Software Tester Apprentice

Recruiter
Corporate Document Services Ltd
Location
7, Eastgate, Leeds, LS2 7LY
Salary
£12,000.00 annually
Posted
30 Jan 2019
Closes
29 Apr 2019
Ref
VAC001496528
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
The Software Testeris responsible for the day to day testing required by the CDS software development lifecycle ensuring that the quality of the delivered software is to a high standard.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Testing in an appropriate discipline (Manual, Automated, Accessibility, Security or Performance)
  • Defect management within the delivery team
  • Creation and management of test cases and reports
  • Work collaboratively with the development team, providing support to team members
  • Ensuring quality is of paramount importance for all delivery teams
  • Take an active role in raising the profile of CDS within the local test community
  • Monitor trends and identify opportunities for improvement within CDS
  • Executes additional duties and activities as and when requested to do so


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Understanding of SDLC and STLC and how they fit into CI/CD pipeline
  • Working knowledge of JIRA and Visual Studio Online / Azure DevOps
  • Knowledge and understanding of core testing tools and approaches
  • Thorough understanding and experience in desktop, mobile and bespoke application testing
  • An understanding of accessibility standards and testing guidelines
  • Able to communicate effectively with non-technical stakeholders


Personal qualities

  • A great team player that has gained the respect of others
  • A clear, confident and effective communicator who is comfortable speaking with customers
  • Well organised
  • Possess keen attention to detail and encourage others to do the same
  • Be passionate about the Test function and always look for improvements in this area
  • Possess the ability to work well with others in the technical team and be able to maintain good working relationships with others outside of that team


Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs grades A-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and maths)


Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

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