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Embedded Software Manager


Design and Development
Philippines - Advanced Manufacturing Office

About This Role:

The expectation for this role is to be based in the new Philippine Technology Center at FPIP in Sto. Tomas Batangas, as soon as it is completed in 2024. 

The software manager (SWM) is responsible for managing a software delivery team, which is responsible for delivering embedded software solution. The SWM creates and facilitates the team, enabling the team to make decisions and work as efficiently (bang per buck) as possible.  The SWM is accountable for the quality of the software delivered by their team, and for their team delivering within the timeframes and specification committed to by their team.

Key Responsibilities:

Creating the team

  • Informed of upcoming business needs. Using this strategic information the SWM builds the team to meet those needs, hiring when necessary
  • Helps to promote the company externally, to facilitate recruitment

Career Development

  • To enable team members to reach their full potential the SWM:
  • Understands the career aspirations of their team members and where possible supports the team member in achieving these goals
  • Identifies and agrees objectives with team members
  • Coaches and mentors the team members
  • Structures the team so that individuals can succeed
  • The SWM recommends team members for promotion
  • The team member recommends reward and remuneration for the team members

Team Effectiveness

  • Allocates individuals to the team so that the team as a whole has the necessary range of skills and experience to succeed
  • Structures the team to minimise personal conflict between team members
  • Provides a strategy for team development over time. Facilitates this development through training
  • Promotes best development and in sprint testing practices through the creation of devices such as development and in sprint test Communities of Practice (CoP)
  • Advocates practices such as Continual Delivery, TDD, BDD, pair programming, extreme programming etc.
  • Where appropriate, uses technical experience to mentor and coach team members
  • Accountable for the delivery commitments made by the team, unless there is a change in scope


  • Accountable for the quality of software delivered by the team
  • Performs spot checks on the quality and size of epics and stories brought into the team
  • Empowers the team not to start development until the DoR is met
  • Uses tools to monitor the delivery of the DoD, (static analysis, compiler warnings, adherence to coding standards, code reviews test coverage, design and documentation generation etc.)
  • Accountable for ensuring that the team delivers software that complies with regulations (including privacy), and is secure
  • Accountable for the maintainability, compatibility, scalability and deployability of the software delivered
    • This includes the ability to deliver software to the factory, and to obtain debug information from deployed software

Tools and Process

  • Accountable for driving common development and test practices across teams, working with other software managers were necessary
  • Accountable for specifying the tools required for software development, working with other software managers to identify common tools where possible


  • Accountable for ensuring that the architectural vision is communicated, agreed and understood by all stakeholders
  • Works with architects to define enablers to achieve the roadmap

 Key Skills / Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in (Electrical/Electronics/Telecommunication/Computer Engineering) or equivalent
  • Extensive experience within real-time embedded software development domain, in various industry
  • Experience with C / C++, UML, Python
  • basic electronics hardware (interface to software systems)
  • Agile (Scrum) experience and project management experience
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal); fluent in spoken and written English
  • Demonstrable experience in technical leadership in difficult and complex projects
  • Experience in building high performance teams

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.