Higher Apprenticeship - Software Tester
Bentley Motors Ltd
Crewe, UK
13d ago

Higher Apprenticeship - Software Tester

Extraordinary Team

Game-changing disruption is already on the horizon for the automotive industry. Bentley is looking towards a new digital landscape, and we are looking for extraordinary people who are highly passionate about digital transformation.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that is truly shaping the digital agenda in a brand at the pinnacle of luxury and performance.

You will play an active role in delivering Digital Portfolio projects and work with cross-business and external stakeholders as required for successful delivery of project outcomes.

There could be multiple concurrent short term PoCs to prove the business case for MVP, before scaling to business as usual.

You will be part of the Digitalisation and Corporate Innovation team, led by the Chief Digital Officer.

You will use your software testing skills to solve user pains / gains / jobs to be done, and develop solutions to contribute to relevant projects.

Extraordinary Person

You must have 3 A-Levels in relevant subjects at Grade C or above including IT related subjects, or nationally recognised equivalents*.

You must also provide evidence of achieving Grade 4 (C) or above in Maths and English at GCSE level, or nationally recognised equivalents.

  • eg. BTEC Level 3 at Merit or above
  • The successful individual will :

  • Demonstrate taking ownership alongside a strong attention to detail and a commitment to right first time.
  • Be proactive and will be able to evidence making improvements, driving own development and sharing knowledge.
  • Be adaptable and resilient with the skill to problem solve.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to adapt your style to the audience.
  • Be customer focussed with a commercial approach
  • Extraordinary Organisation

    Bentley Motors has an extraordinary history and an exciting journey ahead in becoming the creators of the world’s most luxurious performance motor vehicles.

    We are a global organisation operating in 59 countries with over 125,000 customers worldwide. As part of the Volkswagen Luxury Brand Group, along with Porsche and Bugatti, we are unique place to work, with people who are all driven by the same ideal : being the most successful luxury car brand in the world.

    Our higher apprenticeship is a fully funded, nationally recognised apprenticeship giving individuals the opportunity to gain qualifications whilst undertaking on-

    the job training and development. Working with a sponsoring manager who is an expert in their field you will complete a professional qualification supported by one of our partner training providers whilst learning key skills on-the-job.

    During your programme you will benefit from a wealth of support through both internal and external networks. You will learn through a mixture of academic and practical training.

    In addition to the formal side of your Apprenticeship you will also undertake a core training programme, which may include placements in associated departments to increase your skills and business knowledge.

    Apprentice forums with your peer group and workshops will assist with your personal, professional and technical development.

    In addition you will be expected to participate in community events where you will work with local charities or initiatives with local schools.

    Extraordinary Benefits

    We offer a competitive salary package and in addition there are lots of things we do that are designed to add to the experience of working with us.

  • 35 days’ holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Flexible working
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Free parking onsite
  • Subsidised catering facilities including an onsite Starbucks and Costa Coffee
  • Discounted onsite gym facilities
  • Additional Information

    Higher Apprenticeship Duration : 2 years.

    Apprenticeship gained : Level 4 Software Tester

    Closing Date for applications : 12th March 2019. - Applications may close before closing date if a suitable candidate has been found.

    Our apprenticeship programme offers recognised qualifications alongside hands on practical training. We are therefore unable to consider your application if :

  • You are currently participating in or have previously completed an equivalent apprenticeship or you have already achieved qualifications which form part of this apprenticeship.
  • Please be aware that occasionally business requirements may change and in the event that we have to close a vacancy we will contact you accordingly.

    Please note that we ask candidates to only apply for one apprenticeship vacancy. Therefore we advise that you read each of our apprenticeship adverts before progressing to complete an application.

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