Be Part of Something Bigger

Akima is a leading Alaska Native corporation more than 10,000 employees strong, with a portfolio of 39 small businesses known as operating companies. We offer the tight-knit teams and personal ethos of a small company, along with the stability, expansive career opportunities, robust benefits, and comprehensive corporate support afforded by a large national corporation.

Akima's Mission



We provide extraordinary technical and mission support for federal government clients, while adhering to the enduring values of our Iñupiat shareholders from the NANA region.



At Akima, you’ll play an important role in the strength of our country while helping our shareholders thrive as they balance traditional subsistence living with modern opportunities.



You'll also enjoy the personal connection of working for a small company, with all the corporate support and career flexibility afforded by a large business.

We are committed to equal employment and provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. For assistance, please contact Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053 .

Our People are Our

You might work on site at a client office or on a military base for one of our subsidiary operating companies. You might work with our corporate headquarters team, providing human resources, technical, legal, compliance, marketing, and other services for all our operations. No matter where you work, Akima is a place you can grow, make a difference... and be part of America’s most critical operations.

We are committed to hiring and supporting people who are traditionally underrepresented in our industries. We provide a broad range of personal and professional development opportunities to all our employees to support your success and your career journey.

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Veterans Careers

Akima is proud to support many mission-critical projects in defense, intelligence, and homeland security. We are always looking to tap the proven experience and expertise of veterans, transitioning service members, and their families.

See why Akima is a great place to continue serving our country in a civilian career.

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Life at Akima

Akima offers much more than a good job, great benefits, and career opportunity.

  • Experts in program management, IT, engineering, logistics, and other specialties work on exciting projects, solving complex problems and using leading technology.
  • Staff across a wide range of positions provide vital support for our nation’s most critical defense and security missions.
  • People drawn to public service find ample opportunities to make a real and lasting difference, along with the career agility and flexibility of a private sector employer.
  • All Akima employees thrive in an environment shaped by our common values.


The hard work and resilience that enabled Akima’s Iñupiat shareholders to flourish in the Arctic also fuels success in their modern enterprises. Akima adheres to these qualities in our work, our commitment to supporting Native Alaskan communities, and how we collaborate with and treat one another.

  • Honesty and Integrity Govern our Activities
  • Commitments Made Will be Fulfilled
  • Everyone Will be Treated with Dignity and Respect


Akima contributes to economic and community development, education, and cultural preservation for Iñfupiat communities in the NANA region. Akima coordinators in each village help with job placement, and we give Iñupiat shareholders hiring preference when they apply for jobs.


Akima gives back - both in the NANA region, and in the communities where our employees live and work, through dozens of charity golf tournaments, silent auctions, fundraisers, and food drives.


Akima provides a range of robust benefit options, with a choice of health and wellness programs, benefits to help you build financial security, professional and personal development programs... and more!

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Strength Through Diversity

25% Veterans   29% Women   51% Minority   21% Disabled   100% Akima

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Staffing Agencies

Occasionally Akima works with direct placement and other staffing agencies to help fill requisitions. To learn more or submit a candidate, please visit the link below.


Employment Verification

Employment verification is handled by The Work Number. Please click the link below and use the employer code 19221.