Semper Valens Leadership
Roger A. JenkinsDirector of Technology
Roger A. Jenkins is the Director of Technology for Semper Valens Solutions. With more than 30 years of military, contract, and government experience in system and software engineering of intelligence, electronic warfare, and business systems, Mr. Jenkins’ expertise and leadership suit him well to provide innovative solutions to Semper Valens customer challenges and requirements.
Mr. Jenkins’ Army career began in 1988 when he enlisted as an Intercept and Electronic Warfare Tactical Systems Repairer, Military Occupational Specialty 33T. Following Basic and Advanced Individual Training, Mr. Jenkins’ assignments included the 5th Infantry Division, 105th Military Intelligence (MI) Battalion (BN), Fort Polk, Louisiana; 408th Military Intelligence Company, Fort Davis, Panama; and 311th MI BN, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. In 1997, Mr. Jenkins completed his obligation to the Army and received an honorable discharge.
Following his Army service, Mr. Jenkins worked as a Field Software Engineer, and later Site Lead, supporting the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. In 2000, Mr. Jenkins transferred to a position as a Senior Software Engineer in the Rapid Application Development (RAD) Team at Fort Campbell. He deployed with the 101st Airborne to Kandahar, Afghanistan to provide All Source Analysis System software support in theater, providing field developed solutions and fixes to the ASAS systems. In 2003 Mr. Jenkins was appointed as the RAD Team Manager, the team was later moved in 2004 to Sierra Vista, Arizona and was re-designated the Business Intelligence Team, providing CECOM SEC with numerous capabilities to enhance business automation within the Center through 2008.
Mr. Jenkins returned to Federal Service in 2009 as a Department of the Army Civilian with the CECOM SEC Intelligence Fusion Systems Division, as the Enterprise Architect. He later held positions as the Distributed Common Ground System – Army Fixed Project Lead, and Software Enterprise Lead. Mr. Jenkins was selected as the Intelligence Mission Support Branch Chief in 2014, responsible for management and oversight of many of the Intelligence Support Division activities: Business Automation, Configuration Management, Cyber Security, Data Management, Facility Management, Independent Verification & Validation / Test, Integration, Knowledge Management, Lab Management, License Management, Physical Security, Process Improvement, Property Management, Quality Assurance, Shipping & Receiving, and Software Release.
Mr. Jenkins and his wife of 31+ years, Julie have three children and four grandchildren, and live in Forest Grove, Montana with their adopted granddaughter Savannah. Outside of work, Mr. Jenkins enjoys spending time with his family traveling, camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities.View my LinkedIn profile