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Cheyene Marling EVP Firestorm

Cheyene Marling | EVP of Firestorm People Solutions and Program Analytics

Firestorm EVP of People Solutions and Program Analytics, Cheyene Marling, has spent more than 22 years as an executive recruiter; 20 of those years have been focused primarily in the business continuity field. During that time, Cheyene has built a service dedicated to the placement of professionals into successful careers and positions. Firestorm People Solutions is the only executive search practice that focuses in highly specialized categories of:

  • Business continuity
  • Disaster recovery
  • Crisis management
  • Risk management
  • Information security careers

Cheyene and her team place high-level executives in critical roles and feature Top Talent Candidates and Top Jobs. This week’s Top Jobs are:

  • Senior Business Systems Analyst (Business Continuity) | Clayton, MO
  • Senior Business Analyst, Enterprise Resiliency | Atlanta, GA
  • Project Management & Business Continuity Planning Strategist | Seattle, WA

Senior Business Systems Analyst (Business Continuity)
Direct-Hire
Clayton, MO – Relocation Assistance Provided

JO# 2961

Position: Senior Business Systems Analyst (Business Continuity)
Location: Clayton, Missouri (non-local candidates will be considered. Relocation assistance provided)
Status: Full-time/Permanent
Industry: Healthcare
Reports to: Manager IT, Audit and Risk Management
Salary: Depends on Experience. Competitive compensation package.

*Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.

The Ideal candidate will have the ability to understand business process and risk assessment mitigation strategies. Experience utilizing Business Continuity plans utilizing LDRPS software tools. Knowledge of best practices in BIA analytics, risk and vulnerability assessment.

Additional preferred experience but not required:

Project management experience with skills in: SharePoint, MS-Office Suite and collaboration tools such as WebEx. Experience in training employees in the fundamentals of incident management principles. Ability to lead the crisis response through the notification and activation life cycle. Knowledge of Crystal Report writing and database management skills with SQL a plus.

Summary:
Design, build, test and maintain enablers of business processes, including technology and process solutions with a focus on medium to high complexity, multiple large application business processes and/or business relationships

  • Contribute to the entire implementation process
  • Drive definition of improvements based on business need and architectural improvements
  • Responsible for overall solution design, build and test, root cause analysis, and advanced performance tuning complex business processes and functionality
  • Consult with users to identify current operating procedures and to clarify program objectives
  • May be expected to write documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and corrections. Write manuals for users to describe installation and operating procedures

Qualifications:
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience.

  • 3+ years of related experience.
  • Ability to understand business process and risk assessment mitigation strategies.
  • Experience utilizing Business Continuity plans utilizing LDRPS software tools.
  • Knowledge of best practices in BIA analytics, risk and vulnerability assessment.
  • Project management experience with skills in: SharePoint, MS-Office Suite and collaboration tools such as WebEx.
  • Experience in training employees in the fundamentals of incident management principles.
  • Ability to lead the crisis response through the notification and activation life cycle.
  • Knowledge of Crystal Report writing and database management skills with SQL a plus.

License/Certification:
Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Master Certificate in Project Management (MCPM), accreditation preferred.

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex or handicap.

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Sr. Business Analyst, Enterprise Resiliency
Contract-to-Hire/ Direct-Hire
Atlanta, GA – Local Candidates Preferred

JO# 2959

Position: Senior Business Analyst, Enterprise Resiliency
Status: Contract-to-Hire or Direct-Hire
Location: Atlanta, GA – Local Candidates Preferred
Salary: Based on Experience

* Candidates must have authorization in place to work in the USA.
* Offer will be contingent on passing a background check.
* Seeking candidates with 5+ years in BC/DR planning expertise.

As Senior Business Analyst, Enterprise Resiliency (ER), you will play a key role in driving COMPANY’s Enterprise Resiliency program, focused on improving the company’s resiliency against major business disrupting events. This position will be part of a team that is dedicated to helping THE COMPANY plan for and recover from business disrupting events. You will have an opportunity to work on all aspects of the Enterprise Resiliency Program – from partnering with leaders across the company to managing the development of Business Impact Analyses and Enterprise Resiliency plans through to regular reporting cadences and presenting status to executive leadership as necessary and coordinating Tabletop tests to meet business needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish trusted relationships with business stakeholders across the company to understand requirements for the Enterprise Resiliency program.
  • Identify and establish Enterprise Resiliency processes to enable effective reduction of risk associated with disruptive events.
  • Lead efforts across the Enterprise Resiliency program to set appropriate success metrics and consistently drive execution to reduce risk
  • Build strong relationships and processes with partner teams for Disaster Recovery, Crisis Management and related First Responder functions.
  • Ensure coordination with teams around the world and provide global coverage for Enterprise Resiliency services
  • Manage the components of COMPANY’s Enterprise Resiliency repository solution
  • Drives continuous improvement of policies, procedures and technology related to Enterprise Resiliency
  • Interacts with industry experts and stays abreast of best practices in the Enterprise Resiliency field
  • Work effectively as part of a geographically distributed team
  • Travel as required

