Lead Disaster Recovery Specialist in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 4/27/2021

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Job Description

Disaster Recovery Specialist (Corporate Information Systems)
25 Amica Way
Lincoln, RI 02865

Want to turn your IT expertise into customer solutions?
The feeling is mutual

 Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates and communicates within the matrixed organizational structure.
  • Oversee the day to day operational support for the service including:
    • Maintain, update and assist with changes within the company’s Disaster Recovery Management program.
    • Provide guidance and recommendations with the appropriate technology groups for new or changing projects that may directly impact the current disaster recovery strategy.
    • Perform infrastructure recovery capacity planning with key IT technology groups in support of specific business unit’s current, planned and new initiatives.
    • Assist with improving information technology disaster recovery processes through knowledge and incorporating best practices from internal and external sources.
    • Assist with the execution of IT disaster recovery exercises including tabletop, operational and integrated exercises with business continuity.
    • Assist with the execution of the disaster recovery strategy or plan due to a service interruption or disaster, in coordination with the Business Continuity manager, Application Owners, and Service Owners.
    • Assist with event impact assessment and IT disaster declaration activities as required.
    • Provide training and guidance for subject matter experts on Disaster recovery tools, templates and methodologies for plan development.
    • Validate all critical information is maintained and up to date.
  • Create and drive the short and long term application strategy while aligning with cross functional partners including:
    • Relationship manager with business partners and service consumers. This includes understanding long term business direction as well as how the production service is meeting business needs.
    • Awareness of and driving to new technology, tools, upgrades and overall direction.
    • Proactive about developing, encouraging, and implementing continuous process improvements.
    • Aligning with the Tech Strategy Office to ensure direction works with the overall technical strategy.

Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a 4-year degree and 7+ years’ experience managing/coordinating projects and/or teams, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • 2+ years’ experience within Information Technology DR management planning and program initiatives.
  • Proven previous experience recovering a company from an interruption and/or major disaster.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills at all levels.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • High attention to detail and proactive in following-up.
  • Highly adaptable, with a continuous improvement mindset and an ability to support and drive change.
  • Industry certification(s) CBCP, MBCP from DRII, MBCI FBCI from BCI or equivalent.

Perks and Benefits:

• Paid vacation, holidays and sick days
• Generous leave programs including paid parental bonding leave
• Medical, dental, vision coverage, short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance
• Generous retirement benefits
• Opportunities for advancement in a successful and growing company

About Amica

Amica Mutual Insurance Company is America’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles. A direct national writer, Amica also offers home, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, provides life insurance and retirement solutions. Amica was founded on the principles of creating peace of mind and building enduring relationships for and with our exceptionally loyal policyholders, a mission that thousands of employees in offices nationwide share and support.

Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, ethnicity, age, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, mental condition, military status, genetic information or any other class protected by law. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.

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