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Information Technology System Engineer (Tactical) – Mid 

Category Information Technology  

In compliance with Californias Pay Transparency for Pay Equity Act, the salary range for this role is $101,500 - $137,750. However, Sawdey Solution Services, Inc. will consider several factors when extending an offer to an applicant. These factors include, but not limited to, the position and associated responsibilities; and an applicants work experience, education, related training, and related skills.

Why Choose Us?

  • Mission-Critical Work: At Sawdey, we play a vital role in ensuring the security of our nation’s digital infrastructure. Join our partnering agencies in tackling complex cybersecurity challenges that have a direct impact on national defense and the protection of sensitive information.
  • Professional Growth: Embrace the opportunity to take on diverse and dynamic roles that challenge and inspire you. You’ll be connected to ongoing opportunities, programs, and partnerships that encourage innovation, allowing you to grow both personally and professionally.
  • Close-Knit Collaborative Environment: With Sawdey, you are joining unified team where your unique contributions are valued and celebrated. Our work culture is designed to foster a sense of belonging, ensuring that you feel empowered to contribute your best work.
  • Competitive Pay: Recognizing your hard work and dedication is our top priority. We offer competitive compensation packages that reflect your skills, experience, and unique contributions. Your success is our success.

Who We’re Looking For:

  • Hardworking Individuals: We value dedication and a strong work ethic. If you’re someone who takes initiative, loves a challenge, and is committed to excellence, you’ll feel right at home here.
  • Talented Professionals: Bring your unique skills and talents to our team. Whether you’re an expert in your field or a rising star, we recognize your potential and have various openings that support your effort toward success.
  • Diverse Perspectives: Our strength lies in our diversity. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds, experiences, and identities to apply. We believe that a diverse team fosters creativity, innovation, and achievement.

Position Location: Coronado, CA (On-Site)

About the Role:

The Information Technology System Engineer (Tactical) – Mid will install, test, and support Microsoft Windows and Android based systems.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Design, build, brief, and deploy Tactical Land Area Network (TACLAN) Images as well as inventory, track, and resolve usability and configuration issues of new TACLAN Images.
  • Responsible for scanning, remediating, rescanning, and reporting to cognizant authority the status of Category I vulnerabilities in support of the accreditation of new TACLAN Images in addition to downloading, installing, and verifying Microsoft Updates in support of TACLAN Images.
  • Generate documentation necessary to receive an Interim Authority to Operate (IATO).
  • Build small test networks in support of Network Security Vulnerability scanning, troubleshoot client/server and network, and conduct testing, quality assurance, and drafting test plans for functional testing and accreditation.
  • Responsible for drafting Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents, accreditation, documentation, and conduct peer review of documents created by others.
  • Install/configure/troubleshoot VMware server virtualization products independently, configuring Information Technology assets in accordance with Federal Information Processing guidelines (such as DISA STIGs and NSA SNACs).
  • Configuration and maintenance of networking equipment - primarily routers, switches, and firewalls.
  • Run the DOD approved Information Assurance tool ACAS Security Center to assess the vulnerability status of networked and non-networked assets and provide reporting/risk assessments on an as needed basis.
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.


  • Five (5) years System Administrator Experience at the NOC level.
  • Experience in configuring Information Technology assets in accordance with Federal Information Processing guidelines (such as DISA STIGs and NSA SNACs).
  • Experience working with the DoD DIACAP accreditation process.
  • Experience in configuration and maintenance of networking equipment - primarily routers, switches, and firewalls.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or Computer science OR
    • Four (4) + years of experience in IT or Computer related fields in lieu of degree.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • ITIL v3 Certification and DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification.

Other Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customer and fulfill all duties and responsibilities as listed in the contract.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including, but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to install/configure/troubleshoot VMware server virtualization products independently.
  • Ability to run the DoD approved Information Assurance tool to assess the vulnerability status of networked and non-networked assets and provide reporting/risk assessments on an as needed basis.

Security Clearance:

  • Secret security clearance required with eligibility to obtain a Top Secret security clearance.

US Citizenship: This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Sawdey Solution Services to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.

Benefits at Sawdey Solution Services:

At Sawdey Solution Services, we offer an extensive benefits package. Our employee-focused benefits for full-time employees include:

  • Vibrant Company Culture: Become an integral part of our positive, encouraging, and uplifting team culture; we are all on this mission together!
  • Healthy Work-Life Balance: We place a strong emphasis on work-life balance; we don’t just ‘talk the talk’ in terms of work-life balance, we ‘walk the walk’! We not only support, but highly encourage, prioritizing your health and well-being.
  • Competitive Compensation Package: Competitive rates with comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits for you, your spouse, and your dependents.
    • Health Saving Account (HSA) with employer contributions.
    • Dependent-care Flexible Spending Account (FSA).
    • Competitive Paid Time Off (PTO) and Federal Holiday Observance.
    • Immediately vested 401 (k) with employer matching.
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
    • Employee Referral program with compensated referrals!
    • Additional benefits offered.
  • Grow With Us: We offer a paid Training and Tuition reimbursement program to help you advance and excel in your career. We also offer an employee mentorship program and prioritize internal promotions and success.

Sawdey Solution Services firmly believes in our employees and advocates an environment to promote from within, which serves to boost morale while keeping high performers engaged and challenged. We also place the utmost importance on team building and collaboration in a remote environment. To promote these beliefs, you will also find additional benefits and programs that will enrich your career here at Sawdey Solution Services:

  • Wellness Challenges.
  • Focus on internal career advancement and growth.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Requisition Category Proposal  
Req Number INF-24-00065  
Location Coronado, CA  
About the Organization Here at Sawdey Solution Services, an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v2 Level 3 appraised corporation, has built a nationwide and global footprint as a leading government contracting organization. Specializing in cybersecurity, systems engineering, and operational support, Sawdey invites you to be a part of a team that's at the forefront of securing our nation. Operating successfully since 2001, we are a Woman Owned/Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Business (WOSB/SDVOSB). Our mission is to provide employees with the best experience in a people focused, continuous process improvement environment. We are extremely proud of the culture we have created and encourage all prospective applicants to take a look at what other applicants and employees are saying about us:

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Don't just take our word (and others' words) for it… We invite you to come experience Sawdey Solution Services!  
EOE Statement We are a Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60 1.4, Equal Opportunity Employer. Devoted to creating a diverse and friendly workplace, we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status. Our goals and beliefs are that diverse backgrounds and experiences empower and enable us to offer our customers an unmatched level of service. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply!  

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