Disaster Recovery Strategist / Architect

Nuance Com   •  

Virtual / Travel

5 - 7 years

Posted 238 days ago

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Job Summary:

The HC Division is looking to hire a Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Specialist who will contribute to the activities of the HC Division Continuity and Disaster Recovery Office across the healthcare organization. This manager provides guidance to the healthcare division related to best practices in regard to Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity plans and procedures, conducts annual tests against the procedures and plans, and refines such plans.

Roles and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•Establish and maintain the overall plans for executing all DR procedures and understand their interdependencies.
•Establish and maintain detailed DR communications and command and control plans through a change management process.
•Work with the IT technical staff to ensure that disaster recovery solutions are adequate, in place, maintained, and tested as part of the regular operational life cycle.
•Develop and understand all testing necessary for a successful DR execution.
•Schedule and lead all DR exercises.
•Provide ongoing feedback for risk management, mitigation, and prevention.
•Represent disaster recovery cost requirements in the annual budgeting process.
•Regularly report Disaster Recovery activities to upper management.
•Help ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and ordinances
•Update the HC Division Business Impact Assessment (BIA).

Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for secure.


Bachelor’s Degree computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required.

Minimum years of work experience: 5 years

Required skills:

• •A bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, information protection (information security), or a related IT field is required.
•Must have 4+ years of experience dedicated to disaster recovery operations and management in the financial, automotive or other similar industry.
•Need experience managing large projects, using PMI standard methods and tools.
•Understanding of current recovery solutions, high availability architectures is needed, as is knowledge of crisis communication solutions.
•Must know elementary IT network principles.
•Require excellent oral and written communication skills to convey plans, exercises, and activities.
•Must be able to interact with technical, non-technical, and management staff.
•Familiarity with business continuity program life cycle plans and source deliverables (e.g., risk assessments, bias, continuity planning) is essential.

Preferred skills:

Certification in CBCP or CFCP is preferred
•PMP certification is desired.
•TOGAF Certification preferred
•ITIL V3 certification - Plus.