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Job Title:   Database Administrator (SQL Server)
Category:   Database Administrator (DBA)
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Islamabad
Gender:   No Preference
Age:   18 to 50 years
Minimum Education:   Bachelors
Degree Title:   4 years Bachelors in Computer Science / Information Technology, from some reputed foreign or HEC-recognized institution.
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   3 Years
Salary Range:   PKR 50,000 to 100,000 per Month
Apply By:   Oct 25, 2019
Job Description:
  • The SQL Server Database Administrator (DBA) will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server RDBMS systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills on MS SQL Server 2012, 2017 etc.
  • Responsible for providing technical support for the establishment of different database environments like Test, training and Production.
  • Ensure all database servers are backed up in a way that meets the business Recovery Point Objectives (RPO)
  • Test backups to ensure Data Integrity so that it can meet the business Recovery Time Objectives (RTO)
  • Troubleshoot SQL Server service outages as they occur on call or on weekends from home.
  • Configure SQL Server monitoring utilities to proactively/Reactively monitor the Database system, may include emails to DBA, relevant teams and other Stack Holders.
  • Implementation of High Availability of Data (HA) techniques, to minimize Recovery Time and to avoid Data Loss may include Replication, Mirroring etc.
  • User Access Control strategy for accessing Production/Reporting environment.
  • When performance issues arise, determine the most effective way to increase performance including hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes
  • Document the company’s database environment
  • Maintain the Data required for Audit Purpose and fulfill the Audit Requirements.
  • Implementation of New Policies related to Database.
  • Formulate a strategy for Disaster Recovery related to Database and to assist the team in disaster recovery if necessary
  • Develops a methodology for the ongoing assessment of database performance and the identification of problem areas
  • Develops a security scheme for the database environment
  • Routine Maintenance of Database to fully utilize the system resources and to avoid system Bottlenecks.


  • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
  • Concrete knowledge of SQL Server Replication Models
  • Proven experience of Configuration of replication using different replication methodologies

Company Information
Company Name:  Pakistan Revenue Automation (Pvt) Ltd
Company Description:
Pakistan Revenue Automation (Pvt.) Ltd. (acronym – PRAL) has extensive experience of working with federal and provincial tax and revenue agencies to provide wide variety of tax and revenue collection solutions. Since its incorporation in June, 1994, PRAL has been involved in the development of wide array of tax and revenue related solutions pertaining to Income Tax, General Sales Tax, Federal Excise, Customs, Capital Value Tax, Provincial Sales Tax & Services. etc.

Over more than two decades of services, PRAL has gained valuable experience of increasing efficiency and efficacy of tax and revenue agencies through use of latest Information and Communication Technologies with Business Process Improvement / Re-engineering. PRAL has also proven its expertise in the areas of software development, project management, technical advisory and consulting services, managing data centers, large databases management, network administration, software implementations, trainings and data entry services. This wide spectrum of services offered by PRAL facilitates our valued customers looking for One-Stop Shop solutions from conceptualization to post-implementation operations.

The essence of PRAL’s business strategy is to develop sustainable partnerships with its customers thus acting as a catalyst in transforming and adapting its IT solutions and integrating these to the “New Wave of Technological Innovations” to meet the global requirements of tax and revenue agencies.

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