Disaster Recovery Test Engineer (Evergreen)

  • Company: Capital One
  • Location: Vienna, Virginia
  • Posted: January 26, 2017
  • Reference ID: R18346
Towers Crescent 2 (12067), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia

Disaster Recovery Test Engineer (Evergreen)

The Disaster Recovery Testing Engineer will join a team focused on executing and transforming resiliency and recovery processes.  The role will participate heavily in all phases of resiliency and recovery testing; planning, test execution and reporting of functions that span internal and third parties as well as internal consulting to the broader Tech and business organization.  The successful resource should be customer focused, understand process and procedure, is tech savvy and successfully applies technology to solve the challenges specific to the technical recovery of applications and infrastructure supporting business resiliency and recovery. 


  • Lead Technical Recovery Exercises encompassing Continuous Operations, Live Failovers, and Offline Testing encompassing a broad range of recovery and replication methodologies
  • Participate in the planning, execution and reporting of tests based on established standards, process, and regulatory controls
  • Participate in testing that ensures compliance to the Resiliency Operations standard and all supporting processes
  • Collaborate and Advise teams across business and technology to ensure resiliency and recovery capabilities align with approved tiers and practices
  • Consult and evangelizes recovery and resiliency best practices outside of immediate team (business and tech focused) 
  • Engage and participate in the development of tools that enhance and support resiliency and recovery processes

Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of Data Center Recovery Technologies or past experience with network, storage, database, and server environments
  • Knows technology and how to apply it to a variety of business resiliency and recovery challenges
  • Project and process experience and the ability to develop complex technical plans
  • Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity Management subject area knowledge
  • An ability to manage customer and peer relationships in stressful environments
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • DRI certification or BCI certification (CBCP, MBCP, MBCI)

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent Certification or military experience
  • At least 2 years experience in Technology Disaster Recovery or 2 years experience in Business Continuity Management
  • At least 2 years project and process management experience
  • DRI certification or BCI certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years in data center infrastructure technologies
  • ITIL certification

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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