17 days old


Mount Sinai, NY 11766
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    $92,500 To $115,000

Job Description:

The Information Technology Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Analyst is a key function in the creation, maintenance and continual improvement of the organization's Disaster Recovery Process.

The Information Technology Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Analyst directs IT disaster response/crisis management activities in compliance with the IT emergency plan and helps provide and coordinate disaster preparedness training with respect to the organization's information technologies, helping ensure business continuity.


- Partner and collaborate with Business Continuity management team ensuring the disaster recovery (crisis management) and business continuity plans drive disaster recovery (DR) strategy and procedures.

- Establish and maintain the overall plans for executing all DR procedures with a full understanding of their interdependencies.

- Define, develop and maintain detailed DR communications utilizing IT change management procedures to govern plan modification

- Liaise with the IT technical staff to ensure disaster recovery solutions are prepared, acceptable, maintained, and tested as part of a consistent operational life cycle.

- Understand and develop all required testing for successful DR execution.

- Execution of the testing processes utilized to validate the disaster recovery plans

- Coordinate and lead all DR exercises, inclusive of tabletop exercises, simulated exercises and full DR testing

- Deliver ongoing feedback regarding risk management, mitigation, and prevention.

- Represent disaster recovery cost requirements within the annual budgeting process.

- Regularly report Disaster Recovery activities to upper management.

- Act as liaison for auditing and examination of disaster recovery processes.

- Continually improve DR process utilizing lasted information and technologies available

- Support compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.

- Maintain third party/vendor relationships, including contract execution, budget and scope


- Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery acumen

- Ability to interact with technical, non-technical, and management staff.

- Excellent oral and written communication skills.

- Extensive knowledge of department processes

- Technical writing

- Sound project management skills. Ability to plan, organize, and lead the testing of emergency response, recovery support, and business resumption procedures.

- MS Office Suite, MS Project, Visio

- Sharepoint Experience a plus.

- Vendor Management


- 5+ Years demonstrated experience dedicated to disaster recovery operations and management

- Experience managing large projects utilizing PMI standard methods and tools.

- Experience managing cross-functional IT teams

- Strong time management and organization skills

- Successfully developed and implemented business continuity program life cycle plans and source deliverables (e.g., risk assessments, bias, continuity planning) is essential.

- Experience establishing, managing and communication with Business Partners to cultivate strong partnerships

- Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills

Education, Certification, Licenses & Registrations:

- Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred ( Computer Info Systems & Security/Info Assurance, Information systems , etc)

- Understanding of current recovery solutions, high availability architectures and mainframe architectures is essential, as is knowledge of crisis communication solutions.

- Thorough knowledge and understanding of current disaster recovery planning techniques and technologies as well as the methods used in performing risk and business impact analyses.

- Understanding of elementary IT network principles is critical

- Requires excellent oral and written communication skills to convey plans, exercises, and activities.

- Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP) or Associate Disaster Recovery Planner accreditation is a plus

- ITIL V3 Foundation certification is a plus


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