Apprentice Level 4 - Test Engineer

08 Mar 2018
07 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Apprentice Level 4 - Test Engineer


Job ID: R-63448

Full time

Apprentice Digital Test Engineer–Digital Channels– Level 4

Salary - Competitive + benefits. Starting from £16,500

At Aviva we truly believe new ideas and perspectives are invaluable. So we are looking for individuals with a curious mind, a customer focus and a real passion for technology and software development to join us as an Apprentice Test Engineer.

About the role

You will have a unique opportunity to develop a fantastic career with the UK’s largest insurer whilst working towards the Test Engineer Level 4 qualification.

Our Digital teams are doing phenomenal things; we built the award winning customer portal ‘My Aviva’ which has been so successful its now a global platform, we develop all of our own mobile apps and we were even awarded Digital Insurance Company of the year at the Data, Analytics & Technology Awards for Insurance!

Not only will you get to work on phenomenal interesting and challenging projects, but you will also be working alongside a highly capable and experienced team of digital professionals.

In our department we improve existing products, craft new products and platforms and maintain our existing applications. We work reciprocally in small teams to build high quality solutions that meet our customers’ needs, first time.

As a Software Test Engineer you will be trained to do a variety of tasks including:

  • Performing testing across various web & mobile applications ensuring quality is at the forefront of our deliveries
  • Be exposed to test automation & technical innovations to increase the quality and efficiency of delivery.
  • Working with scrum team members and the Scrum Master and Product Owner to deliver focused, value driven changes to a high quality standard
  • Support in designing solutions

You will work towards the Level four, an accredited apprenticeship scheme with an industry recognised qualification.

Throughout the duration of your studies you will spend a large proportion of your time learning on the job, and working in your team. Dedicated ‘off the job’ time to focus on your studies and working with a National Training Provider to support your accredited learning is given.

As Apprenticeships are about learning new skills or deepening your knowledge. So, to apply for one of our Apprenticeships you must -

  • NOT have a qualification in the same subject or field, that’s higher than the qualification you will study as part of this Apprenticeship.
  • NOT already have studied the same Apprenticeship.

About you

You will need to be able to demonstrate confidence, flexibility, and motivation and be committed to developing themselves to build a long-term career in Aviva.

All applicants require a minimum Level 2 in English and Maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C) If you have not already achieved level 2 English and Maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C) funding and support will be provided so you can complete this before you can qualify as an Apprentice

You will also hold a Minimum of either of the below:

  • 5 GCSE’s A-C this must include English and Maths also preferably an IT or business related subject , OR:
  • A levels at grade A-C, a Level 3 apprenticeship or other equivalent qualifications.

Desirable Knowledge & Skills

  • Natural curiosity, initiative and innovation
  • Evidence of a focus on quality
  • Desire to learn
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure
  • A great teammate, networking across the virtual team
  • Performance driven
  • Owning personal development

About Aviva

We’re Aviva, the UK’s No.1 insurer and sixth-largest financial services organisation in the world. Our purpose is to Defy Uncertainty for our customers.

Bring to Aviva what makes you different and we’ll support you to do the best work of your life. We support applications from everyone who wants to help us achieve our purpose of helping our customers to Defy Uncertainty’

Additional information

We help our 33 million customers to save for the future and handle the risks of everyday life. To give these customers the best possible products and service we know we must make Aviva the most attractive choice for talented, entrepreneurial people with diverse backgrounds and an evolving range of expertise and insight.

So, we’re passionate about helping our 29,500 people to do the best work of their lives, to enable them to make a positive difference to the lives of our customers.

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