Test Engineer


Equipping geoscientists for the future, Geoteric are committed to advancing the path to net-zero. We believe a thorough understanding of the Earth can shape new perspectives and provide solutions to some of the greatest challenges we face today. As our industry heads into a new era of digital exploration, we're on a journey down from the surface to paint an accurate picture revealing the Earth's geological stories.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Newcastle, UK ⚠️

The Company

Tried, tested, trusted, Geoteric is the Home of AI for Energy.

Already the global frontrunner in AI seismic interpretation software, we're entering an exciting phase of growth, backed by a new investment group.

Our interpretation software is used across the energy industry and has been enhanced in recent years with revolutionary, first-to-market AI technology to achieve an accurate visualisation of the subsurface, faster than ever before.

We are proud to be playing a part in the journey to Net Zero, helping our customers to optimise the world’s resources today while paving the way for a more sustainable tomorrow.

At Geoteric, we don’t just shape a better understanding of the earth, we shape careers.

Join us on the journey…..

The Role

The Test Engineer with a solid background in manual software testing and experience or aspirations in automation testing who will work on commercial product development projects, alongside Stakeholders, Product Owners, Developers and Users within an agile team environment.

Key aspects of this role will include defining, creating, reviewing, executing and maintaining tests on a range of in-house and 3rd Party applications across different platforms including public clouds.

You will also assist with setting the overall test strategy both automation and manual, and with the resolution of reported bugs.

Success in this role will involve a proactive, flexible and inquisitive approach, alongside a desire to work in a highly collaborative team environment.


  • Support the work toward a continuous integration, testing and deployment strategy. This may include helping to design as well as build the architecture
  • Working with the development teams to ensure a cohesive and timely approach to testing
  • Manual testing where needed, including certification testing and performance testing
  • Implement or assist with automation of testing where appropriate
  • Create, review, execute and maintain test scripts, both automated and manual
  • Review user stories to ensure they align with testing requirements
  • Testing user stories and story-based exploratory testing
  • Ensure the iterative decomposition of stories into automated acceptance & regression tests
  • Producing appropriate documentation of tests and results
  • Contributing to daily stand-up meetings and sprint planning
  • Maintaining a diverse test data repository

Personal Profile


  • Several years’ experience in a manual QA / Testing role within an agile, commercial software environment
  • Experience working within the development team at the requirements gathering stage through to the final release
  • Experience in a programming language: C++, C# or Python
  • A strong desire to learn and develop automated testing techniques
  • Experience in agile methodologies, particularly SCRUM and TDD / BDD principles Defining, running and maintaining manual test scripts
  • Organising user acceptance testing activities across multiple sites
  • Collecting, analysing and presenting UAT & manual testing results
  • Identifying and elaborating user critical issues
  • Analysing business and software workflows and gaps in existing test coverage
  • Working with development teams to assess manual testing requirements
  • Manual testing of legacy systems


  • Experience with testing complex 3D visualisation software
  • Experience testing with Ranorex


The Test Engineer reports to the Product Delivery Manager and works closely with the Development teams.


The position is based in the Geoteric Newcastle office, with flexibility to work from home on a regular basis, subject to business needs.

Salary & Benefits

A competitive salary will be offered in line with skills and experience. We offer a comprehensive range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working including a 9-day fortnight and hybrid pattern
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Private Health Care
  • Personal Development Plan
  • Time off to volunteer
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Discounted retail scheme

Geoteric is a leader in AI seismic interpretation, revolutionizing subsurface analysis in the energy sector.

Working Week

We work a 9 day fortnight. That's 9 slightly longer days over 2 weeks (80 hours total), with every second Friday off.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 33 days leave, including Christmas shutdown and bank holidays, with an additional buy/sell holiday scheme.

Remote Working Policy

We offer flexible remote working options available, including hybrid working patterns.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 85 across 10 departments:

  • engineering
  • sales
  • education
  • human resources
  • business development
  • information technology
  • support
  • finance
  • marketing
  • +1 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • C++
  • C#
  • Python
  • Manual QA / Testing
  • Agile methodologies
  • TDD / BDD principles
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Test script maintenance
  • Test automation
  • 3D visualisation software
  • Ranorex

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