Software Development Engineer In Test (Automation)

  • Salary Range:£30,000-£40,000
  • Benefits:Pension, Perkbox, Flexible Working, Spec-your-own machine, Training opportunities, and more!
  • Location:Reading, Berkshire (UK)

Altitude Angel is excited to announce the opening of a role within our growing engineering division (which includes Data Engineers, Software Engineers, Test and User Experience professionals), who have quality at their core. You will work on helping develop ground breaking new systems in the fast-moving world of Unmanned Traffic Management (UTM) and help us improve existing products, all of which are hosted in the cloud.  

The ideal candidate should have 1 - 2 years’ experience working on production systems and have the proven ability to work on different technologies or have a passion and desire to learn new things 

They should be able to respond and handle dynamic situations when under pressure, adapting and maintaining focus as the business and industry grow and change 

Key Responsibilities   

  • Developing and maintaining API tests and User Interface system tests that run as part of Continuous Integration/Deployment pipelines. 
  • Be an advocate for high quality within the Engineering team. 


  • 1 - 2 years writing in C# or another object-oriented language. 
  • Selenium or another UI automation framework. 
  • API testing frameworks. 
  • NUnit or other Unit testing frameworks e.g. XUnitMSTest etc 
  • Working as part of a team in an Agile manner to build production systems. 
  • Working with Visual Studio Team Services or equivalent to manage development. 
  • Using GIT source control. 

Desirable skills/experience:

  • Familiar with Azure cloud platform or equivalent e.g. AWS, GCP 
  • JavaScript or Typescript development. 
  • JavaScript testing frameworks e.g. Jasmine, Jest, Mocha  
  • Mobile development for iOS or Android using native or cross platform technologies. 
  • Mobile testing frameworks e.g. Xamarin UI Test 
  • Knowledge / experience of Testing in Production.  


  • Educated to degree level in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths 

About Altitude Angel: 

Altitude Angel continues to be a game changer – and leader - as the world's most accurate data and real-time platform for the emerging drone (UAV) industry. Put simply, our technologies will become the backbone of automated drone flight in the years that come. Today, we are focused on improving the safety of aerial operations for all airspace users by connecting people with the right safety information at the right time. 

The Reading-based team share a single goal, to create the ‘Internet of Flying Things’™, a fully comprehensive traffic management system where all drones and operators are interconnected, sharing a common platform for data exchange between all parties and aerial stakeholders while allowing the drone market to flourish. To do this, Altitude Angel has developed a technology that delivers global drone safety and navigation services. 

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