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Premier Switch Solutions S.C. (PSS)


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 


Engineering, Information Technology

Employment Type:

Full time

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Job Description:

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 dealing of Debit/Credit card transactions for the banks.

Currently, PSS, has a vacant position for Senior Server Administrator, and would like to invite applicants who meet the qualification and required experience listed for this job opening

Job title: Senior Server Administrator

Educational Qualification: University degree with major in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field. 3+ years’ experience as Server Administrator in the Linux/Unix environment
Work Experience and Description of Duties:

  • Have hands on experience for the setup, configuration, installation, and maintenance of physical and virtual servers
  • Have proven experience on proactively manage, maintain, monitor, patch, and problem resolution of servers both physical and virtual
  • Have hands on experience on Installation, configuration and maintenance of new and/or upgraded operating systems, applications, network and client protocols and software, mainframe access and emulation, remote access, other software like Oracle DB, including applications
  • Have experience on taking backup and restoring of files, programs, snapshots, logs, databases, and email servers
  • Have experience on using different system monitoring tools
  • Have proven experience for the setup, configuration, installation and maintenance of ant viruses, ftp server and file server both on Windows and Unix flavor servers
  • Hands on experience in configuring Linux based servers, upgrade OS, and apply maintenance and security patches.
  • Hands on experience in the usage of virtualization tools like VMware ESXi/OVM for new/existing servers
Additional Requirements
  • Able to work outside of normal business hours as needed for deployments aid maintenance wind
  • Ability to develop and follow procedures
  • Experience with configuring VMs/Network Elements/AD /Firewall/Load balancer is a plus.
  • Experience with infrastructure security and remediation a plus.
  • Knowledge of PCI-DSS compliance is a plus.
  • Additional to the above skills, it is preferred if the applicant has server administration related industry certificates on Windows Server, Linux OS, Server/Storage Hardware from different vendors
NOTE: The duties and responsibilities of the Server Administrator shall not be limited to the above lists but may include related tasks as required by the IT Manager.
Salary: as per the company scale
Gender: Male/Female
No. Required: One

How To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit their application along with non-returnable CVs and copies of relevant credentials until Jan. 17, 2020 to:
Premier Switch Solutions S. Co.
Awash Towers (Awash Bank/Insurance Head Office, 7th Floor)
Around Beherawi Theater, Near Bedlu Building
Tel: 0115-570716
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