MCAST IICT Foundation College – VET Skills Week 2017

Vet2017Three students and 1 lecturer form MCAST ICT foudation college met middle school students to advertise the importance of VET in education.  They brought a project which they used to engage the Form 2 students.  The lecturers gave information about the ICT Institute to each group.  The settings at each school includes 7 stations representing the 7 institutes (MCAST and ITS).  Most of the stations hosted 10-15 students.  Each session lasted for 8-10 minutes after which the Form 2 students rotated.  Most visits lasted about two hours except for the visit to the Kirkop Middle school.

Well done to all the students and lectuers involved.   

Robotics Event 2017

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A joint effort with MCAST IICT, IET and the Library was made to celebrate the Robotics Week here in MALTA. The event is part of the European Robotics Week were it aims at inspiring technology education in students of all ages to pursue careers in STEM-related fields, i.e. science, technology, engineering and math.

The Robotics event held on the 22 of November at the MCAST library where MCAST IICT and IET lecturers gave talks, presentations and competitions on robotics and Arduino, programming robots to Mindstorm and talks about the use of the library to find magazines related to robotics. In total, more than 20 students from MCAST Founddation College, showed interest in what was going on and inspired them to continue studying in this subject area.

We would like to thank MCAST IICT, IET and Library to make this event a successful one.

HOB Software delivered ‘Navigating the C’

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On Monday 20.11.2017 two software engineers from HOB Software delivered ‘Navigating the C’, a talk about the use of C in their jobs. They discussed the challenges, the common tasks and the techniques they use from day to day in order to deliver efficient and quality software. The talk was attended by a sizeable group of level 6 software students. We would like to thank HOB for sharing their experiences with our students.

 

Acunetix – Technical Support Engineer Vacancy

Can you solve customers’ problems, analyse issues and come up with the solutions? Are you keen to communicate with customers from all over the globe, including many household brand names such as Ryanair, CISCO, NASA among others? Due to strong continued growth, an opportunity has arisen for a Technical Support Engineer to join the Acunetix team in Malta and play an important role in the company’s continuing expansion plans.

The Technical Support Engineer will be required to carry out the following duties:

Support the Acunetix products

  • Support customers and resellers worldwide via telephone and the Acunetix Support System
  • Remotely connect to customers’ installations to troubleshoot their issues
  • Review product’s log files to gain further knowledge of problems encountered by customers
  • Escalate unresolved support tickets to tier 2 support
  • Periodically test and report any problems discovered in the Acunetix products
  • Assist the Acunetix sales team, resellers and distributors with technical queries
  • Prepare and deliver online technical demonstrations of the products
  • Might be required to assist and attend conference and meetings abroad.

Produce Technical Content

  • Produce technical write-ups about topics related to the Acunetix products
  • Research and keep up to date with new web and network security vulnerabilities
  • Suggest new technical content when needed, such as blog posts and articles
  • Produce technical videos which would be made available on YouTube.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Knowledge about general IT security
  • Experience with Linux, web servers and web technologies
  • A good command of verbal and written English
  • Holds an IT degree or work experience to compensate.

The right applicant will be offered a competitive salary and provided with product and sector training. We also offer a luxurious working environment located in Portomaso Tower. So if you are ready for a new challenge, send your C.V. with a clear reference to the post you are applying for to: jobs@acunetix.com

Iz-Zghazagh u t-Tmexxija

Agenzija Żgħażagħ qed torganizza seminar ta’  nofs ta’ nhar fejn se tiġi diskussa t-tema – Iż-Żgħażagħ u t-Tmexxija.  Żgħażagħ li qed imexxu jew jaspiraw li jmexxu huma mistednin jattendu.  Dan is-seminar ser isir fil-Youth village, Aġenzija Żgħażagħ, Triq il-Kbira San Gużepp, Santa Venera fil-25 ta’ Novembru bejn 9:15 u 12:30.

Dan is-seminar se joffri l-parteċipanti l-opportunita li jiddiskutu aspetti tat-tmexxija fosthom benefiċċji u sfidi, kif ukoll involviment politiku.  Se jkun hemm mistednin rilevanti għas-suġġett.  Skont ma joħroġ mill-workshops ippjanati, huwa intiż li jkomplu jsiru seminars li jgħinu liż-żgħażagħ jifhmu u jitħejjew aktar fil-qasam tal-parteċipazzjoni taż-żgħażagħ.

Dawk interessati għandhom jimlew il-formola tal-applikazzjoni li tinsab fuq dan il-link https://goo.gl/forms/OojFExIKglQrusHP2 u jibgħathielna lura sa mhux aktar tard minn 23/11/2017.

Għal aktar informazzjoni ibgħatu email fuq isabelle.mallia@gov.mt