APS Bank – IT Quality Assurance (Officer) Vacancy

The Officer will be responsible for ensuring that the IT Solutions are vetted through a number of IT Quality Assurance Cycles in an effective and efficient manner. To plan and implement various test cycles as appropriate and provide end user training.

Requirements

Candidates should preferably possess basic accounting knowledge. Previous experience in preparing and conducting functional reviews and training sessions will be considered as an asset.

Successful candidates need to have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders. Implicit in the requirement is to be customer driven with a strong drive and focus on quality of service.

Closing date for applications is 24th June 2018. Interested applicants are invited to view the full position description and download the application form. Applications, including a detailed CV, are to be addressed to the Head of Human Capital, APS Centre, Tower Street, Birkirkara BKR 4012 or sent by email on vacancy@apsbank.com.mt.

For more information visit: https://www.apsbank.com.mt/

APS Bank – Data Developer Vacancy

The Officer will be responsible for developing, maintaining and supporting the Bank’s Enterprise Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence (BI) and reporting solutions, and to maintain, administer and monitor the physical databases.

Requirements

Candidates should preferably possess a degree or diploma in IT. Knowledge of Data Warehouse, BI architectures and database administration will be considered as an asset.

Successful candidates need to be organised and have strong communication, analytical and research skills. Implicit in the requirement is the ability to work both independently and in a team and be committed to self-development. Candidates shall also be willing to work long hours and be on-call.

Closing date for applications is 24th June 2018. Interested applicants are invited to view the full position description and download the application form. Applications, including a detailed CV, are to be addressed to the Head of Human Capital, APS Centre, Tower Street, Birkirkara BKR 4012 or sent by email on vacancy@apsbank.com.mt.

For more information visit: https://www.apsbank.com.mt/

APS Bank – Software Developer & Application Support (Officer) Vacancy

The Officer will be responsible for the planning, designing, developing, analysing, testing, implementing, maintaining, documenting and supporting business applications used by the Bank in accordance with agreed standards.

Requirements

Candidates should preferably possess a degree or diploma in IT or Computer Science or in a related field. Previous working experience in a software development environment and strong knowledge of VB.NET, ASP.NET, XML, SQL Server 2008 R2/2014, and ITIL V3 skills will be considered as an asset.

Successful candidates need to be organised and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Implicit in the requirement is the ability to work both independently and in a team and be committed to self-development.

Closing date for applications is 24th June 2018. Interested applicants are invited to view the full position description and download the application form. Applications, including a detailed CV, are to be addressed to the Head of Human Capital, APS Centre, Tower Street, Birkirkara BKR 4012 or sent by email on vacancy@apsbank.com.mt.

For more information visit: https://www.apsbank.com.mt/

Level 2 IICT Foundation College Students – ICT Project Winners 2018

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From a total of 65 students at the MCAST IICT Foundation College, 13 students were chosen as being the best and runner up in developing an educational IT games in close collaboration with iLearn.

The students received a certificate and a 15 and 10 Euro voucher gently sponsored by PC Zone. Such games focused on English and Mathematics learning games for year 3 and year 4 students.

Well done to our teachers for providing their professional expertise and support to our level 2 students. 

Castille – Quality Assurance Executive Vacancy

A telecom company is looking for an individual with development background to join their Quality Assurance Team.

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of the Quality Assurance Team would be to act as a customer representative in Quality Assurance Activities of new technology products and services. To perform this this role s/he would be responsible for;

  • Vetting and reviewing design documents submitted by product architects and owners.
  • Estimating efforts for all phases of the testing cycles.
  • Designing, authoring and executing test scripts.
  • Recording and documenting all test outcomes and defects in the issue tracking system.
  • Adhering to test plans, task assignments and providing status reports as required.
  • Taking a pro-active and dynamic approach towards problem solving and root cause analysis.
  • Extracting and reporting status updates and KPIs to the QA Team Lead and Project Managers.
  • Gathering and managing all the necessary documentation related to quality assurance such as test results and project release documents.
  • Maintaining a healthy communication with all project stakeholders.
  • Regularly measuring the quality of deliverables from the development teams and vendors to provide useful KPIs to the technology managers.
  • Ensuring that products adhere to the agreed functional / non-functional specifications and the final product is fit for purpose and use.
  • Proposing improvements and suggestions across the board to encourage a CI mindset.
  • Assuming an active role in post-mortem and improvement meetings from a quality perspective.

 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A degree or an equivalent certification in Computer Science or a related field.
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in software testing or similar roles.
  • Practical experience of testing tools such as SoapUI, Jmeter and mobile app emulators.
  • Practical knowledge of SQL DML queries using Toad for Oracle, MSSQL Studio or any similar database clients.
  • Knowledge of basic UNIX commands and clients.
  • An ability to call RESTful and SOAP services and understand JSON and XML structures.
  • A good understanding of software architecture principles and IT infrastructures
  • Excellent command of the MS Office tools.
  • Working experience with issue and time tracking tools such as JIRA.
  • An intuitive skill and ability to troubleshoot, investigate and find root cause issues.
  • Excellent writing, fluent oral communication and ability to work with an international team.
  • An ISTQB certification will be considered as an asset.
  • Knowledge in automation and performance testing will be considered an asset.

Skills in software development principles will be considered an asset.

More information can be obtained from: https://www.castilleresources.com/jobs/software-developer-in-test-