Strong Development Skills in Java (JDK 1.5 OR 1.6)
*Java 5 Features: Enums, Annotations, Generics, Auto boxing, Loops, Concurrent APIs etc.
*Strong in software development process, test driven development.
*Strong OO design skills/implementation of design patterns.
*Experience with Multithreading/Data Structures and Algorithms is highly preferred (not a mandate though)
*Good communication skills and ability to work with global teams to define and deliver on projects.
*Strong experience with J2EE, Core Java (Serialization, Synchronization, Concurrency, Reflection) ,Frameworks/ORM tools (Struts/Springs/Hibernate/toplink/JPA/Ibatis etc), Presentation Layer (JSP/Servlet) , Databases, Build and Release, Systems Integration, Agile, Estimations/Planning, OOPS Concepts, Client Management/Interaction.