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Our Culture and Values

Now is a great time to join the Planit team and take advantage of one of IT’s fastest growing areas!

Planit is Australasia’s largest independent software testing consultancy with a strong track-record in servicing many of the leading commercial organisations and government department around the world, and more than 800 staff in our Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Reading and Cambridge (UK) branches. We add value to our clients’ bottom line, increasing their return on technology by adding reliability and performance to the systems that run their businesses.

This added capacity means more opportunity to follow your desired career progression and work in an industry, role or location of your choosing.

Since beginning in 1997, we’ve seen the software testing industry mature into a valued and essential part of the software development lifecycle. Planit has contributed actively to this success through training, quality service delivery and initiatives such as the Planit Software Testing Index.

Being so heavily involved in the wider testing community gives us the unique capability to offer employees a continual learning path with exposure to the latest ideas, training and thinking in software testing with an international perspective.

We believe that in order to attract and retain the best, we need to give our staff the best. Our employees enjoy a positive work-life balance, ongoing personal support, and a structured career development program with full ISTQB certification in 12 months, to bring out your best.

That said, it’s not just about the work. Our open and friendly work place includes regular social events, a leisure and lifestyle benefits program, and more.

Planit is a growing and dynamic organisation, and I’m confident we’ll only get bigger and better in the years to come. I look forward to the possibility of you joining the team and realising your long-term career goals.
 
Best regards,
Chris Carter
Managing Director
Planit Software Testing


"Quality people provide quality outcomes"

Planit Graduate Programme

Imagine trying to use your mobile phone or internet banking, or flying in a plane that has hundreds of software faults. The impact would be very frustrating to say the least and potentially life threatening.

At Planit, our role is to help organisations avoid costly software defects and protect business reputation by assuring quality in their systems.

What is the Planit Graduate Programme?

The Planit Graduate Programme is a great opportunity to commence your career in the booming software testing industry.

Learn all the skills you will need to be a successful software tester – the same skills we teach test professionals from companies across the region!

The two year Graduate Programme commences with four weeks of training followed by real project experience and mentoring and includes an intensive 6-month 'Graduate Tester' phase. Take part in interesting software development projects!

For more information, and to find out what kind of people Planit are after for their graduate intake, click here.

View Planit Software's Graduate Programme brochure - here -


 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role of testing in the system development lifecycle
  • Describe the fundamentals of testing
  • Define and implement a preofessional approach to testing
  • Undertake functional decomposition and risk analysis of the system under test
  • Define and prioritise test criteria
  • Learn effective test design techniques
  • Be able to interpret test metrics
  • Undertake incident / defect management
  • Recall the roles and responsibilities related to testing
  • Identify the levels of testing and test types
  • Create quality user requirement and functional requirement specifications
  • Understand all aspects of the review process and perform reviews effectively
  • Understand how specifications are used
  • Understand the key concepts begins agile software development, the terminology utilised and why it's gaining in popularity
  • Develop SQL skills
  • Understand cloud computing
  • Gain mobile applications testing skills
  • Become an 'effective defect detective'

"Quality people provide quality outcomes"

Fulfilling Career Pathways at Planit

Want more than just a job?

As a Planit employee you can take advantage of our many roles, IT training and support infrastructure to have a successful, rewarding and long-lasting career.

With a structured career development plan for every employee, you have a unique opportunity to grow as a software tester, technical tester or business analyst.

Each role has set training and development courses to build on your skills and knowledge, coupled with workplace training, mentoring and guidance from our experienced managers and trainers.

SOFTWARE TESTING



TECHNICAL TESTING

Principal Technical Consultant
Leads complex projects, defines & implements test strategies, plays a pivotal role in client and staff support and
development in all aspects of Technical Testing.

Senior Tech Test Consultant
A specialist in Technical Testing who manages multiple teams and projects, prepares realistic and achievable project plans and strategies.

Technical Test Consultant
Manages technical test teams, authors and implements test strategies, monitors and reports on progress.

Technical Team Lead
Leads a test team to ensure strategies are implemented and projects are successfully delivered on a client site.

Senior Technical Test Analyst
Plays a major role within the team ensuring Automation and/or Performance test strategies are implemented and undertaken appropriately at client sites.


Technical Test Analyst
Focuses on Test Automation and/or Performance Testing, implements tools and establishes best practice frameworks.

Technical Tester
An entry level position that focuses on the foundations of Test Automation or Performance Testing.

Our Culture and Values

Now is a great time to join the Planit team and take advantage of one of IT’s fastest growing areas!

Planit is Australasia’s largest independent software testing consultancy with a strong track-record in servicing many of the leading commercial organisations and government department around the world, and more than 800 staff in our Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Reading and Cambridge (UK) branches. We add value to our clients’ bottom line, increasing their return on technology by adding reliability and performance to the systems that run their businesses.

This added capacity means more opportunity to follow your desired career progression and work in an industry, role or location of your choosing.

Since beginning in 1997, we’ve seen the software testing industry mature into a valued and essential part of the software development lifecycle. Planit has contributed actively to this success through training, quality service delivery and initiatives such as the Planit Software Testing Index.

