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Senior Security Manager - Journeyman 

Category Security  

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: Dayton, OH (On-Site)

About the Role:

The Senior Security Manager – Journeyman will provide support and expertise to Information, Industrial, Personnel, and Operations Security including Program Protection.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Develop a tracking system to enable all security personnel to systematically review all pertinent elements involved in processing of classified and unclassified contracts.
  • Process Visitor Group Security Agreements (VGSAs) for contracts with on-base efforts.
  • Monitor contractor clearances to ensure proper access per the DD 254 is entered; ensure a visit request is received for each on base employee and updated as needed; ensure companies update contractor clearances as required.
  • Monitor subcontract agreements; correspond with FSOs to acquire subcontract DD 254s and ensure either a letter of agreement with the prime VGSA or a subcontract VGSA is accomplished.
  • Manage government and contractor consultants.
  • Acquire agreements and ensure elements of classified contracts/security agreements are agreed to.
  • Manage final DD 250Z’s; ensure a final DD 254 is accomplished and classified information developed for the government is returned.
  • Manage contractor training program and provide results to FSOs annually.
  • Manage co-utilization agreements between companies when requested to share classified information between contracts.
  • Manage the Industrial Security Facilities Database and the Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment for all contracts.
  • Monitor and inspect classified secure spaces to ensure compliance with applicable DoD and Air Force instructions.
  • Monitor security incidents and provide recommendations on lessening the effects/instances.
  • Review Security Classified Guidance and make recommendations to program managers for security of program information.
  • Assist with management of Office Security/Division Security Managers (OSM/DSM) and provide security updates as required; Provide initial and refresher training to all OSMs/DSMs and schedule and assist with semi-annual OSM/DSM meetings.
  • Manage the security container program and certifications of secured spaces.
  • Manage the security self-inspection program IAW applicable DoD and Air Force instructions.
  • Assist with the Management Internal Control Toolset (MICT) or successor program.
  • Assist with management of the Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS) and/or Defense Information System for Security (DISS).
  • Assist with monthly management of requests for background investigations of personnel. Ensure monthly rosters are pulled from JPAS/DISS.
  • Maintain spreadsheets for personnel requiring background investigations.
  • Assist with management of Security Information Files.
  • In/Out-Process personnel and maintain applicable databases. Manage the Information Protection organization mailbox. Certifications: Security Fundamental Professional Certification and Security Asset Protection Professional Certification.
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.


  • Three (3) to ten (10) years’ applicable experience.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
    • Bachelor’s degree desired.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Security Professional Education Development (SPeD) Certification highly desired.

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.

Security Clearance:

  • TS/SCI security clearance required.

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.

Salary Range:  $90,000 - $100,000
At Sawdey Solution Services, we recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. 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.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Requisition Category Active  
Req Number SEC-24-00006  
Location Wright Patterson AFB, OH  
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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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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