051986-Disaster Recovery Planner

About Capgemini

A global leader in
consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the
forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities
in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong
50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables
organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services
from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the
business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a
multicultural company of over 200,000 team members in more than 40 countries.
The Group reported 2018 global revenues of EUR 13.2 billion.


About Infrastructure
Services :

The Cloud Infrastructure
Services Global Business Line is Capgemini’s consulting and infrastructure
build-and-run provisioning offering, and supports the group’s cloud-based
services. As part of the integrated cloud offering from Capgemini, Cloud
Infrastructure Services delivers a broad range of cloud services to build and
support the hybrid cloud estate by encompassing the leading public cloud
players and leading private cloud technologies. With EUR 1.5 billion annual
revenue, Cloud Infra Services helps clients virtualize and optimize their IT
estates through infrastructure outsourcing services such as data center,
helpdesk, network support, and service integration and service maintenance
support.  Our other services also include infrastructure transformation services-helping
clients consolidate and migrate entire workloads and data centers. 


Disaster Recovery Planner


  • 5 years DR/BC experience coordinating recovery
    teams, and developing and maintaining recovery plans for service
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited
    college/university in computer science, computer information systems, or management
    information systems in preferred;
  • Appropriate certification is desirable such as the
    DRI (Disaster Recovery Institute) CBCP (Certified Business Continuity
  • Ability to work with, coordinate and provide
    guidance to recovery leads and staff;
  • Good Presentation and Communications Skills;
  • Ability to work with ITO management levels within
  • Ability to develop and specify ideas and proposals
    for implementing and improving the BC DR program;
  • Experience with Emergency Response Plans, Incident
    Command Centers, and BIA’s is desirable;
  • Knowledge of methodologies for design, execution and
    reporting of IT audits
  • Excellent training and technical writing skills;
  • General understanding of the technologies and
    business processes that the ITO business depends on to provide services;
  • Proven competency in use of MS Office applications,
    specifically Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and desktop software;
  • Experience with BCM tools is desirable.
  • Maintains high standards of personal integrity, whilst
    demonstrating respect for other viewpoints.


Job responsibilities

  • Develop and
    maintain BC and DR standards, procedures, methodologies and templates;
  • Develop
    testing schedules and gain approval from all stakeholders, including ITO
    management, recovery team leads, affected clients, etc.;
  • Develop and
    gain approval for ITO BC and DR Exercise Plans that define the scope,
    objectives and performance details of the planned exercises;
  • Work with
    the recovery teams and selected clients to prepare them to execute the Exercise
    plan, ensure they have sufficient resources, and are committed to supporting
    the exercise and are prepared to achieve all objectives of the exercise;
  • Coordinate
    the execution of the Exercise plans per the execution checklist while collecting
    performance data to support reporting of results, identifying issues, and
    moving the recovery team toward successful completion of the exercise;  
  • Conduct Post
    Exercise meetings with recovery team leads and selected clients to identify and
    document issues related to recovery technologies, processes and support
  • Identify
    root causes of recovery issues and ensure the development and execution of
    plans to mitigate the issues so that continuous improvement in the recovery
    program is achieved; 
  • Determine if
    retesting of the entire exercise plan or selected portions is needed based on
    issues encountered;
  • Produce
    summary reports for ITO management and selected clients summarizing the
    exercise plans, the actual time frames, the issues identified, the actions
    taken to resolve the issues, and future testing to be performed; 
  • Update the
    BC and DR plans using the information gathered from the exercise and republish
    and distribute to recovery team leads and ITO management as approved; 
  • Maintain
    testing and recovery records in a controlled repository, and control access to
    and distribution of the results to authorized personnel and organizations;
  • Perform
    appropriate steps as described above for the following conditions;
  • At least
    once a year conduct an exercise to support ongoing testing and maintenance of
    the plans, or for compliance with client contracts;
  • When new
    clients or changes in contracts with existing clients change the level of BC
    and DR requirements;
  • When
    recovery strategies change that improve the BC and DR recovery process;
  • Whenever
    changes occur in technologies, services, or organizations that result in the
    need to improve readiness;
  • Use the same
    or similar recovery activities for an actual and unplanned disaster event as
    declared by ITO management.

Job location is in Austin, TX and open candidates willing to relocate




Capgemini is an
Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion,
disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any
other characteristic protected by law.


This is a general
description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for
this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be
referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position
traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with
disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider
reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or
changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do
not pose an undue hardship.


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link for more information on your rights as an Applicant – http://www.capgemini.com/resources/equal-employment-opportunity-is-the-law


Applicants for
employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now
and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment
authorization in the US by Capgemini.




Posted on:

February 18, 2021

Experience level:


Education level:

Associate's Degree/College Diploma (±13 years)

Contract type: