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Software Developer

Paragon Structural Engineering
Dallas, TX
  • Posted: 7 days ago
  • $80,000 to $100,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: life insurance, medical, vision, 401k, dental,
Job Description

Take the next step in your career with a premier forensic and structural engineering firm in Plano, TX (suburb of Dallas) that provides the personal atmosphere of a small company as well as the benefits of a large company. Paragon offers a unique opportunity for a software developer to work on innovative projects as an individual contributor as well as an integral part of a team. The company has approximately 25 employees, which are mostly local to the North Dallas area.

At Paragon, we rely on the capabilities of our software systems every day. We use a variety of software products, including APIs, commercially available tools and systems, virtualized and environments and containers, and web-based management systems. There is a strong mix of custom software and integration with existing software. We are seeking a software developer who is eager to use and grow his or her technological skills while assisting the Company in streamlining and improving processes. In this role, the successful individual will:

  • Develop custom software to solve mission-critical business needs
  • Integrate with existing software platforms
  • Protect our critical information, systems, and assets
  • Provide training to users on an as-needed basis
  • Assist with the development of the company’s technological roadmap

You will discover and create innovative solutions to current and future issues, lead initiatives to keep pace with modern technology, and interact with users to enhance efficiencies. The ideal candidate will be a team player with a teachable spirit and a passion for technology.

Objectives of this Role:

  • Design custom software, algorithms, and processes to solve and implement solutions to technical and logistical data science problems
  • Identify the needs of users, outline technical requirements and specifications, and oversee programming activities
  • Collaborate during the software development process for insight and feedback
  • Own projects, solutions, and key responsibilities within a larger business initiative
  • Communicate statuses and deadlines
  • Provide cost estimates and budget analyses to management
  • Implement analytics for meaningful insights

Directly Responsible For:

  • Designing algorithms and flowcharts to create new software programs and systems
  • Write efficient and elegant code based on product specifications and requirements
  • Delivering solutions on schedule
  • Troubleshooting, debugging, maintaining, and improving existing software
  • Soliciting feedback to improve software adoption and performance
  • Developing technical documentation

General Skills/Qualifications:

  • Required:
    • Back-end development experience
    • Basic understanding of relational databases
    • Linux development experience
    • Strong problem-solving and communication skills
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Preferred Skills:
    • Python, PHP, and MySQL
    • Experience with virtualization technology
    • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Teams
    • Experience with project management and technical documentation

Desired Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Proficiency in popular coding languages, frameworks, and tools. E.g., Python, PHP, Javascript, C/C+, ReactJS, Git, and Linux.

Work Location and Hours

Work can be performed in the office or remotely. Candidate must be local to Colorado Springs, CO, or Dallas, TX. Core working hours are between 9 AM and 4 PM Central Time with additional work being performed during flexible working hours.


Paragon offers a competitive salary along with many great benefits:

  • Health Insurance - Company pays 60% for you and your dependents
  • Vision, Dental, and Cancer Insurances – Company pays 100% for you and 60% for your dependents
  • Life insurance, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurances – Company pays 100% for you
  • Time Off – Total of 30 days per year:
    • 15 days of paid time-off
    • 13 paid holidays
    • 2 paid volunteer days
  • 401K – You are eligible after one year of service; includes matching contribution of the first 4% with no vesting period
  • Cell-phone – up to $25 each month reimbursed towards use of your phone
  • Wellness – up to $75 each month reimbursed towards a gym membership, exercise class, or personal trainer
  • Night out – up to $50 each month reimbursed towards dinner and entertainment
  • Team building:
  • Events - 2 recreational and 2 work related events each year
  • Lunch or breakfast – provided by the company 16 times per year
  • Student debt assistance – up $100 per month, up to 6 years, for job related degrees
  • Continuing education:
  • webinars, seminars, and classes
  • college coursework
  • Snacks and drinks – unlimited during your work day


Please apply with a cover letter and resume by contacting us at We look forward to hearing from you!

Paragon Structural Engineering


6404 International Parkway

Dallas, TX




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