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Software Tester Apprentice

Dolphin Computer Access Ltd
Technology House, Blackpole Estate West, Worcester, WR3 8TJ
£243.75 per week
Closing date
24 Jun 2021

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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Job Details

Dolphin software makes a real difference to our customers, helping individuals get online and connect with family and friends, helping students to fully engage and succeed in education and helping employees to excel in a variety of work environments.

Job description:

Do you have a passion for Coding and Web Design? Would you like to learn more about Software & Web Development?

In your Software Developer Apprenticeship, you will be working at coding company based in Worcester. In your Software Developer Apprenticeship, Learn how to code in multiple different languages, code for websites, mobile, applications and more. Test and maintenance of software systems. You will work closely with an experienced Software Development Manager who will teach you and help you to develop the skills you want and deserve.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Test Dolphin software products and troubleshoot hardware and software issues
  • Help prepare and maintain test plans
  • Report test coverage and provide feedback to developers and project teams
  • Install and configure Windows operating systems, associated hardware and applications
  • Provide on-site IT support for staff, ensuring priority requests are resolved quickly

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You will have the opportunity to learn any missing skills and enhance any existing skills whilst doing the work. But we would essentially require the following:


  • Good understanding and working knowledge ofMicrosoft products and operating systems
  • Good troubleshooting knowledge of hardware and software issues
  • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP Networks


We would also be interested to know about your experience and knowledge of any of the following:
  • Knowledge of Citrix Software (XenDesktop and XenApp
  • Knowledge of Virtual environments (VMWare vSphere and Vcenter)
  • Experience of Windows Server environments (Windows Server 2003 and 2008)
  • Experience with iOS/Android platforms

Personal qualities

  • Team Player
  • Ability to learn and adapt very quickly
  • Basic knowledge on coding
  • Basic understanding of a wide range of hardware (printers, laptops, monitors, cabling etc) and some basic software
  • Good problem-solving ability
  • Strong assessment skills
  • A passion for providing excellent customer services at all times
  • Strong communication skills with people at varying levels

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):
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