IT Disaster Recovery Engineer

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.  We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

Looking to continue building your career at MSK? Passionate about making a difference? We have an exciting new opportunity to work with a collaborative team in DigITs!

 

The Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) team requires a person with expertise in the development of infrastructure risk management procedures, business continuance scenarios, contingency and disaster plans for our hybrid cloud environment. These skills are essential to maintain operations during unscheduled platform downtime and in case of a major disaster to one or both of our data center facilities. The Senior IT Disaster Recovery Engineer, working with the ETS Business Continuity/Backup and Recovery Manager will collaborate with platform/application owners within DigITs and Hospital Administration Emergency Response managers supporting all aspects of disaster recovery.

You Will:

  • Implement policies and procedures for disaster recovery planning for on-prem and cloud solutions.
  • Manage recovery plan development and maintenance activities to ensure plans are current and compliant.
  • Manage the test lifecycle supporting and facilitating testing with infrastructure and applications teams.
  • Understand and advocate DR Program strategy while executing activities with DigITs teams.
  • Lead the planning and implementation of the project plan ensuring Project Management methodology is followed.

  • Develop the project plan to include the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables; project tasks, resource requirements and allocation of tasks.

  • Identify, acquire and maintain resources necessary for project completion.

  • Evaluate and assess project plan post implementation and presents key findings/learning.

  • Track project milestones, identifies and resolves issues, risks and obstacles to meeting project goals and deadlines.

  • Document relevant workflows, project requirements, policy and procedure gaps, key decisions and necessary follow-up.

  • Report to management and MSKCC executive management as part of project planning and progress.

  • Maintain regular project updates and communications regarding project status and progress; reporting regularly on project progress to stakeholders, project team and steering and executive committees.

  • Coordinate with applicable stakeholders when developing and executing a multi-stage communications plan.

     

  • Provide effective structured change management (including contract addendums, budget addendums and technical design changes) support for all large-scale, client-facing projects or internal IS initiatives.

  • Develop specific change management strategies and plans, identify risks, coordinate with stakeholders and overcome obstacles to change.

You Are:

  • Able to join and contribute to DR in the cloud transformation efforts.
  • Comfortable leading discussions and educating Center and DigITs partners in matters concerning DR methodology, practices, roles and responsibilities.
  • Highly qualified in engaging infrastructure and application teams to collaborate on discussions and requirements for disaster recovery including experience with recovery and system processes
  • Able to provide project leadership, when needed, for the purpose of planning, advising, controlling, developing and maintaining the Disaster Recovery program.

You Have:

  • 7+ years of experience in project management with a background in IT disaster recovery.
  • Knowledge of crisis management, business continuity and event management practices.
  • Professional certification in Disaster Relief (DRI) preferred, but not required.

 

Location: Lyndhurst or Monmouth campus data center (TBD). This position will also be hybrid and will require work onsite when needed.

 

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MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  

 

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What are Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Perks + Benefits

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Benefits Overview

At MSK, we are invested in the health and well-being of our employees and their dependents. We offer a comprehensive and flexible benefits package, so you can choose what’s best for you and your family. MSK shares the cost of the plans with you, and your share depends on your plan elections and salary band.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
MSK offers a robust array of health and wellness plans. Medical coverage is offered through Empire, Aetna, and Oxford. Wellness programs are usually at no cost to you.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
MSK partners with TIAA to offer a robust retirement savings plan with fund investment via Vanguard.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
MSK provides Bright Horizons backup child and elder care and [email protected] network.
Generous Parental Leave
MSK is proud to offer our paid parental leave, which offers six weeks of fully paid time off to bond with a newborn or newly adopted or placed foster child.
Flexible Work Schedule
MSK offers flexible work arrangements
Adoption Assistance
MSK recognizes the need for innovative solutions that maximize productivity without sacrificing employee well-being, family relationships, and personal life.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
At MSK, we recognize that our employees dedicate their whole selves to their work and need appropriate time off to recharge and refuel.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Transit spending account and parking spending account
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Fitness guidance and fitness center discounts
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
The Tuition Assistance Program provides financial assistance to help employees further their education, enhance their skills and knowledge, and improve their ability to face future challenges at MSK.
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