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Security Assistant (ASPEN Logistics Specialist)

Sawdey Solution Services

Last Updated: 3/27/24

Job Description

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 when authorized/hybrid)

About the Role:

The Advanced Signal Process and Experimentation Laboratory (ASPEN) Logistics Specialist will provide strategic planning, development, and implementation of processes and capabilities required for information management (IM) of the ASPEN lab resources, networks, and computers.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

  • Provide support to security functions within the ASPEN lab, including periodic alarm checks, acting as the administrator for the ASPEN alarm panel, and acting as the administrator for ASPEN room access.
  • Support the ASPEN lab manager with generation, tracking, and maintenance of lab security procedures, operations documentation, and user training.
  • Support the ASPEN Lab Manager in the day-to-day management of the lab and provide security assistance as needed within the lab.
  • Support, prepare, submit, and track all C&A packages of all ASPEN computer information systems for directorate-level and higher headquarters approval, and ensure that all systems are in compliance with Department of Defense Information Technology (IT) C&A process regulations.
  • Responsible for handling all waiver requests and creating the waiver packages including processing information, filling out templates, performing documents review, conducting follow-ups with customers, and routing all required forms and information, and updating all waiver package attachments.
  • Provide assistance with ASPEN lab security processes and documentation including performing End-of-Day (EOD) security checks and security alarm
  • Support Emanations Security (EMSEC) issues such as supply requests for diagrams, and equipment lists, provide sample documentation, ensure countermeasures being observed in all visited areas, provide updates to directorate security, and answer questions for new projects coming up.
  • Support all computer security
  • Handle account management tasks such as: manage system account/access forms and related documentation, account creation tickets, training issues, disabled account issues, user agreements, personnel, out-processing, conversion issues, account expiration issues, and machine additions/deletions.
  • Provide support to any systems or group of systems which may have been contaminated with data classified higher than the system(s) authorized processing Ensures all connections, servers, and computers are reported to appropriate personnel as defined in the various regulations, guides, and operating instructions
  • Follow documented sanitization and cleaning processes as required/instructed.
  • Assist with proposal development, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.


  • Four (4) years’ related experience.


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

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • None.

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:

  • 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.

Company Details

Dayton, Ohio, United States