Principal IT Analyst, Disaster Recovery

$110,000 - $120,000

Full Time


    Disaster RecoverySRMZertoKPIsExercises

    Job Description

    ***We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role***

    A prestigious company is on the search for a Principal IT Analyst, Disaster Recovery.  This position will focus on Disaster Recovery, ransomware recovery, KPIs monitoring, technical writing, and experience with tools such as SRM and/or Zerto.  They will plan exercises and work across the IT enterprise in infrastructure and applications. 


    • Strong understanding of Ransomware recovery and architectural of Isolated Recovery Environments
    • Subject matter expertise in IT Disaster Recovery with a minimum of 3 years of Disaster Recovery experience
    • 7+ years of experience in an Information Technology discipline
    • 5+ years of experience with developing / testing recovering strategies for cloud (IaaS / SaaS) based applications
    • Working knowledge of recovery tools such as SRM and Zerto
    • Strong project manager skills with 5+ years of hands on experience
    • 5 + years of experience with automation and orchestration tools for recovering applications at alternate locations
    • Experience developing business impact analysis documents
    • Strategic mindset to lead recovery strategy planning efforts
    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate complex integrated disaster recovery exercises
    • Thorough knowledge of data management in order to assist in the preparation of recovery procedures
    • Coordinates with various information technology and business groups to identify critical systems and dependencies, and the potential vulnerabilities and risks that could result in catastrophic impact.
    • Coordinates and executes Ransomware Rebuild simulation tests, documents results recovery time capabilities, issues, and resolutions through post-testing analysis.
    • Serves as tertiary back-up during tabletop exercises or actual catastrophic disaster recovery or business continuity events.
    • Supports the execution of a specific IT process (i.e. Vendor Management, Asset Management, Telecommunications, Business Applications, Service Delivery, etc.) in response to business needs and requests.
    • Define, track and monitor KPIs
    • Identify and mitigate risks
    • Collaborates with business and IT stakeholders to identify, analyze, understand and prioritize activities by business value and urgency.
    • Develops consultative partnerships with internal teams and leaders to understand their strategic objectives, key performance indicators and reporting requirements.
    • Establish and collect KPI to measure business value delivered by projects and solutions.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent work experience
    • Proven experience within the disaster recovery field
    • 3+ years leading medium to complex multi-million-dollar systems development programs
    • 3+ years of experience with Disaster Recovery Planning Software and tools
    • Experience with Office 365, Teams and SharePoint