Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£20000 - £25000 per annum + additional benefits
10 days ago
Trainee Software Tester
Up to £25k
Hybrid/Newcastle (3 days in office)
The tech market is a tough nut to crack for more than one reason. Despite tech being arguably the fastest growing market globally, getting your first foot in the door from a candidate perspective can be extremely difficult. This client is offering the opportunity for a passionate techy to get their first big break in the tech industry. Software testing is of paramount importance when it comes to tech. So, this is your chance to play a big role in the creation, execution and elevation of some of the most popular Medicare software, which is used across the UK.
A brand-new role at THE market leader for Medicare software has arisen. Established in 2002 with their first release coming out in 2004, this company have gone from strength to strength over the last 2 decades. Founded form humble beginnings, they have established a network of clients making them the most popular choice of software for their Medicare domain. With state-of-the-art onsite facilities, you'll have the opportunity to work with the newest tech in a company always looking to modernise and improve.
Over the last 2 decades, the company have expanded beyond their initial software release and have released a variety of different services. From Internet connectivity to remote printing/mailing, the company have adapted to customer demands and have successfully introduced new branches to the business. The introduction of these services means that a successful candidate has the opportunity to try their hand at testing a variety of different products.
The client is offering the opportunity to anyone with a keen interest in technology. A strong candidate will have a keen eye for detail, to accompany their logical, analytical nature. You will be learning about the full life cycle of testing and will be exposed to not just manual testing but also the more modern testing approach, automation. Within the role you will be trained up to become a confident and effective tester, with a wide knowledge base of testing tech and types.
You'll be put through the ISTQB qualification, a staple qualification for any strong tester. You'll be frequently using tech such as SQL and API testing, which will put you on the path to success as it is used almost across the board in the testing market. This role will give you the foundation to build a highly successful career in tech.
What will set you apart?
- A bachelor's degree in something of Maths/Engineering/Science Nature.
- Clear examples of a keen interest in tech (Not that you just love Xbox)
- Keen willingness to learn
- Examples of your analytical nature
What's in it for you?
- 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (Rising with long-service)
- Fully Funded ISTQB Qualification
- Exposure to Automation Testing
- Hybrid Working
- Clear path for progression
Given the nature of a trainee role, qualifications alone will not be what sets you apart from the rest. Let your personality shine through, tell me what you've done that sets you apart. It could be as simple as charity work, placements or internships, all I want to know is what makes you stand out. This role will be popular so make sure your CV doesn't slip through the net.
Trainee Software Tester - Up to £25k - Hybrid/Newcastle (3 Days in Office)
Oscar Technology is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.