Disaster Recovery Testing Manager - Principal Syst...

Disaster Recovery Testing Manager - Principal Systems Engineer

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Information Technology
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1009665BR

What you'll do at

The Senior Technical Expert IT Disaster Recovery Testing will be a leading member of the IT disaster Recovery Team and will have primary responsibility for building the Disaster Recovery testing environment from the ground up. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in designing, planning and leading Disaster Recovery tests in a complex multi-disciplined environment including public cloud, private cloud and legacy business systems.

· Plans, schedules, coordinates and oversees DR testing for all projects in the BC/DR Program
· Defines and establishes the disaster recovery (DR) test strategy, processes, procedures, standards and templates for the BC/DR Program
· Designs, implements and manages the DR Test Environment
· Prioritizes the use of the DR Test Environment and resources; resolves test resource conflicts
· Ensures test plans and the DR tests follow steps outlined in the DR Plans
· Establish success criteria for DR testing
· Integrates cross Critical Business Services(CBS) and external dependencies/interfaces
· Sequences business services to ensure recovery time objectives are met
· Defines, develops and schedules an integrated, cross-CBS DR Test to prove 24-hours recovery time objectives are met
· Supports Disaster Recovery Team
· Holds self and team accountable for successful DR Testing
· Supports all audit, regulatory and compliance deliverables related to Disaster Recovery
· Computer Science degree or equivalent experience and 10 years of work experience in Disaster Recovery planning or other related field
· Broad working knowledge of advanced disaster recovery techniques and systems along with technical experience gained in either IT infrastructure engineering or Application development.

  • Directs coordination between large projects and the technical execution plan
  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
  • Ensures business needs are being met
  • Leads system design process and solution development
  • Leads technical strategy implementation efforts
  • Maintains and advances industry expertise
  • Oversees developmental opportunities of associates
  • Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates


Minimum Qualifications

  • 6 years' technology experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years' experience designing technical solutions using object-oriented design concepts.
  • 2 years' experience integrating new technologies into existing technology portfolio.
  • 3 years' experience leading cross-functional teams.
  • 4 years' experience creating and presenting technical strategies and technical solution recommendations.
  • 4 years' experience designing and implementing technical solutions.

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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