Take your software testing skills to the next level!

Job Reference

JT769

Salary

Paying up to £20,000

Industry

Web & Software

Job Type

Permanent

Location

City of London

Software Tester Apprentice

Our client is a leading operations management and analytics company. The company offers insurance, banking, financial services, utilities, healthcare, travel, transportation and logistics services. It has more than 29,000+ professionals in locations throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Australia and South Africa. They work as one committed team, with one overarching goal: to give their clients the power to transform—to move from playing catch-up to leading the pack.

LISS provides the back-end policy administration system for this client, whose protection business spans all types of term product, critical illness and income protection.  The individual will:

  • Play a full role as Test Analyst in a small on site LISS team providing testing and support for the client’s agile environment.
  • Conduct manual test execution.
  • Produce scripting and documentation in support of testing.
  • Provide user training (and supporting documentation)
  • Raising and progressing defects
  • Analyse issues reported by users.
  • Liaise with LISS developers and the client’s business users in the definition and delivery of projects.
  • Conduct release testing
  • Report to and liaise with the team leader responsible for current assignment.

 

ABOUT YOU

To be a Software Tester Apprentice you will need to be a tech enthusiast with 5 GCSEs (ideally A* – C) including Maths and English.

This company are looking for someone with these skills and personal qualities.

Skills:

  • Independent skills
  • Team work skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Self-Motivated
  • Demonstrable skills in testing.
  • Demonstrable good database skills in Oracle or MS SQL.
  • A strong analytical aptitude and the ability to understand and manage complex concepts
  • Knowledge of Jira and Microsoft Office

 

Personal Qualities:

  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Professionalism
  • Positive attitude and energy
  • Mature, calm person
  • Knowledge of the Life & Pension industry (preferably gained in the UK) is essential.
  • A willingness to learn new skills and adapt to new technologies.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment, and able to both anticipate and react new trends in the insurance market.
  • Experience of working with various development approaches e.g. Waterfall, Agile etc
  • Experience gained from working on projects involving Straight Through Processing, Web Front Ends and any other digital platform projects in the UK Life and Pensions Sector

 

Sound like you? Then send us an application and we will let you know if you are suitable for this position, or one of the other Apprenticeships we have available.

 

THE REWARDS

This 20 month Apprenticeship has a salary of £15,000 / £20,000 per year. You will also receive full training and support from the Just IT Apprenticeship team to increase your skills.

Your training will include gaining internationally recognised Level 4 IT qualifications such as;

  • Software Tester

 

Tech and digital professionals in London earn an average salary of £52,500 per year, so this Apprenticeship could be the start of a very promising and profitable career.

AFTER THE APPRENTICESHIP

Over 90% of our Apprentices move on to permanent full time employment in the tech industry. There are also opportunities to extend your training with a higher level Apprenticeship programme. Just IT have already helped over 1000 people kick-start their tech and digital careers with an Apprenticeship.

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

Apply now to Just IT and we will review your application. If you are suitable for an Apprenticeship we will be in contact to discuss this opportunity.