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Apprentice Software Tester HUT 42 SERVICES LIMITED

This is a fantastic opportunity to join us at a significant stage in our development; where your skills and input can be honed to genuinely influence our continued success and future growth.

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Closing date: 13 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £206.25 - £243.75

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - hours to be agreed 1 hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC001771342

  • Positions

    1 available

Our products and services span a wide range of industries, so once you are ready you can expect to be involved in the testing and maintenance of a range of applications operating in industries such as:

Insurance, hospitality, local government, non-profit and charitable, retail and of course our own internal and external facing systems.

As we gain traction with our products and platforms, we're constantly looking for ways to improve and new opportunities to take the company to the next level. You'll be working with the latest tools and test-management software, and learning from a tight-knit team who've been there and done it all at the top level. We're proud of the work we do at Hut Forty Two and want hungry and passionate individuals to join us on our journey to become the main provider of software in our niche markets.

You'll be working within a team of 10-12 individuals who are all engaged in our products and able to provide advice and support as you develop your skills. You will also work alongside the other teams in the business who will provide feedback and suggestions on how best your work can supplement their own. You will be assigned a mentor who will not only support you with your work, but will review your feedback to the team and provide suggestions and learning resources which will help you to continually evolve your skills. As a company we are happy to support the process of formal qualifications for employees who have excelled and who can demonstrate that they are committed to the long term success of the business.

Our long term goal is to develop all of our people throughout their journey with the business, and so those who work hard and excel are always rewarded with progression opportunities which only improve as the business expands.

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A keen interest in technology
  • A passion for high-quality products and software

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving skills
  • A methodical and logical approach
  • Self-motivated individuals
  • The ability to work individually and in a team
  • Creativity and ideas generation
  • Analytical skills
  • A hunger to learn and progress
  • Great communication skills
  • Good written English

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE maths and English grade C/4 or higher
  • Level 3 qualification

Future prospects

  • To be confirmed on completion of the apprenticeship

About the employer

We work with companies and non-profits to solve their real-world problems. That means developing
seriously innovative solutions that fulfil a real need; solutions that we can spec out to work to their
best potential, and that – vitally – are scalable to the wider market. To maintain the high level of
quality our customers expect of our products and services, we operate a robust testing process
involving the creation of test plans and utilising testing techniques to cover all aspects of the usage
of our platforms.

Our approach has seen us make waves, seeing us emerge as one of the ‘names to watch’ in our
area of software development. We’ve grown quickly – underpinned by a solid, established client
base – and have a raft of very exciting projects on the horizon. That’s why we’re looking to bolster
our team with new faces, bringing in fresh ideas and expertise at multiple levels to join us as we
move towards the next level.

Employer

HUT 42 SERVICES LIMITED

Address

30 Cattle Market Street

Norwich

NR1 3DY

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Additional location information

This position will be completed remotely initially

Training

Training provider

Risual Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Risual Ltd

Contact

Richard Yardy 07961 607887 richardy@risual.com

  • Software tester level 4
  • Training plan to be completed prior to sign up

Apprenticeship standard

Software tester

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


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