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Senior Java Developer

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
February 26, 2018

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Sandeep Swaminathan

** ******** *********, *******, ** M4L 3K4, Canada




Over 8 years of software development experience in design, development, and implementation of diverse applications using Java ecosystem / JEE technologies.

Extensive experience right from ideation to delivering a finished product by working closely with multiple teams.

Good experience in life cycles of application development & maintenance and production support projects with Agile (Scrum), Test Driven Development (TDD), and Waterfall methodologies.

Native-like fluency in verbal and written communication skills (IELTS – 8.0, CLB - 9).

Led teams unanimously, mentored team members, developed effective strategies, and delegated work to the team efficiently, and so on.


Programming Languages & Frameworks: Java, Spring, Hibernate, Web services, Criteria, JUnit, JavaScript, JSP, HTML, XML, CSS, jQuery, Express & Node.JS.

Tools & Methodologies: Maven, SoapUI, Atlassian products such as JIRA, Bamboo, Crucible, Confluence & Bitbucket, Heroku, Jenkins, SonarQube, Putty, Eclipse, Agile, TDD, etc.

Servers: WebLogic, Tomcat, Nginx & JBoss.

Version Controls: Git, SVN, OpenCVS, TFS & StarTeam.

Databases: Oracle, MySQL & MarkLogic.

Operating Systems: Windows, UNIX & Linux.


I.T. Analyst. Feb 2016 – Feb 2018

Tata Consultancy Services, Chennai & Chicago, India & U.S.A.

Clients – Travelport, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Wolters Kluwer US.

Methodology – Agile (Scrum).

Led and mentored an array of software developers to understand the requirements from the Features, Stories, and converted those into the code for Universal API of Travelport.

Designed, along with a Sr. Architect, a cost-effective solution, saving thousands of dollars, by catering to the security norms of KLM.

Developed and deployed an application in production for one of the end-to-end functionalities to bridge the gap between Appy2Help and Salesforce apps for KLM.

Designed and developed services for Content Enrichment, Content Management, Topic List Publishing, etc. to provide apps to Editors and Analysts to create and link specialized documents.

Participated in different meetings such as Governance Calls and Ideation Meetings with Application Directors, Development Managers, Consultants, Team Leads to understand the delivery criticalness, priority, and guide the team accordingly for Travelport and Wolters Kluwer.

Actively participated in Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum Calls, Retrospectives, Code Reviews, etc.

Associate – Projects & Programmer Analyst. Nov 2011 – Feb 2016

Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai & Sydney, India & Australia.

Clients – Telstra, Coventry health care, and Express Scripts.

Methodology – Agile (Scrum) & Test Driven Development (TDD).

Worked closely with Product Owners, Analysts, Design Experts, and Tech Leads right from project workshops to delivering a finished product at Telstra.

Scaled up a team of offshore developers to work seamlessly with Telstra clients on a day-to-day basis.

Analyzed, designed, coded, and unit tested for Group Installation apps of Coventry for many sprints.

Developed reusable java component to XSLT converter to display benefits in a pdf format and also refactored redundant code while developing for Express Scripts.

Performed code reviews, knowledge sharing, and mentored new joiners to the team.

Won CIO – Best Team award, as part of Team Tango, while working for online shop applications at Telstra.

Won Idea Champion, Associate of the Month, and Exceeded all expectations awards at Cognizant.

Sr. Software Engineer & Software Engineer. Nov 2009 – Nov 2011

IGATE Corporation, Chennai, India.

Clients – GE Commercial Finance.

Methodology – Test Driven Development (TDD) & Waterfall.

Developed Strategic Asset Management’s Exposure Module system, which fetches millions of records within a couple of seconds.

Delivered a proof of concept to implement business rules using Drools BRMS, instead of implementing the logic in database tables which, eventually, became a full-time project for IGATE.

Fixed defects identified by clients during demonstrations with quick turnarounds.

Fixed critical production defects which include analysis, coding, testing, and providing support.

Won outstanding performer and on-the-spot awards at IGATE.


Team Leader & Volunteer 2015

Eventeamwork, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Team Leader/Runner at Vivid.

Volunteer at Camp Gallipoli, Discovery Day, Sydney International Rowing Regatta, and Bicycle NSW.

Volunteer at Color Run and Kayak for Kids.


Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A.) 2006 - 2009

S.S.N. College of Engineering, Chennai, TN, India

(Canadian Equivalency - Master’s degree, Certified by World Education Services (WES) Canada)

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (B.Sc.) 2003 - 2006

Loyola College (Autonomous), Chennai, TN, India

(Canadian Equivalency - Bachelor’s degree (four years), Certified by World Education Services (WES) Canada)

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