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Disaster Recovery Planner - Data Center (Full Time)

Location: Miramar Florida Country: United States of America Rate: 100-110K

Disaster Recovery Planner

Looking for a true DR (Disasater Recovery) person with sharp, good soft skills and project management. They have their own disaster recovery co-location data center. You will be the day to day strategy planner and lead and organization. VMWare AS400 Mainframe very large enterprise corporate experience they are $19 billion company some travel up to 25%

The primary objective for the Disaster Recovery Planner is to ensure the company can recover critical business applications in the event of a disaster that impacts a facility housing our IT computing assets.

This role is responsible for developing a disaster recovery strategy, framework, and plan to enable Enterprise Technology Partners (ETP) to effectively respond to disasters, recover our systems, and minimize the impact and loss to our business.

The responsibilities for this role are:

  • Develop a disaster recovery strategy and framework for critical enterprise applications
  • Develop, socialize, and maintain disaster recovery policies, standards, procedures, and processes
  • Manage the compliance exception process to track and report gaps, risks, compensating controls, and remediation strategies
  • Develop or oversee development of Disaster Recovery plans and work instructions to recover business critical applications and systems
  • Analyze, evaluate, and recommend technical solutions to improve the recovery process
  • Oversee technical initiatives to architect, design, engineer, and implement technical disaster recovery strategies and solutions
  • Develop, coordinate, and conduct testing and exercising, including plan walk-throughs, table top exercises, technical tests, and functional drills. Create artifacts to evidence the testing.
  • Develop and conduct disaster recovering related testing/training
  • Coordinate plan review and approval process with broader business risk mitigation initiatives
  • Partner with the Business Continuity team to understand Business Impact Analyses
  • Coordinate recovery efforts during a real' disaster situation
  • Support development of Risk Assessments


  • Subject matter expertise in IT Disaster Recovery with a minimum of 5 years of Disaster Recovery Experience
  • 5 years of experience in an Information Technology discipline
  • 3+ years of experience with developing/testing recovering strategies for cloud (IaaS/SaaS) based applications
  • Working knowledge of disaster recovery tools and technologies
  • 2 - 3 years' experience as a project manager
  • Familiarity with automation and orchestration tools for recovering applications at alternate locations
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate complex integrated disaster recovery exercises
  • Experience leading technology assessments and plans development
  • Thorough knowledge of data management in order to assist in the preparation of recovery procedures
  • Proven ability to lead indirect teams to develop and execute plans
  • Strong ability in building effective relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to read, write and interpret business and technical documents
  • Ability to multitask and work cross functionally with multiple business partners
  • Exercise and meeting facilitation experience
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills


  • Bachelor's Degree Required (business, engineering, computer science, information management, management information systems, or a related field)
  • DRII CBCP - Certified Business Continuity Professional (or similar certification) Highly Preferred
  • Certified Disaster Recovery Professional
  • ITIL certified a plus
  • Note: Sufficient and relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of the educational requirements


  • Experience in architecting disaster recovery solutions
  • Experience in designing, developing, maintaining, and exercising/testing of plans
  • Experience in virtualization, cloud computing, managed hosting, and disaster recovery outsourcing with alternate site vendors
  • Experience in project management methodology desirable

Posted Date: 23 Feb 2021 Reference: JSROBYNPLANNER Employment Agency: Request Technology - Robyn Honquest Contact: Robyn Honquest