We are hiring DR Testing/Disaster Recovery Analyst

  • May 11, 2017 to May 13, 2017

Experience: 2 - 6 Years


Location: Mumbai/Pune/Bangalore

Detailed Job Description:

Job Summary:

Our ideal candidate will have Disaster Recovery (DR) / Business Continuity (BC) experience working in IT environments. Responsible for coordinating the development (of Information Technology solutions) procedures to ensure the organization can recover its business applications/services in a timely manner in the event of a disaster, and that critical business functions can be resumed within a defined time frame, data loss can be minimized, and any IT assets can be repaired or replaced in an acceptable timeframe.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop Business Continuity & Disaster recovery plans for accounts
  • Knowledge of IT processes and life cycles
  • Experience with Infrastructure systems, backup software and BIA, RPO and RTO strategies
  • Deep understanding of IT DR at both a technical and business level
  • In-depth knowledge of current best practices and technologies and their DR applications
  • Experience in planning and executing enterprise-wide DR testing
  • Experience working with and managing relationships with 3rd party DR providers
  • Ensure enterprise IT Disaster Recovery (DR) capability/preparedness for application, server, network, and database systems within Recovery Time Objective (RTO)
  • Coordinate and participate in all IT DR testing to ensure timely recovery capability in the event of a disaster
  • Analyze impact on, and risk to, essential business functions or information systems to identify acceptable recovery time periods and resource requirements
  • Support business during real time incident / crisis / emergency and act as per the established business continuity plan without time boundary.
  • Write reports to summarize testing activities, including descriptions of goals, planning, scheduling, execution, results, analysis, conclusions, and recommendations
  • Maintain strong relationships with key contacts at third party DR data center hosting provider, and coordinate all IT DR activities with the contracted DR hosting provider
  • Execute the IT DR Plan, and coordinate all related activities in the event of disaster declaration
  • Maintain a comprehensive IT DR Plan testing schedule, and oversee the coordination of testing processes and resources
  • Ensure the IT DR Plan is aligned with the Business Impact Analysis
  • Perform periodic risk analyses for corporate functional areas to identify points of vulnerability, and recommend disaster avoidance and reduction strategies
  • Provide improvement recommendations for risk management, DR planning and Business Continuity planning issues
  • Collaborate with IT infrastructure and application development organizations to incorporate DR requirements at the planning stages (i.e. service level requirements
  • Analyze the critical processes of various IT units and provide feedback for more effective recovery procedures and processes
  • Participate in Business Impact Analysis to help determine system criticality and Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs) for business applications
  • BC-ITSC JD_Grade B1-B2_v1.0-Jan’17
  • Collaborate with Business Continuity function to test and/or execute Business Continuity Plans in conjunction with DR plan
  • Ensure all contracts with third party hosting provider are maintained and updated as needed to reflect changes in the IT DR Plan
  • Good written and verbal communication skills