Disaster Recovery Specialist Resume Samples

A Disaster Recovery Specialist is hired to develop and implement plans in case of a man-made or natural disaster. Working alongside the technology department, these specialists develop programs and look for resources that are essential for technical recovery. Typical work activities listed on the Disaster Recovery Specialist Resume indicate the following – implementing and maintaining a comprehensive IT disaster recovery program; maintaining ownership and accountability of services continuity plans; taking responsibility for completing recovery procedures, taking responsibility for managing and incorporating the activities to monitor the effectiveness of the ITDR framework; supporting in the closing of auditing and risk management activities; developing and maintaining audit parameters for DRP; and developing management reporting and metrics.

The nature of the job demands the following skills – strong experience and knowledge of disaster recovery strategies; experience in backup technologies; experience with ITIL and ITSM; familiarity with ISO 22301 business continuity standard; Agile knowledge; and knowledge of software development lifecycle. While a degree is not mandatory, possessing a disaster recovery certification is a must.

Disaster Recovery Specialist Resume example

Disaster Recovery Specialist Resume

Objective : Hardworking management professional with natural disaster recovery experience and a record of success securing aid for impacted residents. Talented for-profit and not-for-profit executive with a track record of developing and funding large-scale social programs. Strong collaborator, effective communicator, and natural relationship builder.

Skills : Visual Studio, SSRS, SQL, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visio.

Description :

    1. Established the framework from the Disaster Recovery Program (DRP).
    2. Wrote the corporate policy establishing authority and approval for DRP.
    3. Developed and implemented multiple procedural documents establishing Version Control, Change Control, Technical Recovery Plan development, Annual Audit requirements, Replication status, Technical Detail Analysis collection, and GAP identification, and Tracking procedures.
    4. Established Mainframe recovery test is required annually and Distributed tests semi-annually as a minimum.
    5. Document and build out infrastructure and recovery procedures as appropriate.
    6. Ensured up to date information and procedures.
    7. Presented disaster recovery procedures to peers, chairmen, and members of the board.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate of Arts


Disaster Recovery Specialist Resume

Summary : A results-oriented leader committed to building an organization that prioritizes teamwork, versatility, creativity, profitability, and talent development. The professional pursuits have suited with excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills, the ability to effectively work in a team environment, to take initiative while adapting well to change, effective planning skills, and a definitive professional background that incorporates operational excellence.

Skills : C++, C, Visual Basic, PL/SQL.

Description :

    1. Managed the grant reimbursement process for approximately 946 project worksheets totaling $1.2 billion, and oversee transactions related to invoices, purchase orders, expense reports, and financial adjustments.
    2. Adhered to federal and state policies and government regulations.
    3. Addressed applicant issues about funding and obligation.
    4. Surveyed damages related to declared disasters and provide key support during times of disaster.
    5. Managed assigned applicants project worksheets, for state and local government entities.
    6. Reviewed projects for newly obligated scope adjustments and obtain required documentation to process applicant's grants.
    7. Achieved 95% expense approval with only a 5% error rate.
    8. Efficient in researching and interpreting contracts, architects, and engineering applications, understanding amendments, determining if invoices and change orders are in the scope of work for the project worksheet.
    9. Negotiated with FEMA and applicants on the types of grants, necessary to allow applicants to rebuild necessary to their facilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Mathematics


Disaster Recovery Specialist Resume

Summary : Disaster Recovery Specialist with 5+ years of experience in telephone customer service, tech support, and customer care. Very organized and meticulous with organizing customer interaction logs. Seeks to be an asset to the company with experience in Disaster Recovery.

Skills : MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, Outlook, Windows XP, JIRA, E grants, E grants Plus, SharePoint.

