Test Engineer Degree Apprentice (Software Engineering)

Continental a S L
Unit 2, Burgess Hill, RH15 9TT
£16,800.00 annually
26 Feb 2021
30 Mar 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
The role sits within the Test team here at our Continental site near Brighton.

The site includes approximately 90 highly skilled and internationally diverse scientists, engineers and computer vision experts.

The role reports into one of our Team Leaders and requires collaboration with engineering professionals within the site and beyond.

Areas that will be incorporated include:
  • Hardware and software testing
  • Scripting languages
  • Data encapsulation formats
  • Computer vision algorithms
  • synthetic data

Our apprenticeship programme is a four-year course, starting in September 2021. This is a full-time opportunity, with 80% of your time being spent doing "on the job" training, and the remaining 20% being spent studying for your BSc Digital and Technology Solutions degree through the University of Chichester.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Fluent English language speaking, and comprehension skills are essential
  • Good communication and teamwork skills, working in a multicultural environment

Promoted Technical Skills:
  • General /scripting experience (e.g. Python)
  • Experience in testing (software/hardware)
  • Knowledge of synthetic data
  • Vehicle testing

Examples of Talent Development Areas:
  • Hardware and Software Testing and Debugging
  • Scripting languages (e.g. Python)
  • Data encapsulation formats such as XML and Json (reading/writing)
  • Computer Vision algorithms
  • Synthetic Data

Personal qualities

  • A keen interest in engineering and software testing
  • Enthusiastic about technology and willing to research and learn
  • Interest in automotive applications
  • Organised and focused
  • Team player with a "can-do" attitude

Desired qualifications

Reaching a satisfactory level in A Level / GCSE (e.g. English and maths GCSEs at grade C/level 4 or above, and three A Levels at grade C or above).

Equivalent alternative qualifications to those listed are also considered.

Future prospects

A guaranteed role at £30,000 per annum to be offered upon satisfactory completion of the four-year course.

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