Software Testing Apprentice VAC001366070
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Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Software Testing Apprentice with Filtered.com, an online training personalisation company, based in London.
Monday – Friday
Total hours per week: 37.50
Possible start date
09 Jul 2018
Higher Level Apprenticeship
Your responsibilities will vary depending on project requirements. Large organisations may have software testers dedicated to one project; whereas smaller organisations, like the company, have a single team/person working on multiple projects.
As the IT world is always changing, it is important that you keep up to date with developments and specific software testing trends. On-the-job training is an ideal way for students and recent graduates to gain an understanding of the software development lifecycle.
Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:
Meeting with product manager and stakeholders to understand the scope of projects.
Working with software developers and support teams.
Writing and executing test scripts.
Running manual (and potentially automated tests).
Testing in different environments including web and mobile.
Writing bug reports.
Providing objective feedback to the development team.
Designing tests to mitigate risk.
Presenting findings to development and business teams.
Working on multiple projects at one time.
Communicating findings to technical and non-technical colleagues.
Requirements and prospects
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders.
The ability to work under pressure.
Competent technical skills.
The ability to work in a team and individually.
Organisational skills with the capability of working towards tight deadlines.
Good time keeping
Attention to detail
A passion for technology.
5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English and Maths)
In the world of IT, Career progression can be rapid. The speed at which you progress will depend on your experience, your exposure to different systems, and awareness of testing methods.
About the employer
Filtered.com personalise online training to your needs using adaptive algorithms driven by real user data. All content and features are developed to enhance adoption, engagement and impact (AEI). They won’t teach you absolutely everything, just what you need to learn. They do this by stripping out what you know, and what isn’t useful to you, using their US patent pending algorithm.
Their unique approach has attracted over 800,000 users including many blue chip companies. In 2015 they were an EdTech 20 finalist, and in 2016 they won two awards at the Learning Awards 2016 – in the Learning Technologies and Innovation in Learning categories.
The Estio Training programme gives young people the opportunity to get hands on experience in the IT industry whilst still employed in a real paid job with no cost or debt.
Learners will receive ten weeks of intensive training. Whilst in the workplace, apprentices will also receive continual assessment, and help and guidance from a dedicated trainer who will be there to ensure that they get the most from their work experience.
This apprenticeship will give you a Level 4 Software Tester Standard with training in areas such as:
Functional skills, Maths L2 and English L2
Investigating and Defining Customer Requirements
Software Development Fundamentals
Software Testing Fundamentals
Some of these modules will include an option to take an examination in order to receive a professional certificate.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Estio Technology Recruitment Ltd
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