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At Cherokee Federal, we manage nearly 1,000 federal projects of all sizes, from aerospace manufacturing and health sciences to technological innovations and consulting services. We’re always looking for top talent who share our values and who believe in making a difference. We embrace cross-cultural diversity and inclusion and the strength it brings to our client solutions. It's our goal to create a collaborative work environment and culture that supports all backgrounds. Our technically skilled and driven team of 3,000+ employees are focused on building next-generation technologies, solving complex challenges and serving more than 60 federal agencies globally. Join our team and make an immediate impact.

Cherokee Federal Values
Our Mission & Values

Our mission and values are meaningful. We’re working to diversify our business footprint and grow the economy of Cherokee Nation. We believe in the value of a diverse workforce and in investing in the brightest talent to keep our company moving forward. We are also committed to investing in our tribe and community. Our profits deliver critical services and programs for Cherokee citizens, including health care, education and housing. Through our work, we’re building better lives for Cherokees now and for generations to come.

The Cherokee Federal workforce is one of the best-trained-and-educated groups in the federal services sector. We empower our employees to be leaders in their chosen field and to collaborate on innovative solutions that are critical to our clients’ success. Through our values, our employees not only demonstrate PRIDE in the work place, but also to our customers and the communities we serve.

Our reputation as a best-in-class company is evident by our team’s purpose and respect for others, along with integrity, discipline and excellence in completing complex projects on time and under budget. With extraordinary growth in contract wins year-after-year, along with proven past performance across a number of verticals, including health, technology, consulting and more, it’s a great time to grow your career with Cherokee Federal and to make a difference.

Featured Jobs
Consulting Jobs
Project Manager

Cherokee Nation Management & Consulting is seeking a Facilities Project Manager in Ft. Belvoir, VA. This position will provide support for the Defense Health Agency through the management, control, coordination, and execution of projects involving long-term federal program functions, construction projects, renovations and modernization. Candidates must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance and should be well-rounded, effective communicators able to work independently and meet aggressive deadlines.

Health Jobs
Legal Epidemiologist

Cherokee Nation Operational Solutions is hiring multiple Legal Epidemiologists to provide COVID-19 support for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Center for Preparedness and Response. This position will use relevant legal databases and other publicly available sources to collect, analyze, and monitor state, local, and territorial executive orders, administrative orders, statutes, regulations, judicial opinions, resolutions, and proclamations for COVID-19 public policies to implement community mitigation measures.

Engineering and Manufacturing Jobs
Contract Manager

Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs is looking for a Contract Manager – Journeyman to support the F-22 Formal Training Unit Beddown at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA. This position will provide mentorship and training to civilian and military personnel on contracting work in addition to reviewing solicitations and providing contract management support. An ideal candidate will have working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations and other federal codes and guidelines.

Current Openings
Join a team dedicated to making a difference. We serve as a trusted partner that can innovate and implement solutions across our five service areas: construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health and technology, both domestically and internationally. Search for a job that matches your qualifications and interests, then apply online.

I’ve had the pleasure of working for Cherokee Federal for the past six years managing small and large contracts staffed with the most amazing people. Unlike other companies, our employees have the pleasure of supporting dual missions – improving the lives of our servicemen and women and enriching the lives of the Cherokee people.

Dianne Thorpe, Sr. Program Manager

Pay & Benefits

Our diverse workforce is what drives the company’s success and sustains its growth. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that reflects the importance of the services we provide our federal customers, including competitive salary, retirement, health and wellness and more.
Competitive Salary
Competitive Salary
Cherokee offers salaries that are competitive within the federal contract market. Salary ranges are determined by specific government contracts.
Savings Plan
The company offers 401(k) Retirement Savings Plans with a generous company match dollar for dollar up to 6% of annual salary. Employees are 100% immediately vested after meeting a two-month eligibility requirement.
Health & Wellness
We offer valuable, competitive benefits to you and your family, including: Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, Basic Employee Life and AD&D Insurance, Short- and Long-term Disability and Employee Assistance Plan.
Paid Leave
Paid Leave
We offer paid leave for all full- and part-time regular employees based on contract or state requirements. This includes: Holiday Pay, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty and Military Leave.

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We manage nearly 1,000 projects across more than 60 federal clients.

EEO Information and Disclaimer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. An equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

A notice describing federal equal employment opportunity laws can be viewed here: EEO is the Law and here: EEO Poster Supplement. You may also view the OFCCP’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.
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