Work Experience (Army Acquisition Corps Member)
US Army Aviation & Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC)(08/01/2011 - Present) General Engineer; SPRDE LEVEL III Certified
Supervisor: Kelly McGuire - 256-876-8530
Duties: Foreign Materiel Lead
Manage science, technology, research and engineering efforts supporting ACQUISITION PROGRAMS and PROJECTS through a SYSTEMS ENGINEERING approach to aviation and missile projects. Technical lead supporting project/program senior engineers, scientists and center leaders. Manage project COSTS, SCHEDULE and SCOPE of services through daily collaboration with AMRDEC engineers, scientists, technical staff and customer points of contact. Provide senior engineering perspective in support of foreign materiel exploitation (FME) report development and ensure appropriate systems engineering processes are properly utilized during science and technology activities to include: static live fire rocket motor tests, aeroballistic analysis, warhead functional and lethality tests, system disassembly reports and drawing packages. Represent center at DoD agency working groups. Facilitate and acquire special equipment, ammunition or weaponry required for project/program live fire tests. Provide general engineering leadership to scientific initiatives and AMRDEC supported systems throughout the Defense Acquisition process.
(04/10/2010 – 07/31/2011) AMRDEC: Science & Technology Intelligence, Engineer
Supervisor: David Hartfield - 256-876-0152
Duties: Foreign Materiel Lead
Manage Science, Technology Research and Engineering efforts supporting ACQUISITION PROGRAMS and PROJECTS through a SYSTEMS ENGINEERING approach to aviation and missile projects. Technical lead supporting project/program senior engineers, scientists and center leaders. Manage project costs, schedule and performance through daily collaboration with AMRDEC engineers, scientists, technical staff and customer points of contact. Provide senior engineering perspective in support of FME report development and ensure appropriate systems engineering processes are properly utilized during science and technology activities to include: static live fire rocket motor tests, aeroballistic analysis, warhead functional and lethality tests, system disassembly reports and drawing packages. Facilitate and acquire special equipment, ammunition or weaponry required for project/program live fire tests. Provide technical support to AMRDEC Current Operations team through research and analysis of emerging foreign threat systems or enemy Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) that endanger US soldiers and systems. Represent the AMRDEC and in meetings and working groups.
U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command-G2-ISD(11/13/2008 - 04/08/2010)
Chief, Current Intelligence Branch
Supervisor: Dennis Young - 256 842-8071
Duties: Active Duty, Military Officer (LTC/O-5): Branch Chief and Military Analyst; responsible for all branch leadership intelligence and administrative requirements. Lead and produce threat reports and briefs related aviation and missile systems, in all stages of the ACQUISITION LIFE CYCLE. Meet with PEOs and assigned ACQUISITION PROGRAMS to review technical program requirements. Program requirements were evaluated for potential technical threats or counter-measures. Provided Commanding General, U.S. AMCOM, senior leaders and their decision makers’ information vital to acquisition and logistical support. Develop materials to help command and PEO leaders form a comprehensive systems visualization of the operational environment for life cycle management efforts supporting Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom; prioritize all branch intelligence production, respond accurately and in a timely manner to requests for information (RFIs) from AMCOM's Operations Center; ensure all branch personnel receive continued skill set improvement training, performance evaluations and awards for stellar service. Coordinate production and delivery of AMCOM, PEO and IMMC VIP Travel Threat Briefs and the G2 Black Book. Maintain situational awareness and notify the division chief and director of intelligence of strategic trends and tactical developments answering or identified by AMCOM's Priority Intelligence Requirements.
U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM)(11/12/2006 - 11/10/2008) Section Chief, Intelligence AOR Team Lead and Deputy Director of Intelligence (while deployed), Tampa, Florida
Supervisor: Ben Harrison - 813 826-3175
Duties: Active Duty, Military Intelligence Officer (MAJ/O-4):
Served as deployed Deputy Director for Intelligence supporting a Joint Special Operations Task Force in Afghanistan: Responsible for the integration of personnel with a staff of approximately 180 military and civilian intelligence professionals from the services and multiple national agencies. Performed staff oversight, intelligence analysis and administration for a Military Source Operations program with senior level exposure and staffing up to the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence USD(I), Commander USCENTCOM, Deputy Commander USCENTCOM and Joint Special Operations Task Force Commanding General.
Non-Deployment Section Chief:
Responsible for section production of capabilities studies on worldwide Special Operations Forces as prioritized by the Commander of USSOCOM, geographic commanders and the national intelligence prioritization framework (NIPF); served as team lead, operations officer and eventually Section Chief. Determine section priorities, develop and coordinate collection requirements, and ensure quality standards of production were met. Mentor, counsel and evaluate performance of section with 20 military and civilian intelligence analysts assigned to four different geographic locations within the United States.
Raytheon / UTD (10/20/2003 - 11/11/2006) Engineer / Remote Technical Support to U.S. CENTCOM
Supervisor: Keith Stelzer - 808 449-8718;
Duties: Technical lead helping facilitate technology transfer and incremental development of Underground Targeting and Analysis System (UTAS) to a four star command (USCENTCOM). Provide a systems engineering approach to the development of highly-technical, 3-Dimensional models of foreign Hard and Deeply Buried Targets (HDBT), reverse engineering of foreign HDBTs, assist with prioritization of regional production lists and coordinate support requests for national production and all-source intelligence requirements. Support spiral development initiatives for a combined underground facility defeat program with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) at the Underground Facilities Analysis Center (UFAC). Develop solutions using Monte Carlo analysis on kinetic simulations. Models integrate both physics based calculation and empirical data assessing penetration and blast effects of potential weapon system selections against enemy HDBTs.
U.S. CENTCOM-CCJ2-Joint Target Materials(10/08/2001 - 08/14/2003) Ops / Intel Production Officer
Supervisor: Tim Prescott - 813 826-1574
Duties: Military Intelligence Officer - Active Duty (O-3): Synchronization of all command targeting priorities and taskings with Joint Target Materials personnel. Prioritize and track all production of intelligence ma...
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