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Software Tester Apprentice

Magtia Limited
Central West Kirby, Banks Road, Wirral, CH48 0RD
£12,000.00 - £15,000.00 annually
Closing date
28 Oct 2021

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
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Join our team of Business Analysts / Software testers. As a small company our analysts are involved in both sides of the software development process from specifying the requirements for new or updated features and then subsequently testing the changes made to the software.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
  • Prepare & execute test cases for new functionality
  • Prepare test data for automated test sets
  • Execute automated tests and analyse the results
  • Assist with full regression testing prior to major release
  • Assist with upkeep of system configuration to ensure output from the software matches the latest changes in the market.
  • Subsequent testing of config changes and release from test environment through to pre-production
  • Analysis/debugging of issues raised by clients via JIRA Service desk - where necessary create Developer tickets & related test plan to resolve issue
  • Monitoring of production environment. Analysis/debugging of any issues found - where necessary creation of Developer tickets & related test plan to resolve issue
  • Use of Zephyr Scale test management plug-in for JIRA to create, execute and report on test plans

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The apprentice will receive training on the systems and financial markets, so no prior knowledge is required, however good numerate skills, knowledge of Excel, and ability to learn quickly are key. The most essential qualities we require are:
  • Self-motivation
  • Thoroughness
  • Analytical mind

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical
  • Pro-active
  • Ability to promote own ideas

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. There is also potential to progress to a Degree qualification in either Software Testing or Development if desired.

Things to consider

This role willbe split between central West Kirby (CH48 0RD) & working from home.
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