NikSoft

Business Continuity Lead/Task Coordinator

US-VA-Merrifield
3 weeks ago(11/27/2017 1:42 PM)
ID
2017-1315
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

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

Provide technical leadership to deliver Preparedness Planning, Business Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery planning for develop of Chief Information Officers’ capability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from any event that disrupts, or threatens to disrupt, normal operations. Support contingency planning of Chief Information Office (CIO) mission to improve systems, processes and integration with business objectives to ensure that the USPS can both deliver world-class products enabled by technology.

  • Collaborate with CIO technical and management staff to understand strategic and tactical business, application, or service requirements, then translate those into Continuity Standards.
  • The candidate will be an expert in Business Continuity, ideally in the Information Technology or Information Security sector.
  • Provide a coordination role to support CIO Continuity Coordinator in the management of crisis and serious incidents affecting the welfare of CIO’s people and/or CIO’s critical business operations.
  • 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.
  • Coordinate the emergency communications system used by CIO 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 across all of CIO.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • 5+ years in a project coordinator role; solid with planning and scheduling and disseminating
  • Skilled Communicator – Facilitator; able to engage and interact with all organizational/cultural levels
  • Detail Oriented – Keen eye and ear for errors
  • Highly Organized – expert multi-tasker and ability to prioritize, striving for flawless output

 

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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