Velocity Staff

Manager of Disaster Recovery

Location US-GA-Savannah
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/15/2017 10:13 PM)


Velocity Staff, Inc. is working with our client located in Savannah, GA to identify a Manager of Disaster Recovery to join their team. 


Position Purpose:

The Manager, Business Technology Disaster Recovery will Create and build out a DR strategy and plan for their global enterprise. The DR Manager is responsible for creating, updating, planning, failover, disaster recovery, backup, impact analysis and overall processes for all potential disasters and/or downtime. The DR Manager will need to communicate a scalable process and procedure with the business shareholders.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions: 1. Implementing processes to mature the enterprise disaster recovery planning program 2. Lead IT teams in testing recovery plans. 3. Lead and participate in engagements that have a strong business & technology focus. 4. Manage incident resolution within the environment, facilitating collaboration among other infrastructure and business service support teams as required. 5. Serve as an escalation point from application support teams for major incidents, and escalate to the appropriate stakeholders as required. 6. Partner with IT to design recovery process. 7. Collaborate with infrastructure engineering to evaluate and recommend tools and processes that enhance the stability and functionality of the server, storage and backup environment, ensuring that any new technologies are compatible with existing client architecture and standards. Perform other duties as assigned.




Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or technology related field preferred. Eight (8) years experience of combined IT and Information Security knowledge.

Other Requirements: 


1. Five (5) years working on IT disaster recovery required.

2. Three (3) years in an IT consultant practice preferred.

3. Knowledge of VMware, AIX, EMC and Redundancy.

4. Experience managing and working in virtual team environment helpful.

5. Security+. CISSP or DRI Continuity certification (ABCP, CBCP) equivalent preferred. 


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