- Design and Development
- United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office
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.
Dyson offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals to invent, design and develop market leading products for the global market. By working in our world-class research, design and development (RDD) department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people to create products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors.
About the role
Dyson has an opportunity for a Lead Embedded Software Engineer to join thePower Electronics and Energy Storage firmware team, developing technology for Dyson’s cord-free range of products.
We are expanding our embedded firmware team and are seeking an individual to join us. You must be fluent in the C programming language and be equally comfortable with high-level design and abstraction as with implementation, testing and debugging of code.
Developing real time embedded software for our world leading Li-Ion battery packs and related product control systems.
Working closely with our hardware team to bring new battery powered systems to life – this is a hands-on role with opportunity for plenty of lab work during development.
Participating in code and design review activities.
Documenting software requirements and implementation.
Working with hardware, mechanical and other engineering disciplines to solve complex system level problems and find technical solutions.
Generation of test specifications to ensure product reliability and robustness at key stages during code development.
Mentoring junior engineers and supporting recruitment activities
Degree in engineering or numerate discipline or equivalent industry experience.
Extensive professional experience in a relevant industry.
Experience in bare-metal low level microcontroller software development.
Strong background in real time embedded C.
A good understanding of basic hardware and its interface with software systems.
Software configuration management (source control, continuous integration, etc).
Ability to plan and estimate development tasks (ideally within an agile framework).
Experience with unit testing and writing testable code.
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
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.
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.