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Sapient (www.sapient.com)


Senior Developer (Websphere Portal)


Job Description:

- Senior Developer Websphere Portal

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.

- A Senior Associate contributes towards a particular module of work by bringing deep core technology expertise and relevant business subject matter expertise to the table



- 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 :

Architecture & Design :

a. Prepares the technical design of the technology components within the module (one or more of client/web presentation tier, server tier, data access and data model, integration component, package function customization)

b. Participates in design reviews of other modules and provide insightful comments to improve the design quality and design conformance to standards

c. Implements slice of application (EAR) and proofs of concept (spike solution) to prove any new technologies or integration scenarios in the module

d. For package implementations, aids the Architect of the project to perform the gap analysis between business requirements and the package features and designs the configuration, customizations, extensions, interfaces required to meet the requirements

e. Provides innovative solutions to technical issues during the project that could impact one or more modules of the project

Development :

a. Implements (hands-on) the module components based on Sapient and industry best practices. These components could be custom built, or built using a third party tool and also could involve extending an industry package

b. Supports the module in production, resolves hot issues and implements and deploys enhancements to the application/package

c. Works with/helps other team members to resolve technical issues that require deep technical expertise in core technology platforms or packages.

Client Interaction :

a. Interacts with a client (client senior developers and architects) to create technology specifications from business requirements for one or more modules within the project

b. In some scenarios, collaborates with client developers to design, build, test

and deploy the module components and integrate with the rest of the modules

c. Raises and drives to closure with the client any technical design and implementation issues in the module and also in the interfaces and interactions with other modules

Planning Tracking & Estimation :

a. Estimates the implementation and deployment of the module based on design architecture, testing strategy and overall project plan

b. Reports progress and issues to the Manager in a timely manner. In particular, to relay issues that might impact on quality or the ability to deliver to timescales or estimates

Documentation :

a. Documents the technical design using UML, suitable design patterns in the form of technical design narrative, object models, sequence diagrams, collaboration diagrams


Role Details –

a. Developing portal applications across an array of enterprise applications using Websphere 6.1

b. Webservice and Real-time interface development to mainframe applications

c. Leading development modules using agile methods to deliver highly secure Web 2.0 portal apps. Essential Skills

d. 3 – 5 years experience developing Java applications using Websphere and IBM IDEs

e. Recent experience implementing Websphere 6.x

f. 1 – 2 years development experience with Websphere 5.x

g. 1 – 2 years experience integrating Java applications to mainframe programs using CICSPlex, Java CE


Job Location : Delhi-NCR

Desired Experience: 5 To 8 Years


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