Principal Systems Engineer
Chuck McGuire leads the Systems Engineering effort for the OOI RSN project. This includes requirements analysis, interface coordination with the Cyberinfrastructure and Coastal/Global Implementing Organizations, project planning, document management, and project toolset integration. Chuck came to APL in September 2010 after a 25-year career with the U.S. Navy as a Submarine Officer having served aboard both Fast attack and Trident submarines. Some of his most notable achievements during his naval career were the following: He was qualified as a nuclear engineer, served as the Chief Engineer of the U.S.S. NEBRASKA, commanded the U.S. Navy’s ROV unit, where he was instrumental in the rescue of the Russian mini-sub AS-28 in August 2005, and was assigned as the Operations Officer for Submarine Group Trident, directing 14 Trident submarines. While at Submarine Group Trident he was a member of the Navy’s Ocean Observing System Security Working Group where he worked with NEPTUNE Canada in addressing the U.S. Navy’s security concerns. Chuck Graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering and received an M.B.A. from San Diego State.