Apprentice Software Tester

Recruiter
ALCIUM SOFTWARE LIMITED
Location
Unit 6B, Sheffield, S35 2PY
Salary
£12,000.00 - £15,000.00 annually
Posted
31 Mar 2021
Closes
10 Apr 2021
Ref
VAC001695825
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
May
Duration
Permanent
As an Apprentice Software Tester, you'll will be integral to our culture around the software development lifecycle, helping to support our diverse client base and products. You will be focussed on:
  • Identifying test scenarios and acceptance criteria
  • Creating and executing test scripts
  • Perform manual and automated testing
  • Reporting on test results and updating internal systems
  • Work closely with other teams
  • Understanding of business processes and customer needs


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Requirements:
  • Level 3 Software Development Apprentice
  • Personable, with excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with staff at all levels
  • Works well independently as well as part of a team
  • Passion for code quality and performance
  • Some commercial experience OR excellent Unity and C# skills is preferred
  • Excellent communications skills, well organised and excited by the prospect of developing their skills and knowledge in a fast paced environment

Key Competencies /Skills
  • A keen interest and passion in technology
  • Technical skills with logical and creative thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a good command of written and spoken English
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organisational skills
  • A methodical and structured approach to problem solving
  • The ability to troubleshoot issues


Personal qualities

  • Patience
  • Methodical, logical mind
  • Enthusiasm for continual learning


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.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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