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From time to time, the Faculty is approached by various establishments wishing to advertise job vacancies. On this page, you will find any active job vacancy adverts. We invite you to visit this page regularly, in order to keep abreast with any available opportunities.

 

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Ascent Software (Various ICT Specialists Posts)

Ascent

Ascent Software is a premier supplier of world class software development services coupled with extensive vertical domain knowledge and a mature support methodology. Founded in 2003 and with over 50 full-time employees, Ascent Software delivers solutions in the UK, US, Channel Islands, Middle East, Caribbean and Malta.

The range of expertise and technologies offered by Ascent Software is unusually wide. Having strong relationships with education and research bodies, as well as monitoring the work environment, has allowed us to stay on top of trends within the constantly evolving technology frameworks. Our large developer team has constant access to research and development, which keeps our techies challenged and motivated.


ASP.NET (Web Forms/MVC) Developers

  • Job Reference ANMU1

    You will work on ASP.NET (Web Forms/MVC) solution development in a team of 3 to 6 specialists. Applicants should ideally hold a degree in ICT, or a related area, and have at least one year experience in ASP.NET (Web Forms/MVC) development. Skills and experience in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScipt, jQuery, AJAX, JSON, web services and client-side frameworks such as KnockoutJS and AngularJS will be considered an asset.

 

Sharepoint Developers

  • Job Reference ASPU1

    You will work under a project manager in teams of 3 to 6 SharePoint specialists and be involved in designing, developing, and deploying applications using MS SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013. Applicants must have a minimum of 1 year experience in Microsoft SharePoint customization and development and will ideally hold a degree in Mathematics or ICT. Experience and skills in CSS, SharePoint Branding, C#, ASP.NET, SQL, T-SQL, MVC, XML, and UML will be considered an asset.


C# Developers

  • Job Reference ACU1

    You will work on C# solution development in a team of 3 to 6 specialists. Applicants should ideally hold a degree in ICT, or a related area, and have at least one year experience in C# development. Skills and experience in WinForms, WPF, WCF, XML, and UML will be considered an asset. Applicants must have a good working knowledge of MS SQL Server and MS T-SQL.

 

Web Front-End Developers

  • Job Reference WFDU1

    You will work with our back-end development teams to deliver rich client facing web interfaces for intranets as well as public facing websites. Applicants must have a keen eye for detail and the ability to create intuitive, user-friendly and accessible websites. Successful applicants must be experienced in a wide variety of web client-side technologies including HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, Media Queries and Responsive UI techniques, JavaScript, and jQuery. At least two years’ experience working with such technologies is a must.

 

Software Developer Interns (Summer Students)

  • Job Reference ASDU1

    Individuals within this position will be part of specific software development projects of small to moderate size. The duties assigned will be supervised by experienced project leaders who will act as mentors and also ensure quality and deadlines. This approach will help you experience the full life cycle of a project within a challenging commercial environment. We are looking for undergraduate students currently enrolled in an ICT, Engineering, Mathematics, or Computer Science degree programme. The ideal candidate would have software development knowledge and be able to use at least one of the following languages: Java, C#, C++, .NET languages.

 

If you want to contribute your own expertise to the Ascent team, send your CV quoting the job reference number to careers@ascentsoftware.eu.

The original call for applications, can be attained by clicking HERE.



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ISL - Information Systems Limited (Systems Consultant)

ISL  At ISL, our primary goal is to deliver comprehensive solutions that meet every business need. Since our launch in 1994, we have helped a variety of satisfied clients in diverse industries serve their customers better by providing comprehensive, cost effective and efficient business solutions. These solutions have in turn helped our clients increase responsiveness and improve their organisational service levels impressively.

Forming part of the After Sales Team, you will provide first level support to our customers who make use of our solutions.


