Exelon Lead Analyst IT - Disaster Recovery in KENNETT SQUARE, Pennsylvania

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PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

The Lead Analyst, IT Disaster Recovery assists in developing, implementing, and maintaining policies, procedures, and programs across Exelon’s Operating Companies in accordance with the IT Management Model Documents to ensure the availability of IT resources in the event of a disaster and helps provide and coordinate disaster preparedness training with respect to Exelon’s information technology, helping ensure business continuity. Creates and assigns detailed tasks to subordinates. Has budget responsibility for a small project, sub-project or process component.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Working with IT Infrastructure and Business Continuity management teams to ensure that the IT Disaster Recovery (DR Plans) and business continuity plans (BCP) work in harmony to drive disaster recovery strategy and procedures

  • Providing guidance and DR Plan development support to the IT application owners across the various operating companies

  • Ensuring compliance of all IT supported applications with the IT Management Model Documents and facilitating DR Plan testing and maintenance cycles across the operating companies with key application and plan owner resources

  • Evaluating the current DR plans, testing strategy and environment to identify gaps and provide recommendations for improving the overall health of the DR Program capabilities by working with the IT technical staff to ensure that disaster recovery solutions are adequate, in place, maintained and tested as part of the regular operational life cycle and data records in the portfolio management tool are maintained.

  • Working with the IT technical staff to identify and secure back-up systems and written policies and procedures, leveraging the latest trends in technology

  • Managing, scheduling and leading the annual Mainframe and Open Systems DR failover exercises, including coordinating with technology vendors and internal teams, developing the recovery procedure runbook based on available DR Plans, reporting on results and tracking the completion of post-exercise lessons learned.

  • Assisting IT Application owners across the various operating companies as needed to plan, execute, and document their DR tests, results, and plan updates in accordance with the IT DR Management Model Documents.

  • Providing ongoing feedback for risk management, mitigation, and prevention

  • Conducting compliance, gap and data analysis to monitor overall IT DR Program posture and health, which will feed into a monthly report on Disaster Recovery activities to IT and Security management

  • Acting as a liaison for auditing and examination of disaster recovery processes

  • Helping to ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations

  • Interacting and coordinating efforts with Incident/Problem Management, Change Management, Asset and Configuration Management as needed to facilitate your IT DR Team responsibilities

  • Establish positive team environment by proactively assisting and training less experienced personnel. Provide performance and development feedback as required

  • Maintain technical knowledge and business acumen within own discipline or function

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

  • A bachelor’s degree in an IT/technical or management related field including but not limited to computer science, information systems/security, mathematics, security and risk analysis, management of information systems, etc.

  • Required 5 – 8 years of professional experience. Experience in the energy industry, IT operations, business continuity / disaster recovery, project management, or data and analytics for IT groups in a large corporation preferred.

  • Current possession of a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), Certified Business Resilience IT Professional (CBRITP), and/or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) in good standing highly desired

  • Excellent strategic, analytical, conceptual thinking skills, with the ability to translate data and metrics into business concepts and actionable tasks.

  • Must have a working knowledge and understanding of current recovery solutions, high availability architectures, mainframe architectures, networking and storage architectures; application testing and BIA development.

  • Experience working with various groups across many teams including applications, infrastructure, and the business in an on-site and remote setting

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to interact with technical, non-technical and management staff of all levels.

  • Experience leading small IT projects or sub-teams and knowledge of IT project management.

  • Strong problem solving and analysis ability.

  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a collaborative team both in an on-site and remote setting

  • Ability to travel to domestic locations across the United States to conduct annual DR drills as needed

  • Understanding of ITIL processes, a plus

  • Helps other team members learn appropriate theories, practices and principles that relate to their skill set portfolio

  • As assigned, manage budget for area of responsibility

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Job Information Technology - Staff

Organization: BSC Information Technology

Title: Lead Analyst IT - Disaster Recovery

Location: PA-KENNETT SQUARE

Other Locations: US-MD-BALTIMORE

Requisition ID: 212876