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31 August, 2016

Edge Testing Solutions Shortlisted for ‘Medium Employer of the Year’ STF Award

Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted as a finalist for the STF Awards in the category of ‘Medium Employer of the Year.’

STF, said “Overall there were a high number of quality entries and the judging panel had a very difficult task in choosing the finalists.”  

The winner will be announced at the STF Awards ceremony on the evening of Tuesday 27 September 2016 at the Crieff Hydro in Crieff. Kaye Adams and BBC weather presenter, Judith Ralston will host the ceremony.

CEO and founder of Edge Testing, Brian Ferrie, said: “As we have grown as a company, we have been mindful not to lose our heritage which is investing in the continuous development of our team. We are delighted that we have been shortlisted for this award, which reflects the ethos of our company and our culture.”

Since its inception in 2007, Edge Testing has had a growth of at least 40% year-on-year, with now over 150 people and boasts some of the UK’s premier testing thought leaders and experts. 

The Edge Academy was established in 2013 to recruit and train Software Testers and offers graduates, school leavers and career changers an opportunity in IT. It has brought over 40 newcomers into the industry in the past two years.

Brian, who is highly competitive by nature, set out to create a great company to work for and has hand-picked a Management Team with a wealth of industry experience, knowing that the right people and structure were critical in growing the business. The whole focus is on recruiting and developing high calibre individuals who can provide a truly world class service to its customers.

Edge continues to grow and expand across its key territory in Scotland and has seen turnover doubling in the past few years in England where it continues to acquire new customers. The company has built up an excellent reputation with an enviable client list across financial services, telecommunications and media, utilities, retail and the public sector.

In recognition of his achievements, Brian was recently presented with the new, prestigious ‘CEO of the Year Award’ at the ScotlandIS Digital Technology Awards in April 2016 and Edge has been shortlisted for The Sunday Times Tech Track 100, which will be announced in September.

 

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