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Safety & Security Vice President (Disaster Recovery)

Company: Blackrock, Inc.
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: April 10, 2021

Job Description:

Safety & Security Vice President (Disaster Recovery) BlackRock's business is investing on behalf of our clients, from large institutions to parents and grandparents, doctors and teachers who entrust their savings to us. We are committed to our clients-period. Our promise is to offer them the clearest thinking about what to do with their money and the products and services they need to secure a better financial future. That's why investors of all kinds have made us the world's largest asset manager, entrusting us with trillions of dollars, and it's why companies, institutions and global governments come to us for help meeting their biggest financial challenges. DescriptionAbout this roleTeam OverviewBlackRock's Enterprise Resilience team includes the Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Disaster Recovery (DR) programs. We ensure BlackRock's resources, processes, technology and data are resilient to disruptive events. The Disaster Recovery team's main focus is on ensuring BlackRock's readiness to recover data centers in the event of an outage. This is validated through annual exercises, which are coordinated by the DR teamRole ResponsibilityWe are looking for a dynamic leader to run our DR program and lead our diverse team of professionals. As part of this role you will act as the lead point of contact for disaster recovery.You will lead the global testing program, inclusive of 10 weekend data center tests, review and enhance policy, standards, processes and procedures and assess industry best recovery practices for data center, cloud and cyber events.

  • Oversee training and advancement of the global recovery program
  • Conduct risk assessments of select third-party providers' recovery programs
  • Participate in client due diligence reviews
  • Provide guidance, reports and risk assessment to senior management, c-level and board members
  • Run all disaster recovery projects including scheduling, planning, implementation and tracking, as well as recovery exercises and post-mortem reviews
  • Participate in hiring process, performance reviews and employee-related mattersExperienceBlackRock is looking for a proven and inclusive leader who is ready to lead the program today. The role enables you to interact with multiple groups and senior leaders around the globe. We are looking for somebody who has the following experience:
    • Minimum five years' experience in IT Disaster Recovery and experience in implementation, migration and testing of cloud environments.
    • History of evaluating program's strengths and weaknesses, providing strategic options and implementing solutions.
    • Consistent track record of leading large-scale IT Disaster Recovery events and/or tests.
    • Broad understanding of all aspects of technology, to sufficiently know all the components that need to be addressed for and during a DR test.
    • Solid understanding of the relationship between Business Continuity Management, Crisis Management and Technology teams.
    • Superb communication and relationship skills.
    • Works well with distributed leadership and is self-directed with good judgment on when to raise issues.
    • Strong presence and leadership skills. Calm and steady in a crisis.
    • Willing to travel on a limited basis Our benefits To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about. About BlackRockBlackRock's purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being.--As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, we help millions of people build savings that serve them throughout their lives by making investing easier and more affordable. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate - Twitter: @blackrock - LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law. Analyst, Core Enterprise Data - Budapest "At BlackRock, we work with people from New Zealand, Japan, the US, Europe, and from these experiences I've gained all this global knowledge and know how to interact with people from all around the world." As a people-centric business, our long-term sustainability depends on our employees and culture. We have more than 16,000 employees in 35+ different countries who speak over 80 languages. We also serve millions of clients from different cultures around the world. We believe a wide range of perspectives and talent is crucial to creating a richer culture for our employees and a better experience for our clients. How we typically hire experienced professionals BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law poster and its supplement , and the pay transparency policy . BlackRock is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Disability.Assistance@blackrock.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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