Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Engineer

Budapest, Hungary
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When you join the Albemarle team, you contribute to a better tomorrow. You will play a role in powering many of the world’s largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. We are putting innovation to work to improve people’s lives and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Job Description

Albemarle Corporation is hiring a seasoned Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Engineer who will help the company ensure the availability of its public facing websites, applications, and integrated systems. The person in this role will support Albemarle’s digital transformation by enhancing the delivery of content to the public that will directly impact the company's growth.

As a Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the continuity and resilience of our organization during unexpected disruptions or crises. You will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive business continuity plans and strategies, conducting risk assessments, and coordinating recovery efforts. This role requires strong analytical, problem-solving, and project management skills, as well as the ability to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Engineer Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date business continuity program, including policies, procedures, and plans, in alignment with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct thorough risk assessments to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities to the organization's operations, systems, and infrastructure.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the development and testing of business continuity and disaster recovery plans for critical business functions and systems.
  • Coordinate and facilitate regular training and awareness programs to enhance the organization's preparedness and response capabilities.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication channels and protocols to ensure timely and accurate dissemination of information during a crisis or disruption.
  • Conduct regular exercises and simulations to assess the effectiveness of business continuity plans and identify areas for improvement.
  • Monitor and evaluate emerging trends, technologies, and regulatory changes related to business continuity management, and make recommendations for enhancements to the program as necessary.
  • Serve as a point of contact for internal and external stakeholders during a crisis or disruption, providing guidance and support.
  • Lead the response and recovery efforts during incidents, ensuring that appropriate actions are taken to minimize the impact on the organization's operations and reputation.
  • Prepare and present reports and recommendations to senior management and executive leadership on the status of the business continuity program.

Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Engineer Required Skills

  • Strong knowledge of business continuity management principles, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and tactically to identify and mitigate potential risks.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills, with the ability to remain calm and composed in high-pressure situations.
  • Proficiency in using business continuity management software, tools, and technologies.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements and industry standards related to business continuity management.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and resources effectively.
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and quickly develop innovative solutions to ensure business continuity.
  • Strong presentation and reporting skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts and recommendations to diverse audiences.

Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Engineer Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, risk management, or a related field.
  • Professional certifications in business continuity management, such as CBCP or MBCI, are highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in business continuity management or a related field, with a proven track record of success.
  • Experience in developing and implementing business continuity plans and strategies within a complex organizational structure.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards and frameworks, such as ISO 22301 or NIST SP 800-34.
  • Experience in conducting risk assessments and business impact analyses.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and compliance frameworks related to business continuity management.
  • Experience in leading and facilitating crisis management exercises and simulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate and collaborate with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders.
  • Strong knowledge of technology systems and infrastructure, with the ability to assess their vulnerabilities and recommend appropriate controls.

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