• IT
  • IT Development
  • Leeds
  • Testing

Junior Tester – xtrain to Automation Tester – fast track career

Position: Junior Tester – (cross train to Automation Tester)

Suitable for :  Graduate Tester / Trainee Tester / Entry Level Tester (with manual testing experience)

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

Salary: £22k – £25k DOE (with potential up to 10% rise after 6 months) + bonus + career development.  As an indication, you should be earning £36k by year 3.

Start Date:  2 places up for grabs to start on 29th January 2018 (interviews to take place Nov, Dec, Jan)

Ambitious and talented Graduate or Junior Tester, ideally with an element of manual 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 6 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
  • Genuine interest and desire to pursue career within automation testing
  • Strong desire to learn automation testing and passion for learning
  • Must have an appreciation of code (ie Java or .Net / C# ideally)
  • Preference will be given to anyone who can demonstrate personal project work or self-learning with regard to automation testing

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 6 months.

This covers all of the key foundation knowledge and understanding, with ongoing skills and aptitude assessment in the context of Agile project delivery.  At the end of three milestone assessment points, the Graduate / Junior Tester is tasked with delivery of an automated testing project to demonstrate capability and competence.

In a second 12 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 dream 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 e-mail your CV to anne@solosearch.co.uk (word format)

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