Sparkasse Bank Malta plc is a licensed credit institution which provides private banking, investment services and custody / depository services. As a result of our continuous growth, a vacancy has arisen for an IT Regulatory Analyst within the IT Regulatory Analysis Team.

This role is embedded into the first line of defence (1LOD) and offers a wide exposure to regulations, security frameworks, IT related governance and audit matters and industry attestations under the guidance of a seasoned IT Regulation Specialist. The IT Regulatory Analyst will liaise closely with all other IT Teams, as well as the Compliance Function of the Bank.

Main Duties:

  • Review and update various policies and frameworks, including the IT Security Framework;
  • Compiling attestations including SWIFT CSP assessment and TARGET-2 Self Attestation;
  • Compiling ICT Security related questionnaires issued by the Regulators (CBM/MFSA);
  • Respond to request from counterparties such as Euroclear ;
  • Assist with compiling replies to requests from the Bank’s auditors/ consultants on different engagements;
  • Maintaining the IT risk register and related controls library from a 1LOD ownership perspective;
  • Prepare due diligence on certain suppliers, classification & selection reports in terms of the outsourcing policy;
  • Monitoring tasks as assigned by the Regulation Supervisor, covering areas of IT Operations;
  • Co-ordination tasks as assigned by the Regulation Supervisor, covering initiatives such as penetration tests, phishing exercises and hardening projects;
  • Assisting in Business Analysis.
Qualifications/ Skills:
  • Experience in IT, IT Security or related fields;
  • CISO, CISA, Certified Ethical Hacker qualifications, CISSP are all preferable.
  • An understanding of complex IT structures with a focus on security is considered an asset;
  • Experience in a similar role in the financial sector is considered an asset;
  • A Compliance background is considered an asset;
  • Critical thinking skills, excellent analytical, and reporting capabilities;
  • Strong command of verbal and written English;
Extensive training will be provided.
An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate.
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