Software Tester Apprentice

Recruiter
Reallymoving Com Ltd
Location
Eclipse Court 14b, Chequer Street, St. Albans, AL1 3YD
Salary
£15,000.00 annually
Posted
08 Jan 2021
Closes
15 Feb 2021
Ref
VAC001675631
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
February
Duration
Permanent
We are seeking a post A-level, or equivalent, who would be excited at the prospect of joining an entrepreneurial business. We are looking for someone that can bring creativity, lateral thinking, flare and a new perspective to an already successful team.

Alongside studying for the Software Test Apprenticeship, the apprentice will help test the functionality of website changes from a user perspective. They will have the opportunity to get involved in developing new website features from design through to implementation on the live site.

Your duties and responsibilities:
  • You will be guided by the Test Manager to help complete testing tasks on behalf of the team
  • You will assist in developing testing plans for testing forms/pages across desktop, mobile and tablet devices. This may involve automating some aspects of the testing process.
  • You will test according to these plans and report any problems, liaising with the software developers where necessary, and seeing changes through to implementation.
  • There will be the chance to get involved from the very beginning of technical development, doing your bit to help ensure that only quality software is deployed into our live systems and is thoroughly tested throughout the software development life cycle
  • On the job learning will form a strong part of this role, which will be backed with the formal training through the apprenticeship course


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • IT literate and competent with MS Office suite
  • Strong teamwork skills, but with the ability to work autonomously


Personal qualities

  • Desire to work in a small, but growing business and therefore flexible to new demands
  • Good time management
  • Self-motivation


Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English and Maths)
  • A-levels or equivalent


Future prospects

It is intended that this apprenticeship will lead to a long-term permanent position.

Things to consider

https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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