Principal IT Analyst, Disaster Recovery

Posted on Nov 16, 2022 by Request Technology

Dallas, TX 75201
Immediate Start
$110k - $120k Annual

*We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role*

A prestigious company is on the search for a Principal IT Analyst, Disaster Recovery. This position will focus on Disaster Recovery, ransomware recovery, KPIs monitoring, technical writing, and experience with tools such as SRM and/or Zerto. They will plan exercises and work across the IT enterprise in infrastructure and applications.


  • Strong understanding of Ransomware recovery and architectural of Isolated Recovery Environments
  • Subject matter expertise in IT Disaster Recovery with a minimum of 3 years of Disaster Recovery experience
  • 7+ years of experience in an Information Technology discipline
  • 5+ years of experience with developing/testing recovering strategies for cloud (IaaS/SaaS) based applications
  • Working knowledge of recovery tools such as SRM and Zerto
  • Strong project manager skills with 5+ years of hands on experience
  • 5 + years of experience with automation and orchestration tools for recovering applications at alternate locations
  • Experience developing business impact analysis documents
  • Strategic mindset to lead recovery strategy planning efforts
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate complex integrated disaster recovery exercises
  • Thorough knowledge of data management in order to assist in the preparation of recovery procedures
  • Coordinates with various information technology and business groups to identify critical systems and dependencies, and the potential vulnerabilities and risks that could result in catastrophic impact.
  • Coordinates and executes Ransomware Rebuild simulation tests, documents results recovery time capabilities, issues, and resolutions through post-testing analysis.
  • Serves as tertiary back-up during tabletop exercises or actual catastrophic disaster recovery or business continuity events.
  • Supports the execution of a specific IT process (ie Vendor Management, Asset Management, Telecommunications, Business Applications, Service Delivery, etc.) in response to business needs and requests.
  • Define, track and monitor KPIs
  • Identify and mitigate risks
  • Collaborates with business and IT stakeholders to identify, analyze, understand and prioritize activities by business value and urgency.
  • Develops consultative partnerships with internal teams and leaders to understand their strategic objectives, key performance indicators and reporting requirements.
  • Establish and collect KPI to measure business value delivered by projects and solutions.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Proven experience within the disaster recovery field
  • 3+ years leading medium to complex multi-million-dollar systems development programs
  • 3+ years of experience with Disaster Recovery Planning Software and tools
  • Experience with Office 365, Teams and SharePoint

Reference: 1794302634

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