Edge Invited to Computer Science Project Demo Day 2019
27 March, 2019
University of Strathclyde
The Department of Computer & Information Sciences at the University of Strathclyde have invited Edge to their annual Project Demo Day on Wednesday 27th March from 9am-5pm.
During this day, their fourth and fifth year students will be demonstrating their projects and Edge will be talking about about the importance of software testing as a career, the Edge Academy and the opportunities for graduates at Edge.
Dan Martland, Edge's Head of Technical Test Practice, Digital Test Hub manager, Nick Sullivan and Jacqui McLean, Resourcing Manager from Edge, will be there to answer questions on graduate recruitment, placements, training, development and give advice on how to find work opportunities.
Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, is the UK’s largest independent software testing company. With an award-winning and talented workforce that includes some of the UK’s premier testing thought leaders and experts, we deliver exceptional services to clients in the financial, telecommunications and media, utilities, retail and public sectors. Our portfolio also includes our successful Digital Test Hubs and our own Edge Academy.
Our Digital Test Hubs
Our growing UK Digital Test Hubs provide on-demand remote testing services for a wide range of businesses and we work closely with those businesses’ development teams to deliver cost effective and efficient testing solutions.
Our Edge Academy
Edge set up the Academy in 2013, which is a learning program that combines hands on experience with classroom based software testing training at Edge’s various office locations. Classroom based training includes preparation for ISTQB certification, fundamentals of software testing, understanding requirements and technical skills.
Edge is committed to developing a young workforce and has been awarded Gold Status in ‘Investors in Young People’ in recognition of this.
We recruit school leavers, those with further education qualifications from colleges and universities and career-switchers. All Edge Academy candidates become a permanent employee from day 1 and receive the same benefits, which include:
Excellent career development opportunities
Company supported training, certification and mentoring at all levels – a minimum of 5 days per year training
Internal promotions – we aim to promote from within for all roles.
Competitive salary with annual reviews
Reward scheme based on company and individual performance
33 days holiday per year (includes 8 bank holidays)
Holiday buy/sell scheme (up to 5 Days)
Spot rewards and recognition scheme
Awarded additional holidays for length of service
Retail discounts via Perkbox
Quarterly company get-togethers
We have strong belief that our people are key. We are very ‘team orientated’ and our people have excellent opportunities to learn and develop with our varied clients in addition to in-house training and talented consultants to offer support.
As part of Eurofins Digital Testing, the world’s leading Testing and Quality Assurance (QA) specialists, we also offer testing, test tools, cyber security services and resourcing across technology marketplaces.
Visit our Careers page to see current job opportunities and what our employees have to say about us.
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