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Senior/Intermediate Database Administrator
Ref No.: 18-00877
Location: Lahore
Position Type:Fulltime/Permanent
Internal Classification
Areas of Expertise:DB Administration
Required Career Level:Experienced Professional
Functional Area:Software & Web Development
Job Shift:Second Shift (Afternoon)
Required Qualification:Bachelors
Years of Experience (Min):4
Years of Experience (Max):8
Job Credit:Featured
The Position

Contour Software requires an experienced Database Administrator, to join the team at our Lahore office, to work as part of one of our divisions R&D departments. The hired candidate shall work on a vertical-focused enterprise application that provides a central, cloud-based hub for managing eCommerce and a POS solution that can be accessed any time from any computer.

Required Experience & skills:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or a certificate from a technical training institute.
  • 4+ years of experience working with Microsoft SQL (2005, 2008, 2012), and with No-SQL (Redis, Couchbase, MongoDB).
  • Strong SQL database administration, management & maintenance skills & experience
  • Strong skills related to Database Performance Tuning, Database Security, Database Replication & Archival Mechanisms etc.
  • Strong experience of developing Stored Procedures, Views, Functions.
  • Strong skills to optimize and write complex queries & indexes for performance improvement
  • Strong skills to promote process improvement
  • Should be able to focus and delivery of high quality solutions
  • Should be able to to manage Data and Operating Systems
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
  • Knowledge about information security policies
  • Problem Solving skills and ability to present technical information
  • Identifies database requirements; analyzing applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and designing proposed systems.
  • Recommends solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.
  • Installs revised or new systems by proposing specifications and flowcharts; recommending optimum access techniques; coordinating installation requirements.
  • Maintains database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implementing new releases; completing maintenance requirements; evaluating computer operating systems and hardware products.
  • Prepares users by conducting training; providing information; resolving problems.
  • Provides information by answering questions and requests.
  • Supports database functions by designing and coding utilities.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


Contour Software is committed to provide exciting learning opportunities, quality of work, and work-life balance to its employees.
Our benefits package includes:
  • Market-leading Salary
  • Medical Coverage – Self & Dependents
  • Parents Medical Coverage
  • Provident Fund
  • Employee Performance-based bonuses
  • Profit Sharing Plan [Tenured Employees only]
  • Home Internet Subsidy
  • Conveyance Allowance
  • Life Benefit
  • Child Care Facility
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Leaves Encashment
  • Recreational area for in-house games
  • Sporadic On-shore training opportunities
  • Friendly work environment