Software Development Engineer in Test
Contour Software
Karachi, Sindh, PK
2d ago

The Division

Vesta Merchant Services (VMS) is a division of Jonas Software (an operating group of Constellation Software Inc). We are a small, internal, payment services company, servicing a wider portfolio of software companies, located across the UK.

These companies range from market leaders in cashless payments for the Education sector as well as the Hospitality, Sports and Retail sector.

Significant volumes of transactions are processed by our internal payment engine each day.

The Position :

We are seeking to hire a Software Development Engineer in Test who will work in an Agile Development team to advocate quality in the software development lifecycle.

You will develop and provide direction on automation tools and frameworks to be used in implementing our software suite of web and SQL based applications.

You will be responsible for architecting appropriate automation frameworks and applying automated tools to support our application testing process.

The successful candidate should have the software development skills necessary for helping build an automation framework while also understanding how quality affects success.

This is an exciting time to join the company as it plans to grow its product offering into the UK marketplace and as a result a new team of developers and testers are being recruited to meet this growth.

You will also need the ability to work in a local independent team or as part of a co-located team with other UK based team members.

The successful hires will be located and work out of the Contour Software Islamabad / Lahore / Karachi office, working as part of the resource-centre team, as an extension of the division-based R&D department in the UK


The role itself is very varied and will entail :

  • Design, develop, and support test automation frameworks
  • Provide automation expertise to the development teams
  • Update / maintain / improve test scripts as the code changes / expands
  • Perform all levels of testing (Functional, Regression, Negative, Ad-hock, Smoke and Sanity Testing)
  • Provide communication relative to passed and failed tests to the team for review
  • Follow Agile principles including execution of test plans for stories within the current Sprint iteration. Ensuring the application is ready on the predetermined release schedule.
  • Work on an Agile team with Development to ensure high quality and punctual software delivery through manual and automated methods
  • Work with other technically skilled staff on a multi-disciplinary team
  • Manage personal priorities and work with minimal supervision and direction

  • 5 + years of experience in Quality Assurance
  • 3 + years of experience developing automated tests
  • Good knowledge of C#, .net, SQL
  • Proficient in building automation frameworks
  • Experience developing / maintaining / automating test suites
  • Experience with writing test automation source code
  • Hands-on experience of testing Rest API's
  • Excellent Manual Testing Skills
  • Experience in Test Frameworks and Tools
  • Detail oriented to capture as much information both in test case writing and in test case execution as needed to present clear results to developers and other key stakeholders
  • Experience writing SQL commands for querying data for validation
  • Strong technical problem-solving skills
  • Proven track record of testing and providing quality applications
  • Desirable :

  • Agile / Scrum development process exposure
  • Experience of any of the following technologies
  • Azure
  • CI / CD processes
  • 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
  • Open and friendly personality
  • Able to motivate others and keen to learn and share knowledge
  • Able to remain calm and problem-solve under pressure
  • 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
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