Xator Corporation

Founded: 2005
Employees: 201-500
Defense & Space

Systems Engineer

Paragon Communications Solutions, Inc. (PCSI)

www.paragoncommo.net     

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. 

Benefits:
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. 

Systems Engineer                        Herndon, Virginia

PCSI is seeking a System Engineer Expert with a strong awareness of technical trends in information technology, develop and maintain a strong awareness of on-going IT projects, and business unit requirements; be able to apply the Sponsor’s project management model for development efforts; and provide analysis, design, development, deployment, and lifecycle support for innovative hardware/software/ network systems and applications.  Work involves developing and supporting end-to-end technical and cost analysis for projects; ensure systems being developed comply with the enterprise technical architecture; help project and program teams prepare for project control gates; and keep senior management apprised of project or program status.  Immediate response may be required to restore or maintain system functionality. Some CONUS and/or OCONUS travel may be required.  Systems Engineer must possess Local Area Network (LAN) skills; ability to build servers, understand certificate authorities and integrate customer systems into enterprise.

Required Skills:

Strong background in Microsoft Systems Engineering and providing support to those systems.

Strong recent experience in Windows platform operating system and Microsoft applications including Windows 10 and Server 2012 / 2016 suite.

Strong knowledge of virtualization products with a focus on Hyper-V.

Email architecture, design and implementation experience include Lotus Notes / Domino and Microsoft Outlook / Exchange.

Proficiency in scripting languages with a focus on PowerShell.

Experience with McAfee product suite.

Demonstrated strong performance as a Systems Engineer / Architect, developing or implementing information systems with a broad experience base across the entire project lifecycle.

Demonstrated strong performance as a technical leader working in a multi-contractor, on-site and virtual environment

Excellent presentation preparation, briefing skills and project management experience

Demonstrated capacity to understand and communicate technical ideas, concepts, and thoughts across multiple technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Ability to work in fast pace, high pressure environment.

Demonstrated ability to independently determine and develop approach to solutions.

Desired Skills:

Technical Certifications: MCSE and/or CCIE

Working knowledge of VMWare and ESXi.

Previous experience with storage devices including NetApp.

Working knowledge CSFC technologies and methodologies

Current experience in the Sponsor’s classified and unclassified distributed work environment architectures and systems. 

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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