Job specification

Quality Engineer



Isle of Man


Reports to

Head of New Product Development



Thu, 08 Dec 2022

Job Description

plan.com are an IOM based, UK focussed telecoms and software company. We develop award-winning software and portals in-house, from our state-of-the-art Isle of Man headquarters (soon to be unveiled) - the Isle of Man’s most prestigious offices, based in the heart of Douglas, the Isle of Man’s capital city. 

You will be joining a team of around 15 front and back-end developers, analysts, BAs, testers. As one of our testers you will be responsible, as part of the team, for the testing of our new and existing systems to our very exacting standards.  

Providing functional and non-functional testing: web, mobile, UI testing; API/web services as well as working with databases will mean that the job will be busy and bound to keep you interested. Whilst currently using a mix of manual and automated testing this role will also allow you to use AGILE methodologies.   

Your success will depend on your ability to continue to develop new skills, challenge the status quo and learn from some of the best in the industry.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Functional and non-functional testing: web, mobile; UI testing; API/web services; work with database
  • Various bug tracking systems and documentation: test plans, testing strategies, checklists, test cases, use cases
  • Testing to detect inconsistencies, contradictory requirements, and defects in design
  • Participation in test automation, as required
  • Collaborate in the creation of project estimation to support planning
  • Applying AGILE methodologies as required
  • Creation of test designs, test processes, test cases and test data.
  • To be aware of the safety and protection of all personal information in the workplace that you come into contact with; whether this is for a customer, a supplier or colleague; and where any doubt exists to escalate the issue to line managers as a matter of urgency

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • 1-2 years experience in testing web and/or mobile applications. 
  • Ability to communicate at all levels and influence opinions across all levels of stakeholder. 
  • Ability to manage competing priorities of the nuances of different test documents
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle
  • Ability to work in a busy team and also to remain self motivated as required
  • Familiarity with project estimation techniques and experience with Agile methodologies
  • Experience with databases and SQL
  • Experience with GIT
  • Knowledge of CI/CD processes, Jenkins

Personal Qualities

  • Technically inquisitive
  • Desire to constantly learn new things
  • Team player who understands to strength of the team but who maintains personal drive and self motivation.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy

Desirable Education and Qualification

  • No specific educational qualification required for this role.
  • Tertiary Level education (Graduate, Diploma etc)
  • Isle of Man Worker 

Key attitude/behaviours

All plan.com employees must present a professional, efficient image at all times and undertake any tasks reasonably requested of them by the company.

We’re looking for somebody with:

  • A can-do attitude - prepared to "go the extra mile"
  • Lots of energy - a team player who can work off their own initiative
  • A heightened sense of urgency
  • A curious learner with an interest in professional development
  • Actively demonstrate a passion for the business

What’s in it for you?

We’ll drive you to push your limits and develop your existing knowledge and skills. We actively promote open-ended learning and hope our people grab these opportunities with both hands. Bonus scheme and recognition awards:


Company wide pension scheme


private health insurance


entirely free gym membership


Extra half day holiday on your birthday


professional qualification support


access to play.plan for employee only rewards


personal life insurance


Generous holiday allowance

What to expect with a career at plan.com

plan.com launched in October 2013. We’re innovative, energetic and growing fast, which means we’re always on the look-out for people who share our passion and dedication to grow with us.

We promise that when you start your career with us, you’ll never stop learning and you’ll never stop being challenged.

If you fit the bill, get in contact. We’d love to hear from you.

We’re not your average company. Everyone’s input counts.

Got what
it takes?

In order to keep your personal data protected, we only accept
applications via our online application process.


We do not accept applications via email or any other contact method such as online via Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. The details that are submitted to us via the application process are stored securely on our HR portal. Access to this information will be restricted to senior management and/or members for the HR team. We do not share this data with third-parties and information is only used for the interview and job selection process. Data is stored for a maximum of six months. In certain circumstances it may be beneficial to hold your data for a longer period with a view to other suitable roles becoming available and thereafter it will be deleted from the HR portal.