APD: Software Tester



At APD we love all things tech! Our software testers work on ensuring our software products are ready to release to our customers and are of the best quality. Working in a scrum environment you will be performing manual testing, regression testing, creating test completion reports, ensuring our TFS system is kept up to date and all testing housekeeping is up to date. With a team and quality focus you will be able to make suggestions on how to make improvements to our testing processes and develop your career with us. By having great software testers, we can ensure our customers have the best quality products.


·       Manual software testing

·       Regression testing

·       Test Completion documents

·       Keep the TFS System up to date with progress


·       ISEB / ISTQB qualification is advantageous

·       Experience in Software Testing

·       Interest or experience in Automation Testing would be advantageous

Hull, HU1 1RR


As one of Hull’s leading tech businesses, we develop critical software and infrastructure for the emergency services and public safety control rooms. Our innovative and dynamic solutions serve, protect and connect society.   

Our technology helps to save lives daily, across the world – That’s pretty cool right?

Here in the UK, our technology is used by 69% of the Police Forces and you’ll also find APD technology at the heart of both the London Underground and Gatwick Airport. 

Further afield, we have customers in Sweden’s hospital and the Swedish Police, as well as in Ireland and Iceland. We also keep Dubai Airport, the world’s busiest international passenger airport connected.

When you join APD Communications, you’ll be part of something much bigger. From our offices in Hull, we operate as a business unit within Northgate Public Services (NPS), which is a wholly owned NEC Corporation subsidiary.

Being part of the NPS Safety Division, and the NEC Corporation, means you’re joining a worldwide team of over 100,000 operating in over 70 countries. We all share a passion for developing innovative public safety solutions that create a brighter world for us as global citizens – does this sound like you? 

Our culture 

You will be part of a fantastic team who really make a positive difference to the society that we live in. Life at APD is fast paced, we don’t stand still, we embrace changes in technology and the opportunities that those changes provide.

We employ ‘Geeks with Goals’, people who love what they do with a passion, that are committed to helping us grow and who truly care that they can make a difference. 

The people in our teams are our best asset, so our workplace is empowering, encouraging and everyone has a voice that is listened to. We have a flexible, trusted and collaborative environment in which our people thrive in.

So, if you are a Software Tester looking for a new challenge and think APD is a place where you can develop your passion - apply now!

Please note due to the awesome work we do with the emergency services all employees must go through police vetting; this means we cannot accept applicants that do not have the last 3 years continuous residency in the UK. We cannot offer visa sponsorship.