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Data Systems Specialist  

Category Program/Project Mgmt  

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 (Telework available)

About the Role:

The Data Systems Specialist will support the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) DoD Supercomputing Resource Center (DSRC).

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Provides services in strategic data maintenance and analysis, financial management, cloud computing support, and program management (PM) support.
  • Participates as needed in all phases of software development with emphasis on the planning, analysis, testing, integration, documentation, and presentation phases.
  • Financial and program management systems support.
  • Assists acquisition program managers and financial staff with data entry, programming, updating, analyzing, maintaining, tracking, and reporting on programs, projects and software and hardware procurements.
  • Builds and adjusts lines of accounting.
  • Loads targets for both Direct and Reimbursable Budget Authority Work in the Job Order Cost Accounting System (JOCAS).
  • Establishes and updates Reimbursable Order Numbers and Job Order Numbers.
  • Creates funding documentation and loads incoming documentation, using the Budget Authority Editor.
  • Performs Module Manager duties, using the Comprehensive Cost and Requirement System (CCAR).
  • General Accounting duties, using Advana system.
  • Performs Tri-Annual Reviews, resolving Un-liquidated Obligations (ULOs).
  • Ensures financial/contractual documents are processed.
  • Resolves accounting issues.
  • Works with reimbursable budget authority and balances reimbursable accounts.
  • Runs reimbursable reports, using COGNOS.
  • Builds multifaceted Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets.
  • Updates Skeleton Records at end of fiscal year, building new records in preparation of the new fiscal year.
  • Provides services in the testing and execution of the AFRL DSRC Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) for emergency and contingency operations.
  • Participates in all disaster, readiness, COOP and similar exercises, drills, or real-world incidents.
  • During disaster readiness, COOP, security and similar exercises, the Data Systems Specialist will assist in providing physical security including, but not limited to, serving as door guards, checking identification, and verifying workspaces have been cleared of personnel.
  • Assists with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.


  • Five (5) years of experience preferred.


  • Experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

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.
  • Must be capable of working independently.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in the English language. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Must have exceptional customer service skills.
  • Must have strong time-management and prioritization skills.
  • Must have the ability to communicate applicable technical subject matter expertise to management and others.

Security Clearance:

  • Secret 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: $87,500 - $118,750
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 PRO-24-00011  
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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