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Disaster Recovery Specialist

Company Name:
Talon
Windsor, CT
1+ Year Contract


The Technical Support Sr Specialist is responsible for participating in the facilitation of technical Disaster Recovery Activities across IT, including requirements gathering for the development of technical Application and Infrastructure Disaster Recovery Plans, oversight of the plans in LDRPS, the DR book of record system; identification of critical DR dependencies; working with the ISG and ASG to enhance their level of engagement toward reaching the goal of the clients Business Resiliency. Role reports into the Disaster Recovery Lead

As a member of the DR Team, collaborates on streamlining processes and procedures for the delivery of disaster recovery services and measurement of those services and provides recommendations for improvements.

This role requires close collaboration with the internal IT organization to help ensure all recovery objectives are accomplished in a cost effective and seamless manner.

Functional areas within scope include all ISG and ASG stakeholders

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Focus on leading Infrastructure and Data Center Disaster Recovery Plan development and maintenance
Assist with architectural understanding of critical dependencies for recovery.
Help educate stakeholders on Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity best practices
Close collaboration within DR Team and across IT and ASG organizations


QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or equivalent experience.
5 Years of experience participating in Disaster Recovery activities
An broad base knowledge of Infrastructure and Data Center Organizations, technology platforms and services, Application SDLC
An ability to solve problems and move quickly in a fast-paced environment that can switch gears quickly is required.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and activities concurrently
Strong analytical, planning, and problem solving abilities
Strong communication skills
Knowledge of 7X24 operational principles
Ability to establish collaborative working relationships with multiple groups across the company

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