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IT Disaster Recovery Analyst

Posted 7 months ago

Every year, nearly 200 million travelers trust our client to get them where they're going. Take your career to new heights by working for this longstanding leader in air travel that services more worldwide destinations than any other airline.

Position: IT Disaster Recovery Analyst
Location: Atlanta, GA or Minneapolis, MN
Term: 5 months


  • Collaborate with business and IT stakeholders in supporting IT Disaster Recovery readiness: ITIL IT Service Continuity Management, ISO, etc. T
  • Conduct Business Impact Analysis (BIA) interviews & surveys with business units and IT application owners to assess business criticality, confirm system resiliency, and assign a tier designation commensurate with organizational needs.
  • Governance review and analysis of IT Disaster Recovery Plans for DR-related risks and quality standards.
  • Facilitate quarterly and ad hoc IT Disaster Recovery (ITDR) exercises including tabletops and production traffic fail-over, with internal application owners and external vendors.
  • Create & maintain ITDR program documentation including overall recovery strategy, weekly status report, presentations of ITDR program elements, etc.
  • Continuously analyze and maintain the integrity of ITDR program data resources.
  • Analyze data against published standards and generate risk exceptions for ITDR-related risks.
  • Interoperability with IT Service Management including participation in Incident, Change, and Release Management activities to ensure alignment with ITDR strategy.
  • Recommend continuous improvement to ITDR Program elements and activities via innovation, automation, and streamlining.
  • Participate in IT project planning, providing ITDR analysis and expertise evaluation of recovery options.
  • Produce scheduled and ad hoc reports as necessary.
  • Experience working with global notification tools (Everbridge, PagerDuty, MIR3).
  • Close collaboration with Business Continuity and Emergency Management divisions.
  • Rotational on call response to high-priority incidents in the event of an ITDR activation.

Is this a fit?

  • Experience working in an enterprise IT environment (on prem & cloud), evaluating IT system resiliency via recovery plans inclusive of logical and physical (Visio) diagrams.
  • Demonstrate teamwork skills, be innovative, creative, and have strong technical problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with multiple levels of employees and management, capable of successful formal and informal communication, speaks and writes clearly and understandably at the right level.
  • Delivers quality work on time, translates planning into action by following applicable established procedures or methodologies. 
  • ServiceNow experience.
  • ITIL Foundations certification.
  • Experience in the airline industry and technologies.
  • Bachelors Degree in Information Technology or related academic field of study.
  • Technical writing experience.
Desired Skills:
  • Certification in Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery a plus but not required.

If this sounds like you, please apply to MATRIX today!

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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