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Sapient (www.sapient.com)


Developer (Generic Java)


Job Description:

- Associate Technology L2 (Developer Java)

- See things differently.

Technology and creativity serve the idea. Together. To view them any other way is to view them with the narrowest of vision. We are Sapient. Since 1990, we have partnered with some of the world’s most recognized brands, and - by leveraging the power of both creativity and technology - helped them achieve success at a rate nearly three times the industry average. Our commitment to our clients is renowned; our passion for delivering exceptional value unparalleled. Sapient is looking for individuals who want to make a difference. We are inventors, rule-breakers and catalysts, and the work we do changes lives. Our environment fosters growth and creativity, demands openness and client-focused delivery, and celebrates initiative and risk-taking. Does this speak to you? Then whether you’re fluent in the language of HTML, strategy, Java, or consumer research, we invite you to bring your talents and passion to Sapient. Our passion for client success—evidenced by our ability to foster collaboration, drive innovation and solve challenging problems—is the subject of case studies on leadership and organizational behavior used by MBA students at both Harvard and Yale. Leading clients, including BP, Essent, Energie, Harrah's Entertainment, Hilton International, Janus, Sony Electronics and Verizon, rely on our unique approach to drive growth and market momentum. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Sapient operates across North America, Europe and India. For more information, please visit www.sapient.com



- Summarizes the reason why the job exists; and how it contributes to the overall goals of the organization.

- An Associate Technology L2 contributes to Sapient engagements by participating in the requirements gathering, design phases and by creating units of defect free code modules that meet the business and technical requirements during Enterprise Architecture Release (Ear), Implementation and Manage phases.



- High-level grouping of responsibilities (broken down into tasks / activities) that a given role needs to perform in order to be successful


Key Responsibility Areas - Major Activities :

Design :

a. Participates in requirement gathering and design sessions and creates necessary requirement artifacts based on the guidelines

b. Provides inputs and designs application modules under direction of a Senior Developer /Track Lead or an Architect.

Development :

a. Writes application code to meet expected quality standards by conforming to the steps of doneness defined by the project.

b. Identifies and creates unit test cases and writes code to validate those test cases

c. Participates in technical walkthroughs/ code reviews of other team members’ components, test plans and results and help them with gaps

Planning & Tracking :

a. Works with Track leads or the Architect to create mid level and low level plans for the modules they own or are working on

b. Reports accurate status to the track lead/ architect

c. Identifies & escalates issues that might delay the work. Reports progress and issues to the track lead/ Manager in a timely manner. In particular, to relay issues that might impact on quality or the ability to deliver to timescales or estimates.

Process Adherence :

a. Delivers in compliance with Sapient methodology, processes, tools and technology standards

Documentation :

a. Creates, maintains and updates the design documentation for the modules he/she is responsible for

Client Interaction :

a. Participates in client meetings when required, and provide inputs and ask relevant questions during both the design and implementation phases.


- J2EE - Application Servers, Java – ORM, Java - Spring Framework, Core Java, SQL Development Languages, AJAX, Java - Web Presentation Frameworks, OOAD and UML


i. Demonstrates Intermediate level proficiency in one of the J2EE - Application Servers listed below (available in the Technology.Application Platforms segment):

BEA WebLogic, IBM WebSphere, JBoss / Tomcat, Oracle Application Server, Sun Application Server, ATG Application Server

ii. Plays a key role in at least one project implementation using the ORM tool.

iii. Demonstrates knowledge of mapping persistent classes and mapping collections and entity associations.

iv. Is able to explain session and transactions fairly well. Is exposed to all query writing options available in an ORM package.

v. Performs unit testing of the applications using the ORM tool.

vi. Accurately customizes and configures the tool to work with various architectures.

vii. Is able to use Spring in at least one project and how to load the IOC container in WAR file or an EAR file or a standalone applications.

viii. Is able to use Spring JDBC abstraction and Exception hierarchy.

ix. Is able to use DAO support for various ORM FWs - Hibernate, iBatis.

x. Articulates how to do JNDI lookup through XMLBeanFactory for EJBs, datasources etc.

xi. Demonstrates ability to do technical design and develop using technologies that are part of JDK 1.3 or above.

xii. Implements GoF design patterns (like Factory, Singleton) using Java language.

xiii. Demonstrates ability to use logging frameworks such as Apache Commons, Log4J, java. util. logging package etc.

xiv. Demonstrates ability to write units tests using a framework such as JUnit, TestNG etc..

xv. Demonstrates ability to use an IDE and mentor others in the use of an IDE.

xvi. Is able to use Java Compilers, Build Tools like Ant or Maven and troubleshoot build issues.

xvii. Understands fundamentals of JVM memory management,

xviii. Demonstrates Intermediate level proficiency in one of the SQL Development Languages listed below (available in the Technology. Development - Languages segment):- Oracle - Development (PL/SQL), SQL Server Development - T-SQL

xix. Articulates what is JavaScript Object Notation (JSON).

xx. Able to leverage at least one existing AJAX framework (such as, Google Web Toolkit (GWT), DOJO, EXT-JS, Yahoo Widgets, etc.).

xxi. Has developed at least one simple to moderate complexity application using AJAX.

xxii. Demonstrates Intermediate level proficiency in one of the Java - Web Presentation

xxiii. Frameworks listed below (available in the Technology. Front End Development segment):

Java - JSFs, Java - Struts, and Java - Spring MVC

xxiv. Should have Intermediate level skills in Java - JSP too

xxv. Is able to do domain modeling based on requirements defined in use cases.

xxvi. Is able to identify classes and assign responsibilities to them.

xxvii. Understands and applies GoF, GRASP and other design patterns.

xxviii. Participates in activities using UML notations pertaining to use cases, class diagrams, collaboration diagrams, activity diagrams and sequence diagrams. Additionally, proactively creates deployment diagrams, composite diagrams (packaging diagrams), object diagrams, timing diagrams and state diagrams using UML notation.


Job Location : Bangalore, Delhi-NCR

Desired Experience: 1 To 4 Years


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