Mekonnen Feyissa

Mekonnen Feyissa

Summary

I have worked in the field of Information Communication Technology for more than 15 years. A resume of my experience is described in this section.

  • Designed and Developed agriculture and rural development (ARD)/ public expenditure review (PER) Database. ARD/PER database is a World Bank funded project that is carrying out for a sectoral public expenditure review (PER) to explore issues of effectiveness of Government spending in agriculture and rural development (ARD).
  • Designed and implemented Request Tracking System, an open source system php based, for UNDP Ethiopia as a consultant.
  • Designed and implemented website for International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) using open source content management system, drupal 6.x (www.ilri.org) on debian Linux. Implemented LDAP on drupal for user profile management. In addition I have implemented to incorporate images and other information from other sites( Flickr, blogs, etc..) to be seen on the website using feeds.
  • Designed and developed templates for International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) intranet which is based on joomla 1.5x. Developed modules and components and implemented them on the intranet (http://ilrinet.ilri.cgiar.org). Implemented the intranet on windows 2003 sever and authentication is Active Directory using LDAP. 
  • Working as Information System specialist (system Development) in International Live stock Research Institute (ILRI) since April 5, 2007 focusing on web based Design and development of database systems 
  • Worked system study, design and development of Orphans and Vulnerable children’s Database system for Project Concern International. MS Visio had been used for system design.
  • Worked on System study, Design and Implementation of Document Tracking System (DTS) for ILRI publication.
  • Developed customer relation management for African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) Nairobi, Kenya. Object Oriented System Design and development are used. SQL Server 2005, Relational database management system, had been used. 
  • Worked as a senior system programmer of Construction and Business Bank from November 21st 2001 to March 30, 2007.
  • Worked on the development of the Oromia Parliamentary Information System which will help the Caffee to capture information starting from District level among other major activities on consultant base.
  • Automated a library Information system for Institute of Curriculum Development and Research (ICDR) as a consultant, which is implemented in year 2002 on consultant base. 
  • Worked as Computer Programmer and Network Administrator in Oromia Agricultural Development Bureau from August 1, 1998 to September 31, 1999. 
  • Worked as Computer Programmer in Oromia Agricultural Development Bureau from August 1, 1996 to July 30, 1998.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2007 - Present

Web Development Officer

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Oct 2001 - Mar 2007

Senior Programmer

Construction and Business Bank
Aug 1996 - Oct 2001

PC Programmer and Network Administrator

Oromia Agricultural Development Bureau

Education

Education
Apr 2005 - Aug 2007

MSc

Addis Ababa University
Sep 1992 - Jul 1996

BSc

Addis Ababa University