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Apprentice Software Tester (Ignite Systems) Ignite Systems

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for an Apprentice Software Tester with Ignite Systems an insurance company based in Manchester.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

    Depending on experience

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    17 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000065047

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Manual testing to identify bugs in systems.
  • Writing test cases.
  • Liaising with the test lead to give visibility of reported faults and progress.
  • Learning about technical configuration and DB scripting.
  • Learning about testing best practices.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 4 Software Tester, with training in how to:

  • Ensure that the software used within your business operates as intended.
  • Design and prepare test plans and conduct software testing as appropriate to ensure your software is fit for purpose.
  • Collect and interpret the results of testing and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Understand the software lifecycle and apply software development practices.
  • Document and report test results.
  • Store, manage and share test data in a secure manner.
  • Level 4 national certificate.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Patience, Methodical, logical mind, Strong communications skills, High attention to detail, Enthusiasm for learning

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Flexible working. Although it varies most team members come into the office 2-3 days a week. Various voluntary benefits from our benefits package such as dental insurance, travel insurance, cycle to work. Up to 1-week paid charitable leave.

About the employer

Ignite provides an industry leading web-based insurance system that focuses offering customers an online self-service option. We integrate with major household names like Compare the Market and Experian and . We are always looking for new opportunities to make our product or working day better.

Employer

Ignite Systems

Address

24 Lever Street

Manchester

M1 1DZ

Contact

Stephanie Mallinson

stephanie.mallinson@estio.co.uk

0113 3500 333

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Training

Training provider

ESTIO TRAINING LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Software tester

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


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