Software Engineer, Communications


Electronics, Software Engineering and Connectivity
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


We are looking for a senior software engineer to join our team as we expand our connected product portfolio. Reporting through the Software Engineering Manager, you will be a key member of the embedded software team and will help to develop the next generation of connected solutions for future Dyson products. You will work in a scrum / agile environment and have the opportunity to mentor less experienced members of the team.

We work in a supportive environment, in a team that is constantly aiming to improve itself. We are looking for someone who shares this ethic, and expresses a desire to create high quality, robust code to solve diverse real-world problems. You must be fluent in C/C++ and be familiar with embedded software development using real time operating systems. You should be comfortable in the whole product life cycle, including design, implementation, debugging, testing and deployment of application code.



  • Development and delivery of embedded software and communication protocols for consumer products, using agile practices

  • Support the team in the debug of complex integration issues

  • Development of tools to support embedded software product development

  • Development of testing and validation strategies

  • Maintenance and enhancement of software for existing Dyson products

  • Administration and maintenance of supporting infrastructure for software development

  • Integration of software with hardware

  • Mentor less experienced members of the team


    • Experience of developing real-time embedded connected products

    • Experience in high level languages including: C and C++ and Python

    • Experience of RTOS and/or embedded OS e.g. FreeRTOS, ThreadX, Linux etc

    • Exposure to one or more of the following: WiFi (802.11), Bluetooth V4 or V5, ZigBee, NFC, 802.15.4, 3GPP, MQTT

    • Knowledge of UML

    • Ability to work effectively in an agile (Scrum) environment

    • Strong communication skills

    It would be a bonus if you also had:

    • Experience in scripting languages

    • Knowledge of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)

    • Experience of Atlassian Development and Collaboration tools (JIRA, Confluence, Stash etc.)

    • Experience of design using tools such as Enterprise Architect or PlantUML

    • Evidence of submissions to open source projects


Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

Posted: 30 May 2019