About Contour :
Contour Software is a wholly owned subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc. (CSI), which acquires, manages and builds market-leading software businesses that develop industry-specific, mission-critical enterprise software solutions to serve both the public and private sectors.
Prior to going public in 2006, CSI won the prestigious "Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies award in 2005. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, and with a global presence, CSI'
s subsidiaries operate in more than 80 different industries in over 100 countries, generating annual revenues in excess of $3 Billion.
Contour Software currently houses remote employees for more than 80 Departments (R&D, Finance, IT, Customer Support, Professional Services and Other) belonging to more than 40 of CSI'
s 500+ divisions, in 3 offices KHI, LHE & ISB . Contour employees are key players in implementing, supporting, extending, enhancing, and renewing enterprise systems that run thousands of medium and large businesses as well as public institutions, globally.
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We are looking for a Software Engineer .
The focus of this role is on helping with performance tuning our application.
The immediate focus for this role will be on optimizing stored procedures in our SQL Server database, therefore the skills are changed around to reflect a focus on SQL Server, including T-SQL, SQL Query Analyzer, and SQL Profiler.
Some coding with C# and VB is also a responsibility of this job.
Ability to prioritize tasks and deliver results in a timely manner as an individual.
The ability to handle multiple demands and competing priorities simultaneously
Strong organizational skills and dedication to quality
Must have excellent attention to details
Must be a self-starter and able to work independently on projects
The chosen individual will work out of the Contour Software Lahore resource center office, as an extension of the division-based R&D department.
The chosen individual must have overlap of 9-6 US Eastern time for at least 6 months (preferably 1 year).
General skills and knowledge
Strong English-speaking ability.
Strong English writing ability.
Superior interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent analytical, problem solving, and multi-tasking skills.
Positive disposition, self-motivated, organized and reliable.
Ability to produce quality work in a timely manner.
Specialized skills and knowledge :
Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, math, or related area with an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum 5 years of working experience with SQL Server
SQL Query Analyzer
Minimum 3 years experience of
Database indexes and constraints
Common Table Expressions / CTEs
Performance optimization and tuning using query execution plans
Database performance reports
2 years’ experience of C#
2 years’ experience with VB.NET
Understanding of source code management technologies (GIT)
Exciting Benefits we offer :
Medical Coverage Self & Dependents
Parents Medical Coverage
Employee Performance-based bonuses
Home Internet Subsidy
Profit Sharing Plan Tenured Employees Only
Child Care Facility
Company Provided Lunch / Dinner
Professional Development Budget
Recreational area for in-house games
Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
Friendly work environment