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Technology Strategist-Service Resiliency

Netsmart Technologies

Netsmart Technologies

Overland Park, KS, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023
The Disaster Recovery Technology Strategist (DRTA) is responsible for ensuring the organization is prepared to recover critical systems and data in the event of a disruption of service(s), both minor and catastrophic. This includes updating and transitioning disaster recovery processes and business continuity procedures. Leveraging your depth of technical knowledge for both on-premises and public infrastructure platforms, you will work closely with application and technical teams to mature the architecture, implementation, and testing of the overall disaster recovery strategy and procedures, embedding DR solution(s) into existing and new products. Additional responsibilities include maturing recovery best practices, preparing for and facilitating recovery exercises by creating detailed plans, training, and preparing executive summaries of the results. This is an opportunity to become an integral part of Netsmart's Best in Class Behavioral Healthcare Solution team deploying innovative, new Mobile, Web Service and Service Oriented Solutions for Netsmart's Next Generation Platform.


  • Lead DR strategy across multiple platforms, including public and private cloud solutions

  • Lead risk assessments with business impact analysis to identify recovery vulnerabilities

  • Lead the evaluation and implementation of new or modified recovery solutions

  • Collaborate with engineering teams to validate requirements and drive solution roadmaps

  • Assist in building business cases for recovery solutions aligned with overall business strategy

  • Facilitate DR plans and recovery procedures with cross functional teams

  • Facilitate DR testing and validation activities for critical systems


  • BS degree or relevant, equivalent experience

  • 3-7 years of combined technical experience in solution implementation/management and/or product development, Disaster Recovery is preferred

  • Experience working with Microsoft Windows Servers and Linux based systems

  • Broad understanding and experience with IaaS, PaaS and SaaS architectures

  • Experience with Enterprise Disaster Recovery methodologies and best practices

  • Solid process and roadmap background with ability to create and implement

  • Strong understanding of solution architectures and development with focus on recoverability

  • Strong understanding of Cloud Native applications and interfaces

  • Excellent analytical, decision making and problem-solving abilities

  • Highly self-motivated and directed

  • Ability to lead cross functional teams to a common goal

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work in fast paced and high-pressure environments

  • History of client facing experience a plus

Netsmart is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer, providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates. All employment decisions at Netsmart, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, promotion and transfer, are based on performance, qualifications, abilities, education and experience. Netsmart does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Netsmart desires to provide a healthy and safe workplace and, as a government contractor, Netsmart is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal law. Pursuant to Netsmart policy, all post-offer candidates are required to successfully complete a pre-employment background check, including a drug screen, which is provided at Netsmart’s sole expense. In the event a candidate tests positive for a controlled substance, Netsmart will rescind the offer of employment unless the individual can provide proof of valid prescription to Netsmart’s third party screening provider.

All applicants for employment must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Netsmart does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position.