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Jarrell F Nowlin

Disaster Recovery, Continuity of Operations Planning, Mission Assurance Lead/ PM/Executive/Technology

Alexandria, VA


US Military Veteran: US Navy, 48AG, CTT2 - Honorable Discharge 
*Incentives are available for hiring military veterans* 
*Special Note: Currently enrolled in the University of Maryland Computer Information Systems Program, seeking a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Computer Information Systems Security. 
I am a US Department of Defense Certified Software Engineer, has over thirty-three years experience working data Collection Systems, Information Technology and Information Systems to support state-of-the-art computer systems. I have worked on US Government Intelligence, Hospital\Health Care, Public and Defense Department Programs worth hundreds of millions of dollars. I worked in highly visible management positions, providing key support to major projects and programs. I am a Hands-on individual key contributor providing excellent customer support. Customers have included Department of Defense, Intelligence Agencies, The White House, Executive Office of the President, Executive Office of the Vice-President, Office of Management and Budget, Hospitals, Shock Trauma Units, Health Managed Care Vendors (HMO), Major Corporations and the Air National Guard. He is an experienced diverse Systems Manager, Technical Manager, Consultant and Technical Contributor and past Served as Deputy Program Manager. He has working knowledge of USSID 18, EO 12333, Intelligence Oversight and Compliance, US Federal Law, DOD REG […] NTISSD 600, Federal Continuity Directive 1 (FCD1), Federal Executive Branch National Continuity Program and Requirements, Federal Continuity Directive 2 (FCD2), Federal Executive Branch Mission essential Functions and Primary Mission Essential Function Identification and Submission Process. Department of Defense (DoD) 3020.26 (Defense Continuity Program), DoD Instruction 3020.29 (Continuity Program Plans for Defense Intelligence, Counterintelligence and Security Components), DoD Instruction 3020.42 Defense Continuity Plan Development, NSA/CSS policy 1-4. National Security Presidential Directive/NSPD 51 and Homeland Security Presidential Directive/HSPD-20. I has received numerous awards and praise for his contributions to the Agency Mission and his past career accomplishments including after hours work in crime prevention, safety transportation issues and non-profit organizations. 
I have extensive experience managing Products Distribution (marketing, distribution of products, sales, reimbursable, travel, sales presentations, product briefings and demonstrations) to world-wide customers for the US Navy. Due to lack of staff, for a short while, I was responsible for US Marine Corps distribution, US Navy, US Air Force and National Guard. I was the primary contact for Signals Intelligence Program interaction with staff and Information Assurance Products. I have previous experience managing Federal Distribution of Software and Hardware for the US Department of Defense. The Primary Account responsibility was over thirty-six million dollars with subsequent sales approximate one hundred twenty million dollars in computer peripherals, computer hardware, remote devices, desktops, specialty software devices for US DOD deployed services, troops and mission. While employed by Digital Equipment Corporation, I was responsible for the management of twenty-three US Department of Defense and US Government Federal Programs, Sales, Service, Technician and support (Hardware and software). I was responsible for upgrades in software, firmware, hardware and devices. I was a Program Manager for the TRICARE Medical System and managed sales, support, upgrades, marketing and pre-sales for fifty-seven million Dollar program with One hundred twenty staff reporting to him.

Work Experience

Sr Disaster Recovery Consultant

Insight global
Vienna, VA

January 2013 to Present

Assist 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. 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. Attend all DR planning and exercise execution sessions. Develop project plans developed in unison with stakeholders and other internal organizations.

Disaster Recovery Consultant

Nowlin Associates LLC
Glen Burnie, MD

June 2010 to December 2012

Alexandria, Virginia 22304 
Assist Commercial Clients with creating and implementing 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. Attend all DR planning and exercise execution sessions. Develop project plans developed in unison with stakeholders and other internal organizations.

