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Jarrell Nowlin

Contract Employee - Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines

Miramar, FL

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Work Experience

Contract Employee

Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
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Miramar, FL
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March 2014 to Present

Identify client needs/issues and implement appropriate financial planning and investment strategies. 
• Assist Commercial, Government and Private Sector Clients with creating and implementing (DR/COOP/BR) Disaster Recovery Plans, testing, implementing, training, advocating for Disaster Recovery, Provide Project Management and Planning Support for disaster Recovery (DR) and Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) coordination and planning, budgeting, expectations, requirements, commitment and successful implementation. Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Statements, accountability and oher Federal Compliance issues depending on industry. 
• Develop project plans developed in unison with stakeholders and other internal organizations. 
• Develop project plans with stakeholders and other internal organizations. 
• Develop, update, and maintain disaster recovery plans (DRPs) and contingency plans (CPs). 
• Develop, administer, and monitor web-based disaster recovery training. Conduct business impact analysis (BIAs). 
• Responds to External Audits in Accordance with Federal and State Regulations (people, process and technology issues and relevant controls). 
• Audits Current Disaster Recovery Plans to include HIPAA Compliance, Financial Controls, Implementation and Best Practices. 
• Performed Audits and Risk Assessments in accordance with: Sarbanes-Oxley, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, USA PATRIOT Act, Cobit, and Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's (FFIEC) and various other standards.

Senior Subject Matter/Disaster Recovery Specialist

Wells Fargo Bank
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Alexandria, VA
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June 2013 to May 2014

Consult to assist Commercial, Government and Private Sector Clients with creating and implementing (DR/COOP/BR) Disaster Recovery Plans, testing, implementing, training, advocating for Disaster Recovery, Provide Project Management and Planning Support for Disaster Recovery (DR) and Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) coordination and planning, budgeting, expectations, requirements, commitment and successful implementation. 
• Collaborate with technical and operational teams to investigate, troubleshoot, and resolve issues and ensure that business clients are satisfied with application testing results. 
• Primary emphasis on this contract was responding to an Audit, review current existing COOP/DR/BR Plans, Identify and create a Corporate Wide Disaster Recovery Policy, Review current documentation, identify way ahead for compliance, process Business Impact Assessments (BIA) and educate the Corporation on Disaster Recovery Methodology/Processes. 
Performed Audits and Risk Assessments in accordance with: Sarbanes-Oxley, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, USA PATRIOT Act, Cobit, and Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's (FFIEC) and various other standards.

Staff/Disaster Recovery/Operational Risk

TWE
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Baltimore, MD
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May 2013 to November 2013

Performs various Engineering and Training Consulting tasks as assigned by Veterans Affairs in support of Veterans Deployed on a contract per contract basis in the Washington, DC Area 
• Acts as a Technology Forecaster to identify DR/BR/COOP initiatives for reduced cost and technology implementation. 
• Develop, administer, and monitor web-based disaster recovery training. Conduct business impact analysis (BIAs). 
• Develop and write policy and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the DR program. 
• Collaborate with technical and operational teams to investigate, troubleshoot, and resolve issues and ensure that business clients are satisfied with application testing results. Performed a system audit in accordance with VA and Federal Compliance Standards in affect including: 
Risk Assessments in accordance with: Sarbanes-Oxley, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, USA PATRIOT Act, Cobit, and Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's (FFIEC) and various other standards.

Senior Subject Matter/Disaster Recovery Specialist

Caldis Consilium
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November 2010 to June 2013

Created and implemented disaster recovery plans, testing, implementing, training, advocating for Disaster Recovery, Provide Project Management and Planning Support for Disaster Recovery (DR) and Continuity of Operations Planning coordination and planning, budgeting, expectations, requirements, commitment and successful implementation. 
• Ensure DR capabilities are implemented to meet the recovery time objective (RTO) and service level agreement (SLA). 
• Lead subject matter experts (SMEs) in execution of the periodic DR testing exercise. 
• Incorporate disaster recovery planning requirements as part of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). 
• Maintain a Division-wide Pandemic Plan. Performed Senior Disaster Recovery Consultation services to create, train, brief, develop, edit, a complete Disaster Recovery Process for an International Company with locations in 85 Countries. 
• Performed Program management duties as a Scrum Manager on various Projects related to Security Software and Single Sign-On (SSO) Capabilities for worldwide locations using Agile Development Methodologies 
• Performed Audits and Risk Assessments in accordance with: Sarbanes-Oxley, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, USA PATRIOT Act, Cobit, and Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's (FFIEC) and various other standards.

