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Experts Wanted for Blueprint Survey "Programmer 5.0"

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J2SE Programmer Experts Wanted

Be a part of the industry leading Java Programmer Certification and set the skill standards for the J2SE Programmer 5.0 Development !

The Sun Microsystems certification team is updating the industry leading Sun Certified Programmer exam for the new J2SE 5.0 release. Be part of the team setting the industry standards by working on the �Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0�.

If you are an expert in programming with Java technologies, this is your opportunity to get involved in the creation of the industry leading certification exam. We are looking for programmers and/or developers who are creating applications using the J2SE 5.0 development toolkit. You must have experience developing with the syntax and structure of the Java programming language, including the new J2SE 5.0 technology.

Experts are asked to participate in the following exam creation phase:

1. Blueprint Survey

The next step is to determine the right mix of test sections and testing objectives via our web-based Blueprint Survey tool. This tool specifies the testing objectives and how many questions should be produced for each testing objective according to importance, frequency and difficulty. From here, the certification weightings are calculated. This weighting aligns industry expectations with the developer skills to be validated.

Experts: 30-50
When: November 8-19, 2004
Duration: 45-60 minutes
Where: Internet web survey.
Help Needed: Provide input through check boxes and comments on-line.


All expert participants that complete the survey will receive a free voucher to take the Beta exam for this new certification. The Beta examination will be available January 2005 at Prometric testing centers worldwide and will take approximately 4-5 hours to complete.

If you PASS the Beta exam, you will receive your certificate, enamel lapel pin, wallet identification card and the Certified Java Technology Professional logo.

How to Participate

If you are interested in participating in the blueprint survey of the exam, please send an e-mail with your name, prometric id number (must include), email, company to: Evelyn Cartagena by October 4th, 2004.

Please put on the subject line: Programmer 5.0 Blueprint Survey

Who to Contact:
Evelyn Cartagena
Java Certification Program Manager
Sun Microsystems, Inc.


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