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Working As A Business Continuity Specialist

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  • Mostly Sitting

  • $68,170

    Average Salary

What Does A Business Continuity Specialist Do At Raytheon

* The candidate will have a broad range of Business Continuity experience, ideally in the Information Technology or Information Security sector.
* Provide Business Continuity and National Preparedness technical writing, policy development and program research.
* Support 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.
* Promote awareness of Business Continuity policy, standards, plans, processes and arrangements.
* Collaborate with business and IT staff to understand strategic and tactical business, application, or service requirements, then translate those into Continuity Standards.
* 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.
* Support regular functional assessments with teams and business owners to quantify Business Continuity requirements and identify required Business Continuity Plans enhancements.
* Promote awareness of Business Continuity policy, standards, plans, processes and arrangements

What Does A Business Continuity Specialist Do At Combined Insurance

* Work with the Business Continuity Coordinators from assigned lines of business to ensure Business Continuity program components (Business Impact Analyses, Risk Assessments, etc.) are updated and meet established standards.
* Provide written and verbal subject matter expertise in business continuity.
* Develop, lead, and evaluate business continuity recovery exercises designed to test Chubb’s capabilities for resuming critical business functions through alternate locations and methods.
* Identify corrective actions.
* Assess the adequacy and completeness of business continuity capabilities of assigned third-party vendors.
* Provide written and verbal feedback on corrective actions.
* Incident Management:
* Work with Site Incident Management Teams (SIMT) at assigned locations to schedule and deliver training and exercises designed to enhance site-specific incident management skills and the resumption of critical business functions.
* Provide written and verbal subject matter expertise in incident management.
* Monitor news and weather services for events that may impact company employees, facilities, operations, or systems.
* Assist in the development and distribution of incident communications through a number of broadcast mediums.
* As a member of the CIMT, provide composed support to incident response operations that are often in a fast-paced and dynamic following natural disasters and man-made emergencies.
* When required, be available to support CIMT operations at irregular work hours, sometimes including nights and weekends.
* Provide input into weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
* Provide written and verbal feedback about program effectiveness, including ideas for program improvements.
* Provide support, as assigned, to the Global Business Continuity Program.
* Continue to develop as a Business Continuity professional.
* Other duties as assigned.
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What Does A Business Continuity Specialist Do At Hearst Television

* Responsibilities include the maintenance, assignment, and processing of traffic instruction files from agencies and advertisers; and the clearance of commercial material for acceptance.
* Receive all traffic instructions (original and revisions) from station clients
* Interpret commercial copy and agency instructions
* Search all station orders for applicable instructions received
* Coordinate commercial house number assignment and commercial disposition with Content Distribution Specialists
* Build instruction/rotation sets for assignment in WideOrbit and assign instruction sets to applicable orders
* Work with Content Distribution Specialists on coordination of all received materials
* Review and issue commercial copy log changes as necessary
* Review “Missing Instruction” report and communicate to agency and station personnel regarding missing commercial instructions and material
* Communicate and arrange for commercial production if necessary
* Screen commercial material in accordance with “Best Practices” and “Commercial Acceptance Guidelines” for on-air acceptance
* Communicate to agency and station personnel regarding commercial acceptance
* Coordinate with Station Specialist movement or preemption of spots for missing material
* Maintain files of all commercial copy instructions – current on site, 1 quarter historical on site, 4 quarter off site
* Station contact for all commercial instruction and acceptance; Liaison to CDC and Master Control personnel regarding commercial content and discrepancies

What Does A Business Continuity Specialist Do At PNC

* Performing assigned crisis management role
* Proactively monitoring the environment for potential threats to the organization and communicating with necessary stakeholders
* Supporting disruptions with a focus on assessing and managing business impacts; performing event impact analysis
* Coordinating and liaising with business and technology partners, and external agencies, in support of event management and risk mitigation strategies
* Supporting process improvement initiatives
* Additional duties as assigned

What Does A Business Continuity Specialist Do At SAIC

* Work with IT Leadership and other key stakeholders to develop and implement a comprehensive IT Disaster Recovery program for SAIC Enterprise-wide
* Maintain disaster recovery program strategy (forward looking roadmap) aligning services and portfolio components to the strategy.
* Coordinate ITO resources that will be required to maintain an operational Enterprise-wide DR program, and plans for the restoration of mission-critical business applications.
* Ensure that technology platforms have back-up and off-site storage strategies in place to support program goals.
* Integration of disaster recovery and business continuity for efficient and effective recovery following an interruption in service caused by a prolonged system outage or declared disaster.
* Collaborate with Customer Groups and Service Lines teams to identify and plan mitigation efforts, business continuity recovery strategies and necessary resources to execute continuity procedures.
* Ensure that resources, dependencies, risks and constraints are aggressively managed in a timely fashion.
* Collect and organize information about current systems to create an inventory of systems and applications, with hardware, software, and network requirements, as well as inter-system dependencies clearly identified for DR purposes.
* Identify, track, prioritize and drive resolution of program level issues, leveraging lessons learned from prior experience with globally distributed IT systems and services.
* Coordinate the implementation and reporting of recovery infrastructure and processes.
* Conduct DR operational review meetings with delivery and business key stakeholders.
* Ensuring that IT supported applications, where appropriate, have a fully documented, and executable DR plan that contains all of the required information, reflects current conditions from an IT infrastructure recovery standpoint, and is able to support the recovery objectives of the organization.
* IT DR Testing Planning & Execution
* Coordinates and manages actual, scenario-driven DR exercises as well as tabletop or simulated exercises with both business and technical staff.
* Actively manage and coordinate testing schedules, objectives, exercises and post mortem reviews.
* Manage scope, identify and track milestones and budget across program and projects to ensure completion of program/project goals.
* Develop and provide direction and guidance to team in developing appropriately structured and detailed program/project plans

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Business Continuity Specialist Demographics

Gender

  • Male

    55.4%
  • Female

    39.3%
  • Unknown

    5.4%

Ethnicity

  • White

    78.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    10.3%
  • Asian

    7.8%
  • Unknown

    2.5%
  • Black or African American

    0.4%
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Languages Spoken

  • French

    42.9%
  • Spanish

    42.9%
  • Swahili

    14.3%

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Top Skills for A Business Continuity Specialist

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Top Business Continuity Specialist Skills

  1. Business Continuity Phases
  2. Disaster Recovery Efforts
  3. Disaster Recovery Plans
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Evaluate, review, and prepare disaster recovery plans for internal and external auditing.
  • Assisted in developing strategies for an Emergency Operations Center(EOC).
  • Validated that the company's business recovery/continuity program and documentation satisfies industry best practices.
  • Audit of correspondence to ensure compliance with government regulations and department guidelines.
  • Utilized the Business Impact Analyses (BIA), and determined critical business processes and application/data recovery times for each group.

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