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Software Tester Apprentice

Employer
PRAGMATIC DIGITAL LIMITED
Location
Unit 25, 30 38, Dock Street, Leeds, LS10 1JF
Salary
£173.25 to £334.13 per week
Closing date
29 Oct 2021

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
November
Duration
Permanent
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We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our team as a Software Testing Apprentice.
Your duties will include:
  • Testing changes to systems and websites
  • Monitoring applications to identify potential issues
  • Create plans for testing new products and features
  • Ensure changes follow specifications, requirements or user stories and user stories
  • Working with developers and team members to ensure projects run smoothly
  • Being involved throughout the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Identifying risks to the software
  • Providing feedback and reporting on the software.

You will be working alongside a team of talented tech professionals who are passionate about the industry.Contributing to big projects and learning new skills

At least 20% of your time at work is ring fenced and dedicated to your apprenticeship learning and training tasks.

We will arrange for you to have extra time in the first 3 months to help you get off to the best start.

As well as your workplace Mentor in the workplace, you will also be appointed a 'buddy' who will be another point of contact in your day to day activities and there to help if your mentor is not available.

You will have regular check-ins with your mentor and The Coders Guild to review progression and discuss completed and forthcoming tasks.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

We are looking for someone who shows a keen interest in Software Testing and the technology industry in general.

If you have any industry or Bootcamp experience, this is a real bonus, but not a deal breaker!

You will definitely need to enjoy learning and being open to mastering new skills as the tech industry is always evolving. This may involve independent reading and using online materials to build on your skills and find answers to your queries.

A keen eye for detail is also a must!

Personal qualities

We are looking for someone with an enthusiastic, questioning and professional attitude with a commitment to learning new skills.

You will need to be punctual, reliable, honest with a strong work ethic and a 'can-do' outlook.

You must be able to work as part of a team and contribute to team meetings, but also be able to work on your own to targets and deadlines.

Desired qualifications

No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

As a top growth and ever changing industry, you will have gained the knowledge and experience to progress with your career into Senior Testing positions or other specialisms in the industry.

Things to consider

First interviews may be online/phone and successful candidates may be given some online learning resources to work through before attending the second interview.
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