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Lead Electronics Engineer - Sensors and Actuators

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Design and Development
Location
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

Dyson is growing fast and our ambition is huge - more categories, more locations and more people. We start with an engineering mindset and different thinking, then continuously refine our ideas, unwilling to compromise until we’ve found a better way. Our new product teams take radical new ideas and develop them into reality. They explore the limits of our technology and optimise it through relentless experimenting, testing and iterating.

About the role

The Lead Electronics Engineer is part of the Sensors Group in Global Hardware Electronics. You will be working with engineers and scientists from across different teams including software, hardware and mechanical; on multiple R&D projects covering all current and new categories at Dyson. You will be challenged to solve complex problem in novel ways. Work with Product Owners to capture requirements and select appropriate sensing and actuating technologies. Motivate and mentor graduate and regular engineers on your team.

Responsibilities

This is what we need you to do…

The Lead Electronics Engineer is part of the Sensors Group in Global Hardware Electronics. They will be working with engineers and scientists on multiple R&D projects. The role responsibilities will cover the following areas:

  • Develop cost-effective sensing and actuation technologies to use for a given problem
  • Designing, building and testing sensing and actuating systems
  • Supporting the Electronics Group and helping to build their solutions into the product range
  • Taking designs through development and into production

This is what we need you to have…

  • A degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Electronics Engineering, Physics)
  • At least 3-5 years of experience working in design, implementation and testing of sensors such as magnetic, pressure sensing, range finding and image sensors
  • Proficiency in at least one of the major schematic capture and layout packages
  • Experience with physical characterisation of sensors
  • Experience with quantitative and statistical analysis using Matlab or Python
  • Experience with analogue signal conditioning and digital processing design techniques
  • Experience using hardware lab equipment.
  • Experience with end-of-line calibration equipment and testers
  • Good quality engineering process understanding and appreciation
  • Excellent communication skills verbally and in writing to executive level and regular engineers

In your first year you will…

  • Be challenged to solve complex problems in novel ways
  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop and integrate creative solution into Dyson products
  • Work with product owners to capture requirements and select appropriate sensing and actuating technologies
  • Take designs through Dyson design process, present and participate in design review
  • Motivate and mentor graduate and regular engineers on your team

About you

  • A degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Electronics Engineering, Physics) Experience working in design, implementation and testing of sensors such as magnetic, pressure sensing, range finding and image sensors
  • Proficiency in at least one of the major schematic capture and layout packages
  • Experience with physical characterisation of sensors
  • Experience with quantitative and statistical analysis using Matlab or Python
  • Experience with analogue signal conditioning and digital processing design techniques
  • Experience using hardware lab equipment.
  • Experience with end-of-line calibration equipment and testers
  • Good quality engineering process understanding and appreciation
  • Excellent communication skills verbally and in writing to executive level and regular engineers

Benefits

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

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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: 07 October 2021