Being so heavily involved in the wider testing community gives us the unique capability to offer employees a continual learning path with exposure to the latest ideas, training and thinking in software testing with an international perspective.

We believe that in order to attract and retain the best, we need to give our staff the best. Our employees enjoy a positive work-life balance, ongoing personal support, and a structured career development program with full ISTQB certification in 12 months, to bring out your best.

That said, it’s not just about the work. Our open and friendly work place includes regular social events, a leisure and lifestyle benefits program, and more.

Planit is a growing and dynamic organisation, and I’m confident we’ll only get bigger and better in the years to come. I look forward to the possibility of you joining the team and realising your long-term career goals.
 
Best regards,
Chris Carter
Managing Director
Planit Software Testing


"Quality people provide quality outcomes"

Our Culture and Values

Now is a great time to join the Planit team and take advantage of one of IT’s fastest growing areas!

Planit is Australasia’s largest independent software testing consultancy with a strong track-record in servicing many of the leading commercial organisations and government department around the world, and more than 800 staff in our Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Reading and Cambridge (UK) branches. We add value to our clients’ bottom line, increasing their return on technology by adding reliability and performance to the systems that run their businesses.

This added capacity means more opportunity to follow your desired career progression and work in an industry, role or location of your choosing.

Since beginning in 1997, we’ve seen the software testing industry mature into a valued and essential part of the software development lifecycle. Planit has contributed actively to this success through training, quality service delivery and initiatives such as the Planit Software Testing Index.

Being so heavily involved in the wider testing community gives us the unique capability to offer employees a continual learning path with exposure to the latest ideas, training and thinking in software testing with an international perspective.

We believe that in order to attract and retain the best, we need to give our staff the best. Our employees enjoy a positive work-life balance, ongoing personal support, and a structured career development program with full ISTQB certification in 12 months, to bring out your best.

That said, it’s not just about the work. Our open and friendly work place includes regular social events, a leisure and lifestyle benefits program, and more.

Planit is a growing and dynamic organisation, and I’m confident we’ll only get bigger and better in the years to come. I look forward to the possibility of you joining the team and realising your long-term career goals.
 
Best regards,
Chris Carter
Managing Director
Planit Software Testing


"Quality people provide quality outcomes"

About Planit

For nearly 20 years, Planit has been at the forefront of software testing with an enviable reputation for professionalism in testing services and training.

Established in 1997, Planit is a world leader in software testing consultancy and training, employing over 800 highly skilled software testing consultants across New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Our customers include some of the biggest names in Australasian business and have had an ongoing relationship with Planit for a number of years.

We offer best-in-class functional, performance, automation and security testing services, as well as innovative solutions via our cloud-based platform.  This includes our world-first Test Management as a Service (TMaaS) and Service Virtualisation as a Service (SVaaS) solutions.

Consulting

As a testing consulting partner with a reputation for success in all types of software testing and systems assurance for mainframe, client and web applications, we have the ability to define the overall direction for testing within an organisation and offer independent evaluation for ongoing improvement. As such, there is considerable scope within Planit to develop your career and play a more senior role in IT.

Managed Services

To manage varying demand for test resources on IT projects, we provide full test outsourcing, matching skills with client requirements. Planit employees work on some of Australasia’s most interesting and ground-breaking projects for blue chip clients.

Training

To motivate, retain and develop staff, we provide training in software testing and agile practices at all levels including accredited ISTQB and BCS qualifications. It ensures we can provide productive and motivated testers, and a personal development structure that takes you further in your career.

People

Our staff are industry leaders in software testing and systems assurance – from automation to systems testing. They work with an international perspective, have cross-industry experience and come with a range of expertise at a range of levels up to ISTQB Vice President. Planit technical staff are supported by a network made up of HR, administration, marketing, accounts and receive ongoing support, training and mentoring from our seniors.

Welcome to the start of your journey in the world of Planit.  We look forward to hearing from you!


Planit clients

Our Culture and Values

Now is a great time to join the Planit team and take advantage of one of IT’s fastest growing areas!

Planit is Australasia’s largest independent software testing consultancy with a strong track-record in servicing many of the leading commercial organisations and government department around the world, and more than 800 staff in our Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Reading and Cambridge (UK) branches. We add value to our clients’ bottom line, increasing their return on technology by adding reliability and performance to the systems that run their businesses.

This added capacity means more opportunity to follow your desired career progression and work in an industry, role or location of your choosing.

Since beginning in 1997, we’ve seen the software testing industry mature into a valued and essential part of the software development lifecycle. Planit has contributed actively to this success through training, quality service delivery and initiatives such as the Planit Software Testing Index.

Being so heavily involved in the wider testing community gives us the unique capability to offer employees a continual learning path with exposure to the latest ideas, training and thinking in software testing with an international perspective.

We believe that in order to attract and retain the best, we need to give our staff the best. Our employees enjoy a positive work-life balance, ongoing personal support, and a structured career development program with full ISTQB certification in 12 months, to bring out your best.

That said, it’s not just about the work. Our open and friendly work place includes regular social events, a leisure and lifestyle benefits program, and more.

Planit is a growing and dynamic organisation, and I’m confident we’ll only get bigger and better in the years to come. I look forward to the possibility of you joining the team and realising your long-term career goals.
 
