Senior Java Developer

Location
US-VA-Arlington

Overview

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!

 

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

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 leading provider of Agile software development and data and analytics solutions to clients in the federal, commercial and non-profit sectors. We believe that great work leads to great things –- our experts measure success by the positive impact we make on our clients, community, and colleagues. 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:

  • Workplace sites look different for everyone – whether it’s your home or the office, we believe in a flexible work/life balance that supports you regardless of your location. We offer a home office allowance that can be used for home office furniture/equipment, a daily pass for a coworking space, etc. Our commute reimbursement plan has you covered for whether you bike, Metro, or drive to work.
  • We offer top of industry medical, dental, and vision benefits with multiple options to choose from such as an employer-contributed health savings account, infertility coverage, and orthodontia so you can select the plan that works best for you.
  • Regardless of what stage of life you’re in, Excella wants to support you. We provide 8 weeks of Parental Leave, discounted pet insurance, and a Care.com membership with 3 back-up emergency child or elder care days annually – all available to you on your first day.
  • Starting day one, every employee is bonus eligible and receives 15 days of paid vacation, 6 federal holidays, and 4 floating holidays.
  • Diversity and inclusion matter. Excella created and continues to support employee led-affinity groups and the Inclusion Diversity Equity Ambassador (IDEA) team, a cross-functional employee-led initiative to continually foster innovation and increase inclusion within Excella.
  • 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.
  • We encourage mindfulness and overall well-being through employee wellness events, a HeadSpace membership, as well as access to TalkSpace and mental health coverage through our medical plans.

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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