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Top 5 in-demand tech jobs in Malta

Top 5 in-demand tech jobs in Malta

The Maltese economy is going from strength to strength, fueled largely by the countries foray into the world of technology. iGaming, blockchain, cryptocurrency, fintech, IT, AI, and ancillary service providers are all rising stars and are creating plenty of jobs to go around.

Of course, even as technology evolves, certain jobs will always be in demand like coders and developers but now we are seeing roles in cybersecurity, data science and artificial intelligence start becoming more prominent. Even traditional companies are expanding and hiring their own in-house tech teams- a trend that is expected to continue. All of this means that there is an ever-increasing demand for tech jobs both in Malta, and abroad. It is a good time to be a techie!

If you are looking to relocate to Malta, or you are a techie looking for a new job role then here is a list of some of the top tech jobs in Malta.


1. Cybersecurity engineer

Online security is a growing concern for businesses and consumers, especially as our online presence continues to expand. With most business conducted over the internet these days- from hosting, CRM, email, and even software development- companies need to know they are protected. As a result of this, there has been a big upswing in the number of security engineer jobs that are meant to provide the first line of defense to safeguard products and services. As the Internet of Things grows in prevalence, security will have to be even tighter and more widespread so expect demand for skilled personnel in this sector to skyrocket.


2. AI/machine learning engineer

The Maltese government have set their sights firmly on pioneering the way in the global AI sector. Due to this, the number of jobs in Malta that require skills in AI are increasing. Machine learning and coding for AI are some of the key subject areas and jobs are available both within non-tech companies and tech companies.


3. Full stack developer

Full stack developers are one of the most sought after employees in the world at the moment and Malta is no exception. As companies move away from siloed back-end and front-end development teams, they are looking to hire developers that can work on all levels of the application stack.


4. Data scientist

Data science jobs are considered as one of the best jobs you can have and the demand for qualified individuals is high and expected to continue increasing. As every company now has the ability to collect and analyse data, so to will they need staff who can analyse and implement it. Many are even looking at how to use third party data to understand problems and to forecast how their business or the sector will progress. A competent data scientist is required in these cases to ensure that data is managed and utilised properly.


5. Python developer

In AI and machine learning, Python is the programming language of choice. It is the fastest growing programming language in terms of usage, has a large developer community, and is easy to learn. Java developers are also in high demand as despite the increased popularity of Python and R, it still dominates the sector and is used mainly in the cloud sector that continues to grow.


Authored by the Finerton.com News Team (Malta)
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Last modified on: August 27, 2019

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