Job Details

Disaster Recovery Consultant

Livingston, NJ | Contract

Job ID:



Long Term


3-5 years

Career Level:

Senior Level





Job Description

This position is responsible for working collaboratively with IT and business teams to ensure that IT services are available within timeframes defined by the organization in the event of a disaster. The Disaster Recovery Analyst will have the leadership skills, project management expertise, communication skills and technical aptitude to provide disaster recovery guidance to IT Management and Business Unit Leaders and to interface with internal compliance groups, internal and external auditors, and regulators.

This position will play a key role in coordinating recovery exercises and managing Client’s response to a business disruption.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify, assess and monitor Disaster Recovery risks through remediation
  • Report on Disaster Recovery risks and generate risk metrics for Senior Management.
  • Provide Disaster Recovery guidance to Senior Management
  • Assist with the maintenance of Client’s Crisis Management plans and with managing Client’s response to a business disruption.
  • Review Business Impact Analyses and Business Continuity Plans for Client’s worldwide locations to identify technology gaps.
  • Coordinate disaster recovery and data center failover exercises.

Requirements & Preferred Skills:

  • 5+ years general IT experience in a multi-platform Data Center environment.
  • Strong technical knowledge of IT systems and architecture.
  • Business Continuity certification preferred.
  • 2+ years IT Project Management experience - PMP or an equivalent certification a plus