Software Tester

Key Details

Salary: dependent on experience

Location: Birmingham

Start Date: Immediately

The successful candidate will join at a pivotal time: we are maturing our Agile approach, incorporating modern techniques and developing lots of new features in our SIERA platform. We have recently identified a need to enhance our testing capability, with a strong focus on automated testing.  We are seeking someone who wants to develop their career, contributing their experience, ideas and solutions to the team.

The software team is small but growing. We have a clear vision and a team that embraces change, encouraging new team members to help shape and enhance processes. Our culture is one of teamwork, collaboration and transparency to drive our business forward.

Core Responsibilities and Skills Required

Core Responsibilities

The core responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Help shape, support and implement a test strategy for the SIERA platform
  • Design, build, implement and execute automated tests for the SIERA platform
  • Quality assure the SIERA platform, ensuring products are ready for release
  • Work within the testing strategy to report, track and test bugs reported within JIRA
  • Perform functionality testing for surface tests, testing of new features and fixes to existing bugs
  • Support the team in data testing to ensure accuracy, occasionally accessing the database directly (SQL) and through business intelligence tools (Power BI)
  • Work closely with developers, business analyst and product owner to execute test plans and test cases

Essential Skills

The right candidate must have the following essential skills:

  • Excellent attention to detail and methodical approach
  • Good communication and reporting skills
  • Strong knowledge of modern testing techniques, including either:
    Practical experience of introducing automated testing into software products using an automated test framework, such as Selenium
    A background in software development, with a demonstrable eagerness to develop automated testing
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle, especially in an agile context.
  • Practical experience of Katalon Studio would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of SQL Server (TSQL) would be highly beneficial

More Details


EVORA is an independent, pan-European sustainability consultancy providing solutions to the real estate market through our proprietary software, SIERA. EVORA’s head office is based in London but has locations across the UK.

SIERA is becoming known for its industry-leading solutions and as EVORA grows, so does SIERA. We are looking for a passionate and self-motivated Software Tester to join our in-house team to drive our technology solutions forward and apply their experience across the entire software development cycle.

Employee Benefits

EVORA is serious about offering its staff the best possible environment in which to thrive professionally while maintaining a healthy work/life balance. Current benefits include:

  • A competitive salary, reviewed annually in line with industry averages
  • Attractive discretionary bonus structure
  • Health insurance with Vitality
  • Pension scheme (with staff contribution matched)
  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days by year 7 (plus public holidays)
  • Additional 5 days holiday every three years to support opportunity for sabbatical
  • Flexible working hours (core hours 10-4, with 37.5 hour working week)
  • Flexible lunch break
  • Remote/home working in agreement with line manager
  • Two days per year to volunteer for charity
  • Excellent ongoing professional development support
  • Generous maternity package
  • Multiple locations – London, Bolton, Birmingham (dependent on role)
  • Plus: childcare vouchers; Bike2Work scheme; payroll giving and more

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please send your full up-to-date CV and a covering letter explaining why you believe you are well suited for the role to:

Please use ‘Software Tester Application’ as the subject line.

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