Disaster Recovery, Continuity of Operations Planning, Mission Assurance Lead

US Department of Defense, National Security Agency
Fort Meade, MD

January 2002 to October 2011

9800 Savage Road, Fort Meade, Maryland 20755, US Government Civilian, GS-13, Working for the US Government had me serving in various organizations (IAD, SID, S1, S2, S3) supporting OSDNI, OSD and US Military Operations: - Disaster Recovery, Continuity of Operations Planning, Mission Assurance Lead for Analysis and Production Directorate comprising (18) eighteen Staff Divisions and eighteen Product Lines. Leads, advocates, trains, mentors, and represents at working groups Senior Staff in the preparation of their Continuity of Operations Planning, disaster recovery and Mission Assurance needs. Responsible for communications mechanisms for recall (pager, cell, laptops). Responsible for quarterly recall list maintenance, generation and management. Ensure yearly tests are created, maintained and performed. Identifies remote and local disaster recovery locations. Manages remote and local recovery locations. Performs yearly test with Directorate staffs of the entire Agency. Manages Tabletop Testing across Agency including functional tests of capabilities. Worked as part of a team to develop a backup IT Infrastructure and develop a fully functional backup data storage and communications facility. Represents directorate at Agency wide working groups. Performs FEMA Training, has taken FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Training including IS-546 and IS-547. 
- Information Systems Security Engineer, ISSE supporting Nine Major Programs including Homeland Defense Information Systems Security Programs. 
- Account Manager (Military) for US Navy, US Army, US Marine Corps, US JFCOM, NGIC, NASIC and US Air Force. Responsible for advocating the needs of US military within the Intelligence system. Responsible for marketing, distribution, customer management, interaction, products, demos, delivery, upgrades, information distribution and any other support to acquire, utilize and deliver US intelligence Products. 
- Executive Staff Officer, Analysis and Production, responsible for Mission Assurance/COOP Planning activities for all of S2/Analysis and Production. Marketing COOP Plans, sales, distribution and support for world wide operations.



2008 to 2008


Senior Programmer Analyst


February 1994 to May 1997

Information Technology Engineering Support for the White House, Executive Office of the President, Executive Office of the Vice-President, The Office of Management and Budget. Managed all engineering aspects of all computer systems within the WHITE HOUSE Data Center. Considered in all respects as a Member of the White House STAFF. Managed forty various computer systems, e-mail systems, WEB servers, mail protocols, software, e-mail. System had approximately 4000 daily users. Managed all hardware and software, vendors, contract for service, hardware repairs, billings, purchases, research and development. VAXCLUSTER SYSTEMS MANAGER. VAX Systems Manager, Contract Point-of-Contact, WEB Servers Manager, ALLIN1 Manager. Interfaces to IBM Systems. TCP/IP, X-25, X400, DNS, PMDF Systems. R&D Systems. Hardware installs, software installation, hardware improvements, software improvements, purchasing, firmware updates, crash analysis, operator management, engineering support, technical reviews, software audits.

Technical Services Manager

Peferred Health Network
Baltimore, MD

July 1993 to February 1994

Maryland. Managed all activities for the processing of Health Claims for an HMO Organization. Billing programs, network design, computer room design, re-organization, purchasing, vendor contracts, system design, electrical and cooling requirements design, Database architecture and vendor procurement, physical security of building and equipment, served as security officer. Responsible for Fire Alarms, Building access, and other environmental issues. Supervised twelve individual contributors. HMO was bought by HNA of America. Responsible for all Systems reported to MIS Director. Managed all corporate resources, security and project. Note: Company was sold to Health Networks of America and all MIS processing now occurs from New York.


University of Maryland Consortium For Informaiton Systems Security Engineering in ISSE, Cyber Security

Various -

2012 to 2013

Anne Arundel County Police Academy


Master of Site Management Excellence in Management

Howard Community College

1981 to 1982

Johns Hopkins University


High School, Stafford Senior High School


Additional Information

Skills Summary: 
Senior Account Manager 
Certified Customer Relations Manager (CRM) 
Mission Assurance/Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations (COOP) 
Executive Staff Officer 
Certified Software Engineer (Practice) 
Senior Systems Engineer 
Deputy Program Manager 
INFOSEC Engineer 
Network Analyst/Security Analyst/Technical Program Manager 
Technical Director/Advisor/Analyst 
Engineering Analyst and Contingency Business Planning 
FAB Engineer 
Protected Critical Infrastructure Information (PCII) Program User Certification 
Years of Professional Experience: 33 
AWARDS, Letters of Appreciation, Honors 
Attached are numerous awards and letters of Appreciation: 
- White House Letter of Appreciation, Executive Office of the President of the United States 
- Critical Protection Certification 
- Anne Arundel County Police Academy Graduation Certification 
- DD214 - US Navy Honorable Discharge 
- FEMA Training Certification (Continuity of Operations Training)(COOP) 
- Letter of Appreciation- Anne Arundel County Government - County Executive 
- Letter of Appreciation - Prince George's State's Attorney 
- Letter of Appreciation ( General Quirk, US Army) -Letter of Appreciation (General Alexander, US Army) -Letter of Appreciation (Admiral Flynn, US Navy) 
- Letter of Appreciation ( Air National Guard) 
- Network Guard Training Certification 
- Malicious Code Training (Software Engineering) 
- Customer Relations Management (CRM) 
- Letter of Appreciation - Booz Allen & Hamilton "HIGH RISK" Cryptologic Computer Systems 
- US Department of Commerce - Letter of Appreciation for work and Support of Critical Information Assurance Office which evolved into the US Department of Homeland Security 
- PRC - Letter of Appreciation 
- Promotion Letter - US Department of Defense - QSI Grade Increase in less than one year 
- Letter of Appreciation - US Department of Homeland Security 
- Letter of Appreciation - Second Letter of Appreciation Booz Allen 
- Letter of Appreciation US Air Force