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Disaster Recovery Architect

Tulsa, OK, US

Req ID: 70681 

Job Location: Tulsa Tulsa OK 

Areas of Interest: Infrastructure 

Colorado Base Salary Range: Not Available 

BOK Financial (BOKF), Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is a top 25 U.S.-based financial services holding company with operations in ten states – Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas/Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The company began more than 100 years ago in Tulsa and has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies.                  .

Bonus Type

Discretionary

Summary

The Disaster Recovery Architect is an evolving and exciting role that has significant impact defining and shaping the overall technical environment with a long-term perspective that delivers Disaster Recovery capabilities for BOK Financial. If you are looking for a job that combines a passion for innovation, an opportunity for growth, and a culture of teamwork, then you've come to the right place. 

Job Description

The Disaster Recovery Architect is a high-impact individual contributor with primary responsibility for high-level network, systems, and storage infrastructure planning, design and optimization related to the disaster recovery and business technology resiliency requirements for BOK Financial.  This position is crucial to envision and oversee implementation of a resilient, technical architecture, leveraging world-class technologies, which enables BOK Financial to deliver premier financial products to customers nation-wide regardless of environmental hazards, local infrastructure failures, or crisis events.  This role interfaces with end users, enterprise and security Architecture/Engineering professionals, and senior IT leaders. The Disaster Recovery Architect must be a thought-leader, and has a significant impact on shaping the future technical environment to ensure continuous delivery of business services to BOK Financial customers nation-wide.  The architect must be able to partner with leading technology providers to envision the future, including network, storage, compute, telecommunications, colocation partners and cloud providers.  This is an evolving and exciting role that has significant impact defining and shaping the overall technical environment with a long-term perspective that delivers Disaster Recovery capabilities for BOK Financial.

Team Culture

The mission of IT is to Enable Business Success and Create Raving fans. We do this through our shared quest to continuously improve, while simultaneously looking at ways to optimize our applications and processes. We are a determined, smart, and collaborative group that is eager to welcome you to the team.

How You'll Spend Your Time

  • You will envision and oversee implementation of a resilient, technical architecture, leveraging world-class technologies, which enables BOK Financial to deliver premier financial products to customers nation-wide regardless of environmental hazards, local infrastructure failures, or crisis events. 
  • You will interface with end users, enterprise and security Architecture/Engineering professionals, and senior IT leaders. You must be a thought-leader and have a significant impact on shaping the future technical environment to ensure continuous delivery of business services to BOK Financial customers nation-wide.
  • You will help develop/maintain annual Disaster Recovery testing exercise process while also helping educate peers and peer groups on current relevant DR best practices for technologies relevant to BOK Financial.
  • You will translate project or regulatory business requirements into Disaster Recovery and process designs and promote a “Culture of Disaster Recovery” throughout the enterprise.
  • You will develop strategies and direction for Disaster Recovery and Business Resiliency solutions using current and emerging technologies. You will also team with the Director, IT-DR to develop a multi-year playbook that defines strategies and roadmaps to deliver a technical environment capable of meeting or exceeding recovery objectives as set forth by business partners.

Education & Experience Requirements

This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Technology/Science and typically has 7 to 10 years of diverse IT work experience such as technical system support and/or network administration or 10-14 years of related experience in an enterprise IT engineering environment with an emphasis, or specific focus, on Disaster Recovery related infrastructure planning and management.

PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate – CCNA or greater
  • Microsoft – MCP or greater
  • VMWare – VCP or greater
  • Project Management – PMP or greater
  • Security – CISSP or greater

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

Office - 20 lbs

BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!
 

Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!

If you are interested in a career with BOK Financial text "BOKF" to 25000 to engage with Olivia our virtual recruiting assistant.
 
BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Please contact recruiting_coordinators@bokf.com with any questions. 


TOP 3 REASONS TO APPLY


Investing in our talent and building a great workplace is a top priority for us.


  • Empowered employees
  • Award-winning culture
  • Community commitment



Base salary range explanation:

The base salary range represents an average range for this position. Actual offers to be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications, skills, experience and education. See job details for salary range and bonus type.

Benefits:

BOK Financial offers industry-leading benefits addressing your complete physical, financial and emotional health. Click here to see our benefits.


ABOUT BOK FINANCIAL


BOK Financial is an award-winning $46 billion regional financial services company and one of the top 30 banks in the U.S, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

We seek to continually foster and support the principles and values of our company by promoting an environment that is inclusive of the diverse values, opinions, experience, culture and needs of our employees, clients and communities.

FACTS:

  • 5,100 employees
  • 28 years of financial profitability
  • $79+ billion assets under management and administration
  • $5.8 million in charitable contributions in 2019 and $86 million since the start of the BOKF Foundation in 1998



Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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