Disaster Recovery Coordinator Senior
Capital Group Companies - San Antonio, TX

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The Senior Disaster Recovery Coordinator will lead the development, implementation and maintenance of disaster recovery plans to insure continuation of critical operations in the event of a disaster or interruption.

Responsibilities:

  • Leads and coordinates all activities required in disaster recovery planning process, including continuity planning, recovery support and systems recovery.
  • Facilitates risk assessments, business impact analysis and gap analysis. Uses information to provide appropriate recommendations for DR plan.
  • Facilitates the development and maintenance of disaster recovery plans. Guides business in determining recovery objectives, providing best practices and appropriate DR strategy.
  • Coordinates the testing of disaster recovery plans. Analyzes and reports on test results and recommends appropriate changes to DR Plan. Ensures identified issues are resolved.
  • Develops disaster recovery scenarios and contingency plans for computing environment. Coordinates and manages all activities during disaster recovery process.
  • Develops and designs disaster recovery plans, tests and exercises. Evaluates plans to ensure they cover all potential events.
  • Coordinates the execution of exercise strategies, test scorecards, and reports
  • Designs, delivers and maintains the ITG Crisis Response Plan.
  • Serves as subject matter expert in evaluating and selecting disaster recovery tools, equipment and alternative recovery sites.
  • Researches and recommends emerging tools used for business continuity / disaster recovery.
  • Works with vendors of disaster recovery services and facilities to understand their recovery capabilities.
  • Conducts research and makes recommendations for alternate recovery sites and strategies.
  • Coordinates with key vendors to understand DR plans, strategies & potential impact to CG business.
  • Makes recommendations for policy/procedure updates and changes based on knowledge of current audit and regulatory policies and industry best practices.
  • Develops and maintains policies and standards for disaster recovery.
  • Develops and maintains the disaster recovery strategic vision and plan.
  • Maintains an understanding of current audit and regulatory policies that pertain to business continuity /disaster recovery.
  • Participates in IT crisis response.
  • Executes the ITG Crisis Response Plan at time of event.
  • Executes ITG BC/DR crisis response exercises.
The responsibilities of this position may require on-call time or work outside normal business hours.

Hiring Criteria
  • 5-10 years experience with Disaster Recovery in an enterprise environment.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Risk analysis experience.
  • Disaster Recovery planning and educational awareness experience.
  • Formal presentation skills.
  • Ability to work on a highly collaborative team.
  • Broad technical skills and knowledge.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong leadership and management background.
  • Background in DR architecture design.
  • Background in such technologies as storage management or network.
  • Relevant certifications a plus.

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