IT Disaster Recovery Engineer

September 10 2021
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering, Information Technology, Security, Continuity, Risk
Edmonton, AB

IT Disaster Recovery Engineer - ( 210001L3 )


Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that accomplishes operational excellence. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our 22,000 team members in over 350 locations worldwide are vital to making our Company stronger.

Your Opportunity

We are seeking a Disaster Recovery Specialist to join our team.

In this role you will work within a dedicated IT disaster recovery team and with key members of IT who will be involved with planning, implementing, maintaining, testing and deploying the IT Disaster Recovery plan. You will play a technical leadership role in the event of disaster scenario where a failover, failback and recovery are required. You will also play a key role in developing, implementing and maintaining technical solutions which are key to our disaster recovery strategies.

Your Key Responsibilities

As part of the Information Technology team, the Disaster Recovery Specialist:

  • Working with partner IT teams play key role in damage assessment in the event of a disaster event

  • Working with partner IT teams act as a technical lead for all failover, failback and recovery activities in the event of Disaster event

  • Help develop technical processes, procedures and policies concerning recovery requirements

  • Work with IT service owners, business owners and application owners to develop and validate recovery strategies

  • Identify the applications and services that are critical to the business and help maintain this information on an ongoing basis

  • Ongoing Maintenance and testing of DR tools

  • Participate in capacity planning, performance monitoring and tuning as related to DR tools and infrastructure

  • Play a role in Designing, implementing and supporting disaster recovery plans

  • Supports corporate policies, procedures, and best practices pertinent to supporting disaster recovery

  • Maintain all the above to the IT standards that Stantec IT has established


Capabilities & Credentials:

  • Advanced experience with Windows, and Linux

  • Good understanding of Hypervisor technologies

  • Experience with CommVault

  • An above average understanding of networking in a corporate environment

  • Experience with Oracle and SQL would be an asset

  • Experience with Web Application Deployments (Weblogic) would be an asset

  • Experience working within a large Enterprise

  • Experience with and good understanding of Microsoft Azure is considered an asset

  • Hands-on technical troubleshooting experience

  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills

  • Strong written and documentation skills

  • Highly self-motivated and directed and keen attention to detail

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

Education & Experience

  • IT related certificate or diploma or equivalent education and experience

  • Minimum of 5 years server experience in a related role

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

Other Locations : Canada

Job : IT Generalist

Organization : BC-1374 IT Services-Corporate-Canada

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 10, 2021, 9:49:00 AM

Req ID: 210001L3

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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