£25,000 - £30,000
About Sparta Global
Embark on a transformative career journey with Sparta Global, where diversity, innovation, and passion for technology converge. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds, offering not just jobs, but dynamic careers in the tech industry. You'll work alongside enthusiastic professionals, receiving top-tier training and mentorship to hone your skills for success in both public and private sectors. Our commitment to designing impactful careers and coaching future leaders is evident in our over 10 prestigious awards in Learning & Development and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion. As a Top 20 Employer for Social Mobility and a proud B-Corp certified organisation, we're not just advancing careers; we're fostering a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive tech landscape. Join us in shaping the future of technology – where your growth is our mission, and your success, our pride. Apply now to be part of our award-winning team at Sparta Global. .
About the Job
An automated tester (using Java) is responsible for writing and maintaining automated tests for a software application. This can include unit tests, integration tests, and end-to-end tests.
- In this role, you may also be responsible for designing and implementing test plans, debugging and troubleshooting failed tests, and analysing and reporting on test results.
- You will work closely with the development team to ensure that the application is of high quality and is thoroughly tested before it is released.
- You will also be participating in peer code reviews, analysing and reporting on testing, and staying up to date with best practises and the latest tools and technologies.
We're not expecting you to be an expert right away - that's where our award-winning Academy comes in. We're experts in building skills and confidence in a fun and supportive environment that will not only challenge you, but help you develop into a confident and capable consultant before being placed with a client in London.
What we're looking for
To be successful in this role, you should have skills in either C#, Java, Python or similar. You will be passionate about technology and eager to learn and grow your skills.
Traits that align with companies' values:
Empathy and Diversity - You operate with integrity, respect everyone and set a good example for the team.
Drive - You challenge yourself to exceed targets to take pride in your work.
Collaboration - You work in synergy with others, supportive, approachable, build healthy relationships.
Innovation - Your inquisitiveness knows no bounds and you love to learn. You embrace creativity and enjoy working with different people and their viewpoints.
Flexibility - Adaptable to change, you are calm and compassionate when responding to the unexpected.
How do we support your tech journey?
We will make sure you are ready and confident for the workplace through our salaried and fully remote training. As part of Sparta's all-female Academy, we will provide you with in-depth knowledge of the technical tools and skills you'll need to succeed in your future career in an all-female training environment. You'll learn alongside like-minded individuals and develop your business acumen, collaborative skills, and personal development. Don't just believe us, hear from our women in tech!
Why should you apply?
We see ourselves as a people-powered business that likes to recognise and reward the hard work of our employees. We promote continuous learning and development with increasing earning potential for everyone who joins us. By the end of your first year, based on our performance metrics, you can expect to earn an average of £29,000.
We also provide:
- 20 days annual leave + bank holidays.
- An extra day off for your birthday.
- Discounted gym membership.
- Eye care.
- Death in service cover.
- Cycle to work scheme.
- Season ticket loan.
- Bonuses and structured pay rises.
- Employee assistance program.
- Yearly budget for personal development.
- Access to alumni and community networks.
- Opportunities to be brand ambassadors.
Our Recruitment Process
Begin your journey via our supportive recruitment process. Apply online and our team will promptly review your application, contacting successful candidates within 48 hours to initiate the next steps. If you pass our initial screening, candidates will proceed to online assessments which vary depending on the opportunity you are applying for. The final stage is a competency interview, here you'll have the opportunity to impress us with your ability to communicate effectively and exhibit behavioural competencies through relevant examples. We're looking for candidates who can demonstrate a collaborative spirit and a growth mindset.
Your dedicated Talent Team member will be with you every step of the way to support and answer any questions you have. You can also visit our YouTube channel to gain valuable insights and expert advice on virtual interviews, strategies to manage nerves, and tips on nonverbal communication.
We look forward to receiving your application – good luck!
£25,000 - £30,000