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Application Development Lead (Java) (JD#5109)

Keywords / Skills

Development Manager, Technical Manager, Technical Lead, Java, J2EE, JEE, Struts, SOA, Web Services, API

Job Description

An exciting opportunity with an organization aggressively going through digital transformation to manage development teams and external vendors ensuring new solutions and enhancement are delivered with quality.

This role would challenge you to manage application developments as well as ongoing Business-As-Usual (BAU) activities in the organization.

Mandatory Skill-set 
  • Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology Engineering. 
  • At least 10 year of working experience in application development in Java, J2EE technologies within the Financial Services Industry; 
  • At least 5 years of proven experience in functional analysis and design in the domain of Java-based applications as development team lead; 
  • Strong leadership and team management skills with good technical hands-on skills to overcome technical challenges and difficulties; 
  • Strong technical proficiency in object-oriented technologies, Service Oriented Architecture, Database, Web and distributed applications i.e. J2EE, Struts, JSP, Hibernate, Spring, Web Services (SOAP / REST), Servlets; 
  • Good experience and understanding of development tools i.e. Jenkins, Git, Eclipse, ANT, Maven, Toad, SQL Developer; 
  • Technology savvy to lead change and transformation, take risk and challenge status quo; 
  • Lead by example to roll-up his/her sleeves to tackle any technical challenges and difficulties; 
  • Strong leadership skills in managing teams and vendors and mentor and coach team members for better cohesion and productivity; 
  • Independent, fast learner, think out of the box and to challenge status quo with new and emerging technologies and platform; 
  • Strong written, communication and interpersonal skills to manage stakeholders from all levels.
Desired Skill-set 
  • SCRUM / PMP Certified; 
  • Experience working on data analytics projects.
  • Work with project stakeholders for system reviews and enhancement, propose technical solutions viable for the business and integration; 
  • Managed the project financials for the entire software life-cycle from inception to implementation; 
  • Managed in-house development teams to ensure quality deliverables with good project management skills; 
  • Managed out-sourced vendors to produce deliverables as per requirements and agreement; 
  • Monitor and manage production systems to ensure issues and tickets are resolved as per defined SLA; 
  • Managed new enhancements and projects for various applications and ensure the development practices are followed defined within the Service Oriented Architecture; 
  • Ensure good development practices, standards are adhered with documentation; 
  • Track team members skills and competencies to help them in development to improve the team overall capability.
Should you be interested in this opportunity, please send your updated resume to at the earliest. Confidentiality is assured, and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

EA License: 07C5639

Company Name

Sciente International Pte Ltd


Banking/Accounting/Financial Services




• Team Leader/Technical Leader • Project Management • System Analyst/Tech Architect

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Posted On

4th May 2019

About Sciente International
Established in early 2007, we are a multi-award winning ISO 9001:2008 certified Technology Recruitment & Talent Search Specialist.

Our team is self-driven with dreams, uncompromising values and a purpose.

We are led by diverse, passionate, professional & ethical leaders from IT industry with deep technology & industry domain knowledge. Every member of our team has an excellent track record in making a difference in the industry within a high performance environment. Our laser-like focus in technology within chosen industries, coupled with our consultative approach through client alignment methodology adds immense value to our clients and makes us very unique in the market place.

For us, partnership with clients, accuracy in the right match and quick turn-around time are everything. Professionally, we strive to be the largest firm in “Technology Talent Search & Recruitment”.

Our passion is to create a high performance venture with a difference and in doing the right things based on our core values. We are absolutely committed to deliver beyond satisfaction to make a real impact to our Clients’ business and to make a difference in the Community we live in.

At Sciente International, in brief, we make our clients’ lives easier in the area of Technology Talent Acquisition and IT Talent management solutions.

Lastly, being a member of a hybrid Sciente organisation, our successful & profit making business sponsors the social innovations and community services to achieve an objective and a purpose, which are much larger than business.

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