Local Facilitators

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Social Impact (SI) Inc. Facilitation Services
Social Impact, Inc. (SI) is a Washington-based international development management consulting firm. SI’s mission is to improve the effectiveness of international development programs in improving people’s lives. In Ethiopia, SI is implementing the $16.6 million Ethiopia Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Service (EPMES) Activity for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). EPMES’ core services include providing external evaluation services, performance monitoring support, collaborative learning and adapting (CLA) support, and capacity strengthening in MEL and CLA to USAID/Ethiopia and its implementing partners.

EPMES is developing a roster of facilitators based in Addis Ababa to design and facilitate events, meetings, and workshops. The ideal candidate will be someone with strong experience in facilitation, contextual knowledge and understanding of monitoring and evaluation, and learning (MEL…

Senior Database Administrator

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Premier Switch Solutions S.C. -Ethiopia
Job Title: Senior Database Administrator
Premier Switch Solutions S.C. (PSS) is a leading Electronic Payment Processing Company, established by major private banks of Ethiopia. The Company has implemented the first multi-institution shared-switch infrastructure to provide its member banks with a state of the art payment technology to drive ATM, POS, e-commerce, Mobile Banking and other payment channels and provide clearing of Debit/Credit card transactions for the banks.
Currently, PSS has a vacant position of Senior Database Administrator; and would like to recruit new applicants who meet the below qualification.


Job Requirements:
Educational Qualification

B.Sc. or Above in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering or relevant field of study and 4 years of related experience.

Work Experience and Description of Duties


Technical Capability:

  • Strong database administration (Performance tuning, Backup and Recovery) skills in Oracle 11g and/or 12c on Linux based environment.
  • Have experience in a grid or RAC environment.
  • Ability to install, backup, restore, monitor, plan capacity, replicate, design, and troubleshoot an oracle database.
  • Configures and maintains database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance.
  • Managing tools for providing early warning and alerts, and monitoring system capacity utilization and taking proactive steps to avoid over utilization.
  • Experience with Oracle tools such as OEM, RMAN and ability to analyze diagnostic results.
  • Have good skills and experience in writing task scripting, schedule jobs
  • Conduct quality control and auditing of databases to ensure accurate and appropriate use of data are in practice
  • Conducts proactive maintenance of IT infrastructure with minimal supervision including maintaining high level of systems availability, monitoring systems performance and reliability to mitigate outages and system interruptions.
  • Works closely with other personnel to understand and implement application requirements, server/network/storage tuning, and configuration changes.
  • Consults in design of new applications and services to ensure they can be support by the infrastructure.
  • Diagnoses and resolves technical issues, conduct root cause analysis, and demonstrate consistent level of accuracy with basic problem resolution.
  • Responds to and resolve assigned client requests.
  • At times when required, must be able to cross-train and perform other server and database functions.
  • Have hands on experience on Oracle Weblogic


  • Certifications in Oracle database systems and/or Oracle Weblogic is advantageous.

Additional Requirements:

  • A hand on experience on RedHat Linux or Linux based environment is required.
  • Knowledge of electronic payment and bank industry is advantageous.
  • Have good communication skill and strong team player habit.
  • Willing to work additional hours as per business need. 
How To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit their application along with non-returnable CVs and copies of relevant credentials within 10 working days of this vacancy announcement to:                             

 Premiere Switch Solutions S. Co.

Awash Tower, 7th Floor   

Near Bedlu Bldg.

Tel: 0115-570716

P.O. Box 14805, Addis Ababa


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