Apprentice Software Tester

As our Apprentice Software Tester, it will be your job to use the software we build over and over again in order to spot any bugs and mistakes that need to be fixed before the product reaches our clients.

 

Testing is a vital part of our production process. As well as finding and documenting programming bugs, you will act as the software’s first audience, reporting on its functionality and recommending improvements.

As part of your role, you will:

  • Use software systematically and in accordance with test plans
  • Test versions of our software and perform exploratory testing
  • Analyse its performance against the features agreed in the specification
  • Identify problems and suggest improvements
  • Relay the conditions under which faults were found
  • Check for spelling mistakes and design errors
  • Document each ‘bug report’ to the Project Manager, COO cc the CTO
  • Help the Project Manager prioritise the most serious issues
  • Work to strict deadlines

You will work closely with the management team to ensure the highest quality products are delivered and will also act as the point of customer support after the software is released to the client.

HOURS

37.5 hours per week

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

You do not need formal qualifications to become a tester. However, it will be useful to have basic knowledge of programming, and experience of using spreadsheets and database packages. We will want to see proof of your knowledge and enthusiasm for producing quality products; software or otherwise.

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

In the main, you will develop your skills on the job and the Company will provide guidance and training where needed.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A passion for IT and software
  • Good written and spoken communication skills
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
  • A tactful manner
  • Good negotiation skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Patience and persistence, for repetitive work
  • A methodical and disciplined approach
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good office computer skills

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for the Apprentice Software Tester position, please email your CV to hello@atlascode.com with the job title in the subject line. No agencies please.

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