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JOSEPH F. BRADLEY JR.

Mr. Bradley, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Director of the Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapon Systems and the Director of Engineering and Technical Management for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.

Mr. Bradley entered federal service in 1983 as an Electrical Engineer at the Naval Underwater Systems Center (now the Naval Undersea Warfare Center), in Newport, Rhode Island, performing systems engineering on the OHIO Class ICBM Submarines. Since then, he has served in a broad range of senior engineering and program management positions in acquisition, sustainment, cyber security, and science and technology organizations supporting U.S. Air Force warfighters. In his previous position, Mr. Bradley was the Director of Engineering and Technical Management for the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of technical policies, processes, and standards for more than 400 scientific, engineering and cyber professionals. As the Chief Systems Engineer for the Strategic Systems Program Executive Officer, he was responsible for systems engineering for programs acquired and sustained across the Nuclear Enterprise. As the Nuclear Weapons Center’s representative on the Air Force’s Cyber Resiliency Task Force, he was responsible for initiatives and activities aimed at identification and mitigation of cyber threats.

Previously, Mr. Bradley was the Deputy Director of Strategy, Operations and Resources for the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force’s International Affairs Office (SAF/IA) at Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia. Mr. Bradley was responsible for ensuring that U.S. Air Force International Strategy supported National Policy and Combatant Command objectives. Mr. Bradley authored the SAF/IA Strategic Plan incorporating newly developed goals and objectives and revised the organizational vision to reflect the United States’ strategic shift to the Pacific. He identified International Program benefits to the U.S. Defense Industrial Base and provided monthly talking points for the Chief of Staff of the Air Force and Secretary of the Air Force.

Prior to his career-broadening tour at the Pentagon, Mr. Bradley was the Director of Engineering/Chief Systems Engineer for the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Battle Management at Hanscom AFB. Mr. Bradley was responsible for the acquisition and sustainment of more than 180 programs within the $140 billion portfolio. In addition, he provided engineering leadership, guidance and oversight to more than 1300 scientists and engineers.

Mr. Bradley has held leadership positions in the private sector and ran his own business before returning to federal service in 2008. Mr. Bradley provided systems engineering support to acquisition programs including the Objective Gateway Program, the Airborne Warning and Control System, the Digital Airspace Surveillance RADAR, the Joint Mission Planning System, and the Cooperative Engagement Capability initiative. Mr. Bradley also supported significant strategic U.S. Air Force Foreign Military Sales initiatives including the Saudi Arabian Air Force Command and Control System, the Eastern European Air Sovereignty Operations Center and the Baltic Regional Air Surveillance Coordination Center.

EDUCATION
1983 Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, North Dartmouth
1991 Master of Science, Engineering Management, Western New England College, Springfield, Mass.
2012 Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala., by correspondence
2019 Advanced Professional Executive Senior Executive Service Orientation Program, Washington, D.C.
2019 Senior Leader Orientation Course, Washington, D.C.
2021 Senior Executives in National and International Security Program, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Executive Education

CAREER CHRONOLOGY
1. August 1983–October 1984, Electrical Engineer, Naval Underwater Systems, Newport, R.I.
2. November 1984–September 1985, Systems Analyst, InterCon Systems Corporation, Wayland, Mass.
3. September 1985–February 1998, Senior Systems Engineer, Dynamics Research Corporation, Andover, Mass.
4. February 1998–September 2000, Systems Engineer, BAE Systems, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.
5. September 2000–November 2003, President, Bradley Engineering Associates, Stow, Mass.
6. November 2003–April 2004, Member of the Technical Staff, Riverside Research Institute, Lexington, Mass.
7. April 2004–November 2008, Company Principal/Senior Systems Engineer, P3I, Incorporated, Hopkinton, Mass.
8. November 2008–February 2013, Director of Engineering, Battle Management Program Executive Office, Hanscom AFB, Mass.
9. February 2013–October 2014, Deputy Director of U.S. Air Force International Strategy, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force/IAG, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, the Pentagon, Arlington, Va.
10. November 2014–September 2018, Director of Engineering and Technical Management, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Kirtland AFB, N.M.
11. September 2018–present, Director of the Cyber Resiliency, Office for Weapon Systems/Director of Engineering and Technical Management, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom AFB, Mass.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Acquisition Professional, Level III Engineering
Certified Information Affairs Professional, Level III
Certified Acquisition Professional, Level II Program Management
Certified Information Systems Security Professional
Certified Project Management Professional

MAJOR AWARDS AND HONORS
2013 Exemplary Civilian Service Award
2014 Meritorious Civilian Service Award
2018 Meritorious Civilian Service Award
2019 Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association International Distinguished Award for Excellence in Engineering

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS
Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association
Air Force Association
International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2 – CISSP Certification
Project Management Institute–PMP Certification
American MENSA

(Current as of April 2022)