Strong understanding of data center operations, IT system and infrastructure relationships and dependencies based on the OSI stack.
In depth knowledge of broad range of hardware and software products;
Knowledge of regulations related to financial services and information (IT) business continuity/risk management;
Previous experience coordinating IT Disaster Recovery planning and testing related to IT systems infrastructure and business applications;
Demonstrated ability to understand Business Continuity management and requirements from an IT service continuity and IT disaster recovery perspective and address them in a responsive and comprehensive manner;
Ability to design business and technical processes to support an IT service continuity position for an organization;
Solid project management skills: ability to lead all aspects of project planning, design, development and implementation of projects;
Proven conceptual, analytical and evaluation skills, including ability to prepare a risk analysis associated with outcomes of testing, project management and program implementation decisions;
Strong administrative skills, with effectiveness in developing tasks and managing resources to achieve target dates;
Strong written/verbal communications. Must be able to communicate efficiently and effectively with business partners and executive management;
Ability to liaise with IT community to facilitate IT resiliency testing, reporting and management of recovery issues;
Experience working in a large, complex global organization in an IT related field;
Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work effectively in a team/task force as a participant or team leader.
Demonstrated sensitivity to the Banks distinctive demographics and cross cultural context and influences, including the ability to build effective work relationships with clients and colleagues;
Initiative and resourcefulness in complex environments; flexibility and ability to prioritize conflicting demands in high-pressure and time-critical situations.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.
Able to prepare, present, and defend/explain technical report information to diverse types of audience (management, users, vendor, and technical staff) in a way that establishes rapport and shares understanding.
Demonstrated ability to produce a wide range of deliverables such as memoranda, requirements documents, status reports, terms of reference (TORs), project plans, etc.
Understanding of the Financial Industry