Contour Careers – HR Project Trainee

Contour Software

The Division

Jonas FinTech Family, a group of companies including London & Zurich, Paygate Solutions and Power2SMS. We are well established within the Payments industry having been running for over 20 years and are on an upward curve in terms of growth and ambitions.

Jonas FinTech is part of the Jonas Software Operating Group within Constellation Software Inc. The Jonas Group are the leading provider of enterprise full-service software solutions to a number of vertical markets including the following hospitality focused industries: Education, Foodservices, Leisure, Club, and Attractions. Jonas has over 60,000 customers, in over 17 countries worldwide. Jonas’ focus is on creating long term relationships with our customers and ensuring we meet and exceed their software and service needs.

With a visionary leadership team focussed on its core values we want to attract the best, retain and grow our people to fulfil their potential. Expectations are high but so is the reward and recognition, it’s a fast-paced working environment that requires its people to take accountability for their roles and assertiveness towards challenges.

Work for an SME that offers the security of a large corporate

The Position

The R&D Department Comprises Of

Reporting to the Head of Development, the

Software Engineer

will be part of the ‘Development team within the R&D Department.

  • Development
  • Test
  • DevOps.

Job responsibilities:

  • Full-stack software development in a modern, forward thinking development team using the latest tools, frameworks and development techniques:
    • Design and develop new software
    • Maintain and enhance existing software
  • Analyse software requirements
  • Write and perform unit and acceptance testing
  • Undertake peer code reviews
  • 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
  • Produce/update associated design documentation
  • Responsibly follow planned and assigned task lists
  • Actively seek to improve skills.

Job Qualification:


  • Experience in software application development
  • Knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming
  • Knowledge of Full-Stack, modern software development using Visual Studio / VSCode or similar
  • Expertise in the following:
    • Ability to develop software within agreed timescales
    • Good team working skills
      • At least two years; of practical , commercial experience in PHP
    • MySQL and SQL based Servers
    • JavaScript (including ES6+)
    • Git


  • Software engineering or science related degree or equivalent qualification
  • Knowledge of SaaS / Cloud infrastructures
  • Practical experience in producing technical documentation
  • Agile/Scrum development process exposure
  • Understanding of modern Single Page Applications, especially vue.js
  • A good working knowledge of:
    • Unit Test Frameworks and Mocking Frameworks
    • Some knowledge of containerisation, especially Docker
    • Knowledge of a front-end, reactive framework.

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.

Soft Skills

  • Action Orientated
  • Creativity
  • Functional / Technical Skills
  • Intellectual Horsepower
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Problem Solving

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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