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Disaster Recovery Specialist 

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Req Number KSS17-0092  
Category Information Security  
Division Koniag Information Security Services  
Location KSS Albuquerque  

Koniag Information Security Servcies (KSS) is looking for a Disaster Recovery Specialist to join our team in the Albuquerque, NM Metro area. Pursuant to PL 93-638, as amended, Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are a member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.

Koniag Information Security Services (KSS) is looking for a Disaster Recovery Specialist to support a Network Design and Systems Analysis effort for our customer experience to join our team.

Functions, Responsibilities and Duties:

The Specialist:

  • Responsible for preparing total level contingency plans for system software, hardware, and applications for the client organization.
  • Implements procedures to ensure business applications continue to function through disruptive incidents within an organization.
  • Develops and maintains various security controls to protect technology assets from internal or inadvertent modification, disclosure or destruction.
  • Provides reports regarding effectiveness of data security and makes recommendations for the adoption of new procedures.
  • May oversee and facilitate the preparation of an organization-wide business resumption plan. Responsible for ensuring the business resumption plan adequately addresses the organization’s requirements and established timeframes.
  • Responsible for day-to-day security administration of the organization or client’s data systems and data networks, including systems access administration.
  • May be assigned responsibility for the management of the contingency and disaster recovery function, including associated staff.
  • Working under only general direction, provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
  • Will be required to review current IT assets, network architecture; systems, and supporting systems, resulting in an AS-IS and TO-BE “blueprint” which will define those internal systems which should be moved to the cloud; how to apply continuity of operations to those systems as well as disaster recovery.
Position Requirements

Education, Experience & Skills:

The Specialist will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5-7 years of experience.
  • Career level with a complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts.

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, do simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations. This contact information is used for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire on a status of your application.

Travel Requirements  
Security Clearance Candidate must successfully complete security background investigation for a Public Trust and a consumer credit check  
About our Company

Offering innovative and cutting edge IT solutions, Koniag Information Security Services is uniquely positioned in the federal marketplace. An ANC 8(a)-certified program combined with the full corporate support of Koniag Inc.’s Government Services Sector, KSS is backed by a full range of industry partners. Innovative technology, highly qualified professionals and proven processes are the hallmarks of KSS. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service to our clients and maintaining a supportive environment for team members and partners.


Our Equal Opportunity Policy EOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352  

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