David Jimenez

US Army
Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of the Army / Director of Army Test and Evaluation
33rd Annual National Test & Evaluation Conference

Mr. Jimenez serves as the Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of the Army / Director of Army Test and Evaluation. Mr. Jimenez has over 30 years of results-oriented experience working in Test and Evaluation, Research and Development, Major System Acquisition, Production Engineering and Sustainment. He is responsible for the Leadership of the Army's Test and Evalution community ensuring that Army and OSD senior leaders have the essential information required before weapons and equipment are placed into the hands of Soldiers and that the major test facilities and Test and Evaluation Workforce are ready and responsive to the needs of the Army. 

Mr Jimenez previously served as the Executive Technical Director / Deputy to the Commander of the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC).  Prior to leading ATEC, he was the Director of the Army Evaluation Center (AEC), responsible for the Evaluation of all Army and tri-service systems where the Army was the lead agency.  Before AEC, Mr Jimenez was the Director of the Developmental Test Command, responsible for executive leadership of all the Army’s major test ranges – White Sands Missile Range, Aberdeen Test Center, Dugway Proving Ground, Electronic Proving Ground, Redstone Test Center, and Yuma Proving Ground (including Cold Regions Test Center and Tropic Regions Test Center).  He was responsible for test execution, evaluation and reporting on approximately 3,500 test projects per year in support of more than 740 weapons systems for the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and other DOD organizations with a budget of over $2 billion annually.  His other previous assignments include the Associate Director of System Engineering at U.S. Army Communications Electronics Center (CERDEC) and Director (A) of the Space and Terrestrial Communication Directorate CERDEC and Director of the Product Realization Directorate – CERDEC.  He is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.