Graduate Software Developer in Test

Location: Central London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 06-10-2015
QAWorks are one of the UK’s leading software testing consultancies, specialising in Test Automation with a focus on agile and BDD. From leading global brands to cool media agencies, we help a wide range organisations to reduce the cost, risk and delivery time of their software projects.

We currently have fantastic opportunities for Graduates to join us. We are looking for driven and motivated individuals with a passion for technology and software testing who can fit into a dynamic, fast paced and professional environment. Whether you have just graduated, are looking for a career change, or have recently been travelling, we are keen to learn more about you!

As a Graduate Software Developer in Test you will learn from a superb team and become an expert in QA within the software development lifecycle. You will be working among some of the brightest technical people that London has to offer on complex, large and challenging projects. You will also have a great deal of autonomy as well as lots of genuine career progression and the opportunity to develop your technical skills quickly within our business.

Essential skills and experience:
  • Relevant academic background – e.g. B.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalent experience from another subject
  • Strong knowledge of OOP principles
 
Desirable:
  • Experience with at least one language; Java, C#, PHP etc.
  • Some experience of testing software
  • Basic knowledge of databases, executing queries and commands
  • Some experience of building simple mobile or web applications
 
The Programme:
When you join us you’ll start your training based at our Head Office in Watford. Unlike some other grad programmes, you’ll be paid your basic salary right from day one so there is no need to self-fund at any time.

Once you are fully trained you'll work with one or more of our clients, most of whom are based in London Central. This means we only want to invest in the best – you don’t need a first class degree but you do need to demonstrate your initiative and determination to succeed.

About QAWorks:
Who are we and what do we offer the world that’s different? We’re glad you asked. We’re passionate about delivering testing services that stand the test of time. Testing that’s robust and unbreakable and that will adapt to meet the changes our clients will face in the future. We’re game changers and we won’t stop until everyone knows about us and how great we are at what we do. We test everything you can think of across all platforms using only the best open source technologies. Our unique approach is in how we deliver. QAWorks are agile and BDD evangelists. We live and breathe the stuff and our customers love every little bit of it. How they engage with us is up to them, the QAWorks team can work both on-site or within our UK based Test Lab.

Our unique approach to testing has inspired us to put together something special for the people who work for us. QAWorkers benefit from a comprehensive health and wellness plan that rewards you for everyday healthy choices. Build up enough points each week and you can earn free coffee and cinema tickets and up to 40% off Eurostar and flights within Europe. On top of all of this we operate a retail discounts platform which lets our employees save on the things they buy every day. Our top priority is to attract, grow and maintain our talent. If they’re happy then we are too!
 
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