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TIAA Business Continuity Analyst – Operational Risk Management in New York, New York

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

Business Continuity

The Business Continuity job enables business continuity and disaster recovery plans to mitigate the impact of potential adverse conditions on business operations. Under limited supervision, this job develops guidance on selecting operating strategies for the continuation of business within a recovery time objective. This job also leads preparedness training and provides support throughout real-time events impacting business operations.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Conducts, communicates and maintains business continuity lifecycle planning and business impact analysis.

  • Models and quantifies the potential impact of various disruptions and disaster scenarios.

  • Develops business recovery, crisis management, emergency management, contingency planning and disaster-preparedness planning within the organization.

  • Provides expertise and support throughout live events that impact the business continuity plan.

  • Manages and reports on compliance of business continuity processes and readiness.

  • Builds relationships with audit and government regulators on business continuity issues.

  • Creates and disseminates information on continuity processes, standards and initiatives.

  • Engages in development and delivery of business continuity training.


  • 3 Years Required; 5 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Preferred Education

  • University (Degree)

Career Level


Required Qualifications Section:

  • 3 years experience in Business Continuity Operational Risk within Asset Management

Preferred Qualification Section:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline)

  • Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP) or similar industry certification desired

  • Investment industry experience preferred

  • IT business literacy; strong understanding of distributed computing principles

  • Subject matter expertise in DR/BC principles and practices

Additional Role Details:

  • Coordinates activities to plan, test and if necessary execute disaster recovery (DR) plans and the firm-wide business continuity (BC) plan to ensure Nuveen can continue to operate its businesses.

  • Participate in Business Impact Analysis to validate mission critical business processes, Recovery Time and Recovery Point Objectives meet business requirements and mitigate acceptable exposure to loss.

  • Document Business Continuity strategies for recovery of business processes, critical functions, operations and the supporting information technologies within the specified recovery time objectives.

  • Interfaces with IT application and infrastructure component “owners” to ensure applications and systems are appropriately assessed for business risk and that current and adequate plans exist for those determined to be critical to Nuveen’s business.

  • Assist to maintain the currency of continuity capabilities and the plan document in accordance with the organization’s strategic direction.

  • Works with outside consultants, suppliers and service providers as appropriate for independent BC/DR enhancements, audits and reviews.


Minimum Pay: $80,300.00

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

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