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      Software Tester – Manchester

      • L4 Software Tester
      • North West

      Gooey Creative

      Level 4 Software Tester

      Company – Gooey Creative

      Full Address – Gooey HQ, 202 Worsley Rd, Swinton, Manchester M27 5SN

      Weekly Hours Worked – Full time Mon-Fri (Flexi time)

      Salary – 14-18K per annum dependant on experience

      Please contact Steph on stephanie.mallinson@estio.co.uk or call 01133 500 333

      About the company:

      Founded in 2009, Gooey is a white-label web development agency based in Manchester. We work with 250+ agencies as their coding partner, building websites and emails for some of the world’s biggest brands.

      Brief job description:

      Estio Training have an exciting new opportunity for a Software Tester apprentice with Gooey Creative, a Web Development agency based in Manchester.

      Job Description:

      Due to recent growth, we are looking for an Apprentice Software Tester to work within our development team

      Your duties and responsibilities in this role will consist of:

      There is real scope to make the role you own, but main responsibilities will include:

      • Working within the QA team to test websites against our QA Checklist: https://www.abitgooey.com/qa-checklist/
      • Working with software such as BugHerd, Codebase, Google Insights and W3C to test and log issues for developers to action.
      • Working closely with the developers to ensure projects are delivered on brief and to high standard.
      • Giving feedback to developers in a clear and concise way.
      • Working closely with the Project and Account Managers to manage project timings and expectations
      • Participating in regular development meetings.
      • Developing future QA processes

      Qualifications:

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

      Skills Required:

      • Passion for a career in Software
      • Familiar with Magneto, HTML, WordPress
      • Great communication skills

      Personal qualities:

      • Attention to detail
      • Ability to multi-task
      • Ability to work within a team

      Benefits:

      • Remote or office based, or both.
      • Flexi-time
      • 28 days holidays
      • Pension scheme

      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 stephanie.mallinson@estio.co.uk