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Senior Software Tester

Double First are now recruiting for a  Senior Software Tester within the Test and Analysis Department.

The position will report to the Product Manager, and will be based at the Yeovil office.

The purpose of the role is to examine the required behaviour against the actual behaviour of all Double First software products, reporting any discrepancies and collaborating with the developers and designers to ensure faults are eliminated.

Duties include the following:

  • Perform comprehensive testing on all development work across all Double First products, reporting any defects into the bug tracking system
  • Help the support department in all suspected bug investigation, reporting any defects into the bug tracking system.
  • Assist the design team, reviewing and contributing to specifications
  • Provide internal training when required
  • Establish and maintain a high level of knowledge of Double First software
  • Ensure all documentation is stored and maintained on the network that is backed up on a nightly bases

Role Requirements are:

Minimum 5 years software testing experience Essential
A good understanding of the software development process Essential
Strong attention to detail Essential
Good judgment skills  
Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities Essential
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines Essential
Flexible and hardworking both independently and in a team environment Essential
Excellent English oral and written communication skills Essential
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Essential
Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Essential
ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Desirable
Natural curiosity Desirable
Experience maintaining virtualised architecture such as VMWare Desirable


Wish to apply?

If you wish to show your interest in this role, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a copy of your CV and a covering email. 

Recruitment agencies

Double First only accepts applicants from agencies that are on its preferred suppliers list. Unsolicited information will not be considered.

Further information

To receive further information or to arrange a demonstration of our school management information system and school accounting software please contact us by completing this form or call us on +44 1935 40 30 20

You can also see the full details of Double First's global offices here.

To receive support please log into the Double First Support Centre or call 08450 346655 (+44 1935 40 30 10 from international).

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