Elmhurst Energy Systems Ltd

Apprentice Software Tester - Software Applications Analyst - Higher (Level 4)

Elmhurst Energy Systems Ltd (Employer)

Digital Native (UK) Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £20,000.00
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
18 months (duration)
1 September 2022(start date)
Software developer (apprenticeship standard)
Digital (route)
30 June 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

As a Software Applications Analyst Apprentice you'll collaborate with programmers and stakeholders throughout the company to ensure on-time delivery of high-quality applications. Our experience team of Software Analysts are keen to share their knowledge with you so that you can be an integral part of the team as quickly as possible.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work with stakeholders to deliver projects time
  • Develop and implement a System Test Programme to ensure the changes will not have an adverse effect on existing applications and systems
  • Work with the product owners to manage User Acceptance Testing
  • Maintain Test environments to enable project delivery and testing functions
  • Ensure Software deployments are delivered quickly and smoothly with limited downtime for our customers
  • Critically evaluate the performance and functionality of applications 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

As part of the Level 4 Software Tester apprenticeship standard, you’ll be registered as a member with the British Computer Society and be on a fast track to an industry recognised qualification and your dedicated industry coach will support you through a blended approach that will include remote, in person, 1-2-1 and and group learning.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Permanent emplyment and on-going career progression 

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent 7 GCSE's including Maths and English language (Grade A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent)) Essential
A Level or equivalent Preferably computer science or numerical subjects (Grade A - C) Essential
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