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Business Continuity Planner

DCI, a provider of full-service bank technology and processing solutions to the financial industry, is recruiting for a Business Continuity Planner at our Corporate Office in Hutchinson, KS. The Business Continuity Planner is responsible for providing the overall coordination of DCI’s Business Continuity Plan efforts and is a member of the Emergency Management Team (EMT). Responsible for improving organizational resiliency to catastrophic business interruptions ensuring critical operations can continue or are resumed as quickly as possible. This position works closely with DCI’s technical teams to coordinate testing activities.

Under the direction of the Business Continuity & Audit Officer, assists with the following:

  • Coordinates the efforts of the Emergency Management Team in regard to Business Continuity Planning.
  • Coordinates cross departmental teams during actual and simulated incidents.
  • Maintains, on an on-going basis, the Business Continuity Plan by ensuring users are inputting essential data into the BCP software and revising the information as needed.
  • Maintains the corporate-wide disaster recovery testing plan document.
  • Reviews our vendors business continuity plans and testing as part of our vendor management due diligence.
  • Ensures the EMT conducts a tabletop exercise at least annually. This includes ensuring that 1) the exercise is documented, 2) critiques of the tests are documented with success or failure, 3) lessons learned are recorded, and 4) follow-up activities are conducted based on the results.
  • Ensures recovery teams conduct annual tests of their critical processes/applications and documentation is completed.
  • Provides education on business recovery planning to staff members.
  • Maintains the BCP software and provides training and assistance to the users of the software.
  • If a BCP software change becomes necessary, leads the due diligence and selection process of the new software.
  • Ensures a Business Impact Analysis is conducted at least every 2 years, or when major changes occur.
  • Reports the business continuity status of business units to Executive Management.
  • Monitors various BCP websites for applicable information (e.g., FEMA, CDC).
  • Ensures key members of our BCP teams are trained (e.g., floor monitors, damage assessment personnel, etc.).
  • Ensures relationships are maintained with community and emergency personnel.
  • Ensures annual drills are conducted and documented.
  • Is a member of the Business Continuity Management Committee, and the Emergency Management Team and, therefore, has responsibilities as outlined in our Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plan.

Education Requirements/Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in emergency management, business continuity, information technology, or related field.
  • At least three years’ experience in business continuity, emergency preparedness, crisis planning and/or disaster planning preferred.
  • Previous experience in writing business continuity, emergency preparedness, crisis response or comparable plans preferred.
  • At least three years’ experience in Information Technology is preferred.
  • Certified as a DRII Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), or as a DRII Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP) or as a Member of the Business Continuity Institute (MBCI) preferred. If do not possess certification, must commit to becoming certified within one year of employment.
 
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Education

Bachelor's degree in emergency management, business continuity, information technology or related field

Experience

Minimum three years' experience in business continuity, emergency preparedness, crisis planning and/or disaster planning preferred.

Location

Hutchinson, KS 67501

Full Time

Standard Benefits

  • Health, dental, vision, life, cancer and long-term disability insurance
  • 401k retirement and profit-sharing plans
  • Paid vacations, sick leave and holidays
  • Spending accounts
  • AFLAC benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Job-related educational assistance
  • Wellness benefits
  • Fun, friendly work environment!

Applying for Employment

Complete the application form, then click "Submit" to process your application. Be sure to attach your resume and a cover letter that specifies the position for which you are applying and your salary requirements.

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Mail Applications To:
Data Center, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
20 W. Second Ave.
Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
Fax: 620-694-6880
Email: hr@datacenterinc.com

DCI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a drug-free workplace.