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Embedded Software Engineer


Science and Research
Singapore - St James Power Station Headquarters

About Us

The Electronic Systems Research Team are responsible for developing many of the key technologies that enable Dyson’s innovative new products. The team use technology to solve problems that others ignore.

Our Singapore team of creative engineers is growing, and we would like to hear from you if you are interested in joining us to develop cutting edge technology demonstrations and proof of concept product prototypes. The team cover a diverse range of research topics, including sensor technology, power electronics, embedded systems, and embedded software. We work closely with internal Dyson teams, external research institutions and suppliers to consider all aspects of complex products including thermal design, optics, electromagnetics, aero-acoustics, mechanical design, microbiology, machine learning, and compliance.

We are looking for inquisitive engineers with all levels of experience to develop the electronic systems for the next generation of Dyson products. We are different, authentic, pioneering.

About the Role

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our growing team. The role will involve:

  • Working on electronics research projects as part of a team whilst mentoring graduates and new team members.

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

  • Designing, building, and testing demonstration rigs to prove feasibility of new technologies and products.

  • Documenting work and presenting design details and expected performance to others.

  • Working with a creative and methodical approach to problem solving.

  • Plan own work and taking responsibility for project delivery.

  • Identify technical risks and improvements in the way we work.

About You

  • Degree or equivalent experience in electronic engineering or comparable discipline.

  • More than two years working experience in a relevant industry or research environment.

  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.

  • Experience of C/C++ programming for embedded systems.

  • Experience in embedded controller part selection, peripheral performance criteria and device configuration.

  • Experience with software version control and release processes.

  • Able to work with software development tools for code development and debugging.

  • Use of Matlab or Python for data acquisition and analysis.

  • Electronics hardware design for digital and analogue designs is desirable.

  • Knowledge of control theory for power systems, sensors and actuators is desirable.

  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment. Use of lab equipment to set up experiments and to take precise measurements.

  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

  • Demonstrate strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently or in a team.


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. #LI-DYSON

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.