IT Security Officer (ISO) - Security & Risk jobs in Malta - May 2024
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IT Security Officer (ISO)

IRIS THAUMAS Ltd , Central Malta

Published on 02 Apr 2024

Expires in 15 days (14 Jun 2024)

We are looking for a highly qualified and motivated IT Security Officer to join our client's team in Malta. The ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of their information systems and data, with a strong focus on compliance with the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) and other relevant regulatory frameworks.


Our client is a bank offering banking services to international corporate clients and is located in Sliema, Malta.

  • Develop, implement, and monitor comprehensive IT security policies and procedures to safeguard the company's information assets.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments and vulnerability assessments to identify and mitigate potential security threats.
  • Collaborate with IT and business units to ensure the integration of security measures into the design and implementation of systems and applications, in alignment with DORA requirements.
  • Act as an interface and liaise with the legal department to ensure that IT security practices comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
  •  Monitor and analyse security incidents, conduct investigations, and implement corrective actions.
  • Stay informed about the latest cybersecurity threats, technologies, and best practices to maintain the company's security posture.
  • Ensure strict compliance with the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA) and other relevant regulatory frameworks governing the banking industry in Malta.
  • Liaise with regulatory bodies, industry forums, and other stakeholders to stay abreast of changes in regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Provide guidance and support to internal teams on security-related matters and foster a culture of security awareness within the organization.
  • Manage and oversee security awareness training programs for the company's employees.
  • Prepare and submit reports to regulatory bodies as required.


  • 5 years of proven experience in IT security roles within the banking or financial services industry.
  • Experience in conducting risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, and security audits.
  • In-depth knowledge of information security principles, practices, and technologies.
  • Familiarity with and understanding of regulatory frameworks applicable to the banking sector in Malta, especially DORA.
  • Understanding of security architecture, security protocols, and encryption techniques.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proactive approach to identifying and addressing security issues and vulnerabilities.
  • Ability to stay current with industry trends, emerging threats, and new technologies.

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Relevant certifications (CISSP, CISM, CRISC, etc.) are highly desirable.


Flexibility in starting time, from 06:30 till 09:00, 40 hours per week with 1 hour break daily. The ISO will work in a typical office environment, with occasional evening and weekend work to respond to security incidents or to complete projects.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Dental and Health insurance.  
  • Free parking.
  • Performance bonus.
  • Annual Performance Appraisal.

If you meet the requirements and feel that this position is a fit for you, do not hesitate and apply for this role today!


IRIS THAUMAS LTD is certified to ISO 9001:2015; licensed Employment Agency/Employment Business (EA #181); and Certified SRPS (MLC 2006 SRPS).

Full Time
Job Type
Experienced (3 years +), Intermediate (1-3 years)
Experience Level
Security & Risk
Information Technology

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