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Company Name:
C2 Essentials Inc
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Morrisville, North Carolina
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 8 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Eli Linthicum

Business Continuity Specialist

NikSoft is currently conducting a search for a Business Continuity Specialist to add to its team in support of the United States Postal Service's Cyber Security program. The successful candidate will experience an unparalleled large-scale enterprise environment with over 800 Information Technology systems, supporting billions of dollars in annual revenue, supporting a diverse user base spread across the entire US. Join the NikSoft team to scale up your career to the next level.


The Preparedness Planning, Business Continuity, and IT Disaster Recovery Team is responsible for developing CISO's capability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from any event that disrupts normal operations.

  • Develop and support Disaster Recovery (DR) and Continuity of Operations (COOP) plans for multiple enterprise programs and systems.
  • Maintain Functional Continuity Plans and location specific Business Continuity Plans in accordance with USPS standards.
  • Coordinate the review, maintenance and testing of products and department Business Continuity Plans, working with business owners to ensure these plans remain valid and fit for purpose.
  • Coordinate the review, maintenance and testing of technology Disaster Recovery Plans for core infrastructure services, working with IT technicians and Infrastructure management to ensure these plans remain valid.
  • Develop the emergency communications system used by CISO and ensure that all staff are appropriately covered by this system. Conduct regular testing to validate the effectiveness of this system.
  • Work with functional partners to manage incidents that affect or may affect business operations.
  • Promote awareness of Business Continuity policy, standards, plans, processes and arrangements.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree IT, Cybersecurity, Risk Management, Management Information Systems, or a related discipline.
  • The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of broad range of Business Continuity experience, ideally in the Information Technology or Information Security sector.
  • String technical writing expertise.
  • One or more of the following certifications: Certified Business Continuity Manager (CBCM), Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer (C/DRE), Certification of the BCI (CBCI), or Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP)
  • Ability to work well in a strong collaborative team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to effectively present information to, and interact well with, different levels of the organization.
  • Very strong communication and in-person interaction skills.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Cybersecurity domain expertise and experience


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with model-based processes.
  • Knowledge of the CERT-RMM processes.
  • Experience working in a CMMI and/or ISO certified environments.
  • Prior experience developing DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service) solutions for enterprise systems.


Required Clearance:

Candidates must be able to obtain a Postal Sensitive Clearance (US Citizenship or Green Card required). Additionally, candidates must not have traveled outside of the USA for a combined period not to exceed 6 months within the last 5 years.


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