Jobs in Contour Software – Software Developer

Contour Software

The Division

ami Education is one of UK’s leading providers of cashless catering and identity management solutions to the education sector. We offer a suite of fully integrated contactless card and biometric technologies designed to exceed the needs of schools and colleges now and in the future.

ami Education is one of a constantly growing number of companies run within the Jonas Software Group, which in turn, is one of 7 operating groups of Constellation Software Inc.

As a company, ami Education benefits from the operational and financial support of the Jonas Software Group.

The Position

We are seeking an energetic Developer to take on an exciting role within our busy team. Reporting to the Head of Operations, this role will be a hands-on position for our core products, collaborating with the team to develop, support, test and maintain this product.

You will have the opportunity to work on full life cycle using agile methodologies. The individual will thrive in a fast-paced environment, solving complex problems.


The role itself is very varied and will entail:

  • Analyse software requirements
  • Write unit tests
  • Identify product impact and possible implementation options
  • Hands-on development in an agile environment
  • Test and review code for technical accuracy, standards, and functional compliance to the design
  • Performance and scalability improvement and refactoring of legacy code
  • Work within deadlines in relation to product release timelines, and consistently complete assigned development tasks in required timeframes
  • Daily reporting of development activities
  • Work with the team to define and agree estimates
  • Follow defined software development processes and standards
  • Responsibly follow planned and assigned task lists

Your Personal Characteristics Will Include

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain issues clearly and simply, both orally and in writing
  • Collaborate to achieve team goals
  • Creative and demonstrates flair
  • Logical and analytical, with a methodical approach to problem-solving
  • Accurate, with high attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, resourceful and keen to learn and share knowledge
  • Able to remain calm and problem-solve under pressure

Required Experiences And Skills

  • Software engineering-related degree
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in software application development
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming
  • Knowledge of Relational Databases
  • Self-improvement and ability to learn on the fly
  • Experience of any of the following:
    • WCF & WPF
    • ADO.Net
    • C#
    • SQL (SQL server 2008 or higher)
    • MVC
    • RESTful web services
    • JSON
    • .Net Core
    • Raspian

Nice To Have

  • Experience of any of the following:
    • C++
    • Windows Active Directory
    • Cassandra
    • Bootstrap
    • JQuery
    • Docker
  • Previous use of bug tracking software, such as Bugzilla or Trac
  • Knowledge of developing mobile friendly web applications
  • Knowledge of modern IDEs
  • Ability to use version control software, such as SVN or Git
  • Agile/Scrum development process exposure
  • Relevant industry certification

Exciting Benefits We Offer

  • Market-leading Salary
  • Medical Coverage – Self & Dependents
  • Parents Medical Coverage
  • Provident Fund
  • Employee Performance-based bonuses
  • Home Internet Subsidy
  • Conveyance Allowance
  • Profit Sharing Plan [Tenured Employees Only]
  • Life Benefit
  • Child Care Facility
  • Company Provided Lunch/Dinner
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Recreational area for in-house games
  • Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
  • Friendly work environment
  • Leave Encashment

Job Details:

Company: Contour Software

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

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