Mr. Wiltsie was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in June 2008. Effective 2 December 2015, Mr. Wiltsie assumed his current duties as Executive Director, System of Systems Engineering and Integration Directorate, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology). In this position, he is responsible for providing coordinated system of systems analysis, engineering, architectural and integration products to facilitate how the Army efficiently shapes, manages, validates and synchronizes the fielding of integrated materiel capabilities. Mr. Wiltsie is a direct report to the Army Acquisition Executive and serves as the principal advisor to the Army Acquisition Executive on all system of systems engineering and integration matters.
The System of Systems Engineering and Integration (SoSE&I) Directorate enables integrated Army modernization through system of systems engineering processes that synchronize efforts across Program Executive Offices (PEOs). By working across portfolios on Army priorities such as Cyber Acquisition; the Common Operating Environment; Positioning, Navigation and Timing; the Network Integration Evaluation and Army Warfighting Assessments; and Capability Set fielding, SoSE&I allows the acquisition community to coordinate, identify, and address system of systems challenges earlier, in order to achieve integrated capabilities for a full-spectrum force.
Mr. Wiltsie previously served as the Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems, where his responsibilities included program management of more than 60 Department of Defense and Army acquisition programs supporting communications, logistics, medical, finance, personnel, biometrics, training and procurement operations. Prior to his role at PEO EIS, Mr. Wiltsie was the Deputy Program Executive Officer for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare, and Sensors (PEO IEW&S) from June 2008 to October 2011, and the Assistant Deputy for Acquisition and Systems Management in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology from June 2004 to May 2008.
Mr. Wiltsie, a native of Charleston, S.C., holds an M.S. in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He is a recipient of the Meritorious Civilian Service Award and has twice been awarded the Superior Civilian Service Award and the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service. He is a recipient of the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act Level III certification in Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering and Program Management, and he is a member of the Army Acquisition Corps.