NikSoft

Business Continuity Specialist (Planning)

US-VA-Merrifield
3 weeks ago
ID
2017-1299
# of Openings
1

Overview

NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.

Responsibilities

Seeking a professional and experienced Business Continuity Specialist (Planning) to join our team supporting the USPS Cybersecurity program. The Preparedness Planning, Business Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery Team is responsible for develop CISO’s capability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from any event that disrupts, or threatens to disrupt, normal operations.

  • Maintain Functional Continuity Plans and location specific Business Continuity Plans in accordance with USPS standards.
  • Coordinate the review, maintenance and testing of product and department Business Continuity Plans, working with business owners to ensure these plans remain valid and fit for purpose.
  • Conduct regular functional assessments with teams and business owners to quantify Business Continuity requirements and identify required Business Continuity Plans enhancements.
  • Coordinate the review, maintenance and testing of technology Disaster Recovery Plans for core infrastructure services, working with IT technicians and Infrastructure management to ensure these plans remain valid.
  • Develop the emergency communications system used by CISO and ensure that all staff are appropriately covered by this system. Conduct regular testing to validate the effectiveness of this system.
  • Work with functional partners to manage incidents that affect or may affect business operations.
  • Promote awareness of Business Continuity policy, standards, plans, processes and arrangements.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will 3-5 years of broad range of Business Continuity experience, ideally in the Information Technology or Information Security sector.
  • 1-2 years technical writing experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree – IT, Cybersecurity, Risk Management, or Management Information Systems
  • Certifications: CompTIA Security+ or other industry accepted security certificate.
  • Certifications: Certified Business Continuity Manager (CBCM), Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer (C/DRE) Certification of the BCI (CBCI),OR Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) – strongly preferred
  • US Citizenship status and Active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred), must successfully complete the government's security process (required).

 

BENEFITS:

 

NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

 

 

NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit www.niksoft.com.

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