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Embedded Electronics Engineer - Tech Research - Sensors


Motors and Power Systems, Electronics, Research Engineering
Malmesbury - United Kingdom


Dyson offers a unique opportunity for a talented and experienced Advanced Embedded Electronics Engineer having experience in the field of sensors. This will be within the Technical Research Team, within Dyson’s Research, Design and Development (RDD) department; based in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, U.K. 


  • Developing simulations and algorithms for data processing, modelling and analysis.
  • Experience with gas and PM sensing technology. 
  • Responsible for characterising of sensor performance, define and implement measurement techniques and methods, as well as the evaluation and interpretation of data.
  • Basic knowledge to analyse the lab / field data of the device to fine tune the performance.
  • Ensuring designs can comply with relevant EMC/EMI standards and modifying designs when needed to ensure this is the case. 
  • Undertaking the thermal management design of electronic systems where applicable. 
  • Building demonstration rigs to convey ideas to others. 
  • Producing software to exercise hardware. 
  • Producing detailed hardware designs (both analogue and digital hardware). 
  • Reviewing relevant papers, patents and meeting with companies to keep informed of emerging sensing technologies. 
  • Researching various sensing, user interface and microcontroller technologies. 
  • Responsible for Dyson's requirements for next generation optical/ hyperspectral, gas, PM, position, humidity, pressure sensors and cloud logging application. 
  • Working and manage relationships with different product teams to gain an in depth product understanding, while using knowledge of the latest technologies to create innovative electronics systems and solutions. 
  • Work on technology development for future products of Dyson.


  • Education and experience:  
  • BEng/MEng degree in Electronic Engineering, or other relevant discipline, or a demonstrable level of industrial experience in a relevant industry. 

  • Technical knowledge: 
  •  Applicants should ideally have experience in the following areas: 
  • Digital hardware design: 
  • Excellent general knowledge of microcontrollers, preferably including ARM Cortex M series. 

o Knowledge of a wide range of serial interfaces (e.g. I2C, SPI, UART, USB, I2S). 

o Knowledge of memory devices is desirable e.g. NAND, NOR, SRAM, DDR etc. 

o Experience of application processors. 

o Experience of FPGA design. 

  • Analogue hardware design: 

o Experience of analogue amplification and signal conditioning circuitry. 

o Design of Op-Amp stages such as differential amplifiers, integrators etc. 

  • Software: o Experience of C/C++ programming for embedded systems. 

o Use of Matlab or Python for data acquisition, analysis and automation of rigs. 

o Digital signal processing experience. 

  • Design Tools:
  • Schematic capture using Altium Designer, Mentor Graphics or other main stream tools. 

o Use of SPICE based simulation tools such as Simetrix and LTspice. 

o Design calculation tools such as Mathcad and Microsoft Excel. 

  • Design Techniques: 

o Circuit simulation and design tolerance analysis. 

o Good quality engineering process understanding and appreciation. 

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

  • Lab experience 

o Experience of working in a laboratory environment


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