Best regards,
Chris Carter
Managing Director
Planit Software Testing


"Quality people provide quality outcomes"

Planit Graduate Programme

Imagine trying to use your mobile phone or internet banking, or flying in a plane that has hundreds of software faults. The impact would be very frustrating to say the least and potentially life threatening.

At Planit, our role is to help organisations avoid costly software defects and protect business reputation by assuring quality in their systems.

What is the Planit Graduate Programme?

The Planit Graduate Programme is a great opportunity to commence your career in the booming software testing industry.

Learn all the skills you will need to be a successful software tester – the same skills we teach test professionals from companies across the region!

The two year Graduate Programme commences with four weeks of training followed by real project experience and mentoring and includes an intensive 6-month 'Graduate Tester' phase. Take part in interesting software development projects!

For more information, and to find out what kind of people Planit are after for their graduate intake, click here.

View Planit Software's Graduate Programme brochure - here -


 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role of testing in the system development lifecycle
  • Describe the fundamentals of testing
  • Define and implement a preofessional approach to testing
  • Undertake functional decomposition and risk analysis of the system under test
  • Define and prioritise test criteria
  • Learn effective test design techniques
  • Be able to interpret test metrics
  • Undertake incident / defect management
  • Recall the roles and responsibilities related to testing
  • Identify the levels of testing and test types
  • Create quality user requirement and functional requirement specifications
  • Understand all aspects of the review process and perform reviews effectively
  • Understand how specifications are used
  • Understand the key concepts begins agile software development, the terminology utilised and why it's gaining in popularity
  • Develop SQL skills
  • Understand cloud computing
  • Gain mobile applications testing skills
  • Become an 'effective defect detective'

"Quality people provide quality outcomes"

Fulfilling Career Pathways at Planit

Want more than just a job?

As a Planit employee you can take advantage of our many roles, IT training and support infrastructure to have a successful, rewarding and long-lasting career.

With a structured career development plan for every employee, you have a unique opportunity to grow as a software tester, technical tester or business analyst.

Each role has set training and development courses to build on your skills and knowledge, coupled with workplace training, mentoring and guidance from our experienced managers and trainers.

SOFTWARE TESTING



TECHNICAL TESTING

Principal Technical Consultant
Leads complex projects, defines & implements test strategies, plays a pivotal role in client and staff support and
development in all aspects of Technical Testing.

Senior Tech Test Consultant
A specialist in Technical Testing who manages multiple teams and projects, prepares realistic and achievable project plans and strategies.

Technical Test Consultant
Manages technical test teams, authors and implements test strategies, monitors and reports on progress.

Technical Team Lead
Leads a test team to ensure strategies are implemented and projects are successfully delivered on a client site.

Senior Technical Test Analyst
Plays a major role within the team ensuring Automation and/or Performance test strategies are implemented and undertaken appropriately at client sites.


Technical Test Analyst
Focuses on Test Automation and/or Performance Testing, implements tools and establishes best practice frameworks.

Technical Tester
An entry level position that focuses on the foundations of Test Automation or Performance Testing.

About Planit

For nearly 20 years, Planit has been at the forefront of software testing with an enviable reputation for professionalism in testing services and training.

Established in 1997, Planit is a world leader in software testing consultancy and training, employing over 800 highly skilled software testing consultants across New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Our customers include some of the biggest names in Australasian business and have had an ongoing relationship with Planit for a number of years.

We offer best-in-class functional, performance, automation and security testing services, as well as innovative solutions via our cloud-based platform.  This includes our world-first Test Management as a Service (TMaaS) and Service Virtualisation as a Service (SVaaS) solutions.

Consulting

As a testing consulting partner with a reputation for success in all types of software testing and systems assurance for mainframe, client and web applications, we have the ability to define the overall direction for testing within an organisation and offer independent evaluation for ongoing improvement. As such, there is considerable scope within Planit to develop your career and play a more senior role in IT.

Managed Services

To manage varying demand for test resources on IT projects, we provide full test outsourcing, matching skills with client requirements. Planit employees work on some of Australasia’s most interesting and ground-breaking projects for blue chip clients.

Training

To motivate, retain and develop staff, we provide training in software testing and agile practices at all levels including accredited ISTQB and BCS qualifications. It ensures we can provide productive and motivated testers, and a personal development structure that takes you further in your career.

People

Our staff are industry leaders in software testing and systems assurance – from automation to systems testing. They work with an international perspective, have cross-industry experience and come with a range of expertise at a range of levels up to ISTQB Vice President. Planit technical staff are supported by a network made up of HR, administration, marketing, accounts and receive ongoing support, training and mentoring from our seniors.

Welcome to the start of your journey in the world of Planit.  We look forward to hearing from you!


Planit clients

Planit Graduate Programme

Imagine trying to use your mobile phone or internet banking, or flying in a plane that has hundreds of software faults. The impact would be very frustrating to say the least and potentially life threatening.

At Planit, our role is to help organisations avoid costly software defects and protect business reputation by assuring quality in their systems.

What is the Planit Graduate Programme?

The Planit Graduate Programme is a great opportunity to commence your career in the booming software testing industry.

