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Associate Principal Engineer, Electronics


Design and Development
Singapore - Technology Centre

About us

At Dyson, we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We are creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic, but most of all, we’re hugely passionate about what we do.  We are looking for individuals who wish to invent, design, and develop leading products for the global market.  By working in our world class Research Design and Development department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside other leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people to develop products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors.

About the role

The Associate Principal Engineer role involves specification, design, test and review of the electronic circuits for new and pioneering consumer appliance products within Dyson’s Haircare category.

As a member of the RDD Global Hardware – Haircare Electronics Team based in Singapore Technology Centre, you will work in multi-disciplinary global project teams to define, architect, and deliver the electronics for Haircare products. You may also be working with Dyson’s Research in UK and New Product Innovation teams to investigate and develop novel electronics to support and realize new product ideas.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Keep abreast of new technologies, tools, and approaches to help continually improve the design, cost, and quality.

  • Liaise and collaborate with various Dyson engineering teams (Mechanical, Compliance, Software, Manufacturing, Test, etc.) across the UK and Southeast Asia to ensure product and system requirements are satisfied, and drive product development through to production.

  • Take a proactive approach in the design and improvement of robust solutions and resolutions of technical challenges across Haircare projects.

  • Act as subject matter expert in hardware design and integration, disseminating knowledge, guiding and mentor engineers in methodology, best practice, and standards.

  • Proactively identify technical risks within projects and influence engineering teams in their resolution, often taking the lead in the design and testing of the engineering solution.

  • Ensure design solutions meet product specifications and functional requirements (performance, reliability, DFM, cost and compliance with international regulatory standards e.g., IEC, UL, and EMC)

  • Challenge and develop best practice and process improvements within team and across the wider RDD function.

  • Active participation in the sign-off of milestones

  • Accountable for schematics and PCB layout review and sign-off of drawings

About you

As an Associate Principal Engineer, you must be an experienced hardware design engineer and capable of working unsupervised to deliver high quality design solutions. You must have experience of the whole product development lifecycle, from initial concept through to mass production and product sustainability.

  • Degree qualified in a relevant electronics discipline.

  • At least minimum 8 years’ experience, in-depth knowledge and experienced in hardware design and integration (e.g., Power Electronics, Motor Drive, Battery Management, Analogue, Digital and Sensing technology)

  • Working knowledge of schematic capture and PCB layout software such as Mentor Graphics.

  • Experience using simulation tools to support design calculations, tolerance analysis, and documentation.

  • Experience of electronics development through multiple product development cycles.

  • Experience of DFM, DFX, and DFMEA.

  • Knowledge of home appliance safety requirements and regulatory certification at PCBA and product levels, including EMC compliance.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving ability

  • Highly motivated and self-driven with excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and able to influence the work of others.

  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary, Agile team, using Scrum or Kanban methodologies.

  • Be able to communicate complex ideas to a range of experts in different fields.

  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

  • Work independently.


Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and bonuses. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy a transport allowance and comprehensive medical care and insurance. But financial benefits are just the start of a Dyson career. Professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.

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.