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Crosstech is seeking a Business Continuity Analyst to support a local client in the Philadelphia, PA area.  The analyst will be responsible for assisting with the development and maintenance of a comprehensive business continuity/disaster recovery plan to ensure the organization’s resilience in the event of disruptions and ensure the organizations critical systems and data can be restored in the event of a disaster. This will be a hybrid role. 

Job Description 

  • Works closely with departments to assess risks, develop strategies for mitigation, and establish procedures for Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) 

  • Assist with Assessments to determine criticality of business functions/processes/systems/data, identifying dependencies and establishing procedures for response and recovery. 

  • Assist with the creation and maintenance or detailed plans, outlining strategies, procedures, technologies, and responsibilities, for responding to and recovering from disruptions or disasters. 

  • Assist and support the Lead and Principal Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Analyst with executing exercises to assess the plans and identify weaknesses, develop improvement plans and ensure teams are prepared for emergencies. 

  • Assist and support the Lead and Principal Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Analyst with the development and maintenance of maintain incident response protocols, including communication plans, resource allocations, and decision-making processes to guide the organization during a crisis.  

  • Keep accurate records of all continuity/disaster recovery plans, revisions, and improvements based on lessons learned from exercises and actual incidents. Maintain dashboards, repositories, and reports. 

  • Assist and support the Lead and Principal Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Analyst with ensuring that the plans comply with industry and regulatory standards.  

  • Assist with requests from regulatory agencies. 

  • Assist with enabling training, training communication, and awareness for business and IT groups, including maintenance /delivery of materials and training sessions. 

  • Assist in collection/coordination of IT Internal Audit requests, including scheduling meetings and tracking IT Audit Findings through completion. 

  • Off-Hour On-Call support may be required. 

Qualifications: 

  • Experience in Business Continuity, Regulatory Compliance, Emergency Management, Risk Management, or related Role. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Risk Management, Information Technology, or a related field 

  • Knowledge of industry standards and frameworks. 

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills. 

  • Ability to work collaboratively and influence stakeholders at all levels. 

  • Attention to detail and ability to work effectively under pressure. 

  • Significant progress towards Project Management certification (PMP) or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum is required. 

  • CBCP (Certified Business Continuity Professional) 

  • Highly organized with ability to prioritize and manage resources efficiently. 
    Analytical and critical thinker; able to merge concepts and issues from various teams together into one vision. 

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills (Written and Verbal) 
    Comfortable working independently or collaboratively under compressed timelines. 

  • Ability to work under stress in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

  • Ability to develop and interpret information in the context of the organization’s interest. 

  • Ability to be flexible, take initiative, and problem solve. 

  • The following technical skills are preferred: Fusion Framework System, Data visualization tools, Emergency Notification Software, xMatters Emergency Notification, 
    Windows, Red Hat, AIX, IIS, SQL, Oracle, DB2, Networking, Cloud Technologies, and Middleware, MS365 Suite