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Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Specialist


The Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Specialist is responsible for development, implementation, and maintenance of the enterprise-wide Disaster Recovery & Business continuity program for all business units within the organization. This includes assessing current risks, developing mitigation strategies and plans, developing and implementing recovery and continuity plans across our org, and executing a robust testing and maintenance program. This involves interfacing with senior management, regulatory auditors, and company stakeholders while also implementing, supporting and reporting on the disaster recovery status of the organization.


  • Own and manage the overall business recovery process

  • Schedule and conduct project planning sessions as required and ensure the development of each of the business continuity and disaster recovery plans

  • Perform company-wide Business Impact Assessments

  • Monitor the business recovery plan development and scheduled deliverables from each team

  • Publish completed plans and distribute to offsite storage and the appropriate personnel

  • Summarize plans according to target audience perspectives: Executive Team, CISO, Managers, etc.

  • Ensure maintenance of the plans through annual review and environment updates as changes take place. A periodic and comprehensive assessment to ascertain the program effectiveness is required annually

  • Ensure that a mechanism is in place for logistically tracking resources and that a Business Recovery Command Centers are defined, tested, communicated, and included in recovery plans, e.g.: Emergency Operations Center, Call Bridges, Virtual Conference Rooms, etc.

  • Work with Operations and Technology personnel to ensure that problems are escalated appropriately during event status through planning, testing and coordination

  • Drive efforts to continuously improve processes related to business continuity to improve recovery response times and the customer experience.


  • Experience in developing application impact analyses, risk assessments, recovery strategies, process flow and dependency mapping

  • Strong administrative and organizational skills with the drive to create a plan and meet deadlines

  • Ability to interact and work effectively with team members across all locations within the organization

  • CISA, CBCP, CDRP or CISSP certifications are a plus

  • Having performed Disaster Recover & Business Continuity Planning for a tech company is a plus


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