Regions Bank Business Resilience Engineer in Hoover, Alabama

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Job Description:

The Business Resilience function is responsible for helping the organization prepare and adapt to business disruptions from cyber threats to natural disasters, while maintaining critical bank operations, and safeguarding people, processes, and tools. Business Resilience will assist with the design and implementation of resilience strategies that improve the organizations ability to evolve, anticipate, withstand, and recover from cyberattacks or other disruptions that impact critical business operations. Business resilience will also support high-profile incident response and recovery activities for business or technology disruptions, including those cause by cyberattacks, natural disaster, man-made disaster, and other crises scenarios.

The Business Resilience Analyst II will take direction and work closely with the Business Resilience manager to support the collaboration and testing of business process resilience plans. Additionally, Business Resilience Analyst II will drive the team’s analyses and testing of Information Technology’s response and recovery activities for technology disruptions.

Key areas of focus include:

  • Testing (e.g. cyber scenarios, simulations, war gaming)

  • Risk Assessment and Impact Analysis (e.g. BIAs)

  • Institutional Education through Training and Awareness (e.g. Cyber Awareness Week)

  • Reporting and Administration (e.g. Key Performance Indicators, Committee Reports)

Primary Responsibilities

  • Enhances the Business Impact Analysis (BIA) methodology and lead BIA sessions with business units throughout the company to help the organization prepare and adapt to business disruptions, including cyber security

  • Partners with business process and technology owners to develop advanced cyber recovery strategies along with traditional strategies; test these strategies and technology recovery capabilities

  • Identifies Business Units’ process interdependencies (between processes, data, and applications) and determine Regions’ critical path

  • Plans, coordinates, and administers resilience exercises with business leaders to ensure soundness of operational and cyber resilience.

  • Develops and updates process maps for resiliency management activities that reflect the department’s efforts to identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover from potential cyber threats and maintain situational awareness

  • Ensures all frameworks, processes, procedures, and exercise methods meet or exceed regulations established by the FFIEC

  • Assists in the development of communications including proposals, reports, presentations, and procedures (including recommendations) to all levels of management

  • Develops and maintains detailed measurements on business resiliency, readiness, crisis, and incident reporting

  • Develops comprehensive reporting including scheduling, tracking, and reporting on resiliency and the evaluation of test deficiencies and development of follow-up action plans.

  • Researches and remains current on the latest business resilience trends and assess applicability to Regions Bank

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related technical/business field

  • Eight (8) years experience in Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Incident Management/Response, Cyber Security, IT Risk Management, IT Audit or a combination of other directly related experience

  • Strong process and project management skills with the ability to improve process efficiency and effectiveness

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem resolution, and decision-making skills

  • Strong influencing skills and ability to drive the Business Resilience agenda

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with employees of all levels


  • Relevant Certification strongly preferred: CBCP, CISSP, CISA, or CISM

  • Experience in performing business impact analyses, cyber risk assessments, advanced recovery strategies and developing resiliency documentation.

  • Experience with light automation and reporting tools (e.g. SharePoint, JIRA, Power BI, Tableau, etc.)


Hoover, Alabama


About Regions

At Regions, our culture focuses on five core values that are a commitment to how we will do business:

  • Put people first

  • Do what is right

  • Focus on your customer

  • Reach higher

  • Enjoy life

Through these values, our mission to make life better drives our desire to improve and make a positive difference in the communities where we work and live through financial investments and volunteering.