Lead BMS Engineer


Electronics, Energy storage, Motors and Power Systems
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


Dyson has an opportunity for a Lead Battery Management Systems Engineer join the highly successful Tech Research group based in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, UK.


The BMS Hardware Team leader role will involve:

• Propose and develop state of the art hardware solutions for the BMS of battery packs incorporating emerging cell technologies

• Lead a team of hardware engineers to carry out the day to day tasks required to engineer a world class automotive BMS product meeting performance, quality, resource and time constraints

• Work closely with the BMS Research Manager and the software and systems process team leads to ensure alignment of deliverables, process and people

• Lead requirements capture, ensuring compliance with automotive standards for functional and electrical safety, EMC, vibration and environmental conditions

• Oversee the selection of components (both high and low power), schematic capture and the generation of PCB design files

• Oversee both analogue and digital circuit design (sensor inputs, LV psu, contactor driver stages, processor and control logic layout, memory and communications interfaces)

• Identify and audit suitable partners to contribute to the development life cycle, particularly relating to the verification of requirements

• Provide support to the embedded software team during software development

• Optimise cost and production effort via close collaboration with the existing BEV development team

• Define and conduct tests to validate required functionality

• Manage and nurture a high performance culture Communicate clearly and effectively the results and project status to a broad spectrum of associated project stakeholders and senior management

• Present concepts directly to James Dyson and the Senior Management team when required


Education and experience:

• BEng/MEng degree in Electronic Engineering with a demonstrable level of automotive experience associated with complex EV electrical systems

• Expert knowledge of the industry (e.g. part suppliers, external test houses)


• Delivery of the hardware aspects of an automotive BMS or similar system to ISO26262 ASIL C

• Excellent technical awareness across the complete range of BMS hardware functionality

• The ability to effectively communicate complex ideas and concepts, influencing cross-functionally at all levels

• Experience of line management and people development

• Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with part suppliers, external test houses etc.

• Self-starter with the ability to work independently, take on new challenges readily, possess a hands on approach and work with a can-do attitude


27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

Pension scheme

Performance related bonus

Life assurance

Sport centre

Free on-site parking

Subsidised café and restaurants

Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 20 March 2019