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Associate Principal Embedded Software Engineer

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Science and Research
Location
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

In Electronics Systems Research Team we use technology to find new ways to solve problems others tend to ignore.

We have a vacancy in the Electronics Research team for an Associate Principal Embedded Software Engineer to help us define future Dyson products. The role provides a unique opportunity to work differently with new technology.

We are a diverse team of creative researchers. We carry out research into a wide range of electronics including sensor technologies, power electronics, embedded systems and software. We strive to get the latest technologies in our products, working with NPI and wider research teams to consider all aspects of complex products including thermals, optics, electromagnetics, aero-acoustics, mechanical design, microbiology and machine learning. We have unique strategic partnerships with top universities globally and businesses to gain insight into up and coming technologies. We use this knowledge to design state-of-the-art systems to differentiate Dyson from the competition.

We are different, authentic, pioneering.

The role offers a generous employee benefits package including 27 days holiday, Health Insurance, and flexible working. We also offer a number of employee benefits such as 40% discount on Dyson products, a cycle to work scheme and a salary sacrifice electric car lease scheme.

The role is based on our Malmesbury campus, home to 4500 Dyson people and to our Research and Development headquarters. The site offers three discounted staff restaurants, a free sports centre, an on-site GP, hairdresser and mental health professional. There is free parking with EV chargers and lots of outdoor space within beautiful Wiltshire countryside. There is a free bus service from Bristol, Bath and Swindon.

About The Role

This is a senior role with a mix of technical work and some technical leadership responsibility. It will involve:

  • Taking a lead role on an integrated research programme, working as an individual contributor or supervising engineering teams.

  • Being a ‘go to’ subject matter expert in embedded software

  • Driving knowledge and innovation across multiple teams in the business.

  • Reviewing the work of others. Responsible for final sign off.

  • Designing and programming demonstration rigs to convey ideas to others.

  • Producing well engineered early design concepts for handover to development teams.

  • Reviewing relevant papers and patents and meeting with suppliers to keep informed of emerging technologies.

  • A balance of creative and pragmatic engineering approaches.

About You

Education and experience:

Bachelor or Masters degree (or equivalent) in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, or other relevant discipline, or a demonstrable level of industrial experience in a relevant industry.

Technical knowledge:

Most importantly we are interested in hearing about you, your particular skills, and what you can uniquely bring to our research team. We are always keen to hear from enthusiastic engineers with a solid technical background in any particular area of electronics. We work on a wide range of technologies so we can nearly always find projects that can fit you best.

As a guide, candidates may have experience with some of the following:

  • In-depth knowledge of common software design methodologies and embedded software development in C/C++. 

  • Familiar with the requirements for real time embedded software applications and demonstrable experience of working within real time constraints.

  • Knowledge of Linux and FreeRTOS based systems.

  • Significant experience of developing for ARM platforms including Cortex M series devices.

  • Experience leading a technical team.

  • Familiar with creating requirement documents.

  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment.

  • Use of lab equipment to set up experiments and to take precise measurements.

Benefits

  • Performance related bonus.

  • Company paid Life Insurance.

  • Discounts on Dyson machines.

  • On-site gym and sport centre.

  • Competitive pension scheme.

  • Flexible benefits program with a growing range of voluntary benefits, including the option to purchase additional holidays.

  • 27 days holiday plus statutory public holidays.

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham, Swindon and Bath.

  • Free on-site parking.

  • Subsidized café providing endless free coffee and tea and a free lunch.

  • Private Medical insurance for all employees.

  • Employee Assistance Program for employees and dependents.

  • Digital GP and prescription service.

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Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.