Sajeel Ahmed was appointed to the Senior Executive Service (SES) in 2004. He began his service with PENREN as a systems engineer in 1993. Immediately following the 2001 terrorist attack on the Pentagon, Mr. Ahmed provided leadership to the engineering efforts which developed into two major programs to enhance the Pentagon's survivability and continuity postures: the Command Communications Survivability Program and the Defense Continuity Integrated Network/Pentagon Continuity Information System.
Currently, he serves as the Director of the Facilities Services Directorate (FSD). As part of the SES, he provides executive leadership for facility services, operations, space management, and construction. As Director, FSD, Mr. Ahmed leads over 1,000 combined government and contract personnel who provide support to 64,000-plus DoD personnel in the National Capital Region (NCR), manages approximately 16 million square feet of lease space, and oversees the operation, maintenance and construction activities on the Pentagon Reservation.
In 1989, Mr. Ahmed graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago earning a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. Later, he joined the U.S. Army Information Systems Engineering Command (USAISEC) as an engineering intern at Fort Huachuca, Arizona.
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