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Disaster Recovery Planner

Posted on Feb 14, 2021 by Request Technology

Florida, FL
Immediate Start
$100k - $135k Annual

A prestigious company is on the search for a Disaster Recovery Planner. This role is responsible for developing Disaster recovery strategy, framework, and plan to enable Enterprise technology partners to effectively respond to disasters, recover the system and minimize impact. This is a true Disaster Recovery person and not just business continuity. They will work with VMware AS400 Mainframe and will need very large enterprise corporate experience.


  • Develop a disaster recovery strategy and framework for critical enterprise applications
  • Develop, socialize, and maintain disaster recovery policies, standards, procedures, and processes
  • Manage the compliance exception process to track and report gaps, risks, compensating controls, and remediation strategies
  • Develop or oversee development of Disaster Recovery plans and work instructions to recover business critical applications and systems
  • Analyze, evaluate, and recommend technical solutions to improve the recovery process
  • Oversee technical initiatives to architect, design, engineer, and implement technical disaster recovery strategies and solutions
  • Develop, coordinate, and conduct testing and exercising, including plan walk-throughs, table top exercises, technical tests, and functional drills. Create artifacts to evidence the testing.
  • Develop and conduct disaster recovering related testing/training
  • Coordinate plan review and approval process with broader business risk mitigation initiatives
  • Partner with the Business Continuity team to understand Business Impact Analyses
  • Coordinate recovery efforts during a real' disaster situation
  • Support development of Risk Assessments


  • Subject matter expertise in IT Disaster Recovery with a minimum of 5 years of Disaster Recovery Experience
  • 5 years of experience in an Information Technology discipline
  • 3+ years of experience with developing/testing recovering strategies for cloud (IaaS/SaaS) based applications
  • Working knowledge of disaster recovery tools and technologies
  • 2 - 3 years' experience as a project manager
  • Familiarity with automation and orchestration tools for recovering applications at alternate locations
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate complex integrated disaster recovery exercises


  • Bachelor's Degree Required (business, engineering, computer science, information management, management information systems, or a related field)
  • DRII CBCP - Certified Business Continuity Professional (or similar certification) Highly Preferred
  • Certified Disaster Recovery Professional
  • ITIL certified a plus


  • Experience in architecting disaster recovery solutions
  • Experience in designing, developing, maintaining, and exercising/testing of plans
  • Experience in virtualization, cloud computing, managed hosting, and disaster recovery outsourcing with alternate site vendors

Reference: 1096375885

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