Disaster Recovery Specialist

Location: Silver Spring, MD

Req#: 465875
Company Information
Job Description

Octo Consulting Group is seeking a senior level Disaster Recovery Specialist to join our growing team in support a federal customer in Silver Spring, MD.

Responsibilities Include;

  • Developing, coordinating and communicating disaster recovery requirements and cloud disaster recovery strategies
  • Standardizing the disaster recovery processes and procedures across all critical applications and business units
  • Identifying ways to improve system and application availability
  • Working closely with Crisis Management team members to continually mature and improve the response to disruptive events
  • Leading and supporting components of awareness for IT disaster recovery activities
  • Identifying, analyzing and aligning business recovery requirements with IT recovery capabilities to ensure plans are sound and gaps are identified and communicated
  • Providing support during incidents, widespread outages, disasters or crises that have the potential to require activation of response plans
Skills & Requirements
  • 3+ Years of experience required.
  • Experience in government requirements regarding Disater Recovery and
  • Certified IAW DoD 8570.01 ; Security+, GSLC, CISM, CISA


  • BS degree 


  • Silver Spring, MD 


About Octo Consulting Group, Inc.

Octo Consulting Group (Octo) is an industry-leading, award-winning provider of digital services for the federal government. Octo specializes in providing agile software engineering, user experience design, cloud services, and digital strategy services that address government’s most pressing missions. Octo delivers intelligent solutions and rapid results, yielding lower costs and measurable outcomes.

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment. 

Other Considerations: This position is W-2 only; no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates. US citizenship is mandatory, per contract clearance requirements. Relocation will not be offered. Selected applicants will be subject to a background investigation. Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area. The noise level in this environment is low to moderate. Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% of time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc. Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time.

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