Business Analyst - Business Continuity


: $134,560.00 - $134,560.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance

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Business Analyst - Business Continuity

Title Business Analyst - Business Continuity Type Full-time Primary Location New York Education Bachelor's Degree Rate Type Per year Job Description

Prospect 33 has an exciting 3-month opportunity with our client, an International Bank in their North American Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Program. Prior experience in the space, as well as Business Impact Analysis and Dependency Plans, is highly desirable.

Responsibilities Include:

* Providing guidance pertaining to disaster avoidance measures, backup capabilities and backup rotation and off-site storage procedures
* Performing periodic reviews of changes in organizational resources and the management of those areas to assure the effectiveness of the recovery procedures and backup capabilities
* Conducting Business Impact Analyses processes
* Assisting in the prioritization of systems, applications, functions, and services to ensure optimal recovery processes
* Assisting in the identification of Maximum Tolerable Downtime and Data Loss (MTDT), Recovery Point (RPO) and Recovery Point (RPO) Objectives for critical resources
* Assisting in the assessment of the ability of external service providers to meet the required Recovery Time Objectives
* Assisting in the establishment and definition of the necessary resources required to ensure the successful resumption of business operations in the event of a disaster
* Assuring that vital records required for recovery are identified and properly maintained in the organization
* Coordinating the efforts of the bank's US and Canadian staff members in various functional areas in the development of procedures for the continuity of business processes in a disaster situation
* Analyzing business recovery needs and identifies necessary resources, outside products and services for use before, during, and after a disaster situation
* Assisting in the design, development and documentation of effective recovery strategies
* Assisting in developing the recovery team structure and determining team assignments
* Assisting in maintaining current recovery-related documentation
* Assisting in establishing Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery testing methodologies
* Assisting in planning testing of recovery support and business resumption procedures in various functional areas
* Assisting in assuring that recovery procedures are effective for the restoration of key organization resources and for the resumption of critical business processes
* Maintaining standards and procedures for business continuity documentation
* Assisting in supporting business resumption staff during a disaster in the implementation and execution of response and alternate operating strategies
* Assisting in response coordination during an emergency situation
* Assisting in the implementation of an automated Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Planning Tool

#LI-MT1 Job Requirements

* General knowledge of current business continuity planning techniques and technologies, as well as the methods used in performing risk analyses and business impact analyses
* Working knowledge of systems, technologies, data and voice telecommunications to assist in the preparation of recovery procedures
* Good project management skills and the ability to plan, organize and direct the various aspects of a full-service recovery program
* Strong human relations skills to interface with managers and staff at all levels within the organization and to deal with vendors of record storage facilities and business continuity services
* Experience in parameter design, implementation/development/maintenance of tools, procedures, and documentation
* Prior experience working within a financial service organization preferred
* Ability and wiliness to perform as a valued \"Team Player\" in a team environment
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Results-driven, with a strong sense of accountability
* Flexibility and desire to learn Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery \"Best Practices\"
* Possess strong problem-solving skills and a structured and logical approach to work
* A creative and innovative approach to work
* The ability to work within the parameters of large workload and tight deadlines, with the ability to prioritize work accordingly, and demonstrate sound judgement
* Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
* A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurised environment
* Excellent Microsoft Office skills

Prospect 33 is an equal opportunity employer.

Associated topics: business finance, business systems analyst, consult, financial analytic, financial reporting analyst, forecasting, guidance, inspect, investment analyst, regulation * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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