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Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Consultant

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Date: Oct 9, 2021

Location: remote, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 153026 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Consultant to join our team in remote, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).

Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Consultant


Performs assessments of system and infrastructure as it relates to Disaster Recovery, and the implication to system restoration activity for outages, restoration of business as it relates to ransomware recovery, environmental, and other threats.


Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Consult with customers and to perform the following on systems associated with Backups, Restores, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery, (BCDR) associated Health Checks, review polices, processes, controls, and procedures.
  • Review BCDR metrics and reporting as results from prior testing or validation events.
  • Review prior results of Test of Design and Test of Performance activities associated with the processes and controls.
  • Review current process and procedure documentation for both infrastructure and applications.
  • Review existing Application BCDR playbooks/runbooks.
  • Review current processes and procedures, relevant to BCDR test strategies, test plans, test scenarios.
  • Review infrastructure and application recovery plans relative to ransomware recovery.
  • Spot check application Business Continuity Plan (BCP) contact and content validation.
  • Document lessons learned.
  • Review provided application dependency and dataflow charts.
  • Create infrastructure resiliency report, create roadmap – short term and long term for both infrastructure and application, tiered list of GAPs and estimate level of effort.
  • Create and present executive level presentations.
  • Consulting, designing, and executing backups (cloud/data center), storage and systems.
  • Works across business, IT, and ITSM towers and well as other systems design and execution projects.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 12 years of experience working in an IT Consulting or IT Services company
  • 8 years of BCDR design, reviews, and execution
  • 8 years of experience with UNIX, Windows, or Storage Administration
  • 8 years of systems design for application resiliency
  • 3-5 years of experience with Immutable storage
  • 5 years with virtual safe libraries
  • 3 years of experience with IBM Spectrum Protect
  • Application disaster recovery experience
  • Experience creating processes and procedures for Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, etc.
  • Experience working with multiple team members to compile deliverables and present executive level presentations


Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates located in US Central Time Zone


Location & Travel:

Remote position.  Travel of up to 25% may be required once restrictions are lifted

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law. To learn more, please visit Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please email for assistance.



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