Jobs at Angel Solutions

Junior Software Tester

Job Code: Test0524

Starting Salary: £23,000- £27,000 (plus benefits)
Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: Hybrid role (Remote & Liverpool office)
Closing Date: Friday, 7 June, 2024 - 12am

As a member of the Test Team at Angel Solutions, you will play a crucial role in implementing, maintaining, and executing tests across all our products, ensuring that our web applications maintain high quality standards.

Our software deals with large datasets, and our clients across the education sector depend on its accuracy, availability, and performance. As a member of the test team, you will collaborate closely with the development team to ensure the very best in terms of product reliability, functionality, and user experience.

You will also have the opportunity to work with industry-standard technologies, fostering opportunities for professional growth and learning.

Job Requirements


  • Experience of testing web applications or similar (1+ years)
  • Solid understanding of software testing methodologies and techniques.
  • Experience creating and executing test plans, test cases, and test scripts.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Experience with bug tracking tools such as Jira.
  • Experience with Test management tools such as xRay or TestRail


  • Experience using Honeypot for AI
    Experience manually testing APIs, i.e. through PostMan.
  • Experience writing database queries, ideally SQL.
  • Experience with automated testing tools such as Selenium WebDriver, Cypress or Playwright.
  • Knowledge of web development technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and popular frameworks/libraries (e.g., React, Angular, Vue.js).

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform thorough testing of web applications to identify defects, usability issues, and performance bottlenecks.
  • Create and execute detailed test plans and test cases based on project requirements and specifications using xRay (in Jira).
  • Collaborate with developers and stakeholders to understand project goals, features, and acceptance criteria.
  • Document and prioritise bugs and issues using Jira as a bug tracking tool, and work closely with the development team to ensure timely resolution.
  • Conduct regression testing to verify that issues have been addressed and new features have been implemented correctly.
  • Provide feedback and suggestions for improving the overall quality and user experience of our web applications.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices and emerging trends in software testing and quality assurance.

Benefits & Culture

We know we're biased, but we really do think Angel is a great place to work!

  • Hybrid Working: We offer a blend of remote and office-based working based on the needs of the individual and the business.
  • Your Birthday Off: In addition to Annual Leave allowance
  • Regular Finish Early Fridays: as a reward for all your hard work
  • Innovation Days: Time to get away from "normal" and work differently
  • Ongoing Training & Qualifications: Learning is at the core of who we are
  • Creative Office Space: We have a ball pool, swings, popcorn machine, a gypsy caravan...
  • Surprise Treat-Days: Park fun days, meals out, workshops… who knows what's next?
  • Parental Leave: Maternity, paternity and adoption leave from day one
  • Dependents Leave Allowance: Time off if your child / family member is poorly
  • Private Medical Insurance: Because we want to know you're looked after
  • Christmas Shutdown: In addition to annual leave allowance. We love Christmas and it's a great time to rest and recharge those batteries!
  • Earn More Every Month: After probation, all employees automatically receive an incremental monthly salary increase, amounting to £500 every year.

What We Do at Angel Solutions…

Angel Solutions creates pioneering web-based software that serves the education industry (teachers, leaders, school improvement officers, education data analysts and more). Most of our products are designed to save people time and deliver powerful data analysis, but that's not all we're about! We also strive to be creative and innovative in everything we do, and want to remain a friendly, close-knit team even as the company continues to grow.

The role of Angel's Testing team is to find bugs quickly, to push our products to breaking point and smooth out any potential usability problems that may have crept in over time.

How to apply

Please Please complete an online application now at You'll need to give a few quick details, upload your CV and briefly explain why you think you're suitable for the role. We'll contact suitable applicants shortly after the closing date.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies or similar!

Please note: We require all employees to undergo regular Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks, because we work with schools and sensitive data.

Life at Angel

Check out our latest photos on Flickr for an idea of what life is like when you're part of our team…

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