SAP Senior Manager, Disaster Recovery Job in Washington, District Of Columbia

Requisition ID: 175760

Work Area: Information Technology

Expected Travel: 0 - 10%

Career Status: Management

Employment Type: Regular Full Time


As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries innovate through simplification. From the back office to the boardroom, warehouse to storefront, on premise to cloud, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

Role Description

The Senior Manager will lead the Disaster Recovery (DR) program team to develop DR strategy and solutions, manage the implementation of those solutions, and verify functionality.

Expectations and Tasks

  • Manage a team of technical and program resources

  • Provide executive level presentations for Disaster Recovery and High Availability related projects

  • Develop a disaster recovery strategy for all SuccessFactors data centers and products

  • Work with the SuccessFactors compliance organization to ensure successful internal and external audits

  • Lead activities related to DR solution builds and DR tests

  • Evaluate internal and 3rd party technologies

  • Interact across teams to coordinate efforts of operational and implementation resources

  • Strategy and plan development

  • Internal and customer facing communication on disaster recovery capability and strategy

  • Drive execution to meet implementation deadlines

  • Interact with multiple technical teams within SAP IT and SuccessFactors

  • Personality with confidence to motivate and provide clear direction

  • Experience managing in an international, multiple time zone, culturally diverse team

Work Experience

  • 5 years’ experience with disaster recovery or high availability solutions

  • Experience managing a global team

  • Experience with SOC 2 or ISO 27001 preferred

  • Understanding world class IT standards in High-Tech industry

Education and Qualification /Skills and Competencies

We seek people with get it done attitude, strategic thinking, superior problem-solving skills and a strong professional track record of results.

  • Academic degree in Information Systems or business management

  • Well-developed analytical skills

  • Proven track record of success on operational projects & programs

  • Strong communication skills

  • Proficient in producing management level power point presentations

  • Knowledge of network, storage and cloud technologies


Reston, VA preferred but remote work possible for the ideal candidate


To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

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EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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