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Lead Verification Engineer


Design and Development
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

Dyson offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals for a permanent Lead Verification Engineer position in Malmesbury.

Based in Dyson’s RDD facility you will be joining the Motor Drives and Advanced Control (MDAC) team within the Dyson Global Electronics organisation. The MDAC team form part of the wider Motors and Power Systems Group and is a significant part of Dyson RDD with a growing team of more than 100 highly skilled engineers, scientists and technicians in its UK, Singapore, Malaysia and Philippines offices. The Group focuses on researching and developing cutting-edge electric motors, drives and control systems for integration into existing and future Dyson products.

About the role

Being part of the team working on the Dyson Digital Motor (DDM), this role primarily focuses on the verification of new and existing DDMs, associated products and electronics. This will involve the characterisation, test and analysis of motors, power electronics drives and control systems, helping to ensure that the final products meet their performance requirements as we develop them all the way into production.


  • Working closely with MDAC Team Leads and Motor Drive Engineers, you will follow existing, and create your own, Test Methods for system characterisation (and analysis) for control system validation, thermal mapping and user interaction of motors, power electronics and associated products as required.

  • As a Lead Test Engineer you will manage the daily tasks and project assignments for Test Engineers, giving direction and support as appropriate.

  • Effectively plan and organise the global verification effort, working with the UK, Singapore and Philippine teams to ensure the right testing at the right time is fully allocated and then tracked and reported.

  • Generate high-quality test reports with all data and findings from all work undertaken.

  • Be able to apply your skills to other areas of work and tasks within the business as may be required of you on occasion for the benefit of the wider team. This could include, but is not limited to, supplier liaison for issue resolution or audit, engineering design work, test rig building and production equipment commissioning.

About you

  • A good first degree in electrical/electronic engineering or equivalent qualification or demonstrable experience of equivalent-level working in test and verification environments.

  • An ability to use standard laboratory equipment to set up experiments and to take precise measurements of electro-mechanical systems to aid performance analysis and fault-finding.

  • Have experience of MATLAB or NI tools as a means to perform technical analysis and characterisation of a UUT.

  • Knowledge and experience in a range of aspects of electronics including some of: power electronics, motor control, battery management, analogue, digital and sensing technologies.

  • Strong communication and team working skills to be able to form a bridge between multiple teams of different disciplines working on a single, integrated product, across multiple global sites.

  • Be flexible and open-minded to respond quickly to changes in project priorities. Be able to demonstrate sound theoretical knowledge, reasoning and problem solving skills in engineering.

  • Be able to clearly report progress and results in-person during meetings as well as produce a high standard of written documentation.

  • Proactive and persistent nature demonstrated by an inquisitive approach.

  • Be a creative thinker and problem solver; highly self-motivated and self-reliant with enthusiasm for motors, power systems and Dyson products.

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is mandatory.



  • 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.