1+ months

IT Disaster Recovery Analyst

Lancaster, PA 17602
Be involved in projects with our Corporate - IT Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
 
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
 
WSP is currently initiating a search for an IT Disaster Recovery Analyst for our Lancaster, PA office. Responsible for serving as the lead technical contributor in providing support and development of capabilities for IT Disaster Recovery. In addition to day-to-day IT Disaster Recovery work for Business-Critical applications and systems, the Analyst will help lead the technical team’s activities around system design, architecture and implementation of systems and infrastructure to ensure availability of Critical systems and applications in the event of a disaster. The person in this role should anticipate additional I.T. tasks outside of the main role, including the potential to develop into an Information System Security Officer or other I.T. Security-related role.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop and test a reliable Disaster Recovery plan for the organization including publishing and driving schedule of activities
  • Ensure existing Master Disaster Recovery Plan and site-specific appendices are kept current and readily available for use in the event of a disaster
  • Coordinate Disaster Recovery actions for pending as well as occurring disasters
  • Analyze effectiveness of Disaster Recovery plans after a test or disaster and adjust and make improvements as needed
  • Report on the status of Disaster Recovery to I.T. Leadership
  • Ensure all critical applications and systems have a current Disaster Recovery plan
  • Lead development of Disaster Recovery test plans and Recovery execution documents
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems to ensure Disaster Recovery is accounted for
  • Perform and Document Business Impact Assessments as needed
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel regionally and globally for problem resolution related to Disaster Recovery functions and operations.
 
COMPETENCIES

  • Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
  • Building Trusting Relationships/Diplomacy - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with business partners and management; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.
  • Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.
  • Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.
  • Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.
  • Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.
  • Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
 
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Requirements

<div><strong>Minimum Qualifications:</strong></div> <div> </div> <div class="O0"> <ul> <li>Must be a U.S. citizen</li> <li>Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related discipline.</li> <li>At least 7-9 years related experience</li> <li>Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance, if required, within a period deemed reasonable by the company.</li> <li>Proven working experience in developing and executing a Disaster Recovery Plan</li> <li>Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP), and experience configuring and managing network switches, routers, and VPN’s.</li> <li>Proven hands-on experience setting up, configuring, managing and supporting MS Windows servers of various functions</li> <li>Professional experience showing ability to research, develop plans and procedures, coordinate, schedule projects and prioritize work; demonstrating ability to respond to multiple projects within acceptable time frames, and ability to prepare and maintain accurate reports and records.</li> <li>Professional experience demonstrating the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of employees and contractors, to prepare reports and to communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.</li> <li>Ability to proactively self-initiate and continually expand professional development of all necessary skillsets, as well as keep abreast of related emerging technologies that would be used from a wide variety of sources (i.e., self-paced online training, training materials, and some training courses as available).</li> <li>Knowledge of NIST 800-171 and 800-53 compliance requirements.</li> </ul> <div> </div> </div> <div><strong>About WSP USA</strong></div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa</div> <div> </div> <div>WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.</div> <div> </div> <div>At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started? </div> <div> </div> <div>WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.</div> <div> </div> <div>The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.</div>

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Posted: 2019-09-25 Expires: 2019-12-06

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