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New Vacancy EthSwitch S.C

EthSwitch S.C. is a technology and payments company established to play a critical role in the modernization of Ethiopia’s currently emerging payment system by instituting and operating the country’s retail payments scheme, ensuring the interoperability of payments among payment service providers, and providing shared infrastructure. The mission of the Company is “Making Payments Simple and Affordable”, and the Vision of the Company is “To be the best in class Payments Network in Africa”. EthSwitch is currently implementing a range of projects/activities including the Real-Time Retail Payment Platform which is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. We are looking for professionals to fill the following vacant position for our office of Program Management  (PMO)

  • Senior Database Consultant

The senior database consultant delivers the design, setting-up, and maintenance of databases resided at the DC and DR. S/he is expected to monitor, test the performance of the databases and do performance tuning. S/he must have a strong understanding of database technologies, database design principles, and software engineering practices. S/he is also responsible for the high availability of databases, automatic backups, building models, reports, and dashboards.

Job Requirements

Qualifications/Skills and Experience

BSc Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and other related fields plus a minimum of 8 years relevant experience out of which 1 year of successful leadership in database implementation and monitoring. Additionally, it requires a strong hands-on/ technical knowledge of database design, data structures, computer programming, algorithms, and operating systems.

Key responsibilities:

Designing and developing database architecture using variously structured and unstructured data types such as text, images, audio or video files. Developing and maintaining database security protocols to ensure that data is not compromised by unauthorized users. Designing and implementing data storage structures such as tables and indexes to improve the performance of database applications  Monitoring database performance to identify problems that require intervention by database specialists  Design, and build data models to support structured and unstructured data.  Design, build and deploy scalable high-volume data pipelines to move data across systems.  Build a centralized data lake, data warehouse, and visualizations that support multiple use cases across different products.Build and manage Data Guard Physical/Logical Standby Databases using Data Guard Broker Design and develop software and data solutions that help the business team to make data-driven decisions.Experience in data warehouse space. Experience in custom ETL/ELT design, and patterns for efficient data integration. Query writing (SQL & NoSQL), schema design, normalized data model, and dimensional model. Analyzing large volumes of data to provide data-driven insights and gaps.Create highly available databases and build automatic backups. Support automated deployment and operation of MySQL and Oracle instances in a high-availability environment Optimize and tune database schemas, stored procedures, triggers, and dynamic queries   Build data pipelines for data analytics. Document technical designs and program logic Participate in functional and technical reviews

Knowledge & Skills required:

Strong hands-on/ technical knowledge of database management skills including but not limited to creating, monitoring, and tuning of Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB databases.  Strong experience in configuring, patching, upgrading, and optimizing database software and related products. Strong experience in security, backup/recovery, replication, architecture, networking, and administration for database disciplines. Participates and/or assists the team in the development, maintenance, testing, implementation, and support of assigned database technologies and associated software products.  Proactively monitor and troubleshoot database issues escalated by the business team and internal monitoring in a timely manner with strong skills to drive to root cause and remediation of issues.Strong understanding of the creation and implementation of data definition language (DDL) to support development efforts. Intermediate to strong performance and tuning skills with the ability to identify, respond and resolve database performance issues; communicates database performance resolution to technical teams. Strong documentation skills to contribute to information technology processes and procedures.  Experience in IT Project Management.Brand strategy consultant

We are looking to hire a talented Brand consultant to assist in improving our business performance. In this role, you will be identifying key areas for improvement, conducting market research, and suggesting strategies to boost company performance.

To ensure success as a Brand consultant, you should have sound knowledge of financial analysis, and experience with workflow management. A top-level strategy consultant will identify and suggest strategies that reduce costs, boost performance, and ensure industry longevity.

Brand consultants typically have a wide range of responsibilities, which should include:

Meeting with clients to determine their needs and goals, identifying opportunities for growth within an existing brand, and developing plans to achieve them  Consulting with clients on marketing strategies to increase brand awareness and improve sales Developing visual materials like brochures and catalogs to promote products or services\Conducting market research to identify potential opportunities for growth in specific industriesCreating a strategic plan for the client by analyzing existing marketing efforts, identifying target audiences, and creating a long-term vision for the brand  Working with designers to develop new product lines that appeal to current trends Coordinating all aspects of a company’s branding efforts, including establishing a logo, designing advertisements, and creating a unique voice or tone of voice for a brand that differentiates it from competitorsDeveloping marketing strategies for specific brands, including creating slogans and taglines, designing ad campaigns, and selecting models for print ads or runway showsIdentifying opportunities for new business opportunities by researching markets and competitors, developing business plans, and pitching ideas to investors

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in business analytics, business management, or marketing and related fields.5+ years experience in Brand and other Marketing Related activities.  Detailed knowledge of industry trends and market behavior. Excellent project management skills.  Deep understanding of management frameworks. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.Sound knowledge of financial analysis. Experience with project management. Report writing skills

  • How to Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application with a non-returnable CV, Cover Letter, and Supporting Documents from January 12  –  18 2023 between 8:00 A.M and 5:00 P.M from Monday to Friday and from 8:00 A.M to 12:00 P.M on Saturday to the address provided below or E-mail it at by clearly stating the position title on the subject line. Applications from qualified women are encouraged.

EthSwitch S.C.

Location: Kazanchis Super Market Area (Opposite to Zemen Bank), Nega City Mall – 4th Floor, Room No 410; Addis Ababa. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted by phone.

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