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Date: Feb 20, 2019

Location: Renton, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

PACCAR’s Information Technology Division (ITD), located in Renton, WA utilizes cutting-edge technology to provide systems development, consulting, voice and data communications services to the entire Corporation, which has high visibility in the technology sector.

Requisition Summary

The Disaster Recovery Assistant Analyst assists in developing, implementing and maintaining policies, procedures, and programs for ensuring the security and integrity of company data, databases, information systems, and technology. The individual in the role: Assist with coordination, exercising and testing disaster recovery and resumption plans. Supports Disaster Recovery Analyst and Senior Management in assuring that all of PACCAR’s Corporate Data Center systems are recoverable in case of a disaster. Reviews planning documents, policies, and procedures and advises recovery teams. Assist in developing and delivering DR program and business continuity awareness sessions to various levels across the organization. Serves as an advisor to other department members. Assists with ensuring Disaster Recovery considerations are part of all of PACCAR Information Systems. Assists with development of annual capital and operating budget. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing the Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Strategy; the business continuity plan drives the disaster recovery strategy.
  • Ensure Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plan and BIA are maintained
  • Manage Disaster Recovery Contracts and Vendor Management
  • Prepare Economic Evaluation Analysis (EEA) requests to align with roadmaps
  • Assist to eliminate Disaster Recovery related audit findings
  • Assist in developing and running the Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Exercises
  • Work with IT staff and to ensure Disaster Recovery procedures and plans are in place, maintained, and tested as part of a regulation operational cycle.
  • Ensure Disaster Recovery Procedures for all applications, servers, and software’s are up to date, clear, concise, and in detail to recover.
  • Assist, prepare, and deliver Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery training materials and exercises
  • Assist in managing the Disaster Recovery Coordinators and Business Continuity Planners


  • Working knowledge of disaster & network recovery methodology and practices.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to influence, coach, and mentor others.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to present to all levels of management.
  • Understanding of the role Disaster Recovery plays in Business Continuity.
  • Understanding the role of planning, exercising, and executing Business Continuity/Continuity of Operations plans.
  • Proven history of conducting risk reductions, disaster analysis, and area assessments/analysis
  • Working knowledge of system architectures and recovery requirements of information systems and processes, specifically replication technologies and virtualized environments.
  • Knowledge of conducting crisis and risk management issues and practices.
  • Working knowledge to identify, develop, and implement infrastructure required for comprehensive disaster planning, including high availability.
  • Highly analytical and able to understand business objectives and regulatory requirements.
  • Travel to other local PACCAR locations required.


  • Undergraduate Degree in related area and 2+ years’ experience in Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity (BC) and/or Continuity of Operations (COOP)


  • 6+ years’ experience in disaster recovery, business continuity / continuity of operations and crisis / risk management with FEMA certification 546a, 547a, 660, and 662.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Consulting, FEMA, Information Systems, Risk Management, Testing, Government, Technology, Finance

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