Business Continuity Specialist

Columbia, MD | Full-Time

Black Fox is an equal opportunity employer information technology and emergency management firm headquartered in Columbia, Maryland. Since its inception, Black Fox has been a recognized leader in the development and implementation of information management and solutions. We depend on a diverse team of talented staff to design, develop, and deploy information solutions for our clients.

Black Fox is accepting applications for an Business Continuity Specialist. This position will support ongoing operations for a government agency in the Maryland.

Duties:

  • Supports organizational planning to address disasters, interruptions of business functions and enterprise resilience.

  • Interprets government regulations and applicable directives and advises government management on the best course of action to meet program goals, objectives and compliance with program mandates.

  • Assists with the development of plans for continuity of essential functions and resumption of complete business operations.

  • Monitors business and operation changes to ensure plans remain current and valid.

  • Performs business process analysis analysis/business impact analysis (BPA/BIA), risk assessments of mission essential functions and/or information systems in accordance with federal directives and industry best practices.

  • Prepares and conducts training briefings and overviews to educate workforce personnel.

  • Prepares and submits position and information papers in response to government requirements.

  • Assist in business continuity planning, analysis and risk management

  • Assist in designing, coordinating and conducting continuity exercises in accordance with (IAW) Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) guidelines

  • Research, formulate and document reconstitution and devotion strategies.

 

Education:

 

  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Emergency Management, Project Management, Business, or other related technical discipline is required.

  • Certification through the Disaster Recovery Institute International or Business Continuity Institute (CBCP, CPSCP, MBCI) and four (4) additional years of experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

 

Experience:

  • Five (5) years of experience performing one (1) or more of the following areas;

    • Continuity of Government

    • Continuity of Operations

    • Business Continuity Planning

    • Crisis Management

    • Continuity Strategic Planning and Policy

    • Enterprise Risk Management

    • National level homeland security or continuity of operations exercises

  • Two (2) of the five (5) years of experience must be supporting a major public corporation, state, federal department/agency or U.S. Intelligence Community component continuity (or closely related) program.

  • One (1) year experience with developing continuity plans using an automated commercial/government or similar continuity planning tool required.

Location:

Columbia, Maryland

 

To Apply:

Please email a cover letter (optional), resume (less than 4 pages), and 3 references to hr@blackfoxgroup.com. Please include these materials in a single .pdf (Adobe Acrobat) attachment with your name included in the .pdf file name. Also, please include the words, “Senior Systems Integration Analyst” in the subject line of your email.

Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted via email.

Black Fox is a solutions firm that helps organizations solve problems through information technology, innovation, risk management, finance management and strategic planning.

6751 Gateway Drive, Suite 348

Columbia, MD 21046

Phone: 202.499.4360 ext 100

Fax: 202.499.4219

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