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Software Tester Apprentice (Built Intelligence) BUILT INTELLIGENCE LTD

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Software Tester with Built Intelligence, based in Bristol. During this apprenticeship, you will demonstrate a level of understanding of the system under test and gain an understanding of how customers use the products under test.

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Closing date: 27 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between 9.00am to 5.00pm (some working from home days).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    29 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000111619

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Demonstrate a level of understanding of the system under test and gain an understanding of how customers use the products under test. Create and track test estimates for projects
  • Collaborate with the development team to create source documents used for testing artefacts and create and maintain test artefacts that maximise the efficiency of the test phase, cover all requirements, and allow for timely delivery of products and/or components to our customers
  • Execute different testing approaches within each defined stage of development and keep up to date with advances in the discipline, e.g. rapid, risk based, exploratory, regression, security, usability etc.
  • Take accountability for all test related activities within a test phase, accurately record and communicate risks and issues found during test phases
  • Have an awareness automation framework and as a result create execute and maintain efficient and effective test automation scripts

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

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

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Knowledge of JavaScript, Multi-task effectively, Written communication

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

Experience testing UI using test automation tooling such as Selenium, Postman.

About the employer

From our colleagues delivering ground-breaking solutions to the customers who use them: people have helped us grow and people are driving our future as a great SaaS company. We're writing our next chapter. Be part of it! At Built Intelligence, we recognise that the world of work has rapidly shifted over the last few years, particularly how we work. That is why we have committed to working in a hybrid way going forward. Human connection is an essential ingredient of the 4 principles that make up our Flexible Human Work hybrid framework and we want to be transparent in what that looks like when you join our Built Intelligence family. Our office will continue to play an important role in our future and serve as a place for spontaneous conversations, connection, collaboration as well as focused time. On the other hand, we have learned to reimagine where and when we work and to unlock that flexibility and innovation for our colleagues offering them the opportunity to work flex across their home, Built Intelligence office or customer sites. We invite you to join us and help us write our next chapter.

Employer

BUILT INTELLIGENCE LTD

Address

Mariner House

62 Prince Street

Bristol

BS1 4QD

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Training

Training provider

ESTIO TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Megan Finn

Megan.Finn@estio.co.uk

01133500333

Apprenticeship standard

Software tester

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


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