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Data Recovery Planner

Aliases: Disaster Recovery Manager, Business Continuity Manager

Industry/Sector(s): IT-ITeS


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Data Recovery Planner is expected to perform include:

  • Developing, coordinating and implementing test plan to continue establishment of data processing activities at off-site location in case of emergency such as fire, etc. 

  • Establishing priority of data processing activities according to importance to business
  • Determining hardware, software, data files, safe storage facilities and other resources required
  • Identifying the personnel needed to implement plan
  • Presenting plan to management and recommending means of obtaining required facilities such as contracting with off-site vendor
  • Coordinating implementation of plan
  • Testing emergency and data processing system
  • Writing reports to document test results
  • Updating emergency recovery procedures on a regular basis
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2, 4, 1
  • It is a desk job
  • Need to handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs may be available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 9/10 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system is available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 2

Preferably, B.E./B.Tech in Computers/Electrical or B.Sc in Computers/Electronics

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in design, development, implementation and testing effective business continuity plans (BCP) including incident management plan (IMP) and disaster recovery plan (DRP)
  • Knowledge of performing back-up operations
  • Well-versed with BCM concepts such as Business Impact Analysis (BIA), Risk Assessment (RA)
  • Knowledge of emergency response planning, IT disaster recovery planning, etc
  • Well-versed with recovery strategies
  • Proficient in installing new/rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc
  • Knowledge of repairing and recovering from hardware or software failures
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong technical skills
  • Excellent documentation skill
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • Amity University
    http://www.amity.edu/amity-insitutions.aspx

     
  • Patna Women's College
    http://patnawomenscollege.in/index.php/academics/programmes-courses.html

     
  • Manav Rachna International University
    http://mriu.edu.in/courses-structure-of-engineering-programs/computer-applications/
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://ipu.ac.in/syllabus/affiliated/sybtechcse.htm

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

IT Engineer → DataRecovery Planner → Business Continuity Manager

The progression is indicative

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For new entrants – Rs 40,000 to Rs 65,000 per month
  • For candidates with experience - Rs 1,00,000 to Rs 1,60,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 2

Generally, 5 - 10 years of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
KEYWORDS 
  • Data Recovery Planner
  • Disaster Recovery Manager
  • Business Continuity Manager
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 3512.0100 Data Recovery Planner
ISCO 2008 3512 Information and Communication Technology User Support Technicians
NIC 2008 62092 Computer disaster recovery
QP Reference Not Available Not Available
NSQF Not Available Not Available

 

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