QA Engineer Apprentice – London

  • L4 Software Tester
  • London

Changing Digital

Level 4 Software Tester

Company: Changing Digital

Full Address: 86-90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE

Weekly Hours Worked: 40

Salary: £18,000- £22,000

Please contact Raymond on Raymond.Duke@estio.co.uk or call 0203 834 2872

About the company:

We are a digital strategy and innovation agency helping midsize and enterprise organisations think and act like tech startups.

We were born in 2018 and have grown rapidly to a team of 20, designing and building web and mobile apps. On top of client projects, we also build our own apps, for example our fintech platform aminsights.com.

We are fully remote and place huge value on a collaborative environment, with opportunities for all to grow and learn. We love a challenge, have huge passion for our work, and prioritise care for each other and our clients.

Brief job description:

Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a QA Engineer Apprentice with Changing Digital, a digital strategy and innovation agency based in London.

Job Description:

As an Associate QA Engineer, you will assist in defining, developing, and applying basic tests to analyse new software under the guidance of senior team members. You will support our delivery teams and Software Engineers by helping with test scripts, manual testing, and documenting defects. Through a collaborative approach, you will begin to build relationships internal and external stakeholders and contribute to our goal of delivering excellent customer service to our clients and their users.

Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

  • Assist in manual testing of web applications.
  • Learn to understand documented software requirements for web and mobile applications and assist in writing associated test scripts.
  • Help document defects and replication steps using tools such as Jira.
  • Communicate with project teams and Software Engineers to understand user requirements and support successful delivery.
  • Support in identifying, recording, documenting, and tracking bugs.
  • Assist in performing regression testing when bugs are resolved.
  • Contribute to QA updates and report preparations for key stakeholders.
  • Learn and help apply testing processes for new and existing products to meet client needs.
  • Collaborate with internal teams (e.g., developers and product managers) to identify system requirements.
  • Support monitoring of debugging process results.
  • Learn to engage with automated testing tools such as Test Project and BrowserStack.
  • Stay informed on new testing tools and strategies.

Qualifications:

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

Skills Required:

  • Exposure to Cloud & DevOps environments and automated testing tools.
  • Experience with web applications through coursework or projects.
  • Interest or experience in financial applications testing – Interest or experience in automation testing.
  • Basic knowledge of testing in a digital agency or software development environment.
  • Familiarity with API testing.
  • Exposure to the software engineering lifecycle.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage time effectively.
  • Interest in building relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Willingness to adapt to the flexible demands of a client-focused business.

Personal qualities:

  • Great communication skills.
  • Time management.
  • Sense of ownership.
  • Team player.

Future prospects:

The role offers a permanent role upon completion of the apprenticeship depending on performance.

Training to be provided:

Estio apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship gives you an accredited Level 4 Software Tester, with training in how to:

  • Ensure that the software used within your business operates as intended.
  • Design and prepare test plans and conduct software testing as appropriate to ensure your software is fit for purpose.
  • Collect and interpret the results of testing and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Understand the software lifecycle and apply software development practices.
  • Document and report test results.
  • Store, manage and share test data in a secure manner.

For a full list of programme modules visit: estio.co.uk/courses/software-tester

To apply for this job email your details to Raymond.Duke@estio.co.uk.

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