Trainee IT Systems Analyst / Tester

A new opportunity has arisen for a Trainee IT Systems Analyst/Tester within our busy IT Systems Analysis and Testing team.

This role will give you the opportunity to join a successful and fast growing company based in the Isle of Man. With assets of US$23bn and around 549 staff employed worldwide, IFGL is one of the largest employers in the Isle of Man and represents a great opportunity for candidates looking to pursue a new career.

The successful candidate will be an inquisitive thinker and be able to follow process and procedure guides to build up their skillset, and to integrate with a team of like-minded people and strive to take on the role of analysing and testing software upgrades across our diverse range of systems.

This role will provide the first steps to a career in software testing with full training and support provided to the successful candidate.

The main responsibilities for the role holder will include:

  • Contributing to the growth and maintenance of our Knowledge Library through peer review of existing documents or submitting your own
  • Identifying and managing test related issues throughout the development lifecycle
  • Working with your peers to deliver accurate estimates of time and resources for assigned test phases, including dependencies, risks and assumptions
  • Communicating progress against plan for any work packages assigned
  • Representing the Systems Analysis and Testing team on corporate projects.

To ensure that the role is carried out to the desired level, the successful candidate should have the following skills and experience:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • The ability to generate and follow comprehensive test plans
  • Be willing to work towards ISTQB Foundation level qualification.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward a current CV to 

We embrace diversity and inclusivity within our business and welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds.

Benefits for Isle of Man employees

We offer a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package which includes:

  • 36 days annual leave, inclusive of Public Holidays*
  • Generous discretionary bonus scheme
  • Voluntary "double matching" pension scheme
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance (after qualification period)
  • Free car parking
  • On site gym

*excluding Manx Public holidays: Tynwald Day and Senior Race Day


Douglas, Isle of Man



Closing date:

31 March 2023

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