The Estee Lauder Companies Senior Analyst, BC/DR in Long Island City, New York

Senior Analyst, BC/DR

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies


The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) Inc. is a Fortune 500, multinational manufacturer and marketer of prestige skincare, makeup, fragrance and hair care products, headquartered in New York City. As the global leader in prestige beauty, we touch over half a billion consumers a year. The company owns a diverse portfolio of brands, distributed internationally through both digital commerce and retail channels.

ELC prizes the confidentiality of its consumers and therefore places a premium on cybersecurity. As the business world becomes increasingly digital and cyber threats grow in number and in sophistication, ELC will continue to invest and develop a proactive people-centered, cybersecurity program. The Global Information Risk and Security (GIRS) team spearheads these efforts.

The GIRS Risk and Compliance Senior Analyst, focused on Disaster Recovery, will lead the planning and implementation of multiple Disaster Recovery solutions across different applications. This role will lead and contribute to the development and implementation of Disaster Recovery technology solutions, Disaster Recovery Planning documentation, plan maintenance, and periodic testing. The Disaster Recovery Plans will be solutioned for various ELC applications across the organization.

This role necessarily deals with highly confidential and sensitive information, and the role is expected to confirm to best handling practices.

The Global Information Risk and Security (GIRS) Risk and Compliance Senior Analyst focused on Disaster Recovery will perform functions such as:

  • Lead and collaborate for due diligence and planning for Disaster Recovery activities.

  • Provide guidance and support for the setup and implementation of Disaster Recovery solutions.

  • Coordinate the reporting and metrics to insure Disaster Recovery activities are managed optimally.

  • Track the progress of Disaster Recovery projects and implementations.

  • Track progress of the DR program against established multi-year plan.

  • Support the Disaster Recovery Manager in all DR related activities.

  • Perform an architectural diagnostic to determine the best architecture solution for ELC taking into consideration cost, coverage, time, and vendor offerings. Frame architectural guidelines to ensure the inclusion of disaster recovery into all future projects.

  • Develop communications strategy and guidelines for the Information Security Disaster Recovery Standards that include periodic management and operational reporting. Develop and publicize a prioritized testing schedule and training and awareness program.

  • Lead the planning and implementation of multiple Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery solutions across different applications and regions. Coordinate strategic initiatives to improve the overall Disaster Recovery Program.

Functional decision-making responsibilities that include making practical decisions related to Disaster Recovery solution development, planning, and testing. Identification of opportunities to improve processes and procedures.

Fully understand the ELC technology landscape to provide recommendations for the implementation of Disaster Recovery solutions.

Operate within defined processes to make and be accountable for decisions requiring independent judgment and knowledge of Disaster Recovery requirements.

Maintain awareness of cost implications of the Disaster Recovery activities and projects, but not manage a budget.


In-depth understanding of Disaster Recovery / IT Continuity methodologies, concepts, tools, and objectives. Broad understanding of Data Center / IT infrastructure which support application technologies and potential DR solutions that can be developed. Familiarity with leading practices related to Disaster Recovery / IT Continuity.

Knowledge and interest in technology including topics such as operating systems, mobile technologies, software development, networking, and business applications. Broad understanding of project management methodologies and tools.

Strong communication skills, influence/negotiation skills, attention to detail, conflict management experience, analytical skills, and measurement/visualization ideas. Ability to problem-solve, think creatively, challenge the status quo, and manage ambiguity.

Ability to communicate complicated or technical information to executives, including proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team, with stakeholders at all levels.

Experience handling, securing, and communicating highly confidential and sensitive information.

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Long Island City

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Number: 192340