17 days old
2017-11-022017-12-02

Lead, IT Operations DR / BC

MetLife
Cary, NC
**Job Location:** United States : North Carolina : Cary







**Role Value Proposition:**







Develops, plans, and manages the operational activities associated with the execution of business continuity and disaster recovery services and solutions. Provides senior management with IT Operations risk assessments and security briefings to advise them of critical issues IT risk findings that may affect customer and corporate disaster recovery / business continuity objectives. In collaboration with the IT Risk & Security team, implement operational procedures to facilitate successful execution of business continuity and disaster recovery services.







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Under moderate supervision, implements and administers systems and procedures to ensure that adequate business continuity and disaster recovery processes exist across the enterprise.



+ Demonstrates advanced understanding of business processes, IT controls and related standards



+ Responsible for implementing and maintaining continuous process improvement work environment, recommending and implementing new/improved process in accordance with industry standards.



+ Researches and maintains currency regarding business continuity/disaster recovery issues, solutions and potential implications.







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







+ Resolves moderately complex issues regarding business continuity and disaster recovery planning and testing.



+ Assists in identifying business continuity vulnerabilities and weaknesses through assessments.



+ Assists in the preparation of disaster recovery programs and business continuity plans across all platforms (mainframe, client/server.)



+ Coordinates failover and recovery exercises including regularly scheduled application / business continuity testing



+ Communicates annual testing schedule and coordinates data center resources to facilitate testing exercises.



+ Documents test results identifying exposures and suggested strategies to correct exposures.



+ Partner with IT teams to develop recovery strategies for data center infrastructure insuring recovery objectives can be met.



+ Assist the department in enhancing, formalizing and standardizing the business continuity planning process.







Required:







+ 7+ years of experience years of combined business continuity / disaster recovery or compliance related work experience.



+ 3+ years of management experience.



+ Strong analytical ability.



+ organization and communication skills.







Preferred:







+ Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or other related field.



+ Business continuity / disaster recovery certifications such as CBCP, DRCS, EDRP, or ITIL Certifications desired.







**Travel**







_5-10%_







**Business Category**







_Global Technology & Operations_







**Number of Openings**







_1_







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**







MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law.







**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**







Requisition #: 86143

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  • Information Technology
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