We’re seeking to recruit an IT Security Analyst to join our Information Technology Unit.

If you’re interested in joining us and satisfy the requirements outlined hereunder, then we’re interested in you.

Who we are

We’re a leading financial institution, a key player in the Maltese market and part of a highly diversified multi-national group of companies. Employing a team of 220 employees, the Bank offers a full range of lending and savings solutions to both personal and business customers. We strive to offer a highly personalised service through our network of twelve retail branches spread across the Maltese Islands.

We’re a team of inspired people who believe that opportunities start with a conversation.

Duties and responsibilities

You will be responsible for:

  • analysing the bank’s information systems security (hardware and software);
  • planning and performing routine monitoring of systems with an aim to continually improving the bank’s systems security;
  • performing daily Core Business Systems operations including but not limited to the Bank’s end of day process, during evening and Saturday schedules;
  • providing general IT support within established times for all desktop systems (hardware & software) and supporting other IT teams in their on-going analysis of helpdesk requests aiming to introduce efficiencies and fine-tuning processes;
  • performing daily infrastructure operations by maintaining hardware, operating and ensuring that business software systems are in good operational order;
  • supporting operations in the Bank’s Data Centres in line with maintenance and security requirements;
  • supporting the administration of the Bank’s network & systems, including but not limited to the creation, maintenance and removal of user accounts, user access rights, etc.;
  • providing on-site support to several BNF remote sites;
  • performing the necessary backups and restoring operations and other disaster recovery operations;
  • performing routine checks on the various bank systems (networks, hardware and software) and maintaining appropriate records of such checks;
  • sharing technical knowledge and ways of resolution with other team members;
  • supporting and developing data requests;
  • educating business end users on how to make effective use of technological tools (hardware & software) to speed up problem resolution, whilst keeping abreast with new technology; and
  • establishing good working relationships with the rest of the IT team particularly database and/or software developers.

Competencies and experience

The potential candidate should be reliable and trustworthy, well-organised with a disposition to learn and have a team-oriented approach.

You must:

  • have an MCAST/University Degree in a related ICT area of specialisation;
  • ideally have some working experience in an IT support role/function;
  • be familiar with Relational Database Management Systems, ideally with a later version of Microsoft SQL Server or ORACLE, including some basic database administration;
  • be familiar with database reporting, ideally with Microsoft Server Reporting Services;
  • have a good command of the SQL scripting language;
  • have a flair for database and/or software development using TSQL/PL-SQL;
  • be flexible and willing to learn banking processes and systems;
  • have a basic understanding of the banking sector;
  • have the ability to think logically;
  • have the ability to communicate effectively and clearly, excellent listening skills and ability to interact confidently with internal customers;
  • have the ability to work well in a team; and
  • have attention to detail and ability to demonstrate good problem-solving skills.

How to apply

If you want to be part of our team, we invite you to send us a detailed CV highlighting your achievements. Applications should reach us only by email on vacancies@bnf.bank.