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IT Disaster Recovery, Senior Director

at CVS Health

Posted: 11/21/2018
Job Reference #: 870611BR
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Job Title :
IT Disaster Recovery, Senior Director
Job ID :
Location :
RI - Woonsocket|AZ - Scottsdale|NJ - Florham Park|IL - Northbrook|TX - Irving
Street Address :
1 CVS Drive
Category :
Information Systems
Description :
Job Description
Join Fortune 7 CVS Health on our executive IT team as a Sr. Director of IT Disaster Recovery. The Enterprise Disaster Recovery Program Sr. Director is responsible for the strategy, governance and daily operations for CVS Health's Disaster Recovery Program. In this high profile role, you will lead business continuity strategy and operations for the Technology Operations and Innovation department. You will strategize and create disaster recovery strategy recommendations to our world class executive IT panel. You will research emerging technologies and integrate the latest methodologies and emerging technologies into CVS Health's multi-faceted IT infrastructure.

You will direct the large enterprise development of advanced arrangements and procedures to ensure the organization can respond to a disaster so that the critical business functions can be resumed within a defined time frame, Recovery Time objective (RTO) and the amount of loss can be minimized, Recovery Point Objective (RPO). You will also be responsible for directing the design, development, maintenance and exercising (testing) of the overall disaster recovery plans for each critical functional area of the organization.

As Executive of IT Disaster Recovery you will:
Program manage the overall CVS health IT disaster recovery implementation inclusive of infrastructure, application and process components. Provide visionary and strategic direction for IT disaster recovery including (but not limited to) site failover, application level failover, data center strategy, & cloud initiatives. Lead internal and external teams to enhance and grow the IT disaster recovery. Lead the ongoing operational run of the IT disaster recovery to include integration of incident, change and problem management. Orchestrate the execution of the disaster recovery plan(s) when a business or IT disruption occurs and a disaster is declared. Partner with peers in the infrastructure and application teams to advance the Disaster Recovery program. Collaborate with IT Operations to ensure replication occurs and processes are active and efficient. Create and modify Technical Recovery Plans in coordination with Application Development teams, and lead test plans throughout year to ensure 100% compliance with real-time systems. Partner with Risk Management to coordinate Business Recovery Plans with the IT Disaster Recovery exercise. Assume operations leadership responsibility for large enterprise data center disaster recovery, with a major focus on ensuring the adequacy of end-state production recovery environments

Required Qualifications
Minimum of 12 years overall experience in information technology
-Minimum of 3 years leading a Tier 1 & 2 groups Experience with Disaster Recovery Program for a large organization (500+ D/R plans)
-Working with Executive / Senior Management and Business Continuity teams
-Validated knowledge and understanding of current disaster recovery planning strategies, techniques and technologies as well as the methods used in performing risk analyses and business impact analyses.
-Knowledge of information technology in order to participate in the prep and roll out of recovery procedures in this area. · Working knowledge of data and voice telecommunications.
-Contract management experience in looking after Disaster Recovery service providers.
-Project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications
-Strong human relations skills to collaborate with management and staff at all levels
-Ability to plan, organize and direct the testing of emergency response and recovery support the organization and to look after vendors of record, storage, facilities and disaster recovery services.
-Strong oral and written interpersonal skills.
-Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) through DRI International or BCI Certification through BCI Institute

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems. Advanced degree or any technical certification

Business Overview
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units - MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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