Senior Java Developer (Travel Required)



Software developers at Excella are consultants and thought leaders with great business and technology skills. Our specialty areas allow you to choose and focus on your primary technical area, while providing the flexibility to move around depending on client need and your desires. We usually code in Java, Ruby, C#, Python, or JavaScript. We love polyglot developers!



  • Use your passion to build cutting edge solutions to solve problems with the right technologies.
  • Employ the values and principles of Agile development on small teams.
  • Support quality development practices and pursue new and better ways to build software.
  • Understand and follow emerging design to appropriately meet the business needs of our clients.
  • Use what works while keeping an eye out for new and better ways.
  • Actively participate in improving the code base by performing code reviews.
  • Reach outside the mainstream to adopt the best of all communities: open source, Agile, programming, etc.
  • Continuously improve and don't be content with the status quo. Code can always be better expressed, more elegant and simple, and higher in quality.
  • Travel to customer sites outside the DC Metro Area is required for this role for up to 50% of the year. Not all projects require travel, however our consultants typically work on the customer site depending on client needs.


Join us to work on small Agile teams and use your passion to build game changing web and mobile products for commercial and government clients in the DC metro area. We are currently looking for full stack Java developers that are excited to be part of a team. Qualifications include: 


    • 4+ years of web development experience and a 4 year college degree.
    • Web development experience in Java and/or Groovy, Scala, Clojure, etc.
    • Full stack development using the Spring Framework.
    • Strong database skills with MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
    • Cloud – we work on GitHub, Heroku, AWS, Azure.
    • DevOps and Continuous Delivery tools – Jenkins/TeamCity, Vagrant, Puppet/Chef/etc.
    • Experience with REST and/or SOAP based APIs consumption and creation.
    • Experience working with HTML5, CSS3, ERB, SCSS, JavaScript, and jQuery.
    • Build automation with Gradle or Maven.
    • Automated testing with Cucumber, JUnit, Selenium, etc.
    • Design skills with experience in object-oriented methodologies, design patterns, database design, and data modeling.


About Excella

Excella is a technology consulting firm serving commercial, non-profit, and federal clients in the Washington, DC area. Excella builds innovative custom software solutions with a strong focus on Agile engineering practices. We believe that great work leads to great things –- for our clients and our employees. We are growing fast and need passionate, innovative people who love working with technology and are ready to make an impact.


Here's what you can expect from us:

  • We care about our employees. In fact, The Washington Post and The Washington Business Journal consistently rank us as a "Best Place to Work."
  • You'll work with great people who love what they do: our team includes published authors, certified trainers, and internationally renowned speakers.
  • We have a "bring your own device" workplace and will share the cost of a new computer of your choice -- Mac or PC. It's up to you.
  • We'll invest in your career by providing 3 days of paid professional development every year, including travel and registration fees to attend classes and conferences, in addition to tuition assistance for degrees and certifications.
  • Starting day one, every employee is bonus eligible and receives 15 days of paid vacation, 6 federal holidays, and 4 floating holidays.
  • You can bike, drive, or metro to work -- our commute reimbursement plan has you covered.
  • You'll have fun!  We hold monthly social events all year long.

Excella is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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