5 Feb 2019

Apprenticeship IT Test Engineer Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships – Posted by QA Apprenticeships Dunfermline, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Description

IT Test Engineer Apprentice

Town: Dunfermline
Postcode: KY11
Salary: £192.38 – £221.25 per week
Closing Date: 2019-03-18
Vacancy ID: 1211-0001-00017111

Company Profile:

Exterity is a market leading provider of IP video and digital signage technology that helps organizations to harness the power of video to communicate, educate and entertain. Our end-to-end solutions enable you to capture TV/video content directly from any source and manage its delivery, as channels or within digital signage screens, to any connected device via your existing network. From corporate, finance and education, to hospitality, remote facilities, stadiums and healthcare, Exterity has global expertise in delivering complex, proAV solutions.

You will be working with leading edge technologies and will become part of a talented and collaborative team.

Job Details:

Exterity are recruiting for a Test Engineer Apprentice to join the Quality Assurance department based in our head office Dalgety Bay. This role is particularly suited to a school leaver or experienced student looking to join an award-winning company and wants to take the next step in their professional career.

During your apprenticeship with us you will be carrying out tests to verify new feature functionality in the company’s IPTV products. You will interact with developers; ensuring quality is maintained to the highest standard.

Skills and Experience:

Required Skills:

You are likely to be studying or interested in Computer Science, Electronics and or a related discipline.

Essential skills are:

  • Excellent problem-solving, organisational and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Patience, commitment and a desire to learn
  • Understanding of software testing methodologies and processes


Desirable skills are:

  • Knowledge of IP Networking
  • Knowledge of at least one scripting language (e.g. Python, Bash, Perl)
  • Knowledge of Linux
  • Exposure to Windows/OS X
  • Interest in working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Knowledge or interest in developing automated test scripts


Additional Information:

  • 37.5 hours per week , Monday – Friday
  • £10,000 – £11,500 per annum



In addition to working with leading edge technologies and being part of our talented and collaborative team, you will also benefit from:

Learning and development – working in small teams of around 5 people, our engineers will be working on various project, creating endless opportunities for you to learn and grow your knowledge and experience.

Career development – our growing company creates opportunities for each member of our team, so there’s plenty of potential for development.

Flexibility – We recognise that great ideas can come at any time, so we have flexible working hours to help support this.

Important Information

“QA’s apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce.”

For more information about QA Apprenticeships, please visit our website. Note: This advert may close early if a suitable candidate is found before the advertised close date is reached.

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Job Categories: IT. Job Types: Apprenticeship. Job Tags: -, APP, apprenticeship, Development, IT, L3, SCO, Software, Telecoms, and Web. Salaries: £192.38 - £221.25 per week.


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