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Senior Disaster Recovery Analyst

Date Posted: May 15, 2019

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Cary, NC


Role Value Proposition: 

The Application Maintenance and Support (AMS), Application Technology Support Team (ATS) has an opportunity supporting Disaster Recovery Testing.  This position requires the candidate to lead diverse teams of IT professionals with planning, scheduling, problem resolution and status reporting on Disaster Recovery Testing and Infrastructure projects.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Function as a Team Lead for Disaster Recovery Testing events by providing expert level vision and leadership
  • Build partnerships across the broader organization and collaborate with key partners and stakeholders on planning, leading and maintaining an effective DR test plan
  • Understand stakeholders needs and set expectations for deliverables
  • Coordinate and lead DR testing activities (Will include some non-business hours and weekend work)
  • Represent the AMS organization to business and IT leadership as a clear, consistent source of trustworthy information, exhibiting transparency and good decision-making skills
  • Partner with cross-functional teams on new initiatives
  • Review of application infrastructure or code changes to ensure quality and relevance of existing documentation
  • Collaborate and effectively communicate cross-functionally; self-motivated and demonstrate initiative


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
  • 5+ years of related IT experience in production support, application development, infrastructure or technology operations
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with strong influencing and negotiation skills & ability to build and maintain strong relationship with stakeholders; international cultural awareness
  • Understanding and experience in IT systems and technology; a combination of knowledge in a few or more of the following- Servers, Storage, Networking, Relational Databases, J2EE, SOAP and Web Services
  • Strong analytic and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to lead and influence others



  • Experience working in agile frameworks like Scrum and Kanban
  • Understanding and experience in ITIL framework
  • Experience working with offshore teams and vendors
  • Service Now and Jira Experience
  • Understanding of DevOps principles
  • Previous use of monitoring tools, such as AppDynamics
  • PMP, PMI-ACP, SA certifications


Business Category

Application Maintenance & Support


Number of Openings



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MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 109329 

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