IT Disaster Recovery Manager

New York, New York • $135,000-$165,000

About the Company:

Our client is a large commercial bank composed of high-quality loans and securities with over $16 billion in AUM. The IT Disaster Recovery Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive IT Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) aligned with regulatory compliance requirements.



  • Draft, update, and maintain comprehensive IT DRP documentation including runbooks and procedures
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the BCP and ensure alignment between IT DRP and the overall BCP
  • Manage IT DRP testing calendar and conduct regular tests of IT systems and applications
  • Conduct regular risk assessments to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities to IT systems and applications’ resiliency
  • Develop and implement mitigation strategies to reduce the impact of potential disasters
  • Assess the resilience of third-party solution providers
  • Review the existing IT disaster recovery architecture/design and make recommendations for improvement



  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related field
  • 5-8 years of experience in developing and implementing disaster recovery plans for IT systems
  • Strong understanding of FFIEC and NY DFS compliance requirements
  • Experience creating reports that include project metrics, KPIs, and strategic initiatives to drive and track progress
  • Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) or equivalent certification preferred
  • Knowledge of Infinite Blue-BC in the Cloud or equivalent BCM systems


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