Learn all the skills you will need to be a successful software tester – the same skills we teach test professionals from companies across the region!

The two year Graduate Programme commences with four weeks of training followed by real project experience and mentoring and includes an intensive 6-month 'Graduate Tester' phase. Take part in interesting software development projects!

For more information, and to find out what kind of people Planit are after for their graduate intake, click here.

View Planit Software's Graduate Programme brochure - here -


 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role of testing in the system development lifecycle
  • Describe the fundamentals of testing
  • Define and implement a preofessional approach to testing
  • Undertake functional decomposition and risk analysis of the system under test
  • Define and prioritise test criteria
  • Learn effective test design techniques
  • Be able to interpret test metrics
  • Undertake incident / defect management
  • Recall the roles and responsibilities related to testing
  • Identify the levels of testing and test types
  • Create quality user requirement and functional requirement specifications
  • Understand all aspects of the review process and perform reviews effectively
  • Understand how specifications are used
  • Understand the key concepts begins agile software development, the terminology utilised and why it's gaining in popularity
  • Develop SQL skills
  • Understand cloud computing
  • Gain mobile applications testing skills
  • Become an 'effective defect detective'

"Quality people provide quality outcomes"

Fulfilling Career Pathways at Planit

Want more than just a job?

As a Planit employee you can take advantage of our many roles, IT training and support infrastructure to have a successful, rewarding and long-lasting career.

With a structured career development plan for every employee, you have a unique opportunity to grow as a software tester, technical tester or business analyst.

Each role has set training and development courses to build on your skills and knowledge, coupled with workplace training, mentoring and guidance from our experienced managers and trainers.

SOFTWARE TESTING



TECHNICAL TESTING

Principal Technical Consultant
Leads complex projects, defines & implements test strategies, plays a pivotal role in client and staff support and
development in all aspects of Technical Testing.

Senior Tech Test Consultant
A specialist in Technical Testing who manages multiple teams and projects, prepares realistic and achievable project plans and strategies.

Technical Test Consultant
Manages technical test teams, authors and implements test strategies, monitors and reports on progress.

Technical Team Lead
Leads a test team to ensure strategies are implemented and projects are successfully delivered on a client site.

Senior Technical Test Analyst
Plays a major role within the team ensuring Automation and/or Performance test strategies are implemented and undertaken appropriately at client sites.


Technical Test Analyst
Focuses on Test Automation and/or Performance Testing, implements tools and establishes best practice frameworks.

Technical Tester
An entry level position that focuses on the foundations of Test Automation or Performance Testing.

Our Culture and Values

Now is a great time to join the Planit team and take advantage of one of IT’s fastest growing areas!

Planit is Australasia’s largest independent software testing consultancy with a strong track-record in servicing many of the leading commercial organisations and government department around the world, and more than 800 staff in our Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Reading and Cambridge (UK) branches. We add value to our clients’ bottom line, increasing their return on technology by adding reliability and performance to the systems that run their businesses.

This added capacity means more opportunity to follow your desired career progression and work in an industry, role or location of your choosing.

Since beginning in 1997, we’ve seen the software testing industry mature into a valued and essential part of the software development lifecycle. Planit has contributed actively to this success through training, quality service delivery and initiatives such as the Planit Software Testing Index.

Being so heavily involved in the wider testing community gives us the unique capability to offer employees a continual learning path with exposure to the latest ideas, training and thinking in software testing with an international perspective.

We believe that in order to attract and retain the best, we need to give our staff the best. Our employees enjoy a positive work-life balance, ongoing personal support, and a structured career development program with full ISTQB certification in 12 months, to bring out your best.

That said, it’s not just about the work. Our open and friendly work place includes regular social events, a leisure and lifestyle benefits program, and more.

Planit is a growing and dynamic organisation, and I’m confident we’ll only get bigger and better in the years to come. I look forward to the possibility of you joining the team and realising your long-term career goals.
 
Best regards,
Chris Carter
Managing Director
Planit Software Testing


"Quality people provide quality outcomes"

How to Apply...

The Planit Graduate Programme is a great opportunity to commence your career in the booming software testing industry.

In your cover letter please outline the answers to the following questions:

  1. Why do you feel you are the best candidate for this role?
  2. Why are you interested in a Software Testing career?
  3. What is your expected graduation date? (Month and Year)
  4. What are your university major/s?
  5. What New Zealand university did you attend?
  6. If successful, are you available to commence working full-time from July 2015 to January 2016?

Upon receipt of your application, you will be invited to participate in a short one-way video interview. You must complete this video interview within 24 hours.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

About Planit

For 15 years, Planit has been at the forefront of software testing with an enviable reputation for professionalism in testing services and training.

At Planit we work across a varierty of industries with offices in Auckland, Wellington, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth with more than 450 permanent staff.

Our customers include some of the biggest names in Australasian business and have had an ongoing relationship with Planit for a number of years.

Planit have recently added business analysis and technical testing to their portfolio of offerings, and are continually exploring new opportunities to build on our quality assurance expertise.

Consulting

As a testing consulting partner with a reputation for success in all types of software testing and systems assurance for mainframe, client and web applications, we have the ability to define the overall direction for testing within an organisation and offer independent evaluation for ongoing improvement. As such, there is considerable scope within Planit to develop your career and play a more senior role in IT.

