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Software Engineering - Robotics Intern


Graduates, Interns and Apprentices
United Kingdom - Hullavington Office

About us

Dyson is a global technology enterprise.  We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better.  We’re driven by progress and thrive on the challenge of relentless improvement.  We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations, and more people.

Our scale and rapid growth make Dyson rich in new opportunities. We value new ideas and diverse perspectives, so our people are trusted with real work and responsibility from the outset.  You’ll develop fast and have the chance to move into different business areas and regions.  And you’ll be part of a global network of like-minded people – a community that supports and learns from each other.

About the role

You'll be a robotics software engineer intern training in an agile cross-functional team where you will learn the development of complex features to ensure Dyson continues to create innovative products that will delight our customers.

You'll collaborate with architects, software engineers, and specialist engineering to help oversee solve the wide and exciting range of robotics challenges posed by the ever-expanding Dyson product portfolio.

You'll have a desire to explore and share ideas and techniques across different technical domains and will ideally have expert knowledge of algorithm development for complex, sophisticated systems including hardware, embedded software, robotics components with a focus on behavