Xator Corporation

Founded: 2005
Employees: 201-500
Defense & Space

Applications Developer Programmer

Paragon Communications Solutions, Inc. (PCSI)


Paragon Communications Solutions, Inc. (an Xator Corporation National Security Solutions Company) is a niche provider of strategic tactical field communications, electronic countermeasures, and Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems capabilities to the Federal Government.

Clearance Requirement:
Active TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph is required. 

Salary -  We offer competitive compensation packages with plenty of opportunity for advancement. 

401K Program - Administered through TransAmerica. Full-time employees are eligible on the 1st day of the month following their date of hire. Employees receive an automatic 3% of gross earnings every pay period. Employees are vested immediately.

Paid Time Off - Paragon is able to offer between 15-20 days of leave to new employees. In addition, we recognize 10 paid holidays per year; all of which are floaters and may be taken on its designated date or on any day following. 

Health Insurance - Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits start on the employee’s first day of hire. Paragon pays for the majority of the cost.

Flexible Spending Accounts – Our FSA allows employees to set aside pre-tax earnings to pay for out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. 

Applications Developer Programmer                   Herndon, Virginia


Analyzes functional business applications and design specifications for functional activities

Develops codes, tests, and debugs new software or enhancements to existing software

Performs maintenance on existing software products and contributes knowledge of business applications

Writes programs according to specifications needed.

Works with technical staff to understand problems had with software and then resolve them

Resolves customer complaints and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements

Develops block diagrams and logic flow charts

Provides technical direction to programmers to ensure program deadlines are met

Software version control baseline documentation

Develop project schedules, timelines

Leverage experience across the Center, Group and external offices

Coordinate with Customer’s security elements for Project Certification and Accreditation

Required Skills:

Ability to effectively manage several projects simultaneously in a rapidly paced environment

Excellent understanding of communications/email protocol API implementation

Working knowledge of Customer’s organization, internal policies, and processes

Excellent knowledge of Customer’s software development cycle and O&M processes

Willing to “go the extra mile” ensuring that time critical requirements are met.

Prior experience working with multiple IC organizations

Ability to work as part of a team of very strong personalities in a very dynamic environment

Highly mission-oriented



Ruby, JAVA,C++

.net development

Desired Skills:

Working knowledge of Customers official messaging system 

Ability to design/deliver customer web-based email client and server applications

Ability to implement business process and workflow into custom email applications

Knowledge of PKI key and LDAP implementation

Ability to interface web application with remote relational database infrastructure

Paragon Communications Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

For additional information about Paragon Communications Solutions, Inc., Xator Corporation or the position, please email John at john.reidy@xatorcorp.com

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