Duties

  1. Provide support to a number of clients using EYESEL Business Suite (ERP) and other applications both on-site & company premises

  2. Form part of the after sales team and liaise with other teams as required.

  3. Documentation of client support issues & status tracking.

  4. Troubleshooting issues at clients and querying the data before escalating the problem.

  5. Report writing (mainly using Crystal Reports).

  6. Testing of applications.

  7. Training of users.

  8. Timely inputting of timesheets.

  9. System upgrades at Clients (onsite and offsite).

  10. Data conversions.

  11. Documentation of applications.

  12. Managing and administering ticketing system.

 

Interested candidates are asked to send in their resume asap to Mr Simon Calleja-Urry on simon@isl.com.mt.

 

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

 

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CCBILLEu (Senior Web Developer)

CCBill  With offices in Valletta, Malta, CCBillEu was established to provide a processing solution to European-based businesses that wish to offer Visa as a payment option. Backed by CCBill, the company has supported the processing needs of European online Merchants since 2002.

The Position

Working within one of our software development teams and reporting to a Software Development Team Lead, the chosen candidate will be in charge of developing front-end components for new and existing web based systems using a combination of HTML, CSS and JS technologies and integrating to a Java or Grails backend.


The Candidate

With a minimum of 4 years of experience working in a software development role, you are expected to have strong programming skills in JavaScript and be versed with building large enterprise level systems. You will also be expected to have experience with building multi-user systems supporting hundreds of users and have worked with a design team to build prototypes and functional systems based on a series of wireframes and mock-ups.

As a Senior Web Application Developer at CCBillEU you are expected to have a passion for programming, are willing to learn new technologies and techniques, take pride in delivering elegant solutions and strive for excellence yet are capable of
maintaining strict deadlines.

You are a self-motivated and results-oriented developer who can produce high quality code and are keen to collaborate with designers, architects and a team of highly talented developers.


Responsabilities

  • Experience with JavaScript Unit Testing and Rapid Prototyping

  • Develop and maintain front end components for the CCBill e-commerce web platform (widgets, various JavaScript frameworks/SDKs)

  • Analyse, design and develop front end components for platform solutions in the e-commerce and BI realm

  • Review staging and production environments client side performance and pro-actively improve it

  • Ensure web development follows responsive paradigm

  • Provide technical input on decisions

  • Work with developers on a daily basis in order to implement best practices

  • Mentor junior web developers and organise training sessions

Skills Required

  • Proficiency in JavaScript, jQuery, HTML 5 and CSS 3

  • Experience with front-end template engines

  • Advanced level knowledge of JavaScript Frameworks such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, etc.

  • Excellent knowledge of responsive web development and progressive enhancement

  • Experience in development of high-volume / high-availability web applications

  • Working knowledge of building web pages for mobile devices.

  • Working knowledge of backend web server technologies such as tomcat, httpd, Java, Groovy and Perl.

  • Experience working with enterprise level tools such as source control and continuous integration servers

  • Must be an EU national due to work permit restrictions.

  • Possess accredited relevant qualifications in software development and web based programming.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience with light weight web servers such as Node.js

  • Knowledge of Spring MVC, Maven and Hibernate


Interested applicants are invited to send a covering letter and detailed cv to Cindy Anastasi, Human Resources Manager via email cindya@ccbilleu.com 


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Connexo Group (Oracle Support Analyst)

Connexo   

CONNEXO is an international Group of companies and, leaders in Enterprise class Applications and Technology Consulting services. 

Based in Malta, these exciting positions contribute to the success of our company by effectively managing client expectations to achieve maximum satisfaction.

Working with our team in Milan, the candidates will provide the necessary support to our clients and will be expected to travel from time to time to client locations. Training in Milan for the first few months of engagement is included and the right individual will have the opportunity to grow into a team leader role and coordinate activities in Malta with our Project Management team in Milan.

The Role

You will be providing technical and functional expertise in Oracle EBS R12 in support of:

  • End-user queries,

  • Systems changes and enhancements,

  • Project support,

  • Systems training and documentation,

  • Systems process enhancements,

  • Modules you will be supporting include all aspects of Finance. 

