Software Tester Apprentice

Recruiter
Geologix Ltd
Location
Rosebery Court, Central Avenue, St. Andrews Business Park, Norwich, NR7 0HS
Salary
£18,000.00 - £21,000.00 annually
Posted
19 Apr 2021
Closes
06 May 2021
Ref
VAC001701166
Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
June
Duration
Permanent
We are looking for a Software Tester that will be able to run functional tests on applications and systems across our software technology. The role will require you to work closely with both the development and business sides of the company as you test the latest releases to ensure they are fit for purpose.

Geologix are a small, specialist company where talented and enthusiastic individuals will shape our company's technical roadmap.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Review software requirements and prepare test scenarios
  • Document manual testing procedures and create automated tests
  • Execute testing programmes
  • Keep the business up to date on test programme progress, successes and failures
  • Notify the development team of test results in a clear and actionable manner
  • Participate in software design and help expose potential problems
  • Support the Operations team with software release deployment and configuration tasks
  • Support the software used by customers


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • College qualification or higher in Computer Science or similar discipline
  • Practical working experience in testing software, software development or software support roles
  • Significant experience with Windows operating systems and applications
  • Strong knowledge of IT networks and connection principals
  • Experience of cloud platforms such as AWS preferrable
  • Has excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Has excellent communication and documentation skills


Personal qualities

  • Will always keep the customer experience in mind
  • Is inquisitive and curious
  • Rates quality and security very highly
  • Enjoys being part of a small, close-knit team


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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