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Sumit Mehra
Sumit Mehra

Sumit Mehra

Team Lead

IBM India Pvt. Ltd.


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Could you tell us briefly about your family background?
Father working as a Senior Bank Manager.
Mother is a home maker.
Wife is working as Software Professional.
Challenges in The Technology
The vast list of related technologies listed along with java.
Current Role
Understand the business needs of the solution which i'm working on.
Build a good rapport with the client.
Help the team in their daily tasks.
Internally train new resources in the team and work for their upbringing.
Required Reading
Java Certification book by Kathy Sierra.
Most Important Lessons
Always be true to your work.
There are no shorcuts to success.
Work hard party hard.
Work Life Balance
Working from home sometimes is a very good option which my company provides.
It helps me save good amount of travel time and it's a very greener option also.
Most Important Career Decisions
I never compromised with the work quality which I'm doing. So to follow this rule I had to switch 2 companies.
Comparison With Other Language
It's open to all, no platform dependency, highly scalable. You can create a simple application as well as an enterprise level application with very ease. Intergrates well with other languages easily.
Scope Of Java
Huge Scope. Consider Android platform's success which is using Java as an example.
Technology Trends
Hybris E-commerce platform.
Restful Web Services.
Areas for the Future
Hybris Ecommerce Application development.
Web application Security
Role Model
Yes he's my father. From him I learnt how you can be always true to your work and organization you are working for.
Changes in the industry
Quite a lot, many frameworks, application development suites has come up these days now.
The new Java version has many rich features now.
Current Job Profile
Working on Hybris Ecommerce Suite (It's based on Java / J2EE technologies)
Leading a team with 4 members.
Degrees That Matter
SCJP is recommended.
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