SQS is the market leader in Quality Management and Software Testing Consultancy across the UK and Ireland. We can offer a career working on high profile projects alongside highly skilled, passionate and enthusiastic fellow Testers. Within our high quality customer base are blue chip enterprises, including 5 of the top 10 FTSE 100 companies.
Founded in Cologne, Germany, in 1982, SQS has over 2,000 employees across Europe, Asia, North America and Africa. SQS has a strong presence in Germany and the UK and offices in Austria, Egypt, Finland, France, India, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States.
Why join SQS?
Our consultants are world-leading. Our training, methodologies, experience and expertise ensure this.
Consultant lifestyle. Variety, continuous learning, opportunity and travel.
Fun working environment. We bring our consultants together.
You can be a specialist. Our graduates are able to choose a career path and specialty that suits them.
Friendly atmosphere. Building an international community and exchanging ideas are part of our values.
Open door policy. Our teams work hard to maintain the approachable and friendly atmosphere of a small company, while at the same time growing in leaps and bounds.
We ensure the quality of the systems you trust to buy your groceries, deliver video content to your mobile, pay royalties to the musicians you listen to, trade billions of dollars of assets daily, and move gas and oil around the world. As an SQS testing consultant you will have the opportunity to work on a range of high profile projects in the finance, banking, retail, telecommunications, insurance and energy sectors, and will be encouraged to build upon your business, technical and product skills.
Working with SQS
As an SQS testing consultant you will have the opportunity to work on a range of high profile projects in the Finance, Banking, Retail, Telecommunications, Insurance and Energy sectors, and will be encouraged to build upon your business, technical and product skills.
Positions are based throughout the UK, but applicants should be willing to travel and work from various client sites.
SQS are currently recruiting for strong IT graduates to join SQS on our graduate training programme. On offer is a 3 week expenses-paid training program in Durban, South Africa where we will provide you with full training including a ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing, an introduction to Automated Test Tools and Test Management using QualityCentre as well as an opportunity to see a part of the world you may not have otherwise visited.
In addition, SQS offer a structured career path with a continuous training and education program, exposure to a wide variety of systems, industries and world class clients and a chance to travel across the UK, Ireland and internationally.
The graduate programmes will commence in August and November 2013.
- 2.1 or above gained in the last two years in Computer Science, Engineering or similar
- Practical experience with programming languages C, C++, C#, Visual Basic, Java or .Net
- A good understanding of databases, networks and hardware infrastructure
- A genuine interest in quality assurance and working in a true ‘consultative capacity’.
- A willingness to travel and stay away from home if required
- A valid passport and ability to travel to South Africa in August or November for 3 weeks.