Program Analyst, Business Continuity

Tysons Corner , Virginia
Oct 23, 2017
Oct 25, 2017
Analyst, Business
Full Time


The primary purpose of this job is to support the strategy and administration of the Business Continuity Program core components: Business Impact Analysis, Risk Assessment, Program Plans, Program Exercises, Incident Management and Audits to ensure PenFed’s overall recoverability from disruptions.


Essential Functions

  • Develop working knowledge of, maintain and enhance the Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and annual Risk Assessment.  Facilitate BIA and Risk Assessment processes by interviewing senior leaders, developing surveys/questionnaires, writing reports, and developing strategic recommendations and resolution plans for implementation.   
  • Maintain and continuously enhance the Incident Management process and its supporting documentation for the Threat Assessment Team (TAT) and Disaster Recovery Team (DRT).  Ensure all information within the Incident Management Plan remains current and relevant.   
  • Support the Incident Management process through active involvement during events, including participating on TAT/DRT conference calls, documenting and distributing meeting minutes, remaining on-call during incidents to provide monitoring and support, and coordinating the distribution of resources, supplies, and other necessary items.
  • Support the disaster recovery program with infrastructure and data center exercises, plan maintenance and provide general technical support
  • Maintain and enhance all Business Continuity policies and procedures, and coordinate with functional leaders with ownership of interrelated policies and procedures to ensure consistency.  Ensure all information within policies and procedures remain current and relevant. 
  • Support the program’s strategic planning, training, drill, and testing processes. Enhance and maintain all templates, plans, reports, training materials, and other documentation. Facilitate simple to complex enterprise-wide exercises and track risks, program gaps and recommended/proposed solutions.    
  • Support the Director, Operational Risk Management in the preparation of requested internal audit and regulatory examiner materials, and liaise with auditors and examiners as needed.  Maintain materials for all related steering committees and management committees.
  • Administer, update, and maintain BC Program tools including Recovery Planner and the Employee Notification System(s), run standard and custom reports on a regular or ad hoc basis, and make recommendations for additional tools when justified.

*This role is responsible for ensuring business continuity.*



Education and Experience

Equivalent combination of education and experience is considered.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in emergency management, risk management, business or a related field is required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ of experience in risk, crisis, business continuity, or operations is required.

Supervisory Responsibility

·        This position will not supervise employees.


Licenses and Certifications

    DRII Certified Business Continuity Planner is preferred. BCI- MBCI certification is preferred.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an indoor office setting with moderate noise.



Ability to travel to various worksites and be on-call is required.


About Us

Established in 1935, PenFed today is one of the country’s strongest and most stable financial institutions with over 1.6 million members and over $23 billion in assets. We serve members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Guam, Puerto Rico, Okinawa, and Portugal. We are federally insured by NCUA and we are an Equal Housing Lender. We are available to members worldwide, via the web, seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day.

Our mission isn’t simply to help our members get by. We exist to help them realize every ounce of their potential. We exist to educate, and to encourage. We exist to usher their dreams into the land of reality.

We provide our employees with a lucrative benefits package including robust medical, dental and vision plan options, plenty of paid time off, 401k with employer match, on-site fitness facilities at our larger locations, and more.


Equal Employment Opportunity

PenFed management will maintain and observe personnel policies which will not discriminate or permit harassment or retaliation against a person because of race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, military or veteran status or obligation, the presence of a physical and/or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, and all statuses protected by applicable state or local law in all recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, position classifications, work assignments, facilities, promotions, transfers, employee treatment, and in all other terms and conditions of employment. PenFed will also prohibit retaliation against individuals for raising a complaint of discrimination or harassment or participating in an investigation of same.

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