Julia Romanchik

Digital Engineering Lead

PEO Aviation, US Army

Ms. Julia Romanchik started her professional career in sales and business development at a defense electronics supplier. She transitioned to an FFRDC doing Operational Studies and Analysis for the Department of Homeland Security; and later, worked as a Program Management Support Analyst for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency for S&T Projects in the area of Assay & Biomarker Development for Medical Diagnostics.

Ms. Julia Romanchik entered the field of Digital Engineering and Model Based Systems Engineering in 2017, leading Digital Transformation and Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis Air Force Enterprise efforts at SAF/AQR, as a SETA Contractor supporting the Chief Engineer of the Air Force. She then moved into a Civilian role at NAVSEA, PEO Unmanned & Small Combatants, PMS 406 – Unmanned Maritime Systems, where she was the Deputy Assistant Program Manager for Advanced Development for Mine Countermeasures and Expeditionary Warfare; the Assistant Program Manager for Minehunting Unmanned Surface Vehicle Urgent Operational Need Program; the Deputy Assistant Program Manager for Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Surface Vehicle Program for RDT&E; and the Acting Assistant Program Manager for Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Surface Vehicle, an ACAT II Program of Record. With NAVSEA, she was also an “MBSE Champion,” supporting implementation of MBSE on PEO USC Programs. She returned as a Civilian to the Air Force to be the Digital Engineering Architecture Lead for Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (Sentinel), an ACAT I Nuclear Weapons Program.

Ms. Romanchik transition to supporting the Army in PEO Aviation as a Senior MBSE Research Engineer at Georgia Tech Research Institute. She went back to Government Civilian service, as the Tech Chief for the Futures Division of PM Aviation Mission Systems & Architecture, leading development of the Aviation Configuration of a Modular Open System Approach Communication System.

Ms. Julia Romanchik currently serves as the Digital Engineering Lead in PEO Aviation under APEO Engineering & Architecture. Her responsibilities include leading enterprise Digital Engineering initiatives, including the development of PEO Aviation Digital Engineering policy, processes, and products.

Ms. Julia Romanchik holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor’s of Science in General Biology from Old Dominion University, and a Master’s of Science in Systems Engineering from John’s Hopkins University. She also holds a Certificate in Fashion Business from the New School – Parsons School of Fashion Design.