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Lead Wireless Electronics Hardware Engineer

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Design and Development
Location
United Kingdom - Hullavington 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.

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

As a member of the Wireless Hardware Team you will be based in Hullavington, England and will work within a global project team environment to lead and deliver the electronics solution for new and pioneering connected consumer products. The role will require a highly motivated, creative, methodical, and flexible person ready to take on challenges with a balance of creative and pragmatic engineering approaches.

Accountability:

  • Lead the wireless hardware development activity for new projects and deliver integrated electronic and antenna hardware solutions.
  • Define requirements, lead design reviews, perform technical risk analysis, and lead investigations to proactively solve problems.
  • Perform extensive RF antenna simulation to assess the optimal antenna solution for a given integrated application.
  • Prove designs with detailed RF verification and validation tests.
  • Ensure design solutions meet product specifications and functional requirements (performance, reliability, DFM, cost and compliance with international regulatory standards).
  • Liaise and collaborate with various Dyson engineering teams across the UK and South East Asia to drive products through to production.
  • Produce detailed engineering materials including design schematics, PCB layouts, tolerance analysis, design notes, failure analysis reports, and technical review documents.
  • Contribute towards ongoing electronics development process improvement activities.
  • Build relationships with suppliers to advance novel solutions and efficient designs.

About you

You will be an experienced RF design engineer and capable of working unsupervised to design, develop and implement specific connectivity hardware solutions. Preferably you will have experience of the whole product development lifecycle, from initial concept through to high volume production and product sustainability.

  • Degree qualified in a relevant electronics discipline (Electronics/Telecommunication) or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and experience of connected consumer wireless technology including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, BLE, RFID, NFC and antenna technologies up to 6GHz.
  • An understanding of different antenna solutions and the ability to design, prototype and test PCB antennas.
  • Knowledge of the regulatory RF testing required for low power radio products and the related test house activities necessary for radio compliance.
  • Working knowledge of schematic capture and PCB layout software such as Mentor Graphics and Altium.
  • Experienced with RF simulation tools (ANSYS HFSS) to support PCB antenna design, circuit analysis, tolerance analysis and documentation.
  • Experienced with DFM, DFA and DFT.
  • Strong EMC awareness.
  • Highly motivated, independent and self-driven with excellent communication and documentation skills.

Benefits

  • Performance related bonus
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Discounts on Dyson machines
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Flexible benefits programme with a growing range of voluntary benefits, including the ability to purchase additional holidays
  • 27 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays
  • Free bus travel to and from Malmesbury campus from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidized café providing endless free coffee and tea, and a free lunch
  • Private Medical insurance for all employees
  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and dependents
  • Digital GP and prescription service
  • On-site gym
  • Electrical vehicle lease scheme options

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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.