Software Test Engineer Apprenticeship

Recruiter
Flooid Ltd
Location
P C M S House, Torwood Close, Coventry, CV4 8HX
Salary
£17,000.00 annually
Posted
08 Jan 2021
Closes
21 Jan 2021
Ref
VAC001675583
Specialism
IT
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
February
Duration
Permanent
We're looking for someone who has passion and is solutions-driven to be part of the Flooid Engineering Team, demonstrating an aptitude for learning, attention to detail, and a willingness to pick up and try things in unfamiliar territory.

The right people will:
  • Take ownership of their work
  • Pro-active approach to workload and demonstration of completed tasks
  • Takes initiative in seeking support when needed
  • Wants to develop their skills and learning
  • Applies prior learning to new challenges
  • Shows ability to learn, apply, and adapt new tools
  • Pragmatism to know when to apply new methods
  • Show collaboration skills with clear and concise communication
  • Works well within the team they are part of
  • Contributes to a powerful team working environment
  • Demonstrates good attention to detail
  • Finds and reports issues systematically
  • Has the end-user in mind
  • Customer-focused
  • Have the user at the heart of your quality approach

The aim of this Apprenticeship is to enable you to have the following skills to support you in your future career in Quality and Engineering. We do not expect you to have these skills from day 1, however, we will support you to be a great Quality Engineer in the future.
  • Working as part of a cross-functional, passionate project team to ensure quality is driven into the heart of the development process from understanding customer requirements through to delivery
  • Performing manual exploratory testing and executing regression tests that cannot be automated.
  • Creating automated test cases, test suites and contributing to frameworks (training provided)
  • Collaborating with team members and developers within other teams on testing
  • Creating documentation and maintaining a robust log of all test cases and test results
  • Ensuring all tests are executed and give regular feedback to the team lead on the status of quality
  • Conduct code reviews of peers in the Quality space
  • Test planning and estimation as part of an Agile project delivery approach
  • Following the defined defect management process for internal and external defects
  • Setting up and maintaining the Quality test environments
  • Identifying tester tasks for new user stories during planning sessions
  • Demonstrating delivered user stories to the customer/stakeholder
  • Take ownership of automated regression suites
  • Being able to review and improve the way we deliver quality

We want our people to embrace opportunities and to grow with our business. Although this is a general summary of the principle responsibilities of the role and the level of knowledge and skill typically required, you may get involved in other activities and you should therefore not consider this to be an exhaustive list.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • We are looking for someone who is passionate about technology and is looking to progress in a career within Quality in Software Engineering. You will need to be passionate about what you do and be keen to learn
  • You'll be able to evidence this through prior qualifications such as A level Computer Science or college courses and you'll be honing your skills in your own time on platforms such as Codecademy or w3schools and you are seeking a Level 4 Software Testing apprenticeship. In addition, you'll have solutions / projects you've developed to show us where we can see good quality code with sound syntax, and you'll enjoy problem solving
  • Most of all, we want someone who is open to learning, applies what they know and can take instruction and seek support when offered


Personal qualities

  • We're looking for someone who has passion and is solutions-driven to be part of the Flooid Engineering Team, demonstrating an aptitude for learning, attention to detail, and a willingness to pick up and try things in unfamiliar territory


Desired qualifications

  • 7 GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above
  • 3 A levels or an equivalent college course or Level 3 apprenticeship


Future prospects

Further qualifications related to the role.

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