Apprentice Quality Engineer

Recruiter
SPHERICA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS LIMITED
Location
Lewis Building, Bull Street, Birmingham, B4 6EQ
Salary
£15,000.00 - £18,000.00 annually
Posted
05 Aug 2019
Closes
15 Oct 2019
Ref
VAC001565108
Specialism
IT
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
November
Duration
Permanent
Duties to include:
  • You'll be working within our development team to build and maintain features within our products using IPaaS applications and custom products where appropriate
  • You will work with the team to define and implement our testing strategy
  • You'll brainstorm with the team to conceptualise new ideas
  • Supporting the team with various tasks relating to implementation including
  • Software testing
  • Test plans
  • Test and software documentation
  • Report preparation
  • Project planning

Other tasks include:
  • Applying software patches & updates
  • Customer support - interacting with internal customers, support calls
  • Logging, replicating and following up on support calls


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be a relentless problem solver
  • A proven interest in tech - e.g. you've completed some codecademy courses, you've developed a solution, or you've loved the coding part of your Computer Science GCSE or A Level
  • Haveoutstanding attention todetail with the ability to stay focused
  • Be a Logical thinker with the ability to define your own processes


Personal qualities

  • An interest in the world around you and how technology can be applied to improve our lives
  • Be a crucial part of the team and have the ability to work on your own
  • Take huge pride in the quality of your work
  • Interested in the future of technology, including AI and Machine Learning
  • Have a passion for making things better
  • Suggest process, user experience and software improvements to the dev team


Desired qualifications

  • 3 A Levels (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject but one must be in a numerical or computing subject (e.g. Maths, Science, Computer Science etc)
  • 7 GCSE's (or equivalent) at grades A-C including Maths and English Language

Applications will also be considered from graduates with non-computer science degrees looking for an apprenticeship route to a development career.

Future prospects

Further development through training and industry accredited qualifications

Things to consider

Flexible working

Company phone scheme

On call allowance and call out fee

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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