Hopewiser formed in 1982 was the first company to develop and market Addressing Software. We have a solid client base over a range of IT platforms – PC, mid-range (Unix, Linux, AS400), mainframe and Cloud-based services. Our analysts work on projects for major brands such as high street banks, retail outlets and public services. Hopewiser will develop your skills that are in high demand in the IT industry.

Hopewiser own a modern office block based in Altrincham which offers a good working environment. There are kitchen facilities and free car parking on-site plus, shops, cafes, a gym and public transport all within a 10-15 minute walk. Working hours are 09:00 – 17:30 Monday to Friday excluding UK Public Holidays.

The role offers a starting salary of £15,000 – £18,000 potentially more with relevant experience, as well as 28 days annual leave including Public Holidays.

What’s in it for you?

Initial role will be within the Quality Assurance (QA) department, learning the basic skills required to be a QA analyst and attaining the Software Testing ISEB/ISTQB foundation qualification. Depending on your aptitude and interest this will be followed up with a tailor-made two year training programme allowing exposure to other technical departments such as support, product development and production. Example career progression from QA analyst could be any of the following, QA automation specialist, Performance Tester, Support Analyst, Business Analyst, Presales support, Software Developer, QA Manager, Project Manager.

What we are looking for:

  • Be able to pick up new knowledge and concepts quickly

  • Have very good written and spoken English skills

  • Must have experience of using a PC and general software packages (especially Windows platforms)

  • Possess good analytical and problem solving skills

  • Have a conscientious logical and methodical approach to their work

  • Be able to plan and execute tasks using their own initiative

  • Pride in doing a great job, continually challenging self & others to do better

To apply send your CV/application through to recruit@hopewiser.com