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System Administrator Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

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System Administrator Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

System Administrator Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

System Administrator Job vacancy in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa is available from Ethiopian Commodity Exchange.


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The vision of ECX is to become a leading and dynamic African Exchange of choice. ECX has a mission to provide a modern, efficient, transparent and reliable market platform and warehousing service through adaptation of technology, excellence in innovation and integrity. ECX is a unique partnership of market actors, members of the Exchange, and its main promoter, the Government of Ethiopia. ECX represents the future of Ethiopia, bringing integrity, security, and efficiency to the market. ECX would like to recruit motivated and qualified applicants for the following positions.

Job Purpose: - The purpose of the job is to provide tier III technical support for overall Server and Storage Area Network (SAN) at the Head Quarter (HEAD OFFICE), Disaster Recovery (DR) site, HEAD OFFICE Trading Centre and Regional Trading Centers. Administer, and oversee the ECX Server and Storage Area Network Assist the Manager IT Infra & Support in running the System and SAN infrastructure of the Exchange; to maximize ECX’s System services uptime through maintenance of corporate System and SAN infrastructure and prepare a periodical report.


  • Monitors and administers SAN storage infrastructure ( HEAD OFFICE and DR)
  • Produces/Updates  technical  architecture document every 3 months;
  • Monitors and optimizes critical ECX core business applications running on administer blade servers and rack servers ( HEAD OFFICE and DR)
  • Monitors and administers Microsoft and VMware Hypervisors, Virtual Machines, hosting business-critical applications and databases ( HEAD OFFICE and DR), Microsoft Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Web and File services( HEAD OFFICE and DR), Microsoft Exchange services( corporate email system) ( HEAD OFFICE and DR)
  • Ensures the backup of all Critical systems, Databases, files, and folders of the Exchange.( HEAD OFFICE and DR)
  • Ensures the proper functioning of the ECX Server and Storage infrastructure at all time on working and non-working hours, locally and remotely ( HEAD OFFICE and DR)
  • Coordinates  information system administration and storage infrastructure   of the Exchange and ensure all ECX’s externally accessed resources, such as Trading portal, Email and others  are secured and functioning properly through Administering Gateway security products
  • Ensures that all ECX employee are authenticated and Authorized to access Server resources
  • Participates on  System and SAN Infrastructure projects from initiation to full implementation as assigned by the immediate supervisor
  • Ensures storage area network is properly secured through zoning, masking and other related technologies.
  • Participates in system/project testing, rollout and certification with other IT unit;
  • Serves as mentor and coach to System Administrator specialists and Associates
  • Participates in technical bid preparation and evaluations for IT procurement;
  • Designs installation and maintenance of servers and storage;
  • Plans monthly servers and storage operation and maintenance activities
  • Closely works with the System, Network, Security and Application Development teams to produce an optimal solution during new installations and troubleshoots problems;=
  • Ensures implementation of security and audit options;
  • Configures storage devices, services, directories and peripherals using established standards and requirements
  • Performs other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor.


  • Listing Status

    Job Vacancy

  • Job Position

    System Administrator

  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Place of Work

    Addis Ababa

  • Qualification

    BSc in Information Technology, Computer science, and other related fields.

  • Experience

    2/4 years of relevant experience in System Administration, SAN administration and Virtual systems administration related work experience.

  • Deadline

    March 23, 2020

  • Employer

    Ethiopian Commodity Exchange

  • How to apply

    All interested and qualified applicants may send a cover/application letter and updated CV with relevant important documents via: or in hard copy by post with position marked on the envelope: Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, P.O. Box 17341, Addis Ababa on or before March 23, 2020. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU STATE THE POSITION & LOCATION YOU ARE APPLYING FOR ON THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.

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