Software Testing Consultant Apprentice

QA Ltd
£7800 per year
31 Oct 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Every business needs a Software Tester and now you have the opportunity to start your career in the world of software! Interested candidates should aspire to work within software and be eager to take their technology knowledge to the next level!

Intelligent Testing is a young and dynamic organisation with one aim; that is to make intelligent use of people, processes and tools. This provides an opportunity to test early, test quickly and test, efficiently yet with enough rigor not to paralyze the testing process.

Key Responsibilities

  • Have the ability to work through a backlog of requirements
  • Ensuring that they are fit for purpose from a testing perspective
  • Take instruction to deliver their own testing tasks
  • Assist with planning and managing delivery of automated testing solutions within their own projects
  • Reporting progress and status to the Lab Test Manager

Required Skills:

  • Forming excellent relationships with the Lab Test Management
  • Demonstrating enthusiasm to learn all technical aspects of testing including writing and customizing C# or Java functions to improve all automated testing aspects.
  • Proven hobbyist in writing code
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working in a fast paced environment
  • You will be a representative of Intelligent Testing in our test lab so you must be able to reflect Intelligent Testing company values
  • An open mind and the ability to think outside of the box
  • Any existing knowledge and experience of software development lifecycle

Manual Testing:

  • UAT (user acceptance testing)
  • SIT (Systems Testing)
  • E2E Manual (end to end manual testing)
  • Writing Manual Test Scripts
  • Executing Manual Test Scripts
  • Modifying Scripts
  • Working Closely with other team members

Automation Testing:

  • Automation Framework Creating
  • Executing Automation Test Scripts using tools such as selenium
  • Automation Test Execution
  • Automating test script writing
  • Coding

Qualifications required:

  • 6 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C including Maths plus GCSE English (or equivalent) at grade D or above

Additional Information:

  • You will work from 9am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday

Benefits & Future Prospects:

  • Dress down Fridays
  • Generous holiday package
  • Potential wage increase after 3 months in the business
  • Currently have four apprentices already in the business so it is treated as an academy and possesses a welcoming culture to new starters. A fun, relax environment who care for their members of staff
  • Potential to progress to a higher level apprenticeship
  • Technical testing professional training courses may be offered to the right candidate
  • After 5 years apprentices can become senior automated test analysts with earnings in the region of 40-60k

Important Information

"QA's Apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce."

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