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VP Disaster Recovery

Location: Reading | United Kingdom
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £100000 – £120000
Sector: Financial Services

Contact Details

Name: Agne Juodakyte
Head of Disaster Recovery

Are you an experienced Disaster Recovery professional with experience implementing strategy? Do you want to work for a leading FinTech helping to develop and implement Disaster Recover & Business Continuity process? We are currently working with an exciting FinTech business looking for a Hands-on Head of Disaster Recovery to lead and grow the team responsible for developing and implementing Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity & Risk Management strategies across their global offices.

Job Responsibilities

  •  Define and implement Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity & Risk Management processes globally across the business.
  • Build a team of Subject Matter experts.
  • Work with key stakeholders to identify acceptable levels of risk and ensure the business is protected by Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity best practice in the event of any incident.
  • Create and establish a culture of disaster-preparedness by ensuring that global business units are aware of the correct process related to Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity.
  • Lead all response and recovery activities in case of a major incident.
  • Assess and audit third-party systems suppliers regarding business continuity processes and disaster recovery practices and provide alternatives if necessary.

Desirable Skills & Experience
  • Experience working in a similar Senior Disaster Recovery position.
  • Experience working in a FinTech or “Tech-Driven” business is preferable.
  • Thorough knowledge of industry-standard information security and Disaster Recovery best practices.
  • Solid knowledge of chaos engineering to build systems that can withstand turbulent conditions.
  • Familiarity with legacy and modern application architectures and related technologies, network protocols, and storage and backup services.
  • Hands-on experience in Linux and cloud computing ideally AWS or GCP.
  • Relevant certifications are desirable.

This role would be based in their Reading office and would require 2 days on-site per week.

The position comes with a base salary of up to £120,000 with a bonus of up to 10% amongst other benefits.