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8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 28 ratings in 2014)
"Encouraging, approachable, friendly."
Pros: 
  • SQS strongly encourages graduates to take lots of training courses
  • Graduates are on a structured career path with lots of support
  • Great exposure to a wide range of companies and industries
  • When working in the main office, the atmosphere is friendly and supportive
Cons: 
  • You don't get to know the location of your next project in advance
  • Not many chances to get to know colleagues who work on other client sites
  • New graduates could probably use a little more direction
  • Could be more opportunities to take on extra responsibility
Culture
8.3 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.0 / 10
 
Hours
7.9 / 10
 
Salary
7.0 / 10
 
 
 
Diversity
8.8 / 10
 
 
CSR
7.0 / 10
 
Training
8.5 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Have a positive attitude, research the company, know as much as possible about software..."

"Social events are quite frequent, which is a great way for people to get to know..."

"The new SQS office is located on North Wall Quay, and had its official opening in..."

"As a consultancy firm, the working hours can vary depending on the client site you..."

"My pay is not huge but for a graduate salary it is good. There are billable bonuses,..."

"There are a lot of free nights out. We also have travel expenses, lunches, dinners,..."

"Interview process is probably tougher than most but at the same time nothing to be..."

"My interviewer wanted to know if I had studied software testing in college, what..."

"The company runs a bike to work scheme is popular."

"There is a good career management structure and always someone to contact if you..."

"SQS is currently only 25% women however this is something it is looking to increase...."

"There is one promotion possibility a year. Once you put in the hard work and give..."

"Corporate social responsibility is an area which SQS needs to work on and I believe..."

"My work involves writing and executing test cases; reporting on test execution progress,..."

"Structured career path, focus on training and development, strong support networ..."

"Sometimes I have to move to a client or company that is far away from my house. When..."

"It is one of the largest sole play testing companies in the world."

"Encouraging, approachable, friendly."

"SQS offers lots of opportunities to work in different areas and industries."

"The training programmes are excellent and offer a wide range in technical, certified..."

"I am not sure. SQS advertise their positions on the net. They are open for anyone..."

"The company should give graduates the chance to take responsibility and control in..."

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