System Engineer

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Luqa

The System Engineer will form part of the IT Operations team which is responsible for the operations & implementation of projects. One must ensure the highest level of availability, performance and security 24×7 for smooth operations. The System Engineer will have an excellent knowledge of IT, computer system engineering, analysis, system administration and troubleshooting.

Key Accountabilities / Key Activities:

  • Planning and implementing business and operational projects according to their requirements
  • Monitor and maintain infrastructure performance, capacity and availability, providing second and third level support for the resolution of incidents and operational issues
  • Resolve any outstanding issues within defined SLAs and involvement in subsequent problem management exercises
  • Implement supporting database and middleware capabilities to support software module development and operations
  • Perform black/grey box testing to identify and escalate bugs to the respective software development team
  • Research and test new technologies with the aim to keep innovation on the forefront across our systems
  • Implement and test disaster recovery scenarios including backup/restore and OS/Application cluster solutions
  • Roaster based 24/7 on-call responsibilities.

Functional & Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field
  • At least two-year previous experience as a system engineer and/or devops engineer
  • Good understanding of IT management concepts, ideally familiar with ITIL concepts
  • System KPI monitoring and analysis to pin point improvements
  • Working knowledge of database technologies
  • Working knowledge of scripting and/or programming languages with the aim to increase system efficiency and lower human intervention time on any tasks
  • Working knowledge in supporting and maintaining Java Applications
  • Working knowledge using Oracle, PL/SQL, UNIX & Linux, OS base scripting
  • Working knowledge with Micro-Service architecture
  • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP network protocol


  • Flexible to deal with changing priorities and projects in a short space of time
  • Strong time-management skills and capable to work under pressure on multiple projects
  • Willingness to track, assess and incorporate practice and technology developments and innovation into day-to-day working
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
  • Good understanding of the company’s organizational goals, and desired product business outcomes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to translate technical concepts into simple and actionable practices

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