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Saddle Butte Systems is always looking for DoD-experienced professionals who are passionate and committed. If you have any of the following experience, we want to hear from you!

  • Systems Analysts
  • Logistics Analysts
  • Program Analysts
  • Product Support Managers

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Senior Logistician

Posted: Tue, 02 Jan 2024

Saddle Butte Systems (www.saddlebuttesys.com) is committed to being the recognized leader and trusted provider of high-performance solutions for Product Support.


Currently we are seeking a Senior Logistician individual at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, MD supporting the PMA-266 Program Office within PEO (U&W), as the MQ-9 Increment II Logistics Integrator for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR), as well as Payloads & Missions Systems (IPM).  This position works closely with the MQ-9 Product Support Manager and the MQ-9 IPM IPT on cradle-to-grave logistics management of payload products and involve product coordination, planning and management with multiple Deputy Assistant Program Managers, Logistics (DAPMLs), other logistics team members, IPT members, functional Logistics Element Managers (LEMs), Fleet Support Teams, and other military services, including Fleet Readiness Centers (FRCs) and commercial repair activities as necessary. The position will interface with the Increment I MQ-9 MUX/MALE production and sustainment IPTs as required to integrate the payloads into the UAS.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


In support of MQ-9 Inc. II payload sensors program, the responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:


Integrated Product Support Management


Develop and implement product support and maintenance concepts/requirements for assigned systems to achieve program goals and objectives while minimizing life cycle cost.   


Identify, plan and execute logistics efforts to ensure all aspects of the total system life cycle (i.e. acquisition and sustainment) are in place to meet program requirements. Implement a plan of action and milestones (POA&M) in support of the logistics program. 


Develop and review program technical documentation and provide alternatives and recommendations on logistics/maintenance issues and requirements. 


Assist in the development and management of contract requirements (i.e., statements of work and contract data requirements) to support systems engineering/acquisition phases.  The efforts may include the processing of Procurement Initiation Document (PIDs) for procurement of hardware/software, labor and technical assists as required.


Plan, and assist with implementing maintenance capability establishment as required to support maintenance concepts/requirements to achieve program goals and objectives within budget and life cycle cost.


Provide analyses and develop strategy for systems/sub-systems lifecycle support for Obsolescence and Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS) challenges to logistically sustain platform to sundown projections.






Technical Support


Participate in the Configuration Management Process by developing, reviewing and submitting documentation in support of Engineering Change Proposals, Configuration Control Board (CCB) Presentations, and Technical Directives.


Critically evaluate the causes of support related problems and develop appropriate courses of action that balance the interests of the program mission and the stakeholders.


Participate in risk management processes and early identification of system integration risks.


Provide analyses on degraders and data gathered from logistics management information systems in the execution of logistics and program planning documentation. 


As required, participate in Reliability Control Boards (RCBs), or other readiness initiatives. Support Degrader Action Cell (DAC) leads by providing required data and analyses on top degraders.


Customer Service


Interface with DOD, OPNAV, other services/agencies, supply chain managers, the Fleet, Fleet Support Team (FST), field activities, test and evaluation organizations, other NAVAIR entities, and contractors in performance of duties and in the resolution of issues. 


Represent the IPT at the ILS Working Groups, Logistics Products and Process Reviews, Integrated Logistics Assessments, Milestone Reviews, Maintenance Working Groups, Operational Capability Supportability Reviews, etc., in support of the program. 


Prepare and/or deliver presentations to customers/stakeholders to address support posture and justify logistics requirements/implementation.   



·       Must be a U. S. Citizen

·       US Government clearance required

·       Bachelor’s Degree

·       Prior NAVAIR APML or PDAPML experience


The Ideal Candidate will possess:

·       Sustainment and Acquisition program office experience.

·       Extensive background with Logistics/Integrated Product Support practices and processes.

·       Strong Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel) skills.

·       Natural ability for Team building and coordination.


To apply directly with Saddle Butte Systems go to: https://phg.tbe.taleo.net/phg01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CORSAIR&cws=7&rid=586    



Saddle Butte Systems is an EOE/AA employer.

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