With over 25 years of experience, Chugach Government Solutions (CGS) is a seasoned government contractor, providing a wide span of services to our federal customers. Our subsidiaries specialize in a wide variety of services to include, facility maintenance, IT/technical services, construction and education. We set the standard for first-class business services in the global market, and we remain to make a difference for our shareholders.
CGS is the federal division of Chugach Alaska Corporation (Chugach), one of the twelve (12) original Alaska Native Regional Corporations formed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971. Chugach is privately held by Alaska Natives, our shareholders, and its stock is not publicly traded.
As a preferred employer in our industry, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, professional growth opportunities, and more!
This position supports the infrastructure and security teams, with a reliable and secure network. This position is key in maintaining both cloud and on-premise network systems with a thorough knowledge of other infrastructure elements such as application services and Microsoft infrastructure services, and how they traverse network systems for optimal capability.
Essential Duties Job Functions
Oversees the health of the network for cloud and on-premise systems
Maintains routine patching, updates, backups and security of network systems
Stays abreast of regulatory requirements for NIST 800-171 and CMMC
Coordinates with Infrastructure and security on helpdesk ticket resolution
Provides technical guidance for changes and operations
Develops processes to ensure the resiliency of network systems
Manages web filtering settings and monitoring of malicious traffic
Establishes procedures for routine updates, baselines, and operations for network systems
Coordinates with contractors to support phone systems
Responsible for Fax and eFax solutions
Ensures that phone numbers are tracked and e911 updates are current
Assists helpdesk personnel in the triage of tickets related to networking
Monitors network traffic for anomalies and improvements
The Accountable For section provides information related to knowledge, skills and abilities. This list is generally more comprehensive than basic qualifications listed in the Job Requirements section.
Extensive knowledge of:
Networking concepts, design, and implementation
Cyber Security elements associated with networking
Azure Cloud Networking
Identity and access management integrations with network devices, including multifactor authentication
Skilled in effectively managing and prioritizing work
Strong organization skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups
Ability to work with a team or independently with little or no supervision
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional and courteous manner in diversified situations
Ability to work flexible hours as needed
Knowledge, Skills, Experience
8 years of professional IT experience with at least 3 in the networking field
Current Security+ or other IAT 2 certification, or the ability to obtain within 3 months of hire
Current network certification such as Network+, CCNA, or other recognized strong entry level certifications showing a solid understanding of network
Good working knowledge of network systems such as routers, switches, firewalls, and VPNs
Good working knowledge of cloud networks, virtual networks, hybrid integrations
Experience working project management methodologies
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Possession of and ability to maintain a valid US Driver's License and good driving record
The ability to pass a background check
Associates Degree in an IT or other technical field
Azure cloud training and certifications with emphasis on networking
SANS certifications with applicable emphasis on networking
CCNA Security or Fortinet certifications
IAT Level 3 Certification
CGS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. Hiring preference will be given to Chugach shareholders, their spouses and descendants, Alaska Natives and American Indians in accordance with Public Law 93-638.
Chugach Alaska Corporation