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Disaster Recovery Oversight Manager

Company: MDMS Recruiting LLC
Location: Wayne
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

The Disaster Recovery Oversight Manager ("DR Oversight Manager") will lead and coordinate all elements of DR planning, in conjunction with IT and the business units, to ensure the Bank has a robust disaster recovery strategy and appropriate DR testing plan. The DR Oversight Manager will also be instrumental in driving the maturity of the disaster recovery program.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate the development of the Bank's DR planning and testing, in conjunction with IT, internal business units, and other internal and external parties.
  • Develop and communicate DR testing guidelines, ensuring testing is adequately executed on the required frequency, in accordance with the Bank's policy, procedures, and regulations.
  • Assist in coordinating DR testing with the Bank's vendors to ensure vendor recovery strategies are in line with the Bank's operations.
  • Analyze DR test results and develop and communicate any necessary recommendations to key stakeholders.
  • Continually assess and implement improvements to the Bank's DR plans, testing efforts, practices, and processes, to increase the effectiveness and maturity of the Bank's DR program.
  • Identify and track issues that arise from the Bank's DR program and testing and ensure that an appropriate remediation plan is established and implemented.
  • Ensure all necessary testing documentation is completed and reviewed for accuracy and available for review by management, auditors, and regulators.
  • Contribute to the development of DR planning and recovery strategies, including with respect to M&A and integration of new systems.
  • Participate in Change Management meetings to review upcoming changes that impact DR.
    Required Skills:

    • A clear passion for the profession of Disaster Recovery.
    • Experience with disaster recovery planning and testing including managing DR tests in conjunction with third parties.
    • Strong knowledge of business operations and IT infrastructure, including data storage and backup.
    • Strong knowledge of technology disaster recovery best practices, methodologies, trends, tools, and issue identification.
    • Ability to convey highly technical or complex information to wide audiences.
    • Strong presentation, verbal and written skills.
    • Experience in project management, task development, planning, execution, implementation, group facilitation and training.
    • Well organized and can manage multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to be a coach and a player.
    • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills. Experience managing DR plans in hybrid model environment (Cloud + On-Premises) applications.
    • Expertise in physical IT infrastructures such as Enterprise Server Platforms and related IT architectures and equipment.
    • Experience with service management principles.
    • Experience working with internal & external auditors.
      Required Experience:

      • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field and a minimum of 10 years of career experience managing DR programs lifecycle and deliverables; including policies, procedures, regulations, governance, and testing processes in large corporations.
      • ITIL or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Certified Business Resilience IT Professional (CBRITP) or Certified Business Resilience Manager AND IT Disaster Recovery Planning (IT DRP) or EC-Council Disaster Recovery Professional (EDRP) or Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer (CDRE).
      • Banking industry experience preferred.
      • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred.

Keywords: MDMS Recruiting LLC, Wayne , Disaster Recovery Oversight Manager, Executive , Wayne, New Jersey

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