QA Software Tester Apprentice

Unit A, Denby Dale Road, Cedar Court Office Park, Wakefield, WF4 3FU
£13,000.00 - £16,000.00 annually
12 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
We are looking for a Junior Test Apprentice to join our development team. You'll be involved in all phases of software development projects from writing scripts to testing code and will have exposure to different technologies as well as exposure to all elements of testing.

We're looking for a driven hard-working individual with a real passion for testing; wants to work in a talented team on exciting projects; along with a real drive to use the latest technologies to create innovative products.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

Core Responsibilities:
  • Reviewing requirements to ensure they meet QA standards
  • Ensuring traceability is maintained through day to day testing
  • Testing of new and existing features and/or services required by the business
  • Working closely with developers and project team members
  • Participating in daily stand-up meetings, retrospectives
  • Writing Scripts, reports and updating issues using our chosen issue management software
  • Perform manual testing
  • Work closely with testing leads

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Must be computer literate with an enthusiasm for IT and technology, along with an analytic mind
  • Have strong organisation and time management skills - be able to multi-task and be a problem solver
  • Must have an excellent attention to detail
  • Previous test experience or exposure to testing
  • Previous exposure to a software development language/automated testing language
  • An understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • A Technology/Maths qualification

Personal qualities

  • Motivated and eager to learn
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Must have a can-do attitude with ability to work under pressure, be enthusiastic and proactive
  • Hard working and conscientious

Desired qualifications

5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English and maths).

Future prospects

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Things to consider

  • Company Pension
  • After 6 month probation automatically enrolled onto company health benefits scheme
  • 23 days annual per year
  • Be part of a great vibrant team!

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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