Disaster Recovery and Records Analyst, Sr

Information Technology | Remote, Remote


Position at loanDepot

We are at the forefront of change in this rapidly evolving lending market. mello™, the Greek word for “future,” was the product of a recent $80+ million dollar investment in research & development to transform & streamline the home buying process into a digital experience like no other competitor offers.  But mello™ is just the beginning… loanDepot will continue to invest in developing our own advanced technology ecosystem built around serving our customers & enabling our valued employees to provide exceptional service. We have funding, we have opportunities, you have ideas—it’s a perfect match. Come join us!

loanDepot — We are America’s Lender.

Position Summary:

Responsible for working closely with Information Technology and Information Security leadership, business leaders, and functional teams to ensure Disaster Recovery capabilities meet the Recovery Time and Recovery Point objectives as defined by Business/Technology Impact Analyses and business requirements. The Disaster Recovery Analyst is responsible for developing and managing plans and testing for Disaster Recovery and works in conjunction with Technology team members, data center partners, and other stakeholders to create recovery strategies and plans. Responsible for testing recovery plans and documenting test results, managing and coordinating Disaster Recovery operational activities and working closely with the Business Continuity team to mitigate any effects on the ability to conduct business in the event of a disaster. This position ensures the performance of all duties in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures, all U.S. state and federal laws and regulations, wherein the company operates.  


  • Develops and documents loanDepot’s Disaster Recovery plan, partnering with IT to identify all assets and critical applications are accounted for, prioritized based on criticality, and ROT (Recover Time Objective), RPO (Recovery Point Objective), and MTD (Maximum Tolerable Downtime).  
  • Leads and supports the development and training on disaster recovery.  
  • In the event of an actual disaster, supports crisis meetings and the disaster recovery process.  
  • Coordinates the review, maintenance and testing of the Disaster Recovery Plan for core infrastructure services and applications, working with Information Technology and the business. (i.e. Table Top Testing, Emergency Drills, Technology Tests, Functional Testing, etc.).  
  • Assists with Technical/Business Impact Analysis activities (e.g. interviews, questionnaires, data input, and assessment).  
  • Partners with the Business Continuity Manager in the reporting of the progress and compliance of disaster recovery and business continuity processes, readiness, events and tests or exercises results.  
  • Maintains records retention schedule and assists in establishing a records management program, including identifying record coordinators for each department and providing direction for supporting the program for their area of responsibility.  
  • Develops destruction program effective in identifying and destroying all types of data on a regular basis in accordance with established retention schedules.  
  • Works with IT leadership to integrate retention requirements into systems to automate destruction when retention is met; ensures proper migration of data to a readable format throughout the retention period for retired systems.  
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned. 


  • 5+ years experience in Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Technology, Information Security, Operational Risk Management, Policy and/or Compliance
  • Familiarity with implementing Disaster Recovery components to comply with regulatory requirements.  
  • Proven project management skills with the ability to manage multiple work streams.  
  • Relationship building skills and the ability to influence and communicate related concepts to technical and non-technical staff.  
  • Tactical thinking skills, creative problem solving, and analytical skills.
  • Experience in the Mortgage and/or Finance industry preferred.  
  • Possible certifications preferences include:
    • Certified Business Resilience IT Professional (CBRITP), U.S.  
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM),  
    • Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM),  
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Records Manager (CRM).  
  • Demonstrates knowledge of, adherence to, monitoring and responsibility for compliance with state and federal regulations and laws as they pertain to this position.  

Why work for #teamloanDepot:

  • Aggressive earning potential and 401K with robust company match           
  • Inclusive, diverse and collaborative culture where people from all backgrounds can thrive
  • Work with other passionate, purposeful and customer-centric people
  • Extensive internal growth and professional development opportunities including tuition reimbursement
  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Wellness program to support both mental and physical health
  • Generous paid time off for both exempt and non-exempt positions

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.