SR. Disaster Recovery Consultant

Program Management
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Vienna, VA
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December 2012 to May 2013

Assisted Commercial Client engaged in US Government Contracts to become compliance with various aspects of the Disaster Recovery Process with creating and implementing disaster recovery plans, testing, implementing, training, planning, exercise development, testing and advocating for Disaster Recovery. 
• Acts as a Technology Forecaster to identify DR/BR/COOP initiatives for reduced cost and technology implementation. 
• Develop, administer, and monitor web-based disaster recovery training. Conduct business impact analysis (BIAs). 
• Develop and write policy and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the DR program. 
• Lead lessons learned meetings and review corrective action plans (CAPs). 
• Performed Various Audits and responded to audits based on USAID Standards and Procedures including GAO Responses and performed Audits and Risk Assessments in accordance with: Sarbanes-Oxley, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, USA PATRIOT Act, Cobit, and Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's (FFIEC) and various other standards. 
• Coordinate and facilitate tabletop exercises and Disaster Recovery Working Group (DRWG) meetings. 
• Draft reports and conduct briefings for Executives on business continuity management and planning. 
• Incorporate disaster recovery planning requirements as part of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Maintain a Division-wide Pandemic Plan. 
• Performed Program management duties as a Scrum Manager on various Projects related to Security Software

Mission Assurance Lead

DOD - National Security Agency
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Fort Meade, MD
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January 2002 to October 2010

Ensured yearly tests are created, maintained and performed. Identifies remote and local disaster recovery locations. 
• Managed remote and local recovery locations. Performs yearly test with Directorate staffs of the entire Agency. 
• Managed Tabletop Testing across Agency including functional tests of capabilities. 
• Ensure DR capabilities are implemented to meet the recovery time objective (RTO) and service level agreement (SLA). Lead subject matter experts (SMEs) in execution of the periodic DR testing exercise. 
• Collaborate with management, vendors, local/state/Federal Government technical on solutions. 
• Develop project plans with stakeholders and other internal organizations. Develop, update, and maintain disaster recovery plans (DRPs) and contingency plans (CPs). Develop, administer, and monitor web-based disaster recovery training. 
• Lead subject matter experts (SMEs) in execution of the periodic DR testing exercise 
• Collaborate with technical and operational teams to investigate, troubleshoot, and resolve issues and ensure that business clients are satisfied with application testing results. 
• Coordinate and facilitate tabletop exercises and Disaster Recovery Working Group (DRWG) meetings. 
Performed Systems Software audits and audits that included special provisions for Intelligence Systems and Security and Performed Audits and Risk Assessments in accordance with: Sarbanes-Oxley, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, USA PATRIOT Act, Cobit, and Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's (FFIEC) and various other standards.

Education

University of Maryland Engineering Consortium -
College Park, MD

November 2011 to Present

Anne Arundel Community College -
Arnold, MD

2012 to 2014

Technology

University of Maryland Cyber Security Consortium -
Largo, MD

2013

Howard Community College -
Columbia, MD

1981 to 1982

Johns Hopkins University -
Baltimore, MD

1982

Ethics & Technology

Anne Arundel Community College and Howard Community College

Additional Information

* Management Skills 
* Fluent in English, Thai, Russian, and Latin 
* Honorable US Navy Military Discharge 
* FEMA 
* Grey Sky 
* DITSCAP 
* LDRPS 
* Customer Relations Management (CRM) 
* DODAF 
* PCII 
* C4ISR/TOGAF