Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 497
Date Posted:Jul 14, 2019
Closing Date:Jul 27, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Government
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission :

Founded: 2014


Position Announcement Reference

Job Title: Data Backup and Recovery Specialist

Grade: NTA Grade C

Ministry / Agency: IARCSC

Job Location: Kabul

Number of Jobs: ONE POSITION

Report To: HRMIS Director

Duration of Contract: One Year with possibility of extension


The Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) was established in 2002 as an independent budgetary unit in the government of Afghanistan charged with establishing and strengthening robust institutions of public administration, merit-based recruitment of civil servants, regulating civil servant’s affairs and training and professional development of civil servants. The Commission comprises an Independent Appointment Board and an Independent Appeals Board. The Civil Service Management department and the Afghanistan Civil Service Institute are the two other major departments in the Commission.

The IARCSC mission is: To lead the reform and professionalization of civil service administration and management and to recruit and develop civil servants on the basis of merit, through an impartial, transparent and accountable process.

The Tackling Afghanistan Government’s HRM and Institutional Reform (TAGHIR)

TAGHIR directly responds to the Afghanistan National Peace and Development Framework (ANPDF) – including its development priority on “Building a responsive and effective public administration system”.

The overall objective of TAGHIR is to strengthen the capacity of selected line ministries and agencies through merit-based recruitment of key positions, improved personnel management, and better HR planning.

TAGHIR is being co-financed by the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) and the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group. The Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) will implement the project on behalf of the GoIRA.   

Job Summary:


The DATA BAKUP AND RECOVERY SPECIALIST will be primarily responsible for consolidating, cleaning and verifying the data. He/she will also be responsible for data backup, recovery and keeping HRMIS data safe and secure. The DATA BAKUP AND RECOVERY SPECIALIST will plan his/her activities in accordance and close coordination with HRMIS Technical team and the HRMIS Director.

Skills Required:


Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:


·        Data Recovery Tools

·        Data Security

·        Data backup and recovery

·        Data Maintenance

·        Database Performance Tuning

·        Teamwork

·        Work Well Under Pressure

Duties & Responsibilities:


·        Ability to work with computer hardware especially hard drives and associated equipment

·        Soldering components to computer hardware to fix mechanical issues

·        Discovery of computer data that’s either hidden or damaged

·        Work with all HRMIS equipment to recover data

·        Troubleshoot computer hardware issues and perform maintenance on desktops and servers

·        Work with other team members to identify security issues related to HRMIS data

·        Perform low level forensics on multiple computer hardware storage

·        Train team members with the best practices for data storage

·        Create data recovery plans for disaster recovery

·        Practice disaster recovery plans using testing policies

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul



·        A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management System or related fields.

·        With a bachelor’s degree, 5 years’ experience in business analysis, management systems or a related field.

·        Understanding of structured query language (SQL, MYSQL)

·        Strong knowledge of RDBMS

·        Normalization

·        Skills in data maintenance, recovery and accuracy

·        Fluent in Pashto/Dari and English

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