Managed Services

To manage varying demand for test resources on IT projects, we provide full test outsourcing, matching skills with client requirements. Planit employees work on some of Australasia’s most interesting and ground-breaking projects for blue chip clients.

Training

To motivate, retain and develop staff, we provide training in software testing and business analysis at all levels including accredited ISTQB and BCS qualifications. It ensures we can provide productive and motivated testers, and a personal development structure that takes you further in your career.

People

Our staff are industry leaders in software testing and systems assurance – from automation to systems testing. They work with an international perspective, have cross-industry experience and come with a range of expertise at a range of levels up to ISTQB Vice President. Planit technical staff are supported by a network made up of HR, administration, marketing, accounts and receive ongoing support, training and mentoring from our seniors.

Planit clients

Planit Graduate Programme

Imagine trying to use your mobile phone or internet banking, or flying in a plane that has hundreds of software faults. The impact would be very frustrating to say the least and potentially life threatening.

At Planit, our role is to help organisations avoid costly software defects and protect business reputation by assuring quality in their systems.

What is the Planit Graduate Programme?

The Planit Graduate Programme is a great opportunity to commence your career in the booming software testing industry.

Learn all the skills you will need to be a successful software tester – the same skills we teach test professionals from companies across the region!

The two year Graduate Programme commences with four weeks of training followed by real project experience and mentoring and includes an intensive 6-month 'Graduate Tester' phase. Take part in interesting software development projects!

For more information, and to find out what kind of people Planit are after for their graduate intake, click here.

View Planit Software's Graduate Programme brochure - here -


 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role of testing in the system development lifecycle
  • Describe the fundamentals of testing
  • Define and implement a preofessional approach to testing
  • Undertake functional decomposition and risk analysis of the system under test
  • Define and prioritise test criteria
  • Learn effective test design techniques
  • Be able to interpret test metrics
  • Undertake incident / defect management
  • Recall the roles and responsibilities related to testing
  • Identify the levels of testing and test types
  • Create quality user requirement and functional requirement specifications
  • Understand all aspects of the review process and perform reviews effectively
  • Understand how specifications are used
  • Understand the key concepts begins agile software development, the terminology utilised and why it's gaining in popularity
  • Develop SQL skills
  • Understand cloud computing
  • Gain mobile applications testing skills
  • Become an 'effective defect detective'

"Quality people provide quality outcomes"

Fulfilling Career Pathways at Planit

Want more than just a job?

As a Planit employee you can take advantage of our many roles, IT training and support infrastructure to have a successful, rewarding and long-lasting career.

With a structured career development plan for every employee, you have a unique opportunity to grow as a software tester, technical tester or business analyst.

Each role has set training and development courses to build on your skills and knowledge, coupled with workplace training, mentoring and guidance from our experienced managers and trainers.

SOFTWARE TESTING



TECHNICAL TESTING

Principal Technical Consultant
Leads complex projects, defines & implements test strategies, plays a pivotal role in client and staff support and
development in all aspects of Technical Testing.

Senior Tech Test Consultant
A specialist in Technical Testing who manages multiple teams and projects, prepares realistic and achievable project plans and strategies.

Technical Test Consultant
Manages technical test teams, authors and implements test strategies, monitors and reports on progress.

Technical Team Lead
Leads a test team to ensure strategies are implemented and projects are successfully delivered on a client site.

Senior Technical Test Analyst
Plays a major role within the team ensuring Automation and/or Performance test strategies are implemented and undertaken appropriately at client sites.


Technical Test Analyst
Focuses on Test Automation and/or Performance Testing, implements tools and establishes best practice frameworks.

Technical Tester
An entry level position that focuses on the foundations of Test Automation or Performance Testing.

About Planit

For nearly 20 years, Planit has been at the forefront of software testing with an enviable reputation for professionalism in testing services and training.

Established in 1997, Planit is a world leader in software testing consultancy and training, employing over 800 highly skilled software testing consultants across New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Our customers include some of the biggest names in Australasian business and have had an ongoing relationship with Planit for a number of years.

We offer best-in-class functional, performance, automation and security testing services, as well as innovative solutions via our cloud-based platform.  This includes our world-first Test Management as a Service (TMaaS) and Service Virtualisation as a Service (SVaaS) solutions.

Consulting

As a testing consulting partner with a reputation for success in all types of software testing and systems assurance for mainframe, client and web applications, we have the ability to define the overall direction for testing within an organisation and offer independent evaluation for ongoing improvement. As such, there is considerable scope within Planit to develop your career and play a more senior role in IT.

Managed Services

To manage varying demand for test resources on IT projects, we provide full test outsourcing, matching skills with client requirements. Planit employees work on some of Australasia’s most interesting and ground-breaking projects for blue chip clients.

Training

To motivate, retain and develop staff, we provide training in software testing and agile practices at all levels including accredited ISTQB and BCS qualifications. It ensures we can provide productive and motivated testers, and a personal development structure that takes you further in your career.

