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Lead Embedded Software Engineer


Design and Development
Singapore - Technology Centre

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. We are looking for individuals who wish to invent, design and develop leading products for the global market. 

Dyson has an opportunity for a Lead Embedded Software Engineer to join our Power Electronics and Energy Storage firmware team, developing technology for Dyson’s cord-free range of products. 

About the role

  • 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.

About you

  • Degree in engineering or numerate discipline or equivalent industry experience.
  • At least 5 years professional experience in a relevant industry.
  • Experience in bare-metal low level microcontroller software development.
  • Strong background in real time embedded C and comfortable with high-level design and abstraction as with implementation, testing and debugging of code.
  • 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.


Dyson Singapore monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance.  However, financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound.


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.