Data Center DR Analyst/Coordinator | 981791

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Our Columbus, Ohio client has a contract to hire opportunity for a Data Center DR Analyst/Coordinator.
  

  • Looking for a candidate who lives in the Columbus, OH area and can follow a hybrid schedule with Tuesday/Wednesday onsite.
  • The client is not looking for a technical person and is NOT interested in an engineer.
  • They need a disaster recovery planner to conduct exercises and organize.
  • They’re looking for a documentation person.

  
Updated the skills for this position:

  • 2 to 4 years work experience with Data Center Disaster Discovery (DR) Planning/testing and/or Business Continuity documentation and exercises.
  • CBCP, MCBI, or ABCP certification is a plus.
  • Works independently on assigned projects, meets deadlines, and has an analytical mind set.
  • Experience working with large enterprise Data Center team.
  • Must have experience working with Disaster Recovery (DR) or Business Continuity (BC) Plan Coordination, creating Exercise status and Issues reports for management, enjoys collaborating with Teams, assist with creating, maintaining, and writing Technical Recovery Plans.
  • Strong coordinating, tracking, technical documentations skills.
  • Enjoy working with IT Teams on DR documentation and plan maintenance. In this role the person will lead the coordination and tracking of hundreds of technical plans using DR software.
  • Working with SR DR Analyst support DR Exercises on/off-site. 5 to 10% travel as needed to assist with DR Exercises.
  • Longer hours and weekends required during DR Exercises 3 to 4 times a year.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills, Outlook, Excel, Teams, Power Point, SharePoint, etc.
  • Comfortable giving presentation to other teams.
  • Familiar with Data Center operations and technologies. This is not a hands-on technical role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, the job requires creating documents for each DR.
  • Must have a teaching mindset, excellent presentation and people skills, strong organizational skills to oversee hundreds of DR plans are maintained and exercised by Plan Owners annually. Track results and create management status reports.
  • Experience working with DR/BC software.
  • Experienced in planning, and leading Disaster Recovery exercises and failover testing across multiple data centers, third party hot site, and call centers.
  • Experienced working with a CMDB such as Service Now or another platform.
  • Service Now advanced experience a plus.
  • Must have experience working with Disaster Recovery (DR) or Business Continuity (BC) Plan coordination and enjoy collaborating with Technical Teams to assist them with creating, maintaining, and writing Technical Recovery Plans.
  • Enjoys collaborating with people across different teams.
  • Can independently plan and lead DR exercises and/or failover testing.

  
Skills Required:

  • 2-to-4-year experience planning, leading, documenting large DR Exercise at a third-party host site.
  • Experience creating Exercise Scope Documents and Post Exercise Reports • Excellent skills using Teams, SharePoint, Service Now.
  • Must have experienced working with Service Now CMBD.
  • Experience working with DR/BC software.
  • Must enjoy working with IT Plan Owners on documentation.
  • Strong knowledge of Change Management processes, working with workflows in Service Now and knows how to drive improvements for DR Planning.
  • Can create reports in Service Now to mine data for analysis related to Applications and Servers.
  • Knows how to write an Exercise Scope and Objectives documents as Post Exercise Results Reports.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills comfortable creating Power Point Slides used to train others.
  • Knowledgeable of Backup/Restore processes and replication technology methodology.
  • Enjoys working with documentation, people and driving plans to completion.

  
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
DR Analyst:

  • DR Coordinator for Plans, Exercises, medium sized DR project coordination, working with a cross section of IT Operational Teams under the direction of the DR Lead and/or Manager.
  • Resolves issues related to plans and exercises, track issues during exercises and report issues according to standards.
  • Work closely with client’s project managers, on projects from time to time to ensure the client’s DR Standards are used.
  • Gather data on day-to-day Applications, Servers, OS, Databases, etc. to assist with the planning of a DR Exercise.
  • Maintain a solid understanding of Service Providers’ operational and service delivery responsibilities.
  • Review Application Recovery Plans and/or Run Books for completeness in preparation of Disaster Recovery exercises and failover activities.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of and lead Disaster Recovery exercises and failover activities.
  • Report to the Disaster Recovery Services Manager under Infrastructure Management.
  • Other related DR/BC Duties and/or project work as assigned.

  
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • 4 to 8 years work experience with Data Center Infrastructure Disaster Discovery (DR) environments and/or Business Continuity documentation and exercises.
  • CBCP, MCBI, or ABCP certification is a plus.
  • Experience work in a large enterprise Data Center Operations team.
  • Strong coordinating, tracking, technical documentations skills.
  • Enjoy working with IT Teams on DR documentation and plan maintenance. In this role the person will lead the coordination and tracking of hundreds of technical plans using DR software.
  • Working with SR DR Analyst support DR Exercises on/off-site.
  • 5 to 10% travel as needed to assist with DR Exercises.
  • Longer hours and weekends are required during DR Exercises.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills, Outlook, Excel, Teams, Power Point, Visio, SharePoint, etc.
  • Comfortable giving presentation to other teams on DR Standards.
  • Familiar with Data Center Technologies like VMWare, AIX, Databases (Oracle and SQL), Snapshots, Replication, SRM, Commvault, Zerto, ActiveDR, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, the job requires creating documents for each DR Exercise including Scope and Objectives documents and Post Exercise Results Reports.
  • Must have a teaching mindset, excellent presentation and people skills, strong organizational skills to oversee hundreds of DR plan are maintained and tested by Plan Owners annually.
  • Familiar with Business or Application Impact Analysis Projects.
  • Must have experience working with Disaster Recovery (DR) or Business Continuity (BC) Plan Coordination, creating Exercise status and Issues reports for management, enjoys collaborating with Technical Teams, assist with creating, maintaining, and writing Technical Recovery Plans.
  • Experience working with DR/BC Software a plus.
  • Works independently on assigned projects, meets deadlines, and has an analytical mind set.
  • Experienced in planning, and leading Disaster Recovery exercises and failover testing across multiple data centers, third party hot site, and call centers.
  • Experienced working with a CMDB such as Service Now or another platform. Service Now advanced experience a plus.
  • Must have experience working with Disaster Recovery (DR) or Business Continuity (BC) Plan coordination and enjoy collaborating with Technical Teams to assist them with creating, maintaining, and writing Technical Recovery Plans.
  • Enjoys collaborating with people across different teams and a teaching mindset.
  • Experienced in planning and leading DR exercises and/or failover testing throughout the year.

Reference: 981791

ABOUT REVEL IT:
Revel IT (formerly known as Fast Switch) is one of the fastest-growing, privately held, IT Staffing companies in the nation. Our client base includes 32% of the Fortune 25. We have major offices in Dublin, OH, Phoenix, AZ, Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, TX and are rapidly expanding into new markets from coast to coast.
  
WHY REVEL IT: 

  • In addition to standard health and 401k benefits, we offer referral bonuses and training/continuing education opportunities.
  • 5-year client retention: 99%
  • No. 1 supplier with customers: 53%
  • Top 3 supplier with customers: 77%
  • Consultant retention: 94%

  
Revel IT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Revel IT does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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