Nadine Geier

OUSD (R&E) SE&A, SE Director or OUSD (A&S) Leader

Ms. Nadine Geier is the Director of Systems Engineering within the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Deputy Director for Engineering.  Ms. Geier manages the Department’s efforts to implement Modular Open Systems Approaches (MOSA) and Systems Engineering (SE) Modernization efforts across DoD and other Government agencies.  She is also the Government Program Manager for the DoD Systems Engineering Research Center, a consortium of U.S. universities conducting research to address systems engineering challenges critical to national security. 

Ms. Geier has more than 30 years of experience working with DoD and industry acquisition programs in the areas of explosive ordnance neutralization and disposal tool development, nuclear weapon systems management, weapon system inspection and certification, systems engineering, product assurance, foreign military sales, shipyard launching systems installation and repair, and technical manual development.  Her engineering knowledge includes electrical, structural, mechanical, and computer systems within complex weapon systems used by surface ships, subsurface ships, and ground forces. 

Ms. Geier holds bachelor of science degrees in electrical engineering and computer engineering, as well as a master’s certificate in business management.  She is DAWIA Level III certified in Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering (SPRDE) and Production, Quality, and Manufacturing (PQM).