Senior BMS Engineer - Tech Research


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


Dyson has an opportunity for a BMS Engineer join the highly successful Powertrain group within in its Electric Vehicle Engineering Team based at Hullavington.


The BMS Engineer role will involve:

• Design Lithium-Ion battery management systems for Electric Vehicle products

• Create full specification of the BMS (h/w and s/w)

• Design interface to VCM and other related components with BMS

• Ensure battery management systems meet regulatory and company requirements for safety

• Request cell characterization for BMS software fitting

• Estimate cell performance and degradation

• Develop SOX (s/w development for estimation of state of capacity, health and power)

• Test and Validate the BMS (h/w and s/w, including model based validation work)

• Support supplier production quality

• Solve engineering and field issues

• Design and Develop an in-house BMS

• Develop new battery management system for emerging cell technologies

• Research new technologies and investigate ways of incorporating the technologies into future products.


Education and experience:

• Minimum BEng/MEng degree in Electronic Engineering or other relevant discipline with a demonstrable level of industrial experience in a relevant industry.

Minimum technical knowledge:

• Design of Battery Management Systems for Electric Vehicles.

o Battery application experience specifically with regard to safety systems and determining system parameters.

o In-depth knowledge of Lithium-Ion technology.

o Device selection - Interpretation of datasheets and knowledge of design methods to confidently select the lowest cost devices while achieving reliability targets.

o Good understanding of how to conduct high currents and high voltage in cables, connectors and PCBs.

o Design techniques to meet EMC requirements.

o Excellent knowledge of the specification, selection and testing of EV battery pack components.

• Design Tools: o Schematic tools o Simulation tools o Calculation tools.

• Design Techniques:

o Circuit simulation and design tolerance analysis

o Good quality engineering process understanding and appreciation

o Design for high volume manufacture

o PCB layout – size/cost minimisation while achieving layouts for inherently good EMC compliance and thermal design


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: 24 June 2019