17 days old
2018-01-052018-02-02

ANALYST, DISASTER RECOVERY & BUS CONTINUITY IN BOHEMIA

Mount Sinai, NY 11766
  • Job Code
    594459
  • Payrate
    $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.


Responsibilities:


- 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


Skills:


- 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


Qualifications:


- 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

Categories

  • Information Technology

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