Justin CowenPortfolio Lead

  • BS, Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • Certified Hadoop Developer
  • IBM Infosphere Advanced Developer

After graduating summa cum laude from UNCW in three years, Justin returned to the Baltimore area in support of the Department of Defense. He has been contributing to the IC as a software engineer since 2010 and joined the BrainTrust team in the Fall of 2015.

Now resident ping pong champion as well as code wizard, Justin emphasizes simple and efficient analytics focused on the big picture – saving lives.  Throughout his career, Justin has contributed to all aspects of the engineering process.  He has developed substantial performance improvements for mission critical systems and provided Dev Ops support and keep mission running at peak performance.  He takes great pride in his work and keeps seeking out new technical challenges.

In addition to supporting critical mission as part of the BrainTrust elite team, Justin spends time with his wife Christina, their dog Gracie, and plays soccer with fellow BrainTrust employees.

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“I have worked with the BrainTrust leadership team for over 10 years. In all cases, they have been very professional and always had the customer’s best interest in mind. I look forward to continuing to work with the BrainTrust team in the future.”

Rick Havrilla
CTO, CollabraSpace