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Junior Tester – Cross train to Automation Tester

Position: Junior Tester – cross train to Automation Tester

Suitable for :  Graduate Tester / Trainee Tester / Entry Level Tester

 Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire (approx. 10 min walk from train station)

Salary: £22k – £25k DOE (with potential of up to 10% rise after 6 months) + bonus + career development.

Start Date:  2 positions to start  Spring 2019

Ambitious and talented Graduate or Junior Tester, ideally with an element of Selenium Webdriver / automation testing experience, required for ‘high tech’ leading edge technical consultancy. The company truly supports career progression and you will be given early responsibility and opportunity to develop new  skills.

The Graduate / Junior Tester will initially be fast tracked through a 3 month Academy programme, details of which are below.  This is an excellent and unique opportunity open to anyone with a passion for learning, an interest in becoming an Automation Tester and who wants to accelerate their career.


  • Manual testing (experience and mindset)
  • Genuine interest and desire to pursue career within automation testing
  • Strong desire to learn new technologies and passion for learning
  • Must have an appreciation of code (ideally C#, .Net, Java)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Preference will be given to anyone who can demonstrate commercial experience OR personal project work OR self-learning with regard to Selenium Webdriver
  • Excellent communication skills

Your CV must evidence the above

The Academy:

Utilising a special knowledge transfer methodology to create and develop a programme that combines practitioner led training, self-learning, hands-on automation testing and mentoring will result in a ‘project ready’ Junior Automation Tester in just 3 months.

The programme covers all of the key foundation knowledge and understanding, with ongoing skills and aptitude assessment in the context of Agile project delivery.

In a second 6 week phase, the Graduate / Junior Tester will be given the opportunity to demonstrate, prove competence and build capability in the context of real project deliverables as a contributing team member.

The Company:

This company is a great employer for any Graduate / Junior Tester who really wants to fast track their career towards becoming an Automation Tester. You will get exposure to all the latest automation testing technology and hands-on experience of working on a variety of automation testing projects.

To apply: please forward your CV in Word format to CV@solosearch.co.uk

Please note: you must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered

At Solo Search we take your data privacy seriously, by applying for this vacancy your data will be processed and likely stored on our secure internal systems.

The lawful basis Solo Search use to process your data in regard to this application is legitimate interest and without further consent, your details will be stored for a maximum period of 12 months only.

We will only ever use your data to assist you with your job search and this data will not be shared with any third party, including the client, without your explicit written consent.



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