Data Architect - Data jobs in Malta - December 2022
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Data Architect
Malta Financial Services Authority Malta Financial Services Authority , Central Malta

Expires in 11 days (18 Dec 2022)

Job vacancy: Data Architect within Data Management and BI in Grade 7 
Job code: DM/005/2022

About Data Management and BI:
The Data Management and Business Intelligence (BI) function enables timely and effective decision-making across the Authority through more effective data and records management, and the provision of business intelligence reporting to support risk-based supervision. The team is responsible for driving data governance, data quality management, and integrity, as well as the data architecture across the whole organisation. As part of its remit, the function is also responsible for managing a centralised data warehouse and BI analytics platform to provide ongoing insights, analyses, and operational dashboards for end-users.

The Role:
  • Work closely with the Senior Data Architect to deliver against the data quality strategy
  • Define the data architecture elements including conceptual data models, metadata definition, and related data validations
  • Analyse, design, and document workflows and data models that support the development of sound data architecture.
  • Analyse potential root causes for data quality issues, proposing solutions, and discuss options and outcomes with relevant data and technical stakeholders.
  • Support peer reviews of systems upgrades, workflows, and data flow that are written by other members of the Data Management and Business Intelligence team.
  • Define and maintain metadata, lineage, and data dictionary definitions
  • In liaison with other data management, colleagues plan and develop the data architecture in support of upcoming features and capabilities on the roadmap
  • Support may be required from time to time in defining technical data requirements and carrying out testing for systems and strategic platforms.

About You:
We are looking for an individual that uses an analytical approach to problem solving, is highly numerate and enjoys working with data. Attention to detail and the ability to work independently is important in this role, as well as the ability to work in a complex and changing environment. The role calls for an academic qualification in Computer Information Systems or similar 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.

You will need to have at least three (3) years of working experience in the area related to the role. 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 within a relevant field, we would still be interested in speaking with you.

Other Requirements:

  • Knowledgeable of database technologies and enterprise data modelling
  • Knowledgeable of the different techniques and standards for delivering high-quality data architecture
  • Experience in Enterprise Web Applications as well as Database operations and SQL in a Microsoft stack environment.


How to apply or query further information:
Candidates are to forward a copy of their Curriculum Vitae (C.V.) and an accompanying covering letter providing the motivation for the application. 

Other important information:
The MFSA is an Equal Opportunities Employer as certified by the NCPE (National Commission for the Protection of Equality) and is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will take care to avoid any form of discrimination in its recruitment procedures. The MFSA reserves the right to withdraw this call at any time and not to select any of the Candidates. 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 the comparability of qualifications issued by the Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre (MQRIC). Applicants should do so preferably at the 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 under MQRIC heading. The MFSA 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. For further details, you may refer to the Data Protection Policy on the MFSA webpage. 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.

*Jobplus Permit Number 201/2022

Malta Financial Services Authority:
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is the single regulator for financial services in Malta. It was established by law on 23 July 2002 taking over supervisory functions previously carried out by the Central Bank of Malta, the Malta Stock Exchange, and the Malta Financial Services Centre. The Authority is a fully autonomous public institution and reports to Parliament on an annual basis.

Full Time
Job Type
Experienced (3 years +)
Experience Level
Financial Services

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