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Career Opportunity with Sapient Corporation
Sr. Associate, Technology
Job Location : Gurgaon and Bangalore
Sr. Associate, Technology plays a significant role during the design and implementation of the technological solution for our clients. A Sr. Associate, Technology must have experience in one or more of the following: systems integration and development, package implementation, knowledge of multiple technologies and relational databases, and user-centered analysis and evaluation techniques, and interactive design. Most importantly, a Sr. Associate, Technology must have proven leadership skills.
A Sr. Associate, Technology is involved in ensuring a quality technical design that satisfies the business requirements of the client. To do this, a Sr. Associate, Technology must have creativity and innovation and the ability to abstract detail into larger patterns. It is also important for a Sr. Associate, Technology to understand how the disciplines work together to provide a complete solution for our clients.
A Sr. Associate, Technology is often involved in package evaluations and recommendations, communicating the technological details of the project to the business users and workshops with the clients. Sr. Associate, Technology also participates in gathering business requirements and assessing existing architectures and resources.
Sr. Associate, Technology provides leadership to the team by taking responsibility for a specific component or track of the project architecture. By taking on this level of responsibility, a Sr. Associate, Technology spends more time overseeing the tasks required to implement a solution rather than performing the tasks directly. This includes planning, estimation, resource management, issue resolution and quality assurance. A Sr. Associate, Technology is also responsible for coordinating and communicating with the other tracks and disciplines involved in the project.
In performing the essential functions of this role, the work is fast-paced, moderately noisy and team-based. Additionally, frequent overnight travel is required.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following and others as assigned:
Areas of Responsibility Specifics
I. Design Skills Utilizes their deep understanding of OO design principles in creating custom software solutions or modifying package solutions
Applies their understanding of the limits of the tools being used and discusses the tradeoffs in the design phase vs. implementation
Owns the design of a module
Leads a team of Sapient and client people in business and technical designs of a module
Manages dependencies across other modules
II. Business Acumen
Translates the clients business requirements into systems design.
Challenges business design when appropriate. Offers creative alternatives regarding business design
III. Development Skills Writes high quality code
Has experience in multi threading, concurrency, serialization, messaging and performance tuning of applications
Has worked with J2EE, STRUTS, JUNIT, EJB, SWING, SPRING
Has experience developing low latency applications
Strives for a deep understanding and expertise with the tools being used
Effectively debugs code
Sets standards for the team
Identifies problem areas in their module and actively works to fix them
IV. Lifecycle Experience Leverages their knowledge of the stages of the Sapient|Approach
Utilizes the deliverables from other disciplines and S|A phases
V. Project Processes Understands and promotes the value of project processes
Establishes processes on a new project
Understands, defines and assesses completeness of work
VI. Project Planning Drives mid-level planning exercise
Plans for a module with a team of 4-6 Associates
Manages and tracks plans of engineers in their module
Anticipates issues and risks at the module level and escalates appropriately
VII. Scope Management Actively manages scope at the module level, can identify alternatives
Quickly evaluates LOE, complexity and risk involved in adding a scope item
Effectively and accurately estimates LOE for their module
Reviews others estimates and points out holes
Anticipates how project risks will impact estimates
IX. Mentoring Mentors other Associates and Sr. Associates on the team
X. Communication Communicates difficult scenarios to the client
Facilitates workshops and client meetings
Bachelors degree required, degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.
Minimum 1-3 years in systems integration and development, package implementation, and/or interactive design
Proficient in UML
Ability to abstract detail into larger (repeatable) patterns, familiarity with user-centered analysis and evaluation techniques
Experience providing a vision of the total solution, managing a track of work and defining a comprehensive solution leading toward a common vision
Proven leadership and managerial skills to "independently" manage a track of work, with 4 - 7 people, during multiple phases of the project lifecycle
Understanding of the project life cycle process to effectively be able to manage a sub-team through the complexities of the business solution
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this role, which include hearing, speaking, typing, and occasionally moving and/or lifting up to 15 pounds.
Email : email@example.com
Phone : 0124-4167158 (D) 2 pm to 10 pm
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