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Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations Expert
Category: Information Technology
City: Fairfax,Virginia,United States
Position ID: J0113-0526 -Permanent Full Time
Posting Date: January 11, 2013
Posting Expiry Date: October 31, 2013
CGI is looking for a Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations Expert that will provide expert consulting services and recommendations regarding techniques to ensure continuous client operations in the event of a small to large scale event which causes a partial or complete loss of capability. The Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations Expert provides recommendations both to improve system and business continuity as well as provide quick and efficient recovery in the event of a disaster.
The Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations Expert will:
-Define, develop, and maintain a System Contingency Plan that includes preparedness information and procedures for IT systems, equipment and resources.
-Develop a disaster recovery requirements document.
-Identify special contingencies such as natural disasters, intentional threats, power outages, and water damage that may adversely affect the client's IT environment.
-Develop and maintain a Continuity of Operations (COOP) Exercise Plan that shall be utilized to perform the client's semi-annual COOP Exercises.
-Review and analyze new business requirements and shall include applications that have been considered as client mission critical.
-Provide administrative support for Storage Area Network (SAN) personnel and network personnel, database experts, software engineers and developers, and communications personnel in regards to preparing the infrastructure and applications for the client's COOP Exercise.
-Experience developing System Contingency Plans
-Experience demonstrating an understanding of both business and technical controls as related to business continuity / disaster recovery
-Ability to utilize current business continuity tools and techniques to enhance the success of deliverables and services for the client, examples include BR/DR Planning Templates, BIA Templates and Questionnaires, Test Training & Exercising (TT&E) Post Mortem Reports, and COOP Planning Templates
-Strong teaming and project management skills in guiding resources with confidence on the development and enhancement of plans and the implementation of controls on a timely basis at all levels of the client community, internal and external, business and technical, management to technical resources levels
-Ability to Identify areas for improvement in business continuity / disaster recovery processes and act as a facilitator to data center operations personnel on the execution of exercises
-Demonstrated ability to perform disaster recovery testing at an alternate site
-Working knowledge of NIST requirements for Federal customers in support of FISMA compliance and continuity of operations plan (COOP), examples include NIST SP 800-34 and FEMA HSEEP
-Strong communication skills, verbal and written, with the proven ability to listen and understand a client's needs as well as manage the client's expectations throughout the duration of an engagement
-Minimum education of a Bachelor�s Degree required
Knowledge of the Federal Aviation Administration operating environment
At CGI, we�re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 72,000 professionals located in more than 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at www.cgi.com.
This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
No unsolicited agency referrals please.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.