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Apprentice Software Tester

Employer
Engage Health Systems Ltd
Location
1a, St. Nicholas Court, North Walsham, NR28 9BY
Salary
£13,000.00 - £15,000.00 annually
Closing date
3 Dec 2021

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Specialism
Engineering
Sector
Technology
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
January
Duration
Permanent
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As an Apprentice Software Engineer, you will play a pivotal part in ensuring that the software we develop is fit for purpose. You will contribute to the successful delivery of our ambitious roadmap, ensuring that our customers benefit from your inquisitiveness and creativity. Whilst we are currently operating on a remote basis and there is no expectation that the business will return to 100% office based working, there will be an expectation, once Covid rules are relaxed, to attend the North Walsham office as and when required by the business.

Following a comprehensive induction into Engage Health Systems, you will be supported to complete an Accredited Level 4 Software Tester Apprenticeship with Firebrand Training, an experienced technology training provider. Your training will continue throughout the apprenticeship with both Firebrand and Engage Health Systems own highly skilled software testing team. Your experience and learning during this apprenticeship will start your career as a software tester covering both manual and automation testing within an agile technology development function and be a gateway to further study and promotion opportunities.

Working alongside our experienced team, you will be:
  • Testing new features and changes to our solutions
  • Monitoring applications to identify potential issues
  • Create plans for testing new products and features
  • Ensure changes follow specifications, requirements or 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


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Numerate, analytical with logical thinking ability
  • Experience of working on your own initiative and effectively as part of a team to achieve positive outcomes
  • Naturally collaborative and inquisitive, with good communication and written skills.
  • High level of attention to detail


Personal qualities

  • Interest in understanding the bigger picture


Desired qualifications

  • At least five GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above including maths, English and either IT or Science
  • Educated to Level 3 as a minimum in an IT based subject
  • Please ensure that your full educational history (including high school)is stated on your application


Future prospects

Progessions ontoQA Engineer, Senior QA Engineer or QA Engineer Manager.
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