IT Disaster Recovery Coordinator - Midvale - Hybrid

Zions Bancorporation

Midvale, UT, USA


$100-140k (annually)



Aug 26

Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies operating as a collection of great banks under local brands and management teams in high-growth western markets. Zions is regularly recognized by American Banker as one of the “Best Banks to Work For” and as having a top banking team in its list of “The Most Powerful Women in Banking.” Our customers consistently vote us as the best bank in our local markets., We value our employees, and we are committed to search out, recognize and create fulfilling opportunities for outstanding people within our organization, rewarding them for their contributions to our success. We recognize that banking is a “local” business, and that to be successful, we must have very strong ties to the communities we serve and strong relationships with our customers.

With benefits starting on day one, 12 bank holidays, profit sharing and company-matched 401(k) contributions, Zions is dedicated to being an employer of choice in our communities. At Zions, the possibilities are endless. You bring the talent; we bring the opportunity.

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated IT Disaster Recovery Coordinator to join our dynamic team here at Zions Bancorporation, N.A. As a Disaster Recovery Coordinator, you will play a critical role in ensuring the resilience and continuity of our banking operations by developing, implementing, and managing robust disaster recovery strategies and protocols. Your expertise will contribute to safeguarding our organization against potential disruptions and ensuring that our services remain accessible and secure for our clients.

This is a unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in ensuring the stability and resilience of our banking operations in the face of potential disruptions. If you are a proactive and strategic thinker with a passion for disaster recovery and business continuity, we invite you to apply and contribute to the success of our organization.


As a subject manager expert, you’ll help ensure the company is prepared to recover systems in the event of a disaster and communicate areas of risk where recoverability is unknown or uncertain, with responsibilities that will include the following;

  • Developing and maintaining comprehensive disaster recovery plans, policies, and procedures tailored to the unique needs of our banking operations.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and integration of disaster recovery strategies with overall business objectives.
  • Conducting thorough assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities and assess the impact of various disaster scenarios on our banking systems, data, and operations.
  • Leading the execution of disaster recovery tests and exercises to evaluate the effectiveness of recovery strategies, coordinating with relevant teams to ensure proper documentation, execution, and evaluation of test results while identifying areas for improvement and driving enhancements to our disaster recovery capabilities.
  • Serving as a central point of contact for disaster recovery efforts, collaborating closely with IT teams, business units, and external partners.
  • Facilitating effective communication during incidents, ensuring timely updates and resolutions.
  • Liaising on business projects and IT initiatives to ensure that disaster recovery considerations are made as appropriate.
  • Providing training to relevant stakeholders on disaster recovery protocols, procedures, and best practices in an effort to raise awareness about disaster recovery across the organization, fostering a culture of preparedness and responsiveness.
  • Driving program improvements and alignment with industry best practices and regulatory expectations related to disaster recovery.


  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent experience.
  • 8+ years in Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, Enterprise Architecture, or Infrastructure roles.
  • Proven experience in disaster recovery planning and implementation within the banking or financial services industry.
  • Solid understanding of regulatory requirements, industry standards, and best practices related to disaster recovery and business continuity.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess risks, develop mitigation strategies, and make critical decisions under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders and lead teams during crisis situations.
  • Proficiency in leveraging disaster recovery technologies, data backup systems, and cloud-based recovery solutions.
  • Relevant certifications such as Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) or Certified Disaster Recovery Engineer (CDRE) would be a plus.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail and the ability to recognize and address enhancement opportunities.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with attention to detail and a focus on accurate and timely results.
  • A combination of education and experience may meet requirements.


This position is located at the Zions Technology Center, Salt Lake City, UT (hybrid work schedule) or can be 100% remote within the continental United States.

Salary Range:

This position is eligible to earn a base salary in the range of $100,000 to $140,000 annually depending on job-related factors such as level of experience and location.

Bonus: This position may be eligible for a bonus.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!
  • Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts
  • Paid Training, Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays
  • 401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience
  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions
  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees
  • Employee Ambassador preferred banking products

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