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Apprentice Software Tester – Sheffield

Alcium Software

Level 4 Software Tester

Alcium Software
Apprentice Software Tester
Alcium House, 6b Churchill Way, Chapeltown, Sheffield S35 2PY
Hours – 37.5 hours per week

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About the Company
Alcium Software Limited is a software company specialising in the production and delivery of high quality software and web based solutions. Alcium have produced a number of market leading solutions both in the public and private sector, in addition to undertaking custom development work for clients in a wide variety of industries.
Alcium Software supply Evolutive, the market leading Client Relationship Management (CRM) system for Economic Development and Inward Investment bodies throughout the United Kingdom, as well as Agency Pilot, the UK’s market leading CRM Property Software solution.

Brief Job Description:
Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Software Tester with Alcium Software, based in Sheffield.

Job Description:
As an Apprentice Software Tester, you’ll will be integral to our culture around the software development lifecycle, helping to support our diverse client base and products. You will be focussed on:
• Identifying test scenarios and acceptance criteria
• Creating and executing test scripts
• Perform manual and automated testing
• Reporting on test results and updating internal systems
• Work closely with other teams
• Understanding of business processes and customer needs


Key Competencies /Skills
• A keen interest and passion in technology
• Technical skills with logical and creative thinking
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a good command of written and spoken English
• Strong attention to detail and excellent organisational skills
• A methodical and structured approach to problem solving
• The ability to troubleshoot issues

Personal Qualities:
• Patience
• Methodical, logical mind
• Enthusiasm for continual learning

• 5 GCSEs grades A*-C/9-4 or equivalent (including English Language and Maths)

Future Prospects
The role offers long term security and the opportunity to progress into a permanent position.

Training to be provided:

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