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Lead Electronics Engineer


Design and Development
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic. But most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do. And when you work at Dyson, you have the chance to do things you can’t do anywhere else.

The Floorcare Electronics System Integration team, based in Malmesbury, England, is responsible for developing and integrating cutting-edge electronic hardware for new and pioneering Dyson Floorcare products. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, developing disruptive technologies that require increasingly complex electronics solutions to deliver Dyson’s rapidly expanding global product portfolio.

About the role

The role will require a highly motivated, creative, methodical and flexible person, ready to take on challenges with a pragmatic approach. You will lead a team/s of Electronics Engineers, working with multi-disciplinary global project teams to architect, develop and deliver integrated electronics solutions for new and pioneering consumer appliance products within Dyson’s Floorcare category. You will gain invaluable experience working with Dyson’s Research and New Product Innovation teams to investigate and develop novel electronics to support and realise new Dyson product ideas. You will also manage other Engineers and will provide supervision and mentoring to less experienced Engineers in the team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead a team of Electronics Engineers to architect, develop and deliver integrated electronics solutions to project timelines.

  • Design and develop complex analogue and digital electronic circuits.

  • Proactively lead design reviews, technical risk analyses, troubleshooting and investigations to solve complex engineering problems.

  • Champion established Dyson methodology and good engineering practices to deliver robust and high-quality design solutions.

  • Produce detailed engineering materials including design schematics, PCB layouts, tolerance analyses, design notes, FMEA, failure analysis reports and technical review documents.

  • Liaise and collaborate with various Dyson engineering teams (Mechanical, Compliance, Reliability, Software, Manufacturing, Test, etc) across the UK and South East Asia to ensure product and system requirements are satisfied, and drive product development through to production.

  • Contribute towards electronics development process improvement activities.

  • Manage, coach and mentor Engineers in the team.

About You

As a Lead Electronics Engineer, you will have at least a bachelor-level degree in a discipline which contains a significant focus on Electronics Engineering. You will be capable of leading a team to deliver high quality electronics solutions on time. You must have experience in designing sustainable and high quality electronic solutions, ideally for consumer products in mass production and through the whole product development lifecycle. You should also have some lead and/or mentoring experience.

  • Degree qualified in a relevant electronics discipline.

  • At least 5 years of experience developing and delivering electronic solutions through whole product development cycles.

  • Working knowledge of schematic capture and PCB layout software such as Mentor Graphics.

  • Experience using simulation tools to support design calculations, tolerance analyses and documentation.

  • Experience with standard electronics laboratory and test equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analysers, AC/DC power sources, power meters, etc.

  • Experience in Design QA, DFM, DFX and DFMEA.

  • Knowledge of home appliance safety requirements and regulatory certification at PCBA and product levels, including EMC/ESD.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to lead a team to deliver high quality results within challenging project timelines.

  • Highly motivated and self-driven with good communication skills, and experience in a technology leadership role.



  • Performance related bonus 

  • Company paid Life Assurance 

  • Discounts on Dyson machines 

  • Competitive pension scheme 

  • Purchase additional holidays  


  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays 

  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon 

  • On-site parking 

  • Endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch  

  • Free on-site hair salon 

  • On-site lifestyle Assist 

  • Electric vehicle scheme  


  • Private Medical insurance for all employees 

  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents 

  • Digital GP and prescription service 

  • Fertility treatment support 

  • On-site gym and sports centre 

  • On-site wellbeing centre 


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.