Looking for an exciting and rewarding career?
Team Idol are expanding and looking for a software tester to join our team with remote or flexible home/office working supported.
Let us introduce ourselves…
Our story began back in 1999, as a start-up technology company specialising in providing online life insurance. Fast forward to today, with lots of new faces, great summer parties and many lessons learnt along the way -theidol.com has grown rapidly, now employing a 70+ strong workforce. We have diversified into a range of insurance products including travel, pet and group life insurance. Our expertise in building great technology and has earned us strong partnerships with household name comparison websites, making us the single largest provider of travel insurance in the UK.
Described as ‘one of the county’s most forward-thinking employers’, our roots are firmly planted in Cumbria. We’re proud to call it home.
If you feel you have the skills and experience required to join the team at theidol.com, please send us your CV, contact details and a short statement about you and your suitability for the role.Apply
At theidol.com, we like to look after our team. Join us and take advantage of amazing employee benefits such as:
As a software tester, working under the direction of our Test Manager, you will work within a team of other talented people testing innovative and challenging solutions as part of an agile squad. Your day-to-day life as part of Team Idol will look a little like this…
The right fit for our team is every bit as important as the letters after your name or the years of experience under your belt. Some knowledge of programming would be beneficial however, including an understanding of programming languages. Previous employment that included elements of software testing may also be considered. This could include:
Bonus points for…
Don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes! If you think you'd be a valuable addition to our team, please get in touch. We work with people, not C.Vs.
With flexible home or office working to help you strike the perfect balance for you.
Work up a sweat between meetings.
Ditch the car and take a trip into town.
Including a day off for your birthday!
Access to private medical and dental care.
Generous Christmas bonus and an annual bonus based on company performance.
We review your salary annually, to make sure we’re paying you fairly.
We look after our employees with group life insurance.
Up to 10% employer pension contribution.
Access to our Legal & General share scheme.
Exceptional events delivered by our social committee team.
Spacious meeting rooms and breakout areas.
Complimentary hot and soft drinks, as well as free fruit.
No need to worry about parking charges!
Based in Eden Business Park, our modern office space reflects our culture and how we want to work. Step outside and you’re instantly looking out onto the Thacka Beck Nature Reserve.
We love where we live and we’re proud to remain a homegrown Cumbrian technology business. This pride extends to embracing our role in the community to champion, inspire and develop digital skills.
We create a rewarding working environment for our teams to develop, collaborate and enjoy. Expect high energy, creative flair, attention to detail and an embraced adoption of new technologies.
Working in agile development squads, our teams freely exchange ideas and expert knowledge - sharing this both with each other and our clients. This approach encourages for continuous improvement, ensuring the projects we deliver are as truly considered and innovative as possible.
Adopting a healthy work life balance is an essential part of our culture. We offer flexible working hours, remote or blended home/office working, as well as funded social events.
Our modern, custom-built office is the perfect working environment for our teams, with spacious social working areas, free hot/cold drinks and fresh fruit. Facilities include an on-site gym, showers and table tennis.
Continuous professional development is more to us than ticking a box. It underpins our approach and belief in the value of personal and professional growth.
Training is accessible to everyone in all roles and across all levels, enabling you to develop and deliver your best work with us.
Working with you, we’ll identify and build a tailored development plan. Training opportunities include short courses and bootcamps, through to apprenticeships and industry-recognised qualifications.
It’s important, dare we say essential, to enjoy what we do and have fun at work. Our staff-led social events team organises exceptional social events, including Christmas parties, axe-throwing, cheese and wine evenings, bake off events and even trips to the Crystal Maze!
Our annual summer party brings everyone together in the heart of the Lake District for an evening of live music, free food and drink.