Description :

    1. Gave guidance and oversight to the Sub-grantees in preparing documentation, invoices, information to request reimbursement, review approved grants, and process payments.
    2. Provided guidance and assistance to the sub-grantee to ensure compliance with appropriate laws and regulations.
    3. Managed seven disaster parishes along with the Sewerage and Water Board, and other declared events such as river flooding.
    4. Instructed and assisted Sub-grantees in the correspondence of the Incident Command Systems, National Response Framework, and National Incident Management System to ensure successful reimbursements under the FEMA 44 CFR.
    5. Performed oversight of the recovery grant processes.
    6. Oversaw that recovery work is performed in accordance with established guidelines and grant funds are expended and accounted for in accordance with federal and state requirements.
    7. Coordinated with sub-grantees to ensure compliance with all Public Assistance program requirements and timely project closeouts.
    8. Reviewed grant documentation, information, and financial reports for completeness and compliance with federal and state guidelines.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Criminal Justice

Disaster Recovery Specialist Resume

Summary : Professional with 5+ years of experience in controlling inventory, ordering and tracking new supplies, developing procedures, and training material for staff. Strong communication skills, organized, with a track record of success.

Skills : Payroll, Safety & Security Management Professionalism.

Description :

    1. Managed the coordination and execution of the  Disaster Recovery Exercise for the commonwealth.
    2. Organized and tracked 115 staff members in multiple locations around the Commonwealth.
    3. Organized and planned Disaster Recovery Exercise for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
    4. Process Manager for IT Service Continuity of the Information Technologies Agency program.
    5. Established a need and developed the first business continuity plan for the $2 billion VITA program.
    6. Developed disaster recovery and business continuity training used program-wide.
    7. Worked with state agencies to determine their disaster recovery requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA in Government

Disaster Recovery Specialist Resume

Objective : A professional Automotive Service Technician with the desire, knowledge, and skills required to diagnose and repair malfunctions in complete mechanical systems.

Skills : Emergency Management, Emergency Preparedness, Business.

Description :

    1. Provided guidance and oversight to the Sub-grantees in preparing documentation/invoices/information to request reimbursement.
    2. Reviewed approved grants and processes payments in conjunction with the State and FEMA, and provides guidance and assistance to the sub-grantee to ensure compliance with appropriate laws and regulations.
    3. Provided guidance, oversight, and general assistance to applicants in preparing documentation, invoices, and information to request reimbursement for approved federally funded public assistance grants from FEMA.
    4. Monitored the progress of each assigned applicant to ensure that all federal and state grant requirements are met and that files are closed in a timely manner.
    5. Exercised independent judgment in coordination and advice to grant applicants within the limits of applicable Federal & State statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures.
    6. Reviewed and developed business strategies.
    7. Facilitated meetings with the Applicant and FEMA representatives during kick offseason and throughout the progress of the project.
    8. Prepared variance analysis of actual spending versus budget and forecast.
    9. Coordinated strategy development, assists with contract and supplier relationship management.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS in Psychology

Disaster Recovery Specialist Resume

Objective : Experienced, motivated, and results-oriented specialist seeking a Project Management position. Organized professional with extensive training and team coaching background and excellent written and verbal skills.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office, Snagit, Powerpoint, Powerpoint, Training & Development, Public Speaking, Disaster Recovery, Disaster Recovery, Coaching, Writing, Teaching, Teaching, Project Coordination, Editing.

Description :

    1. Analyzed contracts, proposals, and bidding procedures of applicants to ensure compliance with state bidding laws.
    2. Analyzed invoices, requisitions, and purchase orders to ensure they meet the standards and stipulations of the contract and engineering agreements.
    3. Ensured applicants follow state, federal and local policies regarding labor and contract laws.
    4. Acted as a customer service representative for any applicant issues - Acted as a liaison between FEMA, state representatives, and the applicants.
    5. Processed reimbursement requests for applicants (clients) seeking recovery of costs incurred during Hurricanes Rita, Katrina, Ike, and Gustav.
    6. Created and tracked expenses in the Expense Review Tool (ERT) created by Deloitte & Touche programmers.
    7. Maintained and updated disaster documentation, information, and financial analysis.
    8. Created documents and conduct phone calls explaining the Public Assistance process from the declaration of disaster to the reimbursement processes.
    9. Correlated and facilitate team meetings to update and streamline tracking processes in order to more clearly and efficiently conduct daily practices.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA in Sports Administration

Disaster Recovery Specialist Resume

Objective : Disaster Recovery Specialist Professional with an extensive background in System Administration, Disaster Recovery, Software Development, and System Architecture. Adept at self-learning and applying new skills, methods, and technologies. Supported customers at all organizational levels. Additional experience with project management, technical writing, and Business Analysis.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Screen Printing, Pallet Jack, Processing, Inventory, Inventory Control, Management, Automatic Pallet Wrapper, Pressure Washer, Pallet Bander.

