Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

Staff Profile

Jerry Jackson

Senior Engineer/Architect, Biometric and Information Systems Security

Key Responsibilities

Senior Member of the Technical Staff of the Software Solutions Division of the SEI. Responsible for assisting and advising Defense and OGA organizations on methods to enhance the predictable performance and mission assurance of in the acquisition, evolution and operations of software reliant biometric and information systems. Applies, adapts, verifies and transitions the SEI body of software engineering knowledge to support and improve the software engineering state in technical and DOD domains throughout the software lifecycle.

Professional Background

Senior Management Consultant, Biometrics and Identity Management - IBM

Deputy General Manager, National Security and Defense Programs - NISC

Senior PM for Defense Biometrics - Lockheed Martin

Intelligence Systems PM and Senior Systems Analyst - Northrop Grumman Mission Systems

Program Manager Information Operations - Northrop Grumman TASC

Chief, Special Programs Integration and Army Special Technical Operations Officer - US Army


Publications (recent or significant)

You Can Run, But We Can HIIDE; The Handheld Interagency Identity Detection Equipment and the Evolution of Tactical Biometrics on the Battlefield; Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin, Oct-Dec 2007
Operationalization of Tactical Biometric Capabilities, Tactics, Techniques and Procedures; Newsletter of the US Army Center for Lessons Learned, No 09-35


Technical Lead, Army Software Systems Improvement Project

Computing Team Lead, USSOCOM Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS) Project

VHA Business/Security Architecture Assessment Project

Army Common Operating Environment (COE) Cyber Architecture Project


  • MS, Aerospace, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
  • MS, International Relations, Troy State University
  • BS, Aerospace Engineering, United States Military Academy


    Certified Information Systems Security Professional, ISC2
    ,Certified Biometric Professional, IEEE
    ,Program Management Professional, PMI
    ,Engineer in Training, VA State Board of Architects, Professional Engineers,Land Surveyors and Certified Landscape Architects

Professional Memberships

  • IEEE
  • ISC2
  • NDIA
  • AIAA

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