People

Our staff are industry leaders in software testing and systems assurance – from automation to systems testing. They work with an international perspective, have cross-industry experience and come with a range of expertise at a range of levels up to ISTQB Vice President. Planit technical staff are supported by a network made up of HR, administration, marketing, accounts and receive ongoing support, training and mentoring from our seniors.

Welcome to the start of your journey in the world of Planit.  We look forward to hearing from you!


Planit clients

Planit Graduate Programme

Imagine trying to use your mobile phone or internet banking, or flying in a plane that has hundreds of software faults. The impact would be very frustrating to say the least and potentially life threatening.

At Planit, our role is to help organisations avoid costly software defects and protect business reputation by assuring quality in their systems.

What is the Planit Graduate Programme?

The Planit Graduate Programme is a great opportunity to commence your career in the booming software testing industry.

Learn all the skills you will need to be a successful software tester – the same skills we teach test professionals from companies across the region!

The two year Graduate Programme commences with four weeks of training followed by real project experience and mentoring and includes an intensive 6-month 'Graduate Tester' phase. Take part in interesting software development projects!

For more information, and to find out what kind of people Planit are after for their graduate intake, click here.

View Planit Software's Graduate Programme brochure - here -


 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role of testing in the system development lifecycle
  • Describe the fundamentals of testing
  • Define and implement a preofessional approach to testing
  • Undertake functional decomposition and risk analysis of the system under test
  • Define and prioritise test criteria
  • Learn effective test design techniques
  • Be able to interpret test metrics
  • Undertake incident / defect management
  • Recall the roles and responsibilities related to testing
  • Identify the levels of testing and test types
  • Create quality user requirement and functional requirement specifications
  • Understand all aspects of the review process and perform reviews effectively
  • Understand how specifications are used
  • Understand the key concepts begins agile software development, the terminology utilised and why it's gaining in popularity
  • Develop SQL skills
  • Understand cloud computing
  • Gain mobile applications testing skills
  • Become an 'effective defect detective'

"Quality people provide quality outcomes"

Fulfilling Career Pathways at Planit

Want more than just a job?

As a Planit employee you can take advantage of our many roles, IT training and support infrastructure to have a successful, rewarding and long-lasting career.

With a structured career development plan for every employee, you have a unique opportunity to grow as a software tester, technical tester or business analyst.

Each role has set training and development courses to build on your skills and knowledge, coupled with workplace training, mentoring and guidance from our experienced managers and trainers.

SOFTWARE TESTING



TECHNICAL TESTING

Principal Technical Consultant
Leads complex projects, defines & implements test strategies, plays a pivotal role in client and staff support and
development in all aspects of Technical Testing.

Senior Tech Test Consultant
A specialist in Technical Testing who manages multiple teams and projects, prepares realistic and achievable project plans and strategies.

Technical Test Consultant
Manages technical test teams, authors and implements test strategies, monitors and reports on progress.

Technical Team Lead
Leads a test team to ensure strategies are implemented and projects are successfully delivered on a client site.

Senior Technical Test Analyst
Plays a major role within the team ensuring Automation and/or Performance test strategies are implemented and undertaken appropriately at client sites.


Technical Test Analyst
Focuses on Test Automation and/or Performance Testing, implements tools and establishes best practice frameworks.

Technical Tester
An entry level position that focuses on the foundations of Test Automation or Performance Testing.

Our Culture and Values

Now is a great time to join the Planit team and take advantage of one of IT’s fastest growing areas!

Planit is Australasia’s largest independent software testing consultancy with a strong track-record in servicing many of the leading commercial organisations and government department around the world, and more than 800 staff in our Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Reading and Cambridge (UK) branches. We add value to our clients’ bottom line, increasing their return on technology by adding reliability and performance to the systems that run their businesses.

This added capacity means more opportunity to follow your desired career progression and work in an industry, role or location of your choosing.

Since beginning in 1997, we’ve seen the software testing industry mature into a valued and essential part of the software development lifecycle. Planit has contributed actively to this success through training, quality service delivery and initiatives such as the Planit Software Testing Index.

Being so heavily involved in the wider testing community gives us the unique capability to offer employees a continual learning path with exposure to the latest ideas, training and thinking in software testing with an international perspective.

We believe that in order to attract and retain the best, we need to give our staff the best. Our employees enjoy a positive work-life balance, ongoing personal support, and a structured career development program with full ISTQB certification in 12 months, to bring out your best.

That said, it’s not just about the work. Our open and friendly work place includes regular social events, a leisure and lifestyle benefits program, and more.

Planit is a growing and dynamic organisation, and I’m confident we’ll only get bigger and better in the years to come. I look forward to the possibility of you joining the team and realising your long-term career goals.
 
Best regards,
Chris Carter
Managing Director
Planit Software Testing


"Quality people provide quality outcomes"

How to Apply...

The Planit Graduate Programme is a great opportunity to commence your career in the booming software testing industry.

In your cover letter please outline the answers to the following questions:

  1. Why do you feel you are the best candidate for this role?
  2. Why are you interested in a Software Testing career?
  3. What is your expected graduation date? (Month and Year)
  4. What are your university major/s?
  5. What New Zealand university did you attend?
  6. If successful, are you available to commence working full-time from July 2015 to January 2016?

