Apprentice Software Tester

Baltic Training Services
Milton Keynes
08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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Baltic Training are excited to be working with Virtual Viewing to recruit for an Apprentice Software Tester to join their team based in Milton Keynes.

Virtual Viewing are an award winning studio who were established in 1995. They specialise in computer generated images, architectural and construction models, animations and apps. As a business they work towards three core values which are quality, partnership and results.

Virtual Viewing are now looking for a motivated and career-minded individual to join their growing business.

About Apprenticeships
"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." Apprenticeships are built around this principle. Not only do our apprentices learn faster and earn money at the same time, they gain invaluable workplace experience.

When it comes to apprenticeships, research shows that apprentices can earn up to £4,000 more per year than their peers. Alongside this, all apprentices are entitled to other benefits such as pension and national insurance contributions, and also paid holiday entitlement. If you are ready to earn more, you are ready to start an apprenticeship with Baltic Training

You will be working alongside existing staff and be mentored and trained to carry out the following duties:

  • Design and maintain test scripts for the application suite
  • Configure Test environments
  • Support UAT environment
  • Carry out testing and work with issue tracking system to ensure that issues are resolved
  • Liaise with development team on issues currently being investigated
  • Work on replicating issues found in live software

Training to be provided:

  • Systems Development Lifecycle.
  • Software Applications Testing.
  • ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation.
  • Design an effective Web User Experience.
  • External Assessments, Synoptic Project, overview.

Skills and qualifications required:

  • Good problem solver.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Software Testing.

The future is bright
Upon completion of the 12 month programme, there are real progression opportunities available. Along with your employer, you may decide to progress onto our level 4 programme and take your training even further.

Salary, hours and benefits

  • £180 per week.
  • Full time (37.5 hours per week).

Location and travel
Their office is located in Central Milton Keynes. There are a number of bus stops nearby and the local train station is a short walk away.

About Baltic Training
Baltic Training are the only apprentice and training provider that offer a completely tech-focused, tech driven training solution. We know there are dynamic, eager, young people out there. Young people who love this fast moving world, just as much as we do. They just need to transform that passion into the skills that employees need.
So that's exactly what we help them do.

If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch! When we receive your application, the recruitment consultant for your area will be in touch to guide you through the next stage of the application process.

Good luck and we hope to hear from you soon!

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