Technical Consultant-JAVA

Global Wealth Management
Work type:
Gurgaon, India
Closing date:
31/12/2018 (closed)

The role holder will be working as an Individual contributor as a Technical Consultant/ Sr. Technical Consultant (For min. 5 years to 12 years only) and responsible for the integration architecture, design and delivery during the lifetime of Sonata implementation projects. They will plan and allocate resource and undertake aspects of client relationship management. Responsible for providing technical advice and guidance to external and internal clients. An expert in Wealth Management related software, interfaces, solutions and implementations. Involved in the resolution of complex technical requirements or issues.

Main activities

  • Key Responsibilities:
  • - Advanced level software development for Sonata RDA, Sonata Web and Sonata Web Services using Eclipse, Java1.5+/JEE 5+ and related services and Frameworks, Web technologies and frameworks such as JSF, Seam, HTML, CSS, Hibernate and Java-based web services and frameworks including JAX- WS and JMS.
  • - Advising on client projects about appropriate technology and solutions, capturing and documenting technical requirements.
  • - Leading client implementations of Sonata, owning the integration (technical, web and NFR aspects).
  • - Involvement in scoping studies and providing solutions and technical consultancy services to clients.
  • - Providing consulting in performance planning and benchmark exercises.
  • - Working closely with Global Product Management and Development teams to provide technical consultancy input into the APAC/EMEA strategic and tactical product and technical plans.
  • - Advising project teams on technical issues where necessary.
  • - People management for direct reports including recruitment and selection, understanding the legal framework for managing employees, completing the annual performance review process, objective setting, learning and development and succession planning.
  • - Working with Business Analysts and Consultants to provide effort estimates for technical enhancement work, development and testing.
  • - Working with the Delivery Managers regarding the acceptance of new releases of Sonata software, being responsible for acceptance of that software for technical aspects of those releases.
  • - Creating and delivering internal and external technical training when required.

To be successful in this role candidates will require:


Qualification & Experience: MCA /B.E./B.Tech

  • 5-12 years of experience as a Technical / Integration Consultant in Financial Services industry.
  • Strong analytical skills including knowledge of UML or other structured analysis method.
  • Proven experience of leading a feasibility/discovery phase with clients.
  • Experience of UK retail savings and investment products.
  • Experience of working within successful technology implementation programmes.
  • Experience in providing business consultancy and support to clients.
  • Advanced software design principles and methods.
  • Broad experience within agile development practices.
  • Worked in software development environment with large teams.

Technical Skills

  • Core Java 1.7 or above, Java Swing, Java Web Start, JEE 5 and above.
  • Java Frameworks and services including EJB 3.0, JAAS, JMS, JCA, JTA, JDBC, Java Web Services using.
  • Web development using HTML, CSS, XML, XSL, JSP, JSF, Servlets.
  • Supporting Open Source Java frameworks, utilities and applications XUL, Jasper reports, Apache FOP, Apache Log4J, Apache Commons, Log4J, Trove, EHCache, JGoodies, Swing Bindings.
  • Object relational bridging using Hibernate, JDO and EJB 3.0.
  • JAVA development using Eclipse Platform with related tools and plugins including Apache Ant, Subclipse, TestNG.
  • Web & Application Servers including JBOSS and Tomcat.
  • SQL, Entity-Relationship (ER) design and Relational Databases concepts.
  • Object oriented design and development methods and practices.
  • Code refactoring & use of design and code Patterns.
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI) application development practices.
  • Advanced or expert level knowledge of relevant Operating System tools, utilities and Commands.
  • Advanced SQL knowledge with Oracle.
  • Java Certification


  • Attention to Detail.
  • Exceptional Problem-Solving Skills.
  • Strong Customer & Quality Focus.
  • Teamwork.
  • Advanced Communication Skills.
  • Leadership & Mentoring skills.
  • Business Acumen/Commercial Awareness.

Other skills:

Ability to work for the United Kingdom clients and respective shift timings(02:30PM-11:00PM rotational basis) as necessary to ensure delivery timeframes are met.

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