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Technology Resilience Lead – Disaster Recovery – London


Job Details
  • Job Location: City of London, London
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Working Arrangement: Hybrid
  • Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Job Description

Technology Resilience Lead – Disaster Recovery – London

Salary £60-70k – 2 Day per week office based

Bonus Scheme

Technology Resilience Lead required for a leading client based in London. My client is currently seeking a suitable candidate to Support the capacity and capability of our clients’ collective, including their operational entities and subsidiaries, to prepare for, respond to, and rebound from disruptions to our global technology infrastructure and operational environments.

We seek a highly skilled IT professional with expertise in one or more of the following areas: infrastructure, cybersecurity, engineering, testing, and project management. Your dedication lies in ensuring our clients maintain a robust and resilient technological ecosystem, mitigating risks, and enhancing operational readiness. Your commitment extends to ensuring the continuity of critical business functions and technology systems despite disruptions or challenges. Your role entails defining the standards of technology resilience and overseeing the Group-wide Disaster Recovery program. This program emphasizes testing the resilience, continuity, and recoverability of our critical applications and systems.

Key skills:
-Display unwavering dedication to our clients’ core values by adhering to our standards of business conduct, ensuring compliance with Group policies and procedures, and setting a precedent through personal example.
-Your duties will encompass delineating the criteria for robust technology resilience and overseeing the Group-wide Disaster Recovery program, concentrating on assessing the resilience, continuity, and recoverability of vital applications and systems.
-You’ll collaborate with Technology Service Owners and broader Group IT and Operating Business teams to facilitate data restoration exercises and execute backups. This involves maintaining and testing existing backups to uphold data integrity and availability.
-Conducting operational assessments of defined Disaster Recovery plans will be part of your responsibilities. This entails utilizing various methods such as checklists, walk-throughs, tabletop exercises, simulations (parallel or full interrupt), and comprehensive exercises, coordinated with related plans like IT DR plans and crisis management plans.
-Furthermore, you’ll integrate cybersecurity scenarios, analyse test outcomes, implement lessons learned, and incorporate necessary improvements or corrective actions into IT DR and Cyber Resilience plans.
-By conducting post-incident reviews and analysing pre-planned testing outcomes, you’ll continuously monitor and assess key performance indicators (KPIs) like recovery time objectives (RTOs) and recovery point objectives (RPOs). This process aims to continually enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the disaster recovery program.
-Foster a work environment that emphasizes the significance of employees acting with integrity and ethics, aligning with the Group Code of Conduct.
-Serve as a subject matter expert, forging trusted partnerships with the business and staying abreast of the latest advancements and innovations in the field.
-Assume responsibility for overseeing the implementation of the clients’ disaster recovery plan in the event of a crisis, facilitating swift responses to potential disruptions such as cyberattacks or infrastructure damage.
-Possessing one of the following certifications is advantageous: CompTIA Network +, CompTIA Security +, CISM, CISSP, or COBIT 5.
-Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of frameworks such as NIST CSF, ISO 27001/27002, and COBIT.
-Experience in Operational Technology Security, with the ability to identify and address IT and operational vulnerabilities, is preferred.

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