Current Vacancies

The Environment & Resources Authority is seeking to recruit a potential applicant in the role of Senior Officer (IT & T)​on full time basis on an indefinite contract.

Job Details: In the role of Senior Officer (Information Technology & 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.
·       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 performance of software systems and proposals for improvements.
·       To plan, lead, co-ordinate and implement software development projects for new systems, ensuring appropriate documentation and adherence to processes, procedures and best practices.
·       To 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;
·       To plan, co-ordinate, 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;
·       To 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 minimise any operations downtime;
·       Review of feasibility of systems development / upgrades; and
·       To create, plan, setup, implement, maintain and review the Business Continuity and ICT Disaster Recovery Plans with regards to software systems, databases and backend solutions.
·       Other ICT Duties include, managing 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; and
·       To draw up tender documents and requests for quotations for software systems, components and hardware and to evaluate and participate in the evaluation processes.

Qualifications : 
  • 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; or
  • 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; and
  • 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.​

To apply:  Interested candidates should send their CV and covering letter by email to: vacancies.era@era.org.mt  by not later than noon 12:00hrs CET of 16th October, 2019.

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