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Associate Principal Verification Engineer


Design and Development
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

Associate Principal Engineer are responsible for development of the verification strategy or plan (outline test methods, test facilities and align to product requirements) as well as reporting out on test readiness, test results and product technical risks. Lead new X project, complex and key technology development, verification activities from start to end of life OR Lead claims & competitor verification activity.

As part of the Dyson Test Team, you will play an integral part in determining what, how, when and where we verify new technologies and products to ensure designs are robust to real world conditions and achieve performance and satisfaction targets.


  • You will lead new X project, complex and key technology development, verification activities from start to end of life.
  • You will liaise with research, design, technology and marketing teams to identify and develop the verification strategy for new products and review new and existing methods to assess and improve our designs and technologies.
  • You will work with a global test of test engineers and technicians to prioritise and plan development of performance, electronics, software and robustness tests.
  • You will review and present test results (including statistical techniques where appropriate), conclusions and advice to project teams, senior managers, marketing and legal team.
  • You will review and align requirements for product development working with design and technology teams
  • You will consult on verification process or verification strategy disciple.
  • You will consult and mentor product verification engineers to lead project and review verification plans and risks.
  • You will build capability gap analysis and share within GPVT and wider organization.

Skills/Experience required

  • You should have a degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical or related field or equivalent experience.
  • You know how to define system and functional system requirements, how to do requirements flow down. You have a thorough understanding of Systems Engineering and can apply systems thinking to the design and introduction of new systems.
  • You have 10 or more years’ experience with FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis), statistical and reliability analyses.
  • You worked in verification and testing environment. Experience in conducting testing, test method development and you had exposure to test rigs / automation.
  • You have 10 or more years’ experience in leading projects and have excellent organisational skills: you are able to plan ahead, to prioritise tasks and to co-ordinate the work with others
  • Your communication and presentation skills are exceptional: you are able to translate and communicate complex technical information (example: lead technical reviews presentations) to project & research teams, managers and directors as required.
  • Finally yet importantly, you also should be comfortable with a high degree of ambiguity and enjoy greatly the idea of solving problems.

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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. 

Closing date: 29 October 2021