Disaster Recovery Program Manager
Full-time, Direct Hire
Chantilly, VA or Omaha, NE - Local Candidates Only
BC Management, Inc. Job Order #2880
Position: Disaster Recovery Program Manager
Status: Full-time, Direct Hire
Location: Chantilly, VA or Omaha, NE – Preference will be given to local candidates
Salary: Based on Experience
* Candidates must be authorized to work in the USA.
* Offer will be contingent on passing a background check.
* Candidates should have 8+ years IT expertise coupled with 5+ years of dedicated disaster recovery planning expertise.
The Disaster Recovery Program Manager, under the guidance of the IT Transition Assurance Office, will assume responsibility for the planning, testing, and execution of COMPANYs Disaster Recovery (DR) procedures, and for ensuring ongoing readiness of the suite of disaster recovery technology. This position is a role in the overall Business Continuity Program team with responsibilities to maintain disaster recovery readiness that aligns with business requirements, maintain accurate DR command and control documentation, and ensure COMPANY personnel understand their roles and recovery procedures. This position is also responsible for the regular testing and verification of all DR plans, and working with the business units to assure all plans adhere to FFIEC and other regulatory standards. Key performance indicators include meeting Business Recovery Requirements, meeting RTO and RPO goals, System Availability, and Project Deliverable Success rate.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•Work with the Business Continuity teams to assure the Crisis Management Plan and Business Continuity plans drive DR strategy and procedures.
•Establish and maintain the overall plans for executing all DR procedures, and understand the interdependencies of the procedures.
•Maintain any business continuity tool capabilities on behalf of the COMPANY and ensure tools meet usability requirements and are maintained for availability.
•Establish and maintain detailed DR communications, command and control plans through a change management process
•Work with the IT technical staff to ensure that disaster recovery solutions are adequate, in place and maintained, as part of the regular operational life cycle.
•Develop and understand all testing necessary for a successful DR execution.
•Schedule and lead all DR exercises and Role Swaps.
•Provide ongoing feedback for risk management, mitigation, and prevention.
•Represent disaster recovery cost requirements in the annual budgeting process.
•Regularly report Disaster Recovery activities to upper management
•Act as liaison for auditing and examination of disaster recovery processes.
•Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Protection or related IT field
•Certified in CBCP, or CFCP (preferred)
•PMP certification encouraged
•8-10 years of experience in IT operations implementing and supporting web and middleware solutions in a mid-size to large data center environment.
•6-8 years dedicated to disaster recovery operations and management in the financial or other similar industry.
•Understanding of current recovery solutions, high availability architectures and mainframe architectures
•Familiarity with crisis communication solutions
•Familiarity with current business continuity management portals where plans, incidents and contact
•information is managed.
•Elementary principles of TCP-IP networking, DNS and Database management systems
•Experience managing large projects, using PMI standard methods and tools
•Effective written and verbal communication skills to convey plans and exercises intent
•Ability to effectively interact with upper management and across IT to brief verbally or in writing on
•disaster readiness, risk and gaps.
•Familiarity with business continuity program life cycle plans and source deliverables such as Risk Assessments, BIAs, Continuity Strategy, Continuity Planning and Continuity Readiness Exercises.
•Ability to create budget justification and costing charts
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex or handicap. Our client maintains a drug-free workplace and perform pre employment substance abuse testing.
To apply to this position please visit http://www.bcmanagement.com/search-jobs.html and enter the job number #2880.
To learn more about the position, please contact Cheyene Marling - BC Management Inc. at [email protected] or +1 714-9969-8006.