems. The job involves direct interaction with the users in different units at the MBR to implement effective software solutions within the Agency using the latest technologies.

The individual selected for this role will be expected to carry out the following tasks:

  • Writing and interpreting technical reports and required documents, and proposing technical solutions whenever necessary;
  • Coordinating and administering supplier management with regards to necessary updates and maintenance of the Agency’s website;
  • Managing software licenses on an organisation-wide basis;
  • Participating in IT-related asset purchases on an organisation-wide basis;
  • Managing web-services with third party stakeholders;
  • Coordinating, coaching and mentoring staff to successfully achieve the Agency’s Business and IT objectives by serving as an in-house technical reference to team members;
  • Managing and being involved in the entire Software Development Lifecycle in a multi-tasking capacity by working on multiple projects at the same time while maintaining quality and attention to detail;
  • Working with business users to identify needs and apply or propose appropriate technical solutions;
  • Effectively managing time, tasks and planning software releases;
  • Problem solving and taking decisions in a fast-paced technical environment;
  • Creation and maintenance of web applications, steering complex systems integration, and other information systems;
  • Participating in EU technical workshops;
  • Assist in other tasks as directed by the Head of the Unit.

Any other duties described above may change depending on the exigencies of the ICT Unit and/or the MBR.

Soft skills required:

  • Have good analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to express and understand complex technical concepts.
  • Be knowledgeable in current technology and trends.
  • Ability to communicate technical issues to non-technical people in business language.
  • Ability to listen actively and to work on own initiative when necessary.
  • Ability to research, self-develop and attend requisite training to update knowledge.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team.
  • A high degree of self-confidence.
  • Adequate negotiation skills.
  • Ability to coach, mentor and inspire a pool of technical people.

Technical skills:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology from an accredited school or university is required.
  • Ability to work in a multi-tasking agile environment to meet strict deadlines.
  • 5 years of broad software experience designing, coding and building software applications and working with data systems and infrastructures (cloud and on-prem).
  • Experience maintaining business-critical production systems.
  • Experience working in a high-paced and rapidly growing organizations and great presentation skills and the ability to articulate during training.
  • Experience with Webservices, XML, SOAP, RESTful. Etc.
  • Experience managing software development in a SQL Server environment by designing and scripting for SQL Server, proven SQL Server (T-SQL) scripting experience is essential.
  • Expertise in database technology with solid understanding and hands-on skills with Azure Databricks, Azure SQL Server, SSIS, solid understanding of SSAS / n-dimensional cubes.
  • Solid experience building business intelligence solutions (data warehouse, ETL, Reports) and ability to understand instrumentation and devise technical solutions.
  • Proficiency in PowerBI, Microsoft Certificate – MCSA BI Reporting desirable.
  • Experience with Azure big data platform including Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake and Azure SQL, Microsoft Certificate – Implementing an Azure Data Solution DP200 desirable.
  • Experience and knowledge of Cloud resources across IaaS and PaaS.
  • Good understanding of GDPR regulatory framework applications on IT area.
  • Experience with setup and management of a software driven network, storage and compute and proven track record in system integration and design and setup of Infrastructure as a service and Platform as a service deployment. Microsoft Certificate – Azure Administrator AZ103 desirable.
  • Proven track record of implementing Smart contract / Hyper ledger based block chain systems.
  • Experience with Hyper ledger – Fabric , Composer.
  • Good to have – exposure to Ethereum framework.

About You

  • Preference will be given to candidates who possess a University of Malta Master’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent academic qualification in a relevant field of study at National Qualification Framework Level 7 or better, duly certified by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC)* or a widely recognised professional qualification at a comparable level AND four (4) years’ prior experience in a related area; OR
  • Consideration will also be given to Candidates with a University of Malta Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent academic qualification in a relevant field of studies at NQF Level 6 or better and six (6) years prior work experience in a related area; OR
  • Candidates who at least possess ten (10) years’ prior experience in a related area.

* 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 http://www.ncfhe.org.mt under MQRIC heading.

How To Apply

Candidates are to forward a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and an accompanying covering letter providing the motivation for the application to careers.mbr@mbr.mt

C.V and covering letter will be received by not later than Monday, 27th April 2020.

The MBR will disregard any C.V.s and covering letters received after deadline. Candidates should assess and check before submitting their information whether they fulfil all the requirements as specified in this Vacancy notice, particularly in terms of qualifications and relevant professional experience. The MBR reserves the right to withdraw this call at any time and not to select any of the Candidates.

Data Protection

The MBR 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. 

Appeal Procedure

If a candidate considers that s/he has been adversely affected by a particular decision, s/he can lodge a complaint within one (1) month from the time the candidate is notified of the application/interview feedback, addressed to the MBR Chief Operations Officer, AM Business Centre, Triq il-Labour, Zejtun ZTN 2401.

Submission of Information

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.

Jobsplus Public Call Permit Reference: 159/2020

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