Here at Zircon, we are always on the lookout for enthusiastic and talented individuals to join our steadily growing team.

Based at our office in Trowbridge, we aim to create an environment where people can face new challenges and expand upon their skillset. Our team are responsible for developing solutions and providing consultancy services to a wide array of clients. For the most part, we are engaged by our clients to produce high tech systems for control, information and testing purposes.

To apply for any of the positions listed on this page, please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@zirconsoftware.co.uk

We respectfully ask that recruitment agencies do not respond to any advertised position unless you have been identified as a preferred supplier.

Here at Zircon, we are always on the lookout for enthusiastic and talented individuals to join our steadily growing team.

Based at our office in Trowbridge, we aim to create an environment where people can face new challenges and expand upon their skillset. Our team are responsible for developing solutions and providing consultancy services to a wide array of clients. For the most part, we are engaged by our clients to produce high tech systems for control, information and testing purposes.

To apply for any of the positions listed on this page, please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@zirconsoftware.co.uk

We respectfully ask that recruitment agencies do not respond to any advertised position unless you have been identified as a preferred supplier.

Vacancies

Senior Embedded Software Engineer

We are an ambitious software engineering company based in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, where we have been operating for nearly 20 years.  Zircon helps create software that drives the future in a wide range of industries and across embedded, application and enterprise systems.  We might be small, but we work with giants! Some of our clients include the likes of Siemens, Knorr Bremse, Altran and GE Oil and Gas.

We pride ourselves on our unique company culture, which is relaxed and supportive as well as professional, with a focus on personal development.  Take a look here for more information on what it is like to work at Zircon.

We are currently looking for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer with an aptitude for problem-solving and the ability to quickly pick up new concepts/technologies, to join our team here at our office in Trowbridge.

Ideal candidates should have:

  • Experience in requirements analysis, software design, implementation and testing.
  • The ability to lead by example, correctly implementing standards and procedures without guidance, ensuring that other more junior engineers adhere to quality standards and approved working practices.
  • Experience of team leading/project management.
  • Responsibility for Architecture and Major design decisions.
  • Strong technical skills in current and evolving languages and technologies and the ability to pass on knowledge to those working around them.
  • Good interpersonal skills and direct customer interaction.
  • Work experience in BS EN ISO9001/Safety related in one of the following industries MOD, Aerospace, Defence, or Rail real-time systems.
  • The ability to write clear and concise technical reports, specifications and user documentation.

Technical skills:

  • Object-Oriented Design, UML, XML
  • Embedded/Microcontroller development
  • Knowledge of Communications Protocols/Internet Technologies (TCP/IP, Network sockets, HTTP, HTML)
  • Languages: C, C++ (desirable)

Other Desirable Skills:

  • BS EN 50128, Oracle APEX, Django, Postgres, SQL Server, MySQL, SQLite, PHP, Android/iOS app development, Xamarin

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@zirconsoftware.co.uk.

We respectfully ask that recruitment agencies do not respond to any advertised position unless you have been identified as a preferred supplier.

Senior C# Software Engineer

We are an ambitious software engineering company based in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, where we have been operating for nearly 20 years.  Zircon helps create software that drives the future in a wide range of industries and across embedded, application and enterprise systems.  We might be small, but we work with giants! Some of our clients include the likes of Siemens, Knorr Bremse, Altran and GE Oil and Gas.

We pride ourselves on our unique company culture, which is relaxed and supportive as well as professional, with a focus on personal development.  Take a look here for more information on what it is like to work at Zircon.

We are currently looking for a Senior Software Engineer with an aptitude for problem-solving and the ability to quickly pick up new concepts/technologies, to join our team here at our office in Trowbridge.

Ideal candidates should have:

  • Experience in requirements analysis, software design, implementation and testing.
  • The ability to lead by example, correctly implementing standards and procedures without guidance, ensuring that other more junior engineers adhere to quality standards and approved working practices.
  • Experience of team leading/project management.
  • Responsibility for Architecture and Major design decisions.
  • Strong technical skills in current and evolving languages and technologies and the ability to pass on knowledge to those working around them.
  • Good interpersonal skills and direct customer interaction.
  • Work experience in BS EN ISO9001/Safety related in one of the following industries MOD, Aerospace, Defence, or Rail real-time systems.
  • The ability to write clear and concise technical reports, specifications and user documentation.