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in Enterprise Resiliency including Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery & Crisis Management
  • Capable of working collaboratively in a challenging, dynamic and global environment.
  • Strong track record in developing, implementing and refining Enterprise Resiliency processes
  • Demonstrated success working with a global Enterprise Resiliency program
  • Solid Enterprise Resiliency repository tool management experience
  • Track record of building successful relationships with partner groups
  • Experienced in meeting goals in a fast-paced environment with rapidly needs
  • Skilled at preparing risk readouts and reporting at all levels of the company from operational efforts through to Executive and Board level presentation materials
  • Bachelor’s Degree or related industry (or equivalent experience)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in an Enterprise Resiliency / Business Continuity function within a Technology company
  • Risk Management domain knowledge
  • Solid hands-on experience in building, launching and refining Enterprise Resiliency processes in a risk-ranked, business-enabling way

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex or handicap.

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Project Management & Business Continuity Planning Strategist
Direct-Hire
Seattle, WA – No Relocation Assistance Provided

JO# 2956

Position: Project Management & Business Continuity Planning Strategist
Status: Permanent/ Full-time
Location: Seattle, WA – No Relocation Assistance Provided
Salary: Based on Experience

* Candidates must have authorization in place to work in the USA.
* Offer will be contingent on passing a background check.
* Seeking candidates with 3+ years expertise in project management coupled with business continuity planning expertise. A Bachelor Degree is required.

General Description
The Project Management & Business Continuity Planning Strategist is the key point person for developing and managing procedures that ensure our client can respond to all events that disrupt normal business operations. Develops timeframes in which operations will resume and coordinates the actions and resources necessary to ensure those timeframes are met. Demonstrates strong skills in project management and business analysis, in addition to business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR).

This person is:

  • The calm in the storm, bringing excellent communication and interpersonal skills to the table during times of crises.
  • Understands that events happen at any time and is comfortable being on call.
  • Enjoys being the critical coordinator during events and providing after event write-ups. In addition, ensures that each department’s BCP plans are in place and tested on a predictable schedule.

A unique feature of this role is responsibility for creating and maintaining diagrams and documentation for the Information Technology organization. Ability to leverage communication, systems-thinking and Strong Microsoft Visio and PowerPoint skills are critical for success in this area.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Creates and manages the Client Company’s Business Continuity Program and related plans, artifacts, scenario development, testing schedules and requirements.
  • Creates and modifies guidelines, planning documents, budget requirements, and risk assessments.
  • Project manages business continuity/disaster recovery projects.
  • Drives the creation and maintenance of the IT business continuity plan, incident response plan, and additional IT diagrams and documentation.
  • Coordinates business continuity planning with additional offices across the Midwest and East Coast through strong relationship building and travel to other offices.
  • Coordinates executive approval and prioritization of vendor-based technology initiatives.
  • Acts as an on call initial point of contact for incidents and outages.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of Business Analysis with 3+ years of Project Management experience
  • Excels under pressure, able to make quick decisions, and escalates as appropriate
  • Proven ability to write well-formed, clear documentation and hold presentations for large groups
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong expertise with Microsoft Visio and PowerPoint
  • Highly organized in task management and scheduling
  • Absolute passion for process and technology
  • Metrics – must have a passion for creating and using metrics
  • Extensive process-oriented experience (ITIL, PMBOK, , Agile, SDLC)
  • Financial services experience highly desired.

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex or handicap.

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Firestorm® Solutions, is a Novume™ Solutions company (Nasdaq: NVMM), and is a leading crisis and risk management firm and America’s CRISIS COACH®. Since 2005, Firestorm has assisted clients in transforming crisis into value by responding to some of the largest and most complex crisis events as well as combining best-practice consulting with proven crisis management expertise. Firestorm empowers clients to manage crisis and risk through assessments, audits, program development, insurance partnerships, training and advisory services using the PREDICT.PLAN.PERFORM.® methodology.

Firestorm assesses, audits, develops, trains and tests strategies and programs encompassing emergency response, business continuity, crisis management, and crisis communications/PR. Firestorm demonstrates thought leadership in workplace violence prevention, cyber-breach response, insurance-related services, communicable illness/pandemic planning, predictive intelligence, and every preparedness initiative.

Firestorm provided crisis management and crisis communications services to Virginia Tech after the shootings and continues to provide services to keep tens of thousands of employees, customers and students safer.

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