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Lead Power Electronics Engineer


Design and Development
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

The core technologies behind many of Dyson’s revolutionary new products are delivered through the Power Electronics and Energy Storage team.  The team are responsible for the hardware behind Dyson’s cutting-edge motor technology (DDM).   They are also responsible for ensuring safety and delivering performance in our extremely power dense Li-Ion battery systems, powering our cord-free and robot products.  Our multi-disciplinary team is growing and we would like to hear from you if you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in Power Electronics design.

Could you be the next member of our Global team in the UK, Malaysia or Singapore?

About the role

The day to day responsibilities of the Lead Power Electronics Engineer involves:

  • Lead and manage projects to design and develop the next generation of electronics hardware for Battery Management Systems and Motor Drives.

  • Identify and communicate risks, and lead the design changes to mitigate them.

  • Mentoring of junior team members.

  • Device selection and characterisation for different power applications.

  • Creating and reviewing design documentation, test methods and validation plans. 

  • Verifying design decisions through simulation, test and analysis of the results. 

  • Designing for performance, cost and compliance standards.

  • Ensuring quality and reliability of Dyson products. 

  • Following the full life cycle of the product development processes. 

  • Interacting with engineers from different disciplines to ensure effective system integration and project delivery. 

The projects are supported by engineers at all levels and they provide a great opportunity to develop and improve your skills and knowledge of power electronics. There is also scope to make a positive impact and contribution to a range of innovative products. You will work closely with other teams in a multidisciplinary environment to create pioneering technology

About you

  • A degree or equivalent in electronic engineering or comparable discipline.  

  • Proven track record in the design and development of battery management systems, motor drives or other power electronics systems. 

  • Experience in managing or leading projects and people.

  • Competence in design for thermal and EMC performance, schematic design and PCB layout. 

  • Strong understanding of analogue circuitry and power electronic devices, including silicon based IGBTs, MOSFETs and wide bandgap technologies. 

  • Practiced in the use of tools such as Failure Mode and Effects Analysis and Fault Tree Analysis.

  • Experience of designing electronics to meet external approvals standards (UL/IEC).

  • Systematic and thorough approach to documentation.

  • The desire and ability to communicate complex ideas to a range of people at different levels within the business.

  • An active approach to generation of ideas. 

  • Experience of designing electronics for high volume mass production.

  • Passionate about Dyson and our technology to help us meet our ambitious targets for the future



  • 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.