At Paragon, we recognize that it is our employees who make us who we are. Our goal is to hire the best, and then allow them to do the work that they enjoy. We are committed to providing the work and the work atmosphere that allows employees to grow both personally and professionally.
Paragon was awarded the 2006 Workplace Excellence Grand Prize Award for Small Business in the Tucson area. The company was founded to have the agility of a small company, with the perks of a large corporation. We are dedicated to holding true to our corporate values – we ask our employees to have fun doing what they do best and we will supply them with the support, encouragement, and atmosphere they need. Here, we work hard and play hard.
Our firm is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, a city that boasts to be "the best of both worlds with the progress and innovation of a metropolitan community and the friendly, caring atmosphere of a small town." Several of our positions require moderate to extensive travel and some of our positions may be international assignments. If you are interested in becoming part of our team, take a moment to review our current open positions. Paragon currently has several openings in all locations.
Paragon has career opportunities for people who are excited about working in the space industry and want to work on projects of significance. We are interested in people who enjoy a challenge and like working on a variety of projects in a fast paced environment. We are a small, agile company that offers lots of growth potential and are interested in people who enjoy learning and advancing their career. We accept all resumes and are specifically looking for degreed engineers ranging from bachelors to doctorate with experience ranging from 1-20+ years. Candidates with knowledge of thermal control systems (TCS) or environmental control and life support systems (ECLSS) are particularly valuable to our team.Candidates must be US Citizens or US permanent residents.
Key words that we look for on resumes include: Mechanical Design, Thermal Desktop™ (or equivalent package such as SINDA-G or TAM), CFX, CFD, Nastran/patran, ECLSS, Pro-E, Solidworks, NASA, DOD, spaceflight hardware, spacecraft systems, Systems Engineering Requirements Traceability software a plus (DOORs, Cradle, CORE…)
Paragon engineers work on a variety of projects. Your ability to contribute in any of the following areas makes you valuable to our team:
Designing the ECLSS and TCS for manned and unmanned spacecraft
Developing requirements and preliminary design of key components for a next-generation space suit
Specifying component performance requirements and developing the master equipment list for spacecraft ECLSS and TCS
Laying out the ducting and plumbing for new spacecraft using commercial 3-D modeling software
Developing schematics and solid models of the next generation of space cargo vehicles
Developing standardized designs of environmental control and life support systems and thermal control systems for commercial spacecraft
Performing thermal, structural, and fluid flow analysis of ECLSS and TCS for new spacecraft
Developing and reviewing plans to manufacture, test, and verify the operation of new spacecraft life support and thermal control systems
Paragon posts all open positions through Career Builder. Please apply directly through CareerBuilder at www.careerbuilder.com key word search 'Paragon Space Development.' We look forward to getting to know you. Paragon offers competitive benefits and salary packages in a unique and rewarding work environment. We are an equal opportunity employer.