Nikam - Java, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, Struts - Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nilesh Nikam

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Accomplished Senior Java Developer with 11+ years of proven experience which also includes 3 years at British Telecom UK, Leeds. Solid experience of working in Agile/SCRUM environments. Conversant with Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development (Junit, JMock) and SDLC. Capable of delivering large-scale software development projects on time and on budget by effective coding, collaborating, leading and coaching agile team. Strong understanding of all phases of Software Development Life Cycle with concentrating on coding, design, development and implementation of various applications. Good knowledge and skill of creating new software & systems, designing, analyzing, testing and coding for modules while structuring customized solutions to meet clients specific needs. Rich experienced in the use of Agile approaches; capable of overwhelming enthusiasm and awareness to projects, applying expert judgment to the removal of the impediments, keeping team focus and delivering success in rapidly evolving and dynamic environments. Skilled software craftsman with expertise in Java, REST, Agile and other programming languages. Excellent ability to grasp technology and interact smoothly and effective with peers, senior management and clients. Passionate about Agile and TDD methodology.


Java, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, Struts


Java (J2SE/J2EE), AJAX, XML, JSON, XSLT, EJB, EJB, JSP/Servlets, HTML, Taglibs, REST, Design patterns, UML 2.x, SOA

Work History

Technical Lead

Ness Technologies Ind Pvt. Ltd. Clinet : Pearson USA

From June 2012

Gathered business requirement while managing the risk to business process and translating the requirement into system solution by preparing functional specification. Co-ordinating with client to define engagement along with project development and resource estimation. Analysed technical issues/problem and suggested remediation options. Prepared and reviewed detail design documents and participated in code reviews. Identified ways to improve design and development processes. Provided inputs on estimation using ball park estimation methodology.
Projects & Accomplishments
• Designed and implemented user experienced functionality following SOA using Spring 2.5 (MVC, IOC), JSON, Hibernate 2.0, Cassandra, Hadoop M/R, Design pattern and Oracle 11g
• Participated in every release, iteration planning. Defining and making sure velocity is matching with capacity.
• Performed supportive role in hardening phase of release.
• Coached developers on proper Test Driven Development and mocking strategy.
• On time delivery for all sprint/iteration with demonstration of shippable functionality of application.
• Quality code delivery using find bugs & Check Style.
• Made sure 85% code coverage using cobetura.
• Resolved performance bottleneck by analysed Hogging thread dump.

Product Development

GoldenSource India Pvt Ltd

August 2011 - January 2012

Managed the complete life cycle of development/support project including analyses of requirements; translating new idea into client specific features; delivery, support, analysis and documentation. Responsible for effective planning, estimation and release related activity. Played role as onshore-offshore co-ordinator for smooth transition of requirement for every sprint. Successfully developed various modules by following Agile methodology.
Projects & Accomplishments
• Designed and implemented user demographics details using REST, JSON and Struts 1.2, Spring 2.5 (IOC), Hibernate 2.0
• Created custom report which provides end user daily basis activity.
• Implemented a TDD strategy on existing code base using Emma tool.
• On time delivery for all sprint/iteration with demo of shippable functionality of application.
• Supported technical writer team by providing required & exact data which made sure product is getting deliver with all user manual.


Capgemini India Pvt. Lts. Client : Schneider Electric

November 2010 - July 2011

Developed a web-based client using Struts 2.0, Spring 2 (IOC & ORM), Hibernate, Oracle. Prepared requirement & design documents. Involved in team building activity. Coached & guided team colleagues about Agile best practices, process and tools (JIRA) across multiple teams. Acted POC for offshore team which facilitated smooth transition of every requirement for every sprint.
Projects & Accomplishments
• Implemented REST web service using Spring 2.5 (MVC, IOC) and HttpClient.
• Successfully done knowledge transition from third party vendor.
• Followed Agile best practises along with TDD approach.
• Mentored & guided team members on technical issues.
• Played important role in UAT.

Sr. Developer

Mastek UK Ltd

March 2006 - November 2010

Managed complex software development, architecture and integration project in fast paced, constantly changing Agile environment. Provide leadership, direction and integration activities with other application vendor to ensure successful implementation and support
Projects & Accomplishments
• Developed application from scratch using Struts 1.0, EJB, DAO & oracle.
• Was at client side (Leeds, UK, Yorkshire) for 3 years (July 2007- Jun2010) to co-ordinate with client & its end users requirement and implemented in onshore-offshore model.
• Utilized Test Driven Development with Junit using mocking framework like Mokito, PowerMokito.
• Made sure meets all sprint deadlines and release dates.
• Demonstrate the shippable application features to client.
• Played key role in acceptance testing and user acceptance testing.
• Mentored & guided team members on technical issues.

Sr. Programmer

Merrill Lynch India Technologies Ltd

November 2005 - February 2006

Projects & Accomplishments
• Developed web based application using Struts, JSP, Servlets, JavaScript and business model using EJB.
• Prepared Design documents (Sequence Diagram, Class Diagram) using MS Visio..
• Prepared deployment guide from development perspective.

Software Developer

Lionbridge India Pvg. Ltd Clinet : Pearson USA

November 2003 - September 2005

Projects & Accomplishments
● Developed the web based application using Java beans, EJB.
● Developed the web based application and business logic using J2EE, EJB, Taglibs, JSP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
● Developed the JavaScript for client side validation.
• Developed the work flow using weblogic EBCC.

Qualifications & Certifications


ITL V3 Certificate June2009

Degree from Mumbai University


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