Intermediate / Senior Developer VMS
Contour Software
Karachi, Sindh, PK
6d 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 Developer with experience and expertise in developing robust and scalable solutions using the Microsoft .

net technology stack. Working closely with the VMS R&D team in the UK to help ensure high quality and timely delivery of releases.

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 :

  • Hands-on development in an agile environment
  • Analyse software requirements to create technical and end user specifications
  • Identify impact of possible implementation options
  • Design robust and scalable solutions
  • Create and maintain automated tests (unit and others)
  • Test and review code for technical accuracy, standards, and functional compliance to the design
  • Performance improvement and refactoring of legacy code
  • Work within deadlines in relation to product release timelines, and consistently complete assigned development tasks in required timeframes
  • Create and defend estimates and help the team do the same
  • Follow and contribute to software development processes and standards
  • To share knowledge and skills with others.
  • Highlight task level issues and risks as appropriate and assist in finding solutions.
  • Coaching and mentoring other members of the team.
  • Essential :

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in software application development in .NET environment.
  • Software engineering-related degree
  • Excellent knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases
  • Excellent knowledge of modern IDEs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Experience with the following technologies
  • HTML
  • JavaScript (jQuery)
  • Typescript
  • ASP.NET (Web API, MVC)
  • Application Development

  • NET / .NET Core
  • Entity Framework
  • SQL Server (general T-SQL knowledge, stored procedures, user defined functions, Reporting services)
  • Development and operations (DevOps)

    Desirable :

  • Agile / Scrum development process exposure
  • Experience of any of the following technologies
  • Azure
  • Virtualisation
  • Application profiling & tuning
  • Test Driven Development and Test Automation
  • 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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