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Project Manager in Milan, you will provide assistance to clients with resolution of problems. The analyst will undertake analysis to understand issues and find solutions. 

The ability to liaise comfortably with Italian key stakeholders is crucial to the success of this role. Candidate must be able to work in a team and on own initiative and provide good time management and customer service skills to build and maintain strong working relationships.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Fluent In Italian.

  • Good working knowledge of Accounting Procedures.

Education

  • STRONGLY PREFER recent University graduates in Business and Computing.

  • Knowledge of Oracle EBS or ERP will be considered an asset.

 

If you have the above experience and would like to apply please send your CV to HRmalta@connexogroup.com

 

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Connexo Group (Database Administrator)

Connexo   

CONNEXO is an international Group of companies and, leaders in Enterprise class Applications and Technology Consulting services. 

Based in Malta, these exciting positions contribute to the success of our company by effectively managing client expectations to achieve maximum satisfaction.

Working with our team in Milan, the candidates will provide the necessary support to our clients and will be expected to travel from time to time to client locations.  Training in Milan for the first few months of engagement is included and the right individual will have the opportunity to grow into a team leader role and coordinate activities in Malta with our Project Management team in Milan.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a Database administrator to work as a member of the IT Services Application DBA team in Milan.


Core Technical Duties

High level of expertise as a DBA in the administration, design and implementation of backups, performance tuning, management, and provisioning of databases.

Basic system administration and Scripting experience 
 

Job Responsabilities

Reporting to the Senior DBA in Milan, you will be responsible for database management across a broad spectrum of business systems including but not limited to Finance,

It is key that you have a strong background of Database Administration within a production environment with proven experience of providing the on-going support, enhancement, performance and security of enterprise application databases.
 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Fluent in Italian.

Education

  • STRONGLY PREFER University graduates in IT.

  • High School Diploma or related required.

 

If you have the above experience and would like to apply please send your CV to HRmalta@connexogroup.com 

 

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Allied Newspapers (Senior Web Developers)

Allied_Newspapers   

The Times (formerly The Times of Malta) is a national newspaper published daily in Malta. Founded in 1935, it is the oldest daily newspaper still in circulation in Malta. It has the widest circulation and is seen as the daily newspaper of "reference" of the Maltese press. Locally, The Times' online portal is the most accessed news website in Malta and ranks as the fifth most visited site overall.

We are now seeking experienced Web Developers to join our web services team to work on the next generation of Times of Malta web properties. These positions will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to work in a fast-paced friendly environment, using Lean / Agile methodology within a small team of developers. Successful candidates will be given large areas of responsibility, working with the latest tools and technology, solving architectural challenges of Malta's leading website.

Essential Skills

  • Excellent problem solving capabilities.

  • Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Self driven, motivated and passionate about user experience.

  • Strong desire to learn new technologies and keep up to date with new product developments.

  • Flexibility and adaptability in approaching customer and business needs.

  • Passion for coding.

  • A team player. 


Required Skills

  • Excellent understanding of Web technologies: HTTP protocol, RESTful Architecture, Stateless and stateful programming.

  • Object oriented analysis and design.

  • Strong command of PHP (including MVC RoR-like frameworks).

  • Proficiency with (X)HTML, CSS and Javascript.

  • Experience with JS and CSS Frameworks (Jquery, Prototype, Blueprint, Grid 960,..).

  • Database design plus knowledge of RDBMS systems.

  • Operational knowledge on Unix (Linux).

  • Experience with source code management systems (ie git, svn, mercurial).

  • Scalability and performance concerns.


Desirable Skills

  • Past experience working on a large scale website.

  • Appreciation of NoSQL / Key value storage and Message based architecture.

  • Design patterns.

  • Unit, load and performance testing.

  • Experience with mobile and tablet applications.

  • Computer science / Computer Engineering degree.

  • 3+ years of experience in a similar position.

 

This is a great opportunity to join a successful, fast-growing company and make a real difference.

