Apprentice QA/test analyst - Software Insite Track Ltd

We are looking for an apprentice with an ability, willingness to follow instruction and learn new tasks. You will need to have a rudimentary understanding of IT systems (software) and the ability to understand and work happily according to a defined business process.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.00 - £200.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9-5:30

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001310770

  • Positions

    1 available

Insite Track are seeking a talented and self-motivated apprentice to work in our Marlow office. As an apprentice, you are not expected to know everything about software development. We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, has a passion for development, who is willing to learn and develop their skills. As a company, we will provide you with a platform to accelerate your learning, set yourself up for a rewarding career, and gain valuable experience in a commercial environment.

  • Provide support, advice to the business to resolve software related issues
  • Diagnose, resolve and prevent repetition of software errors
  • Maintain and develop existing software applications in line with internal coding practices and standards
  • Keep your skills up to date with regards to the technologies and identify new technologies which could improve software development, processes and practices
  • Work with internal and external customers to implement new software solutions and fixes that meets their requirements
  • Work on the continuous improvement area of the development team where you will be fixing live issues and resolving queries from the business
  • Produce high quality code by utilising the latest engineering best practices and tools
  • Develop user interfaces with consideration for the interaction between users and process

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • High attention to detail
  • Demonstrable ability to follow process exactly
  • Capable of working to tight deadlines in a pressured environment
  • Excellent time keeper and able to communicate well with people of all ages
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Willingness to learn and passionate about achieving great results
  • Focused and determined to succeed in an IT career
  • Aptitude for acquiring knowledge, skills and new technologies
  • Ability to deliver amazing customer service
  • Highly motivated with ability to use your own initiative and work as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Organised
  • Natural problem solver
  • Flexible
  • Love of computers!

Qualifications required

A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Future prospects

This is your opportunity to kick start your career in IT. We are keen to support anyone with ambition to continue to grow within Insite Track. Options include, continuing to the next level of apprenticeship, study for further qualifications, or a move into a software development or support position in the company.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. It is highly important that you do not contact the Employers directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your Application or the job itself, please contact your 3aaa Training Academy.

About the employer

We are a highly focused team of professionals that work very hard for our customers! Our expertise is automating complex data collection and providing trusted data analysis. We continue to develop and evolve our leading edge capture technologies and on-line tools to enable retailers and brands to remain competitive. We save our customers time and resources, and help them implement profitable price strategies.

Employer

Insite Track Ltd

Address

Mere House Suite E1

Dedmere Road

Marlow

SL7 1PB

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Training provider

Throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship you will be required to attend the 3aaa Technology Academy in Reading for up to 12 weeks on a block release basis for structured training. The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace with your Employer. You will work towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship for IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals. The qualifications consist of:

  • Edexcel Advanced Apprenticeship in IT, Software, Web and Telecoms
  • L3 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence
  • L3 Extended Diploma in ICT Systems and Principles
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths, ICT (if applicable)

Apprenticeship framework

IT, Software, Web and Telecoms Professionals

Training provider

ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED

Contact

applyreading@3aaa.co.uk


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Closing date: 30 Oct 2017