UIC Alaska

Weapon Systems Manager

Logistics & Transportation
Location : Location
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


Bowhead is looking for a Logistician / Weapon Systems Manager for Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases involving one or more countries in support of the Security Assistance Management Directorate (SAMD).  The Logistician / Weapon Systems Manager will be responsible for logistics and aquisition type duties related to FMS cases from cradle to grave.  


The Logistician / Weapon Systems Manager shall provide weapon systems support and manage the FMS Case processes from initial request of equipment through planning for long-term program life-cycle sustainment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Organizing research of foreign government requirements.
  • Preparing Letters of Acceptance (LOA), identifying material, services, and shipping requirements, and estimating system life cycle costs.
  • Conducting technical reviews and analysis for Letters of Request (LOR).
  • Organizing the research of foreign government requirements.
  • Calculating manpower for FMS cases.
  • Developing unique FMS case notes.
  • Coordinating total package advanced planning for weapon systems and ensuring that Total Package Approach (TPA) sheets are accurate and are utilized in the case development process.
  • Vetting release of FMS country-requested equipment in accordance with technology security and transfer requirements, export controls, disclosure of classified and controlled unclassified information, and system-specific release requirements for sensitive technologies frequently requested by foreign partners.
  • Receiving, processing and tracking requisitions.
  • Forecasting congressional notifications.
  • Developing and implementing logistics program activities including, support for purchases, transfer, and leases of weapon systems, and technical documentation.
  • Coordinating efforts of subcontractors and field service personnel, resolving logistics problems and compiling data on standardization and interchangeability of parts to expedite logistic activities.


  • Bachelor's degree (preferred) 
  • 5 to 8+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience resolving highly sensitive and complex problems.
  • Ability to prepare and brief senior management.
  • Effective communication with a wide range of groups including internal and external customers and high ranking government officials
  • Highly organized with the ability to see both the details and the big picture.
  • Experience working in different types of database systems.
  • Quality customer service experience; meet customers needs with a dedicated attitude that ensures mission success.
  • Familiarity with various C5ISR (Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) Systems equipment, such as radios, Night Vision Devices (NVDs), IT equipment, etc. a plus.
  • Military experience (is a plus)

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.


Physical Demands:  Office Environment - - The environmental conditions consist of computer stations and desks with adequate and adjustable lighting.  Chairs are designed to fit the various individuals and the tasks being performed. Ergonomic evaluations are completed as needed, to provide up to date modifications to all work stations.




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