🚀 Internship

QA & Software Support Intern

SPIKA Limited

18d ago

🚀 Off-cycle

London

🤑 £25K
Rolling basis

Description

  • Are you a recent graduate looking to start your career in a successful and supportive software agency? If you have an eye for detail, a mindset for quality and the ability to understand and test all aspects of complex web applications this would be a great role for you.
  • We are looking for a bright, driven and motivated individual with excellent analytical skills and attention to detail to join our QA & Software support team on an initial 6-month contract with the possibility of extension or a permanent role.
  • This is a broad and rewarding position, where you will gain experience in testing software for high profile, global clients. The role involves testing a diverse range of web based & mobile software across multiple projects and platforms. You will develop an in-depth understanding of all new features / functionality of the platforms and learn how to establish new test protocols.
  • You will receive extensive on-going training & development, with the opportunity to learn and deepen your knowledge in areas including large scale MySQL databases, web development (HTML, CSS, JS), backend APIs (JSON, XML), AWS infrastructure, and browser technologies.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate or tech savvy individual to work on an amazing client-list including Bacardi-Martini, NBC Universal, Kings College, MoD and NHS, surrounded by an inspiring and talented team.
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Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Manual and automated testing web-based applications across the full testing lifecycle, including UAT, system and integration
  • Plan test cases, execute tests and capture results accordingly
  • Configure and set up web/API based promotions
  • Triage software systems (including log analysis, troubleshooting, identifying, and classifying issues)
  • Using SQL to query and analyse data to extract reports or behavioural insights
  • Create or update standardised application support documentation
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Requirements

  • A university degree in a STEM subject, ideally in computing
  • Great interpersonal and communications skills
  • Able to take own initiative, prioritise and complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Good SQL knowledge and understanding of relational databases
  • Good exposure to web development languages (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Good understanding of APIs with the ability to interpret XML and JSON requests

Additional beneficial skills

  • Understanding of how the Internet works, including protocols, cookies, and ability to use browser development tools for troubleshooting and testing
  • Understanding of browser compatibility, usability and cross-device testing
  • Experience in using browser developer tools (such as Developer Tools for Chrome) for testing and troubleshooting issues
  • Any exposure to Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager would be helpful
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Education requirements

STEM