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EDB Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

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EDB provides a data and AI platform that enables organizations to harness the full power of Postgres for transactional, analytical, and AI workloads across any cloud, anywhere. EDB empowers enterprises to control risk, manage costs and scale efficiently for a data and AI led world. Serving more than 1,500 customers globally and as the leading contributor to the vibrant and fast-growing PostgreSQL community, EDB supports major government organizations, financial services, media and information technology companies. EDB’s data-driven solutions enable customers to modernize legacy systems and break data silos while leveraging enterprise-grade open source technologies. EDB delivers the confidence of up to 99.999% high availability with mission critical capabilities built in such as security, compliance controls, and observability. For more information, visit

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) Manager to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining the organization's business continuity and disaster recovery plans. This role ensures the organization is prepared to respond to and recover from any business disruption or disaster, minimizing impact and ensuring critical functions continue.

What your impact will be:

  • Design and execute comprehensive business continuity and disaster recovery plans that address all aspects of the organization’s operations.

  • Create and implement policies and procedures for effective crisis management to ensure the organization is prepared for unexpected events.

  • Conduct business impact analyses to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities. Develop strategies to mitigate risks.

  • Create and maintain policies, procedures, and documentation related to business continuity and disaster recovery.

  • Conduct training sessions and awareness programs to ensure all employees understand their roles in the BCDR plans.

  • Organize and oversee regular testing and drills to evaluate the effectiveness of BCDR plans. Identify areas for improvement and implement changes.

  • Coordinate and manage the response to actual business disruptions or disasters, ensuring effective communication and execution of recovery plans.

  • Work closely with IT, security, facilities, and other departments to ensure alignment and integration of BCDR plans.

  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, standards, and best practices.

  • Continuously review and improve BCDR plans based on lessons learned from incidents, drills, and evolving business needs.

  • Provide regular reports to senior management on the status of BCDR plans, testing results, and areas of concern.

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Information Technology, Risk Management, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in business continuity, disaster recovery, risk management, or a related field.

  • Relevant certifications such as Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or equivalent are highly desirable.

  • Strong understanding of business continuity and disaster recovery principles, methodologies, and best practices. Familiarity with regulatory requirements and industry standards.

  • Excellent project management, communication, and interpersonal skills. Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities.

  • Proficiency in using BCDR planning software and tools. Knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams and manage complex projects.

EDB is committed to supporting our employees' overall well being by offering a range of benefits and resources to promote a healthy work-life balance and wellness. We provide access to Modern Health to aid employees in health and wellness tips and practices, as well as Wellness Fridays extending to December 2024! Check out our career site for more information on perks and benefits and reach out to our Talent Acquisition team for region specific benefits.

We know it takes a unique mix of people and skills to help us in our mission to supercharge Postgres, and we understand that not everyone will check every box. We’d love to hear from you and we want you to apply!

EDB is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. EDB was built on a commitment to trust and respect each other and to embrace an array of people and ideas. These values remain at the center of our culture and are key to our company’s integrity.

EDB does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. EDB and its affiliates are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other similar payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written signed agreement between EDB and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

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