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Embedded Software Team Leader

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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.Take the next step in your career now, scroll down to read the full role description and make your application.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 Team Leader to head up and develop our Embedded Software group.Home working is available, with at least one day a week visit to our Trowbridge office.The Role

• Lead the team of Embedded Engineers, who will be assigned to various projects within the organisation
• Provide on-going support and advice to members of the team
• Help provide quotations and estimates to our customers
• Work with customers to solicit their requirements and architect solutions
• Hands-on role, involving project development work
Ideal candidates should have
Aptitude for problem-solving and the ability to quickly pick up new concepts/technologiesExperience 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 Industrial automation, Medical, Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Defence, Automotive or Rail real-time systems.The ability to write clear and concise technical reports, specifications and user documentation.
Technical skills
Embedded/Microcontroller developmentKnowledge of Communications Protocols/Internet Technologies (TCP/IP, Network sockets, HTTP, HTML)Linux based platform developmentBare Metal developmentDriver developmentLanguages C, also python and C++ are desirableObject-Oriented Design, UML, XML

Other Desirable Skills
BS EN 50128 or other Safety Standard such as DO178, BS ISO 26262, SQLite, PHP, Android/iOS app development, AWS, Machine Learning
Salary dependant on experience


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