Java Programmer officer job roles, responsibilities, descriptions, duties and salary

Date of posting: 20 Sep 21

What Does a Java Programmer Do?

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Job designation: - Java Programmer

Java programmers often work alongside network developers and software engineers. Job responsibilities may also include developing requirements documentation, performing statistical reviews, and performing quality assurance.

Duties and responsibilities of a Java Programmer

A Java programmer's job includes designing, writing, and reviewing programs that are purely Java-based. Equally important is what happens after a program or piece of software is released: Java programmers continually improve their source code. They troubleshoot, debug, and update the system. Long after they helped create them. 

  • Participation at all levels of the extended lifecycle 

  • Writing well-designed, green, and testable code 

  • Analysing, programming, verifying, and debugging programs 

  • Managing Java and enhancing Java EE Utilities 

  • Ensure design meets specifications

Places of employment for a Java Programmer

  • Software and IT Companies

  • Government and Private sector

  • E-Commerce 

Work schedule of a Java Programmer

A typical working hour for a Java developer is 9am. To 5pm in an office environment.

Qualifications required to become a Java Programmer

Courses are offered by engineering institutes throughout India and abroad at the UG (Bachelor's) and PG (Graduate) levels, where students receive the btech and mtech titles respectively

Under-graduate courses to become a Java Programmer

Eligibility to pursue the course: -

  • Students must score 10 + 2 or equivalent with at least 55% of the marks from an accredited university or institute.  

  • Discipline 5% for students subject to reservation.  

  • The main compulsory subjects must be physics, mathematics, English.

Entrance-exams to be taken to pursue the course

  • JEE Mains and Advanced



Institutes which are offering these courses 

  • IIT Madras

  • IIT Delhi

  • IIT Bombay

  • IIT Kanpur

  • IIT Kharagpur

Post-graduate courses for a Computer scientist

Eligibility to pursue the course: -

  • Applicants who have earned a BE / btech degree with a valid GATE score are eligible to complete the ME / mtech degree course.  

  • Candidates who have completed the 5-year Applied Science or Natural Science program for the Master of Science degree are also eligible for the Master of Engineering course.  

  • Admission is based on the rank obtained in the entrance test at ME./mtech.

Entrance-exams to be taken to pursue the course

  • GATE

Institutes which are offering these courses 

  • IIT Madras

  • IIT Delhi

  • IIT Bombay

  • IIT Kanpur

  • IIT Kharagpur

Key/Technical skills

  • Excellent math skills  

  • Excellent computer and technical knowledge and skills  

  • Ability to analyse problems and track their root causes  

  • A rigorous approach to accuracy

Salary expectations

  • Average salary: - Rs. 17.9 lakhs per annum

  • Entry level salary: - Rs. 3.85 lakhs per annum

  • Experienced-level salary: - Rs. 40 lakhs per annum

Process of getting the job of a Java Programmer

  • Placement from colleges, universities and other recognised institutions

  • Job searching on linkedin or Indeed for Java Programmer posts

  • Checking out any institution’s profile and requirements for a Java Programmer

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