Description :

    1. Performed hundreds of disaster rehearsals and declarations assisting customers in all aspects of the recovery process.
    2. Project managed technology refresh infrastructure projects for the DR site using life cycle methodologies.
    3. Developed a Linux Deployment infrastructure server for SLES and RHEL on a SLES 11 server.
    4. Created recovery procedures using kickstart, Altiris, and install from media.
    5. Installed, deployed, and maintained all internal HP-UX infrastructure servers, storage, and networking for a large Disaster Recovery site.
    6. Configured and maintained several HP Ignite servers and provided programming and scripting for the entire environment.
    7. Delivered disaster recovery engagements including Windows, Linux (SLES, RHEL), HP-UX, AIX, VMS, Networking, Storage, and Solaris environments to customers with a consistent 100% customer satisfaction rating.
    8. Developed and implemented a disaster recovery line of business with technical procedures for IBM AIX customers.
    9. Delivered all AIX disaster recovery engagements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Computer Science

Disaster Recovery Specialist Resume

Objective : Seeking to acquire a professional Disaster Recovery Specialist position with the government, state, or local recovery agencies supporting all disaster recovery efforts. Very organized and meticulous with organizing customer interaction logs.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Filing, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Greeted persons entering the establishment, determine nature and purpose of visit and direct or escort them to specific destinations.
    2. Transmitted information or documents to customers, using computer, mail, or facsimile machine.
    3. Heard and resolved complaints from customers or the public.
    4. Filed and maintained records.
    5. Performed administrative support tasks, such as proofreading, transcribing handwritten information, or operating calculators or computers to work with pay records, invoices, balance sheets, or other documents.
    6. Collected, sorted, distributed, or prepared mail, messages, or courier deliveries.
    7. Processed and prepared memos, correspondence, travel vouchers, or other documents.
    8. Scheduled appointments and maintain and update appointment calendars.
    9. Analyzed data to determine answers to questions from customers or members of the public.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Criminal Justice

Disaster Recovery Specialist Resume

Objective : Disaster Recovery Specialist with 5 years of experience diagnosing and resolving technical and customer inquiries. Proficient in Windows-based environments, Internet, and MS Office applications. Strong working knowledge of Telecommunications Products and Services.

Skills : Computer Savvy, Computer Repair.

Description :

    1. Monitored and authorized entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons to guard against theft and maintain the security of premises.
    2. Wrote reports of daily activities and irregularities such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
    3. Answered alarms and investigate disturbances.
    4. Circulated among visitors, patrons, or employees to preserve order and protect property.
    5. Patrol industrial or commercial premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure the security of doors, windows, and gates.
    6. Escorted or drove a motor vehicle to transport individuals to specified locations or to provide personal protection.
    7. Operated detecting devices to screen individuals and prevent the passage of prohibited articles into restricted areas.
    8. Warned persons of rule infractions or violations, and apprehend or evict violators from premises, using force when necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate of Science

Disaster Recovery Specialist Resume

Headline : Having more than 15 years of work experience in accounting and consulting combine, along with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. Some of the skills include interpersonal, analytical, reconciliation, attention to detail, and accuracy.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Disaster Recovery, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Managed the Duplication of Benefits Team and performed Quality Assurance checks.
    2. Fulfilled Duplication of Benefits requests from the Office of Community Development by comparing claims filed by homeowners to data acquired from National Flood Insurance Program and Increased Cost of Compliance.
    3. Performed Benefit-Cost Analyses to determine the cost-effectiveness of mitigation projects.
    4. Processed required documentation supporting the expenditure of funds for Louisiana's $30 Million Generator Project.
    5. Ensured that procurement guidelines were followed in accordance with Title 44 Code of Federal Regulations.
    6. Made site visits prior to the final distribution of funds.
    7. Provided technical assistance to the Department of Natural Resources in an effort to distribute $50 Million among Coastal Restoration projects aimed at restoring shore and wetlands.
    8. Coordinated resources for shelters and residents affected by flooding at Emergency Operating Center during Hurricanes Gustav and Ike.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS in Microbiology