Upon receipt of your application, you will be invited to participate in a short one-way video interview. You must complete this video interview within 24 hours.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

How to Apply...

The Planit Graduate Programme is a great opportunity to commence your career in the booming software testing industry.

In your cover letter please outline the answers to the following questions:

  1. Why do you feel you are the best candidate for this role?
  2. Why are you interested in a Software Testing career?
  3. What is your expected graduation date? (Month and Year)
  4. What are your university major/s?
  5. What New Zealand university did you attend?
  6. If successful, are you available to commence working full-time from July 2015 to January 2016?

Upon receipt of your application, you will be invited to participate in a short one-way video interview. You must complete this video interview within 24 hours.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

How to Apply...

The Planit Graduate Programme is a great opportunity to commence your career in the booming software testing industry.

In your cover letter please outline the answers to the following questions:

  1. Why do you feel you are the best candidate for this role?
  2. Why are you interested in a Software Testing career?
  3. What is your expected graduation date? (Month and Year)
  4. What are your university major/s?
  5. What New Zealand university did you attend?
  6. If successful, are you available to commence working full-time from July 2015 to January 2016?

Upon receipt of your application, you will be invited to participate in a short one-way video interview. You must complete this video interview within 24 hours.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

How to Apply...

The Planit Graduate Programme is a great opportunity to commence your career in the booming software testing industry.

In your cover letter please outline the answers to the following questions:

  1. Why do you feel you are the best candidate for this role?
  2. Why are you interested in a Software Testing career?
  3. What is your expected graduation date? (Month and Year)
  4. What are your university major/s?
  5. What New Zealand university did you attend?
  6. If successful, are you available to commence working full-time from July 2015 to January 2016?

Upon receipt of your application, you will be invited to participate in a short one-way video interview. You must complete this video interview within 24 hours.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Planit Graduate Programme

Imagine trying to use your mobile phone or internet banking, or flying in a plane that has hundreds of software faults. The impact would be very frustrating to say the least and potentially life threatening.

At Planit, our role is to help organisations avoid costly software defects and protect business reputation by assuring quality in their systems.

What is the Planit Graduate Programme?

The Planit Graduate Programme is a great opportunity to commence your career in the booming software testing industry.

Learn all the skills you will need to be a successful software tester – the same skills we teach test professionals from companies across the region!

The two year Graduate Programme commences with four weeks of training followed by real project experience and mentoring and includes an intensive 6-month 'Graduate Tester' phase. Take part in interesting software development projects!

For more information, and to find out what kind of people Planit are after for their graduate intake, click here.

View Planit Software's Graduate Programme brochure - here -


 

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role of testing in the system development lifecycle
  • Describe the fundamentals of testing
  • Define and implement a preofessional approach to testing
  • Undertake functional decomposition and risk analysis of the system under test
  • Define and prioritise test criteria
  • Learn effective test design techniques
  • Be able to interpret test metrics
  • Undertake incident / defect management
  • Recall the roles and responsibilities related to testing
  • Identify the levels of testing and test types
  • Create quality user requirement and functional requirement specifications
  • Understand all aspects of the review process and perform reviews effectively
  • Understand how specifications are used
  • Understand the key concepts begins agile software development, the terminology utilised and why it's gaining in popularity
  • Develop SQL skills
  • Understand cloud computing
  • Gain mobile applications testing skills
  • Become an 'effective defect detective'

"Quality people provide quality outcomes"

Fulfilling Career Pathways at Planit

Want more than just a job?

As a Planit employee you can take advantage of our many roles, IT training and support infrastructure to have a successful, rewarding and long-lasting career.

With a structured career development plan for every employee, you have a unique opportunity to grow as a software tester, technical tester or business analyst.

Each role has set training and development courses to build on your skills and knowledge, coupled with workplace training, mentoring and guidance from our experienced managers and trainers.

SOFTWARE TESTING



TECHNICAL TESTING

Principal Technical Consultant
Leads complex projects, defines & implements test strategies, plays a pivotal role in client and staff support and
development in all aspects of Technical Testing.

Senior Tech Test Consultant
A specialist in Technical Testing who manages multiple teams and projects, prepares realistic and achievable project plans and strategies.

Technical Test Consultant
Manages technical test teams, authors and implements test strategies, monitors and reports on progress.

Technical Team Lead
Leads a test team to ensure strategies are implemented and projects are successfully delivered on a client site.

Senior Technical Test Analyst
Plays a major role within the team ensuring Automation and/or Performance test strategies are implemented and undertaken appropriately at client sites.


Technical Test Analyst
Focuses on Test Automation and/or Performance Testing, implements tools and establishes best practice frameworks.

Technical Tester
An entry level position that focuses on the foundations of Test Automation or Performance Testing.

About Planit

For nearly 20 years, Planit has been at the forefront of software testing with an enviable reputation for professionalism in testing services and training.

Established in 1997, Planit is a world leader in software testing consultancy and training, employing over 800 highly skilled software testing consultants across New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Our customers include some of the biggest names in Australasian business and have had an ongoing relationship with Planit for a number of years.

