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Job Summary

As a successful candidate you will be working in the IRIS Accountancy Solutions business unit. This part of IRIS produces software for UK accountancy practices.


You will be working as part of an Agile team to deliver tested software features including analysis of requirements, estimation, test planning, definition, automation, execution of test cases and testing bug fixes.


You will be involved in testing various different applications. These applications form part of an integrated suite, based around a core SQL database.


The role is a challenging and dynamic one, with key deadlines to be hit. The role will require learning new skills and bringing a focused attitude to the tasks


Main responsibilities 

• Execute software testing tasks assigned within agreed timescales and to a high quality standard.

• Work to test assigned bug fixes ensuring problem is reproducible without and not reproducible with the bug fix, and therefore prove it has been resolved by the bug fix.

• Perform exploratory testing in areas potentially affected by the implementation of a requirement or bug fix.

• Participate actively in test case design.

• Define automated test cases

• Review technical specifications for tasks assigned, providing comments and feedback to producer.

• Timely and accurate reporting of assigned task status as required by your manager.


Key Relationships

Development Manager

Business Analysts

Software Engineers

Quality Engineers



• BSC or equivalent in a software/IT or Accountancy discipline

• ISEB/ISTQB Certified Tester



• Experience as a quality/test engineer for a company producing software products, ideally Windows client server

• Good level of competence in at least one main test activity (e.g. functional, regression, performance, security testing) or technology (e.g. automation, virtualisation) or domains (e.g. application, web, cloud etc.) of software application testing.

• Experience in all aspects of at least one formal software development methodology (e.g. agile, waterfall)

• Experience of team based testing approach.



Client & Customer Focus

Continual improvement

Expert knowledge

Confidence & Communication









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Closing date:
30 Jun 2017


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