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5 Nov 2019

Full-Time Disaster Recovery Analyst – Weston/Waltham

Brian Leary Anywhere

Job Description

As a disaster recovery Analyst, you will be responsible to drive the planning and implementing of disaster recovery capabilities and processes.  This role requires working with the application development, Infrastructure & Operations teams and other stakeholders to create disaster recovery (DR) plans, manage DR operational activities, and to work closely with the Business Continuity team to mitigate impact to service offerings.



  • Work with BusinessContinuity team to understand Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery PointObjectives (RPO) for critical business systems
  • Work with technology departments to determine recoverability options
  • Maintain the disaster recovery plan which includes:
  • Coordinate with technical teams on the creation and maintenance of DR plans
  • Review all existing plans to ensure they are current and validated with the responsible technical resources
  • Coordinate with technical team’s to ensure that DR solutions are adequate, in place, and maintained
  • Work to identify, test and implement new technology or practices to improve recovering systems
  • Recommend recovery strategies and options and assist with the implementation of recovery solutions
  • Develop DR Test schedule gaining approval from stakeholders including IT management and technical teams
  • Develop IT DR Plans that define the scope, objectives and performance details of the planned tests
  • Coordinate the execution of DR Tests per a defined checklist; a collection of performance data to support reporting of results, identifying issues, and lead DR Test toward successful completion of the test
  • Conduct Post-mortem meetings to document issues related to recovery technologies, processes, and support
  • Identify root causes of recovery issues and work with technical teams to drive resolution
  • Produce reports summarizing the DR tests including actual time frames, issues identified, actions taken to resolve the issues, and future testing to be performed



  • 5+ years of experience, knowledge, skill, and ability to establish and maintain a company-wide disaster recovery program and serve as the subject matter expert
  • Knowledge of infrastructure operations and familiarity with disaster recovery operations
  • Should be self-directed and able to work independently
  • Ability to communicate technology into business terms with customers at all levels
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Effective strategic planning and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to interpret data and develop innovative solutions to execute those solutions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, to deal effectively with all levels of the organization


Job Categories: Open. Job Types: Full-Time.


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