Disaster Recovery Analyst

Alliance Data Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 2 months ago

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Job Summary

The position of the Disaster Recovery Analyst works with defined critical applications. The Disaster Recovery Analyst schedules testing of business/disaster recovery capabilities and processes throughout the organization.

Responsibilities include the review of all tests to ensure compliance with established policies, procedures, and programs to ensure the business is positioned to recover from a catastrophic event to meet regulatory compliance requirements.The Disaster Recovery Analyst works with stakeholders, third-party vendors, and senior leadership teams to ensure that critical applications, dependencies, and necessary testing are identified, scheduled and verified. The Disaster Recovery Analyst then reviews outcomes of testing and provides reporting, analytical review back to the business continuity management team. The Disaster Recovery Analyst provides guidance to stakeholders, vendors and/or senior leadership in identifying potential mitigations based on testing results.

Job Description

Essential Job Functions

Project Management: works with company business units, departments, and critical third party vendors, in order to ensure testing of critical applications and disaster recovery methodology is being adhered to. The Disaster Recovery Analyst ensures the coordination of planning and organization of business continuity recovery projects.

Quality Assurance: Works with the stakeholders, third-party vendors, and senior leadership to establish a sustainable testing of a business continuity management program for disaster recovery testing.

This also includes the development of roadmaps, budget management, input to policy creation/maintenance, the development of a training program and providing governance policies and practices for all processes making up the business continuity management program for disaster recovery testing. Additionally, monitors disaster recovery testing plans to ensure they meet all audit/compliance/regulatory requirements.

Documentation: Leads the documentation process in order to ensuring processes exist to ensure implementation of the disaster recovery processes and enhancement requests.

This includes building out, maintaining and monitoring a change request processes; building out and managing an achievable/reportable timeline; creating and managing processes/policies to support the business continuity management for disaster recovery and provides critical reports to the business continuity management. Maintains documentation for all applications overseen in testing of the business continuity management program for disaster recovery. The Disaster Recovery Analyst provides monthly and quarterly status reports to the Manager, Business Continuity and Crisis Management on the progress of assigned compliance testing.

Technical Program Support: Participates in assigned projects as a disaster recovery subject matter expert and liaison between the business continuity management program and stakeholders, vendors and senior leadership in order to ensure clear communication between all groups. Responsible for any workflows owned by disaster recovery analyst in the business continuity management program.

Corporate Partnership: Works with Corporate partners ensuring any information needed at the corporate level is readily available.

Training: Requirement of continued education, and training in business continuity related topics to maintain subject matter expert status.

Reports to Manager, Business Continuity and Crisis Management

Direct Reports: none

Working Conditions/ Physical Requirements:
Normal office environment, travel if necessary to support projects

Minimum Qualifications:

Two or more years in Incident and Crisis Management at a global organization, Military, Law Enforcement

Preferred Experience:

Bachelor's or equivalent experience in Business Administration, Finance, Information Technology, Computer Science, IT Infrastructure, Business Continuity, Emergency Management or equivalent education and/or experience in related field

Five or more years in Business continuity, Disaster Recovery, Emergency Management

Relevant advanced training and/or professional certification preferred (in one or more of the following): Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP), Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)

Experience in Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree


Work Experience

Two or more years


Business Continuity Management, Project Management, RSA Archer, SharePoint

Alliance Data Card Services

Alliance Data's card services business develops market-leading private label, co-brand, and commercial credit card programs for many of the world's most recognizable brands. Through our branded credit programs, we help build more profitable relationships between our partners and their cardmembers, and drive lasting loyalty.

Using the industry's most comprehensive and predictive data set, advanced analytics, and broad-reaching capabilities, Alliance Data's card services business has been helping partners increase sales and provide greater value to their cardmembers since 1986. We are proud to be part of the Alliance Data enterprise (NYSE:

ADS), a FORTUNE 500 and S&P MidCap 400 company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. To learn more, visit KnowMoreSellMore.com, follow us on Twitter @Know_SellMore, and connect with us on LinkedIn at Alliance Data Card Services.

  • Alliance Data offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive selection of benefit options including 401(k).

  • All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of credit and background checks.

  • Alliance Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Alliance Data will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.

  • Any applicant offered employment will be required to establish that they are legally authorized to work in the United States for Alliance Data.

  • Alliance Data participates in E-Verify.

  • Alliance Data will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal and credit histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

  • Alliance Data complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and all applicable state/local laws. Applicants with disabilities may contact Alliance Data to request an arrange for accommodations.

    If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please contact the Recruiting Team at TaOps@alliancedata.com.

To learn more, visit www.KnowMoreSellMore.com/careers

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Disaster Recovery Analyst

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