Senior Officer (IT&T) at Environment Resources Authority - Information Technology jobs in Malta - October 2020

Senior Officer (IT&T) at Environment Resources Authority

JOB TYPE: Full Time JOB LEVEL: Experienced
Information Technology

Environment Resources Authority in Malta is currently looking to recruit a Senior Officer (IT&T) to join their team on a full-time basis.

Job Role:
In the role of Senior Officer (Information Technology and Telecoms), the Officer shall be responsible to oversee and assist management in IT&T matters, including full development, maintenance and support life cycles of information systems and any other deliverables in line with the aims and objectives of the Authority.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assist the line superior in drafting the IT&T strategy and business plan;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of IT&T policies and procedures for electronic data processing and computer systems operations and development;
  • Analysis of the performance of software systems and proposals for improvements;
  • Plan, lead, co-ordinate and implement software development projects for new systems, ensuring appropriate documentation and adherence to processes, procedures and best practices;
  • Review, modify, support and maintain information systems and databases in use within the organisation in line with industry best practices and technological trends and provide training on these systems to users;
  • Plan, coordinate, implement, develop and monitor web services and system components to enable data exchange and interoperability with external entities as directed;
  • To plan, recommend and implement changes to infrastructure and backend systems in line with changes in hardware, version upgrades and improvements in technologies;
  • Assist contractors to design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer and telecommunications software, networks and information systems;
  • Co-ordinate, review and implement database administration tasks for the proper, adequate and secure data storage, manipulation, and availability;
  • Identify and resolve any ICT/IS issues in a timely fashion in order to effectively minimize any operations downtime;
  • Review of the feasibility of systems development/upgrades;
  • Create, plan, set up, implement, maintain and review the Business Continuity and ICT Disaster Recovery Plans concerning software systems, databases and backend solutions.
  • Other ICT Duties include managing the inventory of technology hardware, software, resources and develop and maintain IT&T documentation;
  • Meet with ERA Officers and other entities to discuss, analyse and implement system requirements, specifications, costs, and timelines;
  • Draw up tender documents and requests for quotations for software systems, components and hardware and to evaluate and participate in the evaluation processes.

  • Applicant must be in possession of a minimum Bachelor’s Degree (MQF Level 6) with a minimum total of 180 ECTS credits in IT/ICT or comparable qualification as recognized by NCFHE;
  • Alternatively, in case of no First Degree, a Master’s Degree (MQF Level 7) with a minimum total of 90 ECTS credits in IT/ICT or comparable qualification as recognized by NCFHE;
  • A minimum of 3 years post-graduate relevant experience in a similar IT&T role;
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience of information technology and software development with a firm understanding of related disciplines including SQL databases and GIS products and processes.

*Interested candidates should send their CV and covering letter.

Environment & Resources Authority:
The Environment and Resources Authority shall safeguard the environment to achieve a sustainable quality of life. As the national regulator on the environment, we shall also maintain consultation with stakeholders so as to promote and instill sound environmental management.

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