Risk Management - Disaster Recovery Specialist

Chicago, IL 60601

Job Category: Professional Services Job Number: 144629

Job Description

Job Title:               Risk Management - Disaster Recovery Specialist

Location:               Chicago, Illinois, US - 60601  

Job Type:               Contract

Duration:               6 Months (Potential For Extension)

About Our Client: Our Client is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.

Job Description:

  • Industry recognized certification in Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery
  • 10+ years hands-on experience in disaster recovery/business continuity/crisis management
  • 10+ years of experience in information technology - Knowledge of Backups and Storage, Unix/Windows, VMware technologies
  • Project management experience
  • Some Enterprise Architect experience
  • 10+ years of experience facilitating group discussions, training/awareness meetings and exercise scenarios
  • 10+ years of experience developing cross-functional/peer relationships.
  • Experience building team consensus
  • Experience managing programs in a diverse geography
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate occasional weekend work 

Preferred Experience:

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with mid- management (written and oral, presentation and interpersonal skills) 
  • Above average organizational skills Some understanding of crisis operations and effective communication processes 
  • General understanding of disaster recovery plan development and testing best practices and processes Strong information technology (IT)
  • knowledge and design principlesAbility to work with IT on analysis and solutions
  • Understanding of industry best practices and standardsSelf-starter with ability to prioritize tasks to meet project/global program requirements
  • Team player with ability to collaborate effectively in a fast-paced virtual team environment


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or alternatively commensurate work experience 
  • Desired ITIL foundation certificate 
  • CBCP or equivalent certification preferred

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities

Reach Out To A Recruiter

Recruiter:         Prathyusha

Email:               prathyushar@askstaffing.com            

Phone:              678-203-2364

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Alex Nair
Senior Manager - Client Services

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