Manager, Disaster Recovery

Industry:
Hotels Clubs and Spas
Department:
IT and Computers
Level:
Department Head
Location:
Americas North and South
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
08-Dec-16
Recruiter:
Wyndham Worldwide
Job Ref:
1614546

Manager, Disaster Recovery
07 Oct 2016

Wyndham Worldwide is one of the world's largest hospitality companies with more than 30,000 employees across six continents. We offer individual consumers and business customers a variety of hospitality products and services as well as various accommodation alternatives and price ranges through our premier portfolio of world-renowned brands. We offer people with talent; passion and integrity a world of opportunity...Come join our family! We strive to cultivate a global workforce where talented individuals from a wide array of backgrounds, with different experiences and viewpoints are valued. We have a culture rich in diversity where personal accountability, professional growth opportunities and recognition for a job well-done are everyday occurrences.
The Disaster Recovery Manager is responsible for the design, deployment, testing as well as sustaining support for the various aspects of disaster recovery and continuity/resilience services for the platforms supported by Corporate Services, Information Technology. Specific responsibilities include;


- Owns and manages the disaster recovery plan (DRP). Specifically, develop and establish disaster recovery procedures for the restoration of mission-critical business applications in the event of natural disasters, technical failures, power outages, and/or human interference.
- Coordinates with stakeholders on recovery policies and standard operating procedures.
- Conducts and research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of contingency planning and development efforts.
- Partners with existing Business Continuity Practices for alignment of solutions to Recovery Point and Recovery Time Objectives.
- Assists recovery support and business resumption staff during a disaster in the implementation of response and alternate operating strategies. Acts as a coordinator during an emergency situation.

Qualifications


- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related discipline and/or equivalent work experience.
- Experience in creating, testing and refining disaster recovery services in multiple models of service delivery (on premise/hybrid/cloud/managed service).
- At least 10 years of IT work experience in one or more infrastructure disciplines. Working in a multi-Business Unit operating environment, specifically in a shared services role.
- Thorough understanding of current disaster recovery planning techniques and technologies, as well as the methods used in performing risk analyses and business impact analyses.
- Outstanding project management skills with a focus on planning, organization, and directing the testing of emergency responses, recovery support, and business resumption procedures.
- Solid focus on communication and written communication skills - will communicate with all levels of management
- Strong vendor management skills and ability to drive results on agreed upon contract deliverables with outsourced service providers.

Contact Details:
Wyndham Worldwide
Tel: .
Contact: HR Department

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