A deep dive into top Java skills

In today’s digital economy, there is a nearly infinite amount of demand for engineers and digital technologists. The competition for talent is fierce — but this doesn’t mean that software engineers can simply coast. It’s critical to develop the right kind of skills that deliver the current knowledge and best practices to a potential employer. Solid theory and framework are also important, as they provide the foundation for a successful coding career. With over 10 million people coding in Java, there’s no shortage of knowledge.

It is critical to nurture the right kind of skills that deliver both current knowledge and best practices to a potential employer. Solid theory and framework are also important, as they provide the foundation for a successful coding career. With over 10 million people coding in Java, there’s no shortage of knowledge.

What makes a world-class Java engineer?

Sabre has development centers distributed across the world. Engineers from many cultures collaborate across timezones to deliver the technology and customer care that our customers expect. Given the mission-critical nature of our technologies across the travel industry, our software engineers tackle fascinating challenges every day.

Two of the minds behind this commitment are Shail Maniar, Vice President and MD of Sabre India, and Sergey Nedzelskyi, Executive Principal of Sabre Product and Technology. In their roles managing the platforms and technical specifications of Sabre products, both Shail and Sergey know what makes for a solid engineer. Years of experience, combined with a keen eye for both today’s and tomorrow’s technical requirements, make for a potent combination.

The intent of articulating the top skills required by Java developers today and in the foreseeable future is not to make them “Jack of all trades” but to expose them to skills that will make them full-stack developers.

Java is a general purpose coding framework that continues to be one of the core assets of an engineer’s knowledge base. In this report, you’ll learn what makes a well-rounded Java engineer, what some of the emerging capabilities are and what a technology company like Sabre looks for in world-class candidates.

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