IT Engineer

| Arlington, VA, USA | Remote
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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 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.
  • Doing your best work means having the best tools! Excella’s TechEleX program provides you with multiple options to suit your technology needs. Choose between a variety of Mac or PC devices, and to ensure your hardware remains current, at the end of a 3-year period Excella will replace your existing computer with a new model from the program. Plus, we’ll even give you the original device to keep for your personal use!
  • Excella provides a Workplace Allowance to offset both the costs to maintain a distributed work environment and to enhance your workplace wellness. Excella will reimburse all full-time Excellians for up to $500 in expenses incurred during the calendar year.
  • 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'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.


As an Excella IT Engineer you will serve as a technical lead within Excella’s Corporate IT and Security Team. You will be leading and supporting the design, deployment, expansion, and upkeep of Excella’s SaaS and IaaS infrastructure, Security and Compliance Programs, and serve as a point of escalation for Excella’s Service Desk personnel.  
We are looking for a quick learner, with a well-rounded passion for technology, and effective research and problem-solving skills. Someone who is detail oriented, organized, and excited to learn and work both as part of a team and independently.

This is a 40 hour/week, exempt role. 


  • Administer Excella’s IaaS and network infrastructure in Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS
  • Interface with vendors to resolve technical issues and for maintenance and development needs
  • Lead enterprise SaaS implementations and vendor evaluations
  • Maintain Excella’s security and compliance programs and oversee IT activities supporting its corporate certifications (ISO20000, 27001)
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of security controls (Experience with NIST800, CMMC, and SOC II a plus)
  • Lead research and development activities supporting the expansion and interoperability of Excella’s IT infrastructure
  • Serve as a final point of escalation for Excella’s service desk, solving complex escalations requiring research and testing
  • Oversee internal audit, capacity, and cost management activities


  • 8-10 years of experience managing and supporting an enterprise information technology team(s)
  • BA/BS Degree Preferred or 3 additional years of IT experience
  • Bonus points for experience with any or all of the following:
    • IT and Security Training Design and Delivery 
    • SAML2.0 and SCIM
    • Microsoft PowerApps/PowerPlatform (fka Microsoft Flow)Administration
    • Microsoft Sharepoint Development and Administration

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. Excella is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, contact [email protected] or 703-840-8600.
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Excella operates in the Artificial Intelligence industry. The company is located in Arlington, VA. Excella was founded in 2002. It has 310 total employees. To see all 1 open jobs at Excella, click here.
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