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Senior Logistics Specialist

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Job ID: 2012121
Location: FLEXWORK, VA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2020
Category: Logistics
Subcategory: Logistics
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC will be working with AMCOM to develop predictive and descriptive models and dashboards to support decisions in supply chain management, such as demand forecasting and inventory planning. The goal is to leverage AMCOM’s data to derive insights that can improve their efficiency in supplying parts to their customers. The project will start with a focus on the supply chain for Apache Helicopter parts, formulating and proving the methodology to later expand to other systems.

The core components to be developed for the project include: predictive models, dashboards for visualizing results and other data analysis, and back-end software and hosting to support the data pipeline.

Position Description:

The Senior Logistics Engineer will help the data science team understand the various logistics and supply chain indicators and linguistics. He or she will coordinate and provide feedback on how the algorithms are developed and the data that is required to make decisions in logistics and supply chain programs.  The Senior Logistics Engineer will be a major player in driving the success of this program, which will have great strategic impact for SAIC. He or she will have substantial interaction with the customer, SAIC Project Manager, and Data Science team. He or she will work with AMCOM to determine how best to approach their problems with data science and AI, and consistently communicating technical progress and results. He/She will co-lead the technical effort with the SAIC team, evaluating predictive models and analysis and collaborating with data scientists to create visualizations and reports that will allow for improvement of the logistics and supply chain processes. Will provide subject matter expert (SME) support to the development of dashboards and algorithms with the focus on logistics business analytics. Will support the training and transition to sustainment operations.

·        Leads the team throughout development of the technical solution, from planning to execution, focusing on how best to improve visualizations and reports for logistics item managers.

·        Consults and collaborates with the customer to ensure that analysis and models address the right questions, shaping the technical vision to satisfy customer needs.

·        Evaluates and provides predictive models with supply chain data (Ex: demand forecasting, inventory planning).

·        Explores and assesses datasets and determines what types of data will be most impactful for the customer’s mission, and collaborates with other data scientists to develop them.

·        Works with the data scientists/analysts to develop visualizations, dashboards, and analytic reporting.


  •       Master’s Degree plus 10 years’ experience. A BS degree can be substituted with 2 years’ additional experience, and an AA/AS or HS diploma can be substituted with 6 years’ additional experience.
  •       Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance
  •      Ability to lead development and implementation of data science solutions related to logistics and supply chain from start to finish, through planning and execution.
  •      Extensive experience developing data science algorithms and advanced models, including supervised and unsupervised machine learning, time series forecasting, and statistical analysis.
  •   Ability to communicate effectively with both customers and internal team members, including people with varying levels of data science and logistics and supply chain knowledge.
  •   Experience with the Army’s Logistics Modernization Program (LMP) ERP system is a plus
  •      Skills and expertise encompass maintenance, supply, transportation, and logistics planning and forecasting.


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