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      Software Tester Apprentice – Lincoln

      Gemini Systems

      Level 4 Software Tester

      Company – Gemini Systems

      Full Address – West Central, Kingsley Rd, Lincoln LN6 3TA

      Weekly Hours Worked – 37.5 Hours p/w

      Salary – National Minimum Wage

      Please contact Lois on lois.sharland@estio.co.uk or call 01133 500 333

      About the company:

      Established in 1995, Gemini Systems is dedicated to the production of class-leading software to all franchised and non-franchised car dealers and related motor trade businesses.

      Delivering the best value Dealer Management Systems to the automotive industry, harnessing the latest digital technologies to provide dealers with greater profit opportunities. Gemini Systems is a provider of integrated solutions for the automotive industry. Utilising the latest technology we can provide an innovative range of products to suit all areas of the motor industry. Dealer Management Systems (DMS) – Garage Management Systems – Automotive Software

      Brief job description:

      Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Software Tester apprentice with Gemini Systems a IT Services & Consultancy based in Lincoln.

      Job Description:

      Gemini Systems are a retail motor industry Dealer Management System provider in Lincoln who are currently offering a really exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to join their QA  team, with good chance to work your way up in a Support environment.

      Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

      • Manual Testing of developed code functionality meets requirement specifications prior to release
      • Design and prepare test plans and conduct software testing as appropriate to ensure.
      • 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.
      • Assist the support desk with client issues
      • Document all activity to hand over to other teams for further actions

      Qualifications:

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

      Skills Required:

      • Good communication skills
      • Confident in their own technical abilities
      • Eager to learn
      • Some knowledge of front or back end coding languages; HTML Java etc (specific languages not required) would be beneficial
      • A professional work manner

      Personal qualities:

      • Outgoing
      • Polite
      • Confident
      • Team player
      • Professional
      • Driving Licence is Beneficial

      Future prospects:

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

      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 lois.sharland@estio.co.uk