L4 Software Tester Apprentice (Autify Digital) AUTIFY DIGITAL LIMITED

In this role, you'll contribute to the development and quality control of our software solutions, ensuring they meet our clients' needs. As part of our agile team, you'll collaborate with developers, product managers, and other team members to identify and address defects, bugs, and vulnerabilities in the software.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary - £18,000-£21,000

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Own product knowledge for new and existing software features.
  • Apply various testing methodologies to guarantee the reliability and quality of our products & escalate any issues, blockers, or impediments to Dev team within a timely manner
  • Delivery of effective and efficient testing practises
  • Ensuring adherence to defined and agreed technical standards and patterns
  • Maintaining effective technical documentation
  • Follows all agreed software delivery processes
  • Ensuring that all process information is up to date, relevant and accurate in work tickets, time tracking, etc
  • Contribute insights in team meetings to enhance product quality
  • Provide technical support to customers, building your product knowledge
  • Shape and influence software testing strategies for the company's expansion
  • Develop a strong understanding of our software products to ensure comprehensive test coverage
  • Formulate, draft, and execute test cases (when applicable, based on acceptance criteria)
  • Execute manual testing when required and construct automated test suites when viable
  • Develop expertise as a reliable QA figure, presenting a well-substantiated rationale for release readiness

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 a permanent role upon completion of the apprenticeship depending on performance

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Reports issues, Commitment


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

Things to consider

• Opportunity for personal growth and development within a passionate development team. • Relaxed yet productive work environment with modern facilities. • Hybrid working offered after the first 6 months. • 25 days holiday, in addition to public holidays (pro-rata). • Retailer discounts. • Company pension scheme. • Casual dress.

About the employer

Autify Digital is one of the UK’s leading marketing and e-commerce integration specialists. Providing a range of services that span the areas of SEO, PPC, web design and e-commerce integration, we offer all the insight our clients need to achieve online excellence.




Office 210, Cumberland House, 35 Park Row



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Training provider



Megan Finn



Apprenticeship standard

Software tester

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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