Technical skills:

  • Object-Oriented Design, UML, XML
  • Knowledge of .Net
  • Knowledge of Communications Protocols/Internet Technologies (TCP/IP, Network sockets, HTTP, HTML)
  • Programming experience on Windows, (Linux platform development is desirable)
  • Languages: C# (also desirable C, C++, Python or Java)

Other Desirable Skills:

  • BS EN 50128, Oracle APEX, Django, Postgres, SQL Server, MySQL, SQLite, PHP, Android/iOS app development, Xamarin

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@zirconsoftware.co.uk.

We respectfully ask that recruitment agencies do not respond to any advertised position unless you have been identified as a preferred supplier.

Software Test Manager

We are an ambitious software engineering company based in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, where we have been operating for nearly 20 years.  Zircon helps create software that drives the future in a wide range of industries and across embedded, application and enterprise systems.  We might be small, but we work with giants! Some of our clients include the likes of Siemens, Knorr Bremse, Altran and GE Oil and Gas.

We pride ourselves on our unique company culture, which is relaxed and supportive as well as professional, with a focus on personal development.  Take a look here for more information on what it is like to work at Zircon.

We are currently looking for a Software Test Manager with an aptitude for problem-solving and the ability to quickly pick up new concepts/technologies, to join our team here at our office in Trowbridge, and help take us to the next step in our evolution in world class Software Engineering.

Ideal candidates should have:

  • Experience in software testing at various levels, including unit/component, Integration, System, Regression, and Acceptance Testing.
  • Experience with testing automation and continuous integration.
  • The ability to lead by example, correctly implementing standards and procedures without guidance, ensuring that other more junior engineers adhere to quality standards and approved working practices.
  • Ability to lead the testing of projects with a combination of hand-on testing and use of developers
  • Responsibility for test planning and strategy, including tooling and technologies.
  • Strong technical skills in current and evolving languages and technologies and the ability to pass on knowledge to those working around them.
  • Good interpersonal skills, comfortable interacting with customers.
  • Work experience in BS EN ISO9001/Safety related in one of the following industries MOD, Aerospace, Defence, or Rail real-time systems.
  • The ability to write clear and concise technical reports, specifications including test strategies, plans, scripts and reports.
  • A passion for improving the quality and productivity of software and system testing is desirable
  • Strong analysis skills
  • ability to identify process improvements
  • Fully familiar with waterfall and agile development techniques.

Technical skills:

  • Continuous Integration Tools
  • Test Frameworks such as Google Test, nunit, Selenium etc.
  • Knowledge of C#, C, C++ or Python is desirable
  • Knowledge of BS EN 50128, or other software safety standard is desirable.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@zirconsoftware.co.uk.

We respectfully ask that recruitment agencies do not respond to any advertised position unless you have been identified as a preferred supplier.

Sales Lead Generator (B2B)

We are an ambitious software engineering company based in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, where we have been operating for nearly 20 years.  Zircon helps create software that drives the future in a wide range of industries and across embedded, application and enterprise systems.  We might be small, but we work with giants! Some of our clients include the likes of Siemens, Knorr Bremse, Altran and GE Oil and Gas.

We pride ourselves on our unique company culture, which is relaxed and supportive as well as professional, with a focus on personal development.  Take a look here for more information on what it is like to work at Zircon.

We are currently looking for a Sales Lead Generator (B2B) that will drive top of the funnel activity and will support the sales & marketing team in securing and qualifying leads on new business opportunities for a growing software engineering company.

Responsible for business generation activities for our sales team, the Sales Lead Generator will research target organisations and quickly develop rapport and open conversations, providing qualified leads to the sales team.  This includes cold calling to qualify new contacts, developing relationships, and finding new opportunities.

Therefore, tasks will include:

  • Working from industry specific data and resources to identify new business potential from target markets
  • Responsible for researching prospective clients and identifying stakeholders in order to identify new business opportunities and create rapport
  • Making outbound business to business calls, follow-up on inbound leads so that we can continue to develop marketing efforts and generate sales
  • Record qualified data for the sales team to use in securing business
  • Collaborate with the marketing function to consider how our digital marketing strategy could be leveraged

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a proven and demonstrable track record of success in generating qualified leads
  • Is enthusiastic and confident in calling out to potential customers to gain crucial information
  • Is an excellent listener – listening to the prospect so they can respond appropriately
  • Can provide evidence of working towards objectives and achieving goals
  • Possesses a high level of self-motivation
  • Has an ability to work independently and within a team environment

Exciting potential to grow within the company and the sales team.

Reporting to the Sales and Marketing Director.

Benefits:

  • 37.5 hour working week
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays and an office closure at Christmas
  • A performance related bonus scheme

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to careers@zirconsoftware.co.uk.

We respectfully ask that recruitment agencies do not respond to any advertised position unless you have been identified as a preferred supplier.

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