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Network Engineer
Title:Network Engineer
Department:Information Technology (IT)
Job Status:Full Time
Location:Juneau or Sitka

Network Engineer

(Juneau or Sitka)

SEARHC was established in 1975 under the provisions of the Indian Self-Determination Act as a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. The intent of this legislation was to have Indian Health Service programs and facilities turned over to tribal management. Our contracting with IHS began in 1976 when we took over management of the Community Health Aides Program. In 1982, we took over operation of the IHS Juneau clinic, now the Ethel Lund Medical Center, and took over operation of Sitka’s Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital in 1986. We are one of the oldest and largest Native-run health organizations in the nation.


Position Summary:

Under the supervision of senior IT staff, position is responsible for assisting in the installation and management of the local and wide area network infrastructure to ensure the stable operation of SEARHC’s IT assets. This includes configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting new and existing network hardware, software, and communication links. Core responsibilities include TCP/IP routing, network QoS, security, network cabling, IP telephony and various other communication systems. Position requires frequent travel to remote village locations.


Position Complexities:

Position requires attention to technical details and the ability to solve complex problems. Poorly configured routers, switches, phone systems and cables can cause system outages impacting patient care and business functions. This position is a high paced, stressful job requiring long periods of work in enclosed and remote sites. Immediate, careful attention to various systems is required to keep them operational. Constant exposure to new and varied systems and concepts require high levels of concentration and retention. Constant attention to detail is required. Varied and multiple problems are addressed simultaneously, with constant interruptions often resulting in additional work requests. Most work is accomplished within a time deadline. Tedious eye to hand tasks are often required. Lifting heavy objects up to 50 pounds. Extensive travel including remote village locations. Being organized with the right equipment and materials for the job.



  • Associate's degree in an IT related field or industry recognized certification required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • 3 years of experience in enterprise networking preferred. 


Other Information

At SEARHC, we see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement. Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career.

We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

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