Jill Bruning is the President of Amentum’s Engineering, Science and Technology Group. Her business delivers engineering and technical services across the full engineering life cycle supporting scientific research and development, technology integration, digital engineering, C5I, training, data analytics, cyber security, and business process outsourcing.
Jill was previously the President of Amentum’s Intelligence, Systems Engineering, Security, Services and Solutions (IS4) strategic business unit. Jill has been with Amentum (and legacy companies AECOM and URS) for ten years managing thousands of Amentum employees and subcontractors. She played a critical role on the executive leadership team during the AECOM Management Services acquisition process, and stand up of the new company, Amentum in 2020.
Previously, Jill was the Executive Vice President and General Manager of AECOM’s IS4 Strategic Business Unit and AECOM’s Intelligence Community Services. Jill also led the $1B+ Global Security Group (GSG) under URS’ Federal Services Division. GSG was URS’ most profitable business group delivering high consequence operations involving chemical weapons demilitarization, chemical/biological/nuclear security and threat reduction, and classified program management, design and construction. Jill also led this organization to deliver best safety performance in the company, which she championed as an offering, SafeUPTM in 2013, O&M best practices, FAMOSsm in 2017 and staffing, StaffUpsm in 2018.
Prior to joining URS, she served as the Chief Operating Officer for NJVC, a technology services provider for Intelligence, Government and commercial customers. She also served as program manager for a multi‐billion-dollar information technology and information services contract, leading transformative enterprise-wide area network consolation and convergence program for the classified community.
Previously, Jill worked at CSC for 20 years, starting as a technical researcher in cryogenics at Nichols Research (bought by CSC in 1999) and ending as a Vice President leading large classified operations. Jill began her career as a systems engineer at Chicago Bridge and Iron.
Jill holds a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, holds two patents related to energy systems, and has published over 27 papers in cryogenic technology. Jill also is an accomplished speaker in the DC area; was selected for the Leadership Foundry in 2012, obtaining NACD certification. Jill was selected to serve on the Board of Advisors for the Intelligence and National Security Alliance in October of 2015 and the AFCEA board in 2017. She was on the Washington Exec Top 30 Executives to Watch in 2016. She was the Women in Technology Leadership award winner for large business in 2011 and won the American Business Association Gold Stevie Award 2015 Female Executive of the Year for large business.
Jill and her family own a farm in rural Missouri, and she enjoys time with her five children and seven grandchildren.