Leidos has a current job opening for a Field Support Logistician in the Afghanistan theater supporting the Biometrics Automated Toolset – Army (BAT-A) Sustainment contract. This four year program will provide operations, maintenance, software engineering services and hardware procurement services, and associated support for all devices associated with the BAT-A system. These services shall focus on supporting the Warfighter needs by sustaining adequate support functions. The Biometrics Automated Toolset – Army (BAT-A) is an established Identity Management and Collection solution that has led the effort to identify foes in the War on Terror. Leidos assists in this worldwide effort by aiding the US Military in the utilization of biometrics to positively identify individuals in a shifting world of identities. Team Leidos has been providing world class development and field support to the Biometrics Automated Toolset – Army (BAT-A) program since its inception in 2004. We have worked side-by-side with our DoD Partners to develop, deploy, maintain, train and operate the BAT-A wherever it has been deployed as a force multiplier in the critical war on terror mission. JOB SUMMARY: The BAT-A Logistician ensures that equipment, products and systems are received, recorded, packed, distributed, tracked and disposed of according to proper government regulations and procedures. Maintain awareness of best industry practices emerging new technologies, methods, and processes. Advise non-logistics managers of best technologies, methods and processes for the effective and efficient logistical management of property assigned to the various parts of the program. Ensure that government furnished equipment (GFE) and/or materials temporarily under the control of contractors are accounted for at all times. Perform physical inventories of all GFE equipment. Coordinate shipping/receiving of equipment with CONUS and OCONUS managers. Coordinate the shipping and return of broken-down GFE covered under manufacturer warranty or other repair commitment to and from repair / replacement locations. Maintain ability to generate reports on status of equipment to include location, repair status, shipping schedule, distribution, disposition, and other logistical-related functions. Investigate best courses of action for the resolution of logistical problems, and advise these both verbally and in writing to program managers when called upon to do so. Provide advice and training where necessary to other program staff on logistical or property management responsibilities. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Responsible for daily BAT-A logistical tasks, in coordination with the TBC-A and TF Odin. • Assist TBC-A and PL BAT-A forecast and validate new and replacement equipment needs and logistical requirements • Coordinate with designated logistical support providers (e.g., Tobyhanna Army Depot [TYAD]). • Prepare logistical reports, metrics, briefings, emails, and memorandums. • Interface with military and civilian support agencies, coordinate for military, commercial, and United States Postal Service (USPS) shipping, and prepare and manage local and deployed property accountability systems. • Works with the TBC-A and PL BAT-A to get the damaged equipment back to the designated logistical support provider for repair, replacement, or both. External Referral Eligible
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: • Must possess minimum of an adjudicated DoD Secret DoD clearance in order to be considered for employment. • Previous experience with biometrics applications on the Tactical Biometric System (TBS), Joint Personnel Identification (JPI), BAT or Biometric Information System for Access (BISA) programs in support of GWOT. • Current Professional Logistics Certification – i.e., Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certified in Lifecycle [Acquisition] Logistics Level 1, or have equivalent logistics training (resume to specify all equivalent training), or possess an additional two (2) years working in direct support of defense life-cycle logistics. • Six (6) years of experience in defense life-cycle (acquisition) logistics support (or 8 years if not DAWIA Level 1 certified) of electronic systems, to include: logistics management, principles, practices, and processes. • Four (4) years of experience in support of C4ISR systems. • Demonstrated skills, to include: Analyzing Engineering/Systems Management Data, Developing Logistics Plans and Procedures, and Developing Logistics Management Plans and Guidelines. • The candidate must be able to formally present materials in understandable and intelligible formats; in both verbal and written arrangements. • The candidate must be fully proficient in the use of PC’s and all programs included in the Microsoft Office application suite. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Working knowledge of programming languages in Microsoft .NET, Visual Basic or Visual C#, Web Administration (IIS), and software and hardware test procedures. • Military and/or national intelligence background with a clear understanding of the military structure, mission and responsibilities. • Prior experience in Afghanistan, Iraq or similar surroundings a plus
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