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Sr. IT Disaster Recovery Specialist
Charlotte, NC
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Post Date: 02/12/19 Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
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Travel: Negligible
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Logistics done differently.

Named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune, XPO Logistics is the #1 logistics company in North America according to Transport Topics. At XPO, we know that state of the art technology drives our success. Do you flourish when you pursue a challenge? As the Lead Technology Service Continuity Specialist, you will lead the disaster recovery program requirements. You will maintain close alignment with partners to develop, implement and support the disaster recovery function. We would love for you to use your experience to maintain the program and assure the recovery readiness of information technology and its critical functions. We want to bring to bear your skills and years of experience to drive these results by focusing on our company's strategic plans; ensuring a forward-thinking future for yourself and XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Assist manager in designing and maintaining standards and policies for the disaster recovery program
  • Develop, maintain, and improve program processes and tools used to identify and protect critical systems and applications
  • Analyze possible risk scenarios which may jeopardize system availability
  • Develop risk mitigation strategies and recovery plans
  • Describe and outline critical systems/applications dependencies
  • Assist business continuity team in business impact assessment process
  • Address all aspects of disaster recovery testing: preparation, performing, communication, reporting, and post review
  • Identify test scenarios and criteria for critical applications

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, or Information Systems
  • 7 or more years of experience in any of the following: leading and planning events, systems and/or people, project management and communication, disaster recovery, or leading the planning and executing of a large-scale disaster recovery or business continuity processes
  • Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Experience working within an information technology infrastructure library framework
  • Crafting and delivering process metrics and reporting experience
  • Experience working with third party vendors and/or software/hardware suppliers

Be part of something big.#LI


XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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