An excellent package awaits the right candidate.

All applications must include a covering letter together with a detailed CV and must be sent to vacancy@timesofmalta.com.

 

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CCBILLEu (Junior Project Manager)

CCBill With offices in Valletta, Malta, CCBillEu was established to provide a processing solution to European-based businesses that wish to offer Visa as a payment option. Backed by CCBill, the company has supported the processing needs of European online Merchants since 2002. 

The Position

The Junior Project Manager is responsible for planning, managing and reporting on all projects across the various teams within all companies under CWIE holdings from the moment a project is requested until the final delivery and close out. He/she will track the priority and status of all projects, the tasks required to complete them and the resources required to implement them.

Candidates applying for this role must be EU nationals and already in Malta.

Since this role requires overlap with counterparts in the US, working hours are from 10am until 7pm Monday to Friday.



Specifications

  • Actively participates in the specification creation process in order to ensure that all parties who should be involved in the project are included.

  • Ensures that the process of creating specifications is done in a timely manner and that the specifications are accurate, adhere to company standards and follow company process.

  • Possesses a thorough understanding of project specifications in order to act as a reference point for relevant teams and stakeholders.

  • Acts as a communication conduit for work that may affect the specifications or scope of the project and actively aids in resolving these issues as quickly as possible.


Scheduling and Tracking

  • Works closely with relevant departments to develop project plans and task lists to ensure that these properly identify resource requirements.

  • Responsible for communicating the overall business priorities to all stakeholders and responsible for ensuring that resources are correctly assigned to meet priorities.

  • Monitors and ensures that the project being worked on adheres to specifications, priorities list, timelines and resources in order to ensure that the quality, cost and schedule of the final product are not compromised.

  • Works closely, reviews, follows up and communicates with various departments to ensure that project timelines are being adhered to; bottlenecks or anomalies are addressed and tackled.

  • Produces and regularly reviews work plans and schedules to ensure that bottlenecks are addressed, resolved and that stakeholders are aware of same.

  • Provides periodic reports on projects, tasks, resources and budgets.


Team Work and Communication

  • Actively interacts and assists relevant parties with day to day operational aspects of a project and scope.

  • Provides the Business Planning Team with an executive weekly status on the various departments and their projects to ensure that all departmental team members are aware of work being carried out across teams.

  • Keeps supervisor(s) informed about any issues that may arise.

  • Interacts with other teams to ensure that all relevant departments are up to speed on all projects design developments.

  • Establishes and maintains communication with all stakeholders so as to tackle issues or anomalies that may arise during project execution.

  • Actively seeks to promote a healthy team environment so as to maintain and increase overall team morale and individual team members’ job satisfaction.

 

Minimum (Necessary) Qualifications

  • Excellent leadership, teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Experience with Microsoft Project and proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Visio.

  • Very organized and able to manage multiple projects concurrently.

  • Ability to work under pressure and manage tight deadlines.

  • Driven, creative and results oriented.

  • Superb presentation ability.

  • Document Writing Skills.

  • Ability to create and maintain professional work environment.

  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of employees/management.

  • Mastery of written and spoken English.

  • Must be an EU national.

 
Interested applicants are invited to send a covering letter and detailed cv to Cindy Anastasi, Human Resources Manager via email cindya@ccbilleu.com

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Ascent

Now OPEN. More details from Here.

5DFlop/s Supercomputer awaits Guest Students

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PROFILES 2014

The 1st International Workshop on Dataset Profiling & Federated Search for Linked Data. Taking place on May 26, 2014 (TBC). More details available from HERE.

VS-Games Conference 2014

Taking place between the 9th and 12th September 2014. More details available from HERE.

IEEE VCIP2014 Conference

Taking place between the 7th and 10th December 2014. More details available from HERE.

Astronomy, Astrophysics & Cosmology Res. Prog.

A research programme set up at UoM with members from Science, Engineering and ICT. More details in HERE.

 
 
Last Updated: 29 March 2014

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