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Disaster Recovery Analyst III
Ref No.: 18-00581
Location: Torrance, California
Position Type:Contract
Title: Disaster Recovery Analyst III
Location: Torrance, CA
Duration: 6 Months Contract

Responsibilities:
  • Support of Disaster Recovery team
  • Support and maintenance of Disaster recovery plans within functional and geographic business units
  • Support Disaster Recovery program in partnership with the IT team and business groups
  • Work closely with regional centers, ensuring that regional plans are coordinated and supported
  • Maintain documents and rationalize business recovery strategies
  • Support Disaster Recovery tools including rollout and ongoing support.
  • Support and maintain incident management process
  • Participate as a DR representative to determine DR impact of new projects as required
  • Promote awareness and support of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity (DR/BC) functions

Daily Tasks Performed:
  • Disaster Recovery plans for business-critical IT systems at client and subsidiaries
  • Business Continuity plan support for critical business processes at client and subsidiaries
  • Support of the operational elements of Disaster Recovery services
  • Project plan for delivery of DR and BC plans within agreed-upon timeframe
  • Monthly updates tracking delivery against plans

Musts:
  • Experience participating in complex projects, deliverables, processes and communication
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills
  • Proven track record of being able to work and communicate to technical and non-technical audience
  • Knowledge of Application and Database mapping and functional relationships
  • Collaborative and flexible style
  • Experience identifying, developing and implementing DR-related strategic and tactical plans
  • Prior DR experience within regulated verticals
  • Previous experience in achieving results through a matrix managed organization
  • Demonstrated ability to drive toward achievement of results by establishing accountability's and ensuring team members meet objectives
  • Experience with ITIL Service and Continuity management preferred
  • Experience with COBIT/ ISO standards preferred
  • Experience with data backup and recovery preferred
  • Experience with designing and implementing BC – DR tools

Computer Skills:
  • MS-Office / Project / Visio / Power Point / Excel/SharePoint

Experience Level:
  • 5+ years' experience in Disaster Recovery Planning and Implementation
  • 7+ years' experience in Information Technology
  • 3+ years' experience in project management with strong management and execution skills

Wants:
  • Project Management – Follows - Supports project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities to meet Service Continuity objectives.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
  • Very good knowledge of IT Disaster Recovery
  • DRCS certification is preferred