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Network Engineer
Herndon, VA

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Job Description

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.

Network Engineer Herndon, Virginia

PCSI is seeking a Network Engineer to work as part of a collaborative, multidiscipline team in support of U.S. Government and provide technical expertise in the field of network engineering.

Strong background designing and implementing Local and Wide Area Networks (LAN/WAN)

Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP Networking

Experience with VPN technologies and protocols including IPSec and SSL

Experience configuring and trouble-shooting LAN Switches, Routers, and Firewalls and VPN


Ability to convey technical designs, ideas and results to non-technical audiences and provide briefings to

high-level government personnel.

Experience in authoring documents (reports, briefings, etc,) to support customer missions.

Demonstrated ability to apply the engineering design process to discover innovative methods to solve

technical problems and meet client requirements.

Required Skills:

Must have knowledge of Cisco Routing and Switching, and network architecture planning.

Must have knowledge of remote administration and secure Virtual Private Networking.

Must understand commercial encryption standards and their application in IP networking.

Must have knowledge of VPN technologies, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, IP Multicasting

Must have strong written and oral communication skills.

Must have knowledge of Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) IEEE standards: 802.11 a/b/g/n and how to apply them

to an enterprise network architecture.

7-10 years of relevant experience designing communications systems.

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Excellent analysis and critical thinking skills

Ability to work independently as well as within small and large groups

Capable of preparing and presenting briefings

Experience with Microsoft Office product line, including Microsoft Access; experience with Lotus Notes

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

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