We offer best-in-class functional, performance, automation and security testing services, as well as innovative solutions via our cloud-based platform.  This includes our world-first Test Management as a Service (TMaaS) and Service Virtualisation as a Service (SVaaS) solutions.

Consulting

As a testing consulting partner with a reputation for success in all types of software testing and systems assurance for mainframe, client and web applications, we have the ability to define the overall direction for testing within an organisation and offer independent evaluation for ongoing improvement. As such, there is considerable scope within Planit to develop your career and play a more senior role in IT.

Managed Services

To manage varying demand for test resources on IT projects, we provide full test outsourcing, matching skills with client requirements. Planit employees work on some of Australasia’s most interesting and ground-breaking projects for blue chip clients.

Training

To motivate, retain and develop staff, we provide training in software testing and agile practices at all levels including accredited ISTQB and BCS qualifications. It ensures we can provide productive and motivated testers, and a personal development structure that takes you further in your career.

People

Our staff are industry leaders in software testing and systems assurance – from automation to systems testing. They work with an international perspective, have cross-industry experience and come with a range of expertise at a range of levels up to ISTQB Vice President. Planit technical staff are supported by a network made up of HR, administration, marketing, accounts and receive ongoing support, training and mentoring from our seniors.

Welcome to the start of your journey in the world of Planit.  We look forward to hearing from you!


Planit clients

About Planit

For nearly 20 years, Planit has been at the forefront of software testing with an enviable reputation for professionalism in testing services and training.

Established in 1997, Planit is a world leader in software testing consultancy and training, employing over 800 highly skilled software testing consultants across New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Our customers include some of the biggest names in Australasian business and have had an ongoing relationship with Planit for a number of years.

We offer best-in-class functional, performance, automation and security testing services, as well as innovative solutions via our cloud-based platform.  This includes our world-first Test Management as a Service (TMaaS) and Service Virtualisation as a Service (SVaaS) solutions.

Consulting

As a testing consulting partner with a reputation for success in all types of software testing and systems assurance for mainframe, client and web applications, we have the ability to define the overall direction for testing within an organisation and offer independent evaluation for ongoing improvement. As such, there is considerable scope within Planit to develop your career and play a more senior role in IT.

Managed Services

To manage varying demand for test resources on IT projects, we provide full test outsourcing, matching skills with client requirements. Planit employees work on some of Australasia’s most interesting and ground-breaking projects for blue chip clients.

Training

To motivate, retain and develop staff, we provide training in software testing and agile practices at all levels including accredited ISTQB and BCS qualifications. It ensures we can provide productive and motivated testers, and a personal development structure that takes you further in your career.

People

Our staff are industry leaders in software testing and systems assurance – from automation to systems testing. They work with an international perspective, have cross-industry experience and come with a range of expertise at a range of levels up to ISTQB Vice President. Planit technical staff are supported by a network made up of HR, administration, marketing, accounts and receive ongoing support, training and mentoring from our seniors.

Welcome to the start of your journey in the world of Planit.  We look forward to hearing from you!


Planit clients

How to Apply...

The Planit Graduate Programme is a great opportunity to commence your career in the booming software testing industry.

In your cover letter please outline the answers to the following questions:

  1. Why do you feel you are the best candidate for this role?
  2. Why are you interested in a Software Testing career?
  3. What is your expected graduation date? (Month and Year)
  4. What are your university major/s?
  5. What New Zealand university did you attend?
  6. If successful, are you available to commence working full-time from July 2015 to January 2016?

Upon receipt of your application, you will be invited to participate in a short one-way video interview. You must complete this video interview within 24 hours.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

About Planit

For nearly 20 years, Planit has been at the forefront of software testing with an enviable reputation for professionalism in testing services and training.

Established in 1997, Planit is a world leader in software testing consultancy and training, employing over 800 highly skilled software testing consultants across New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Our customers include some of the biggest names in Australasian business and have had an ongoing relationship with Planit for a number of years.

We offer best-in-class functional, performance, automation and security testing services, as well as innovative solutions via our cloud-based platform.  This includes our world-first Test Management as a Service (TMaaS) and Service Virtualisation as a Service (SVaaS) solutions.

Consulting

As a testing consulting partner with a reputation for success in all types of software testing and systems assurance for mainframe, client and web applications, we have the ability to define the overall direction for testing within an organisation and offer independent evaluation for ongoing improvement. As such, there is considerable scope within Planit to develop your career and play a more senior role in IT.

Managed Services

To manage varying demand for test resources on IT projects, we provide full test outsourcing, matching skills with client requirements. Planit employees work on some of Australasia’s most interesting and ground-breaking projects for blue chip clients.

Training

To motivate, retain and develop staff, we provide training in software testing and agile practices at all levels including accredited ISTQB and BCS qualifications. It ensures we can provide productive and motivated testers, and a personal development structure that takes you further in your career.

People

Our staff are industry leaders in software testing and systems assurance – from automation to systems testing. They work with an international perspective, have cross-industry experience and come with a range of expertise at a range of levels up to ISTQB Vice President. Planit technical staff are supported by a network made up of HR, administration, marketing, accounts and receive ongoing support, training and mentoring from our seniors.

Welcome to the start of your journey in the world of Planit.  We look forward to hearing from you!


Planit clients