Gana-A'Yoo, Limited
  • 05-Jan-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • IT
  • Anchorage, AK, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

We encourage our employees to grow, develop and to exhibit a high quality of work. We are pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits program to our valued employees. Our full-time benefits package includes paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year, medical, dental, vision, group life, employee assistance program, flexible spending account options, and a 401K.


Gana-A'Yoo, Limited is seeking an IT Manager to join our team. This position supports both corporate and commercial subsidiaries specializing in administrative management, construction, food service, hazardous waste, professional services, facilities support services, and others. This position will be responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all corporate and government IT functions across the company to include directing all IT operations for government and corporate cybersecurity regulations to meet customer requirements as well as supporting and maintaining existing applications and development of new technical solutions. This position will also be responsible for the implementation of new technology cybersecurity countermeasures as well as continuing our implementation/certification of (CMMC) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification.

Location: Anchorage, AK

FLSA Classification: Salary, Exempt

Reports to: COO

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer information systems, or technical management required; or advanced experience and certifications may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Minimum ten (10) years of relevant technical experience required in a federal contracting field required
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) preferred
  • ITIL or other IT Service Management certification preferred
  • Deltek Costpoint experience preferred
  • Ability to pass a background and drug screening
  • Demonstrated proficiency with administrative features Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office 365 products, Skype for Business, and web collaboration tools such as SharePoint
  • Experience in Alaska Native Corporations preferred

Primary Duties include:

  • Designs, develops, implements, and manages the companies IT infrastructure, application systems, and networks
    • Develops cybersecurity technology for the protection of the company
    • Implements and continuing implementation of (CMMC) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification
    • Improves existing software programs and develops new applications to meet future business needs
    • Manages all aspects of hardware and software inventory and procurement
    • Develops analytical and reporting tools, feasibility studies, and recommendations for enhancements
    • Evaluates and recommends IT solutions while remaining abreast of trends and emerging technologies, specifically in federal government contracting
  • Establishes and maintains information technology policies, procedures, and standards
    • Creates, maintains, and enforces written policies and procedures regarding all technology operations throughout the company
    • Conducts audits to ensure hardware and software comply with standards, policies, and configuration guidelines
    • Implements recovery and backup procedures
  • Develops IT strategic plans
    • Develops an overall IT strategic plan to maintain a robust and unified information technology infrastructure and deliver a maximum return on investment in technology resources
    • Supports the strategic planning process as requested
  • Manage a variety of hardware and software controls
    • Ensures hardware and software are maintained and data is secured through proper back-ups and staff training
    • Conducts hardware and software maintenance
    • Evaluates and purchases of new hardware and software
    • Negotiates with vendors for software licenses
  • Manages IT budget
    • Prepares and oversees the department budget
    • Manages budget and controls expenses effectively
  • Trains and develops staff
    • Trains, develops, and appraises staff effectively to include leading a team committed to excellent customer service
    • Evaluates training requirements for current and new IT solutions, develops appropriate training materials, and provides staff training
    • May assist staff with diagnosing and solving computer equipment problems
  • Assesses potential risks
    • Monitors IT infrastructure and related system operations to assess potential risks
    • Develops and monitors metrics related to IT service levels, capacity, cybersecurity, and cost-effectiveness to senior leadership
  • Conducts research and development
    • Researches and evaluates new technology, techniques, threats, and industry best practices to optimize efficiency and usability and minimize vulnerabilities
  • Other duties as assigned

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: The majority of work is performed in an office setting and interfaces with a wide variety of people with differing functions, personalities and abilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds. [Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions].

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: It is Gana-A'Yoo's business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

"Gana-A'Yoo" in Athabascan means "friends," or "friends together." Our team members are always willing to step up and help. Our company logo features clasped arm/hand as a symbol of agreement and support for each other as Gana-A'Yoo. This symbol of friends united or in agreement is reflected in our company culture, which encourages our team members to maintain our relationships with our clients as one of cooperation and diligence. We work as part of the team. We also strive to invoke a focus on customer service that encompasses every aspect of our performance.

Note: This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. This employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his/her supervisor. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of Gana-A'Yoo, Limited.

Gana-A'Yoo, Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a Gana-A'Yoo Shareholder hiring preference (PL-638). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity, marital or family status, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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