Systems Engineer


Junior C# C++ Programmer


Experienced Geophysicist, Geophysical Site Technicians, Site Surveyors

Speculative Applications Welcome


Research Scientist


Visual Data Processor (Temporary Position)


Graduate Geophysicist


Systems Engineer

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our small team in Long Hanborough near Oxford.


You will be involved in the earliest stages of new products design and support of established products.


We need somebody who can design mechanisms, electronic circuits and undertake some embedded programming.


You may also be involved in some active use or support of the equipment as part of our projects, so you must have a valid UK driver’s licence and a passport with a willingness to travel, often at short notice, nationally as well as internationally.


We offer competitive salaries subject to experience and other benefits including a health cash plan.


If you would like to join our team, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you think your previous experience will be useful in our company to FAO Miss Amber Fissenden.

Junior C# C++ Programmer

Zetica invites speculative applications for an entry level programmer with Visual Studio C#, C++ experience and Matlab skills and a desire to gain exposure to new technologies. Programmers must hold relevant software design, programming or computer science certifications and have an interest in image processing.


Applicants will be capable of consistently producing high quality work, and should be able to work on their own initiative with individual focus as well as contributing to a dynamic team environment.


Please send a covering letter and CV to FAO Miss Amber Fissenden.

Experienced Geophysicist, Geophysical Site Technicians, Site Surveyors

We welcome speculative applications to join us at all levels within our company.  We welcome persons from a range of backgrounds and a variety of experience, whether predominantly field, office or academia based.  Depending on experience and role, typically you will be expected to undertake site surveys from start to finish with appropriate levels of training provided.  You will be dealing with customers on a regular basis, liaising with office staff, and on occasion dealing with the public.  A professional approach to work ethic and communication is therefore extremely important.

You must be in possession of a valid driver’s licence as the job involves a lot of travelling.


We offer competitive salaries and other benefits such as health insurance, health cash plan and other bonus schemes.


If you would like to join our team, send a brief covering email/letter and your CV to


For further information about Zetica, go to

Research Scientist

Zetica is looking to recruit a research scientist to help develop and improve processing algorithms for our multi-sensor trackbed scanning platforms.


Responsibilities are likely to include:


  • Data analysis
  • Algorithm development and coding
  • Signal processing and image processing
  • Simulation/modelling
  • Practical experiments using Zetica’s own test site facility
  • Technical writing and presenting




  • Good degree in a numerate subject (Geophysics, Physics, Maths, Computing or similar)
  • Comfortable programming in Matlab
  • Technical knowledge of programming languages such as C++, C#
  • Comfortable with the basic physics/maths of wave propagation
  • Familiar with some digital signal processing / time series analysis (particularly in the frequency domain)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work on own initiative and be focused



Knowledge/experience of:


  • Electromagnetic wave theory
  • Geophysics (near surface methods)
  • Image processing, computer vision
  • Statistics, machine learning
  • Software development processes (version control, issue tracking, testing etc.)
  • Remote sensing, GIS, GNNS/inertial navigation

Visual Data Processor (Temporary Position)

Do you have an eye for detail?


Zetica is an exciting, innovative company who is the UK’s leader in engineering and environmental geophysics. We are looking to find someone to join an exciting 3 month project. This position is ideal for someone looking to gain experience within an established company.


Our rail department receives data in image format which needs to be analysed in order to detect anomalies. No experience required as Zetica will provide comprehensive training for this role.


You need good eyesight and to be at ease and focused whilst working at a computer for 8 hours a day.


An interest in science, computers, geography, geology and physics would be advantageous for the position.

We are looking for candidates who take personal pride in finishing a job to a high standard and in a timely fashion. There are deadlines to meet so being able to demonstrate previous experience of working to deadlines would be beneficial. A person who has natural focus and diligence would take this work on with ease.


Employment in this role is on a temporary basis so might best suit a local person. Flexi-working is possible within reason. Overtime might be required at times for the team.


Salary – £75/day, inclusive of holiday pay.


For further information about the company and services offered please check out:


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Graduate Geophysicist

We are looking for graduates in Geophysics or related disciplines to join our Oxfordshire based team.


You will receive extensive training in a broad range of geophysical equipment, surveying methods and software and will conduct site surveys from start to finish.


Dealing direct with customers, you will need a professional approach, a good work ethic and good communication skills.


You will need to be physically fit and will be required to work on sites all over the UK and occasionally overseas.


Competitive salary, with benefits such as project bonus scheme, profit share, health cash plan and pension.

For more information, visit our other websites at:


You must possess a valid driver’s licence and passport.


Please send a copy of your CV and Covering Letter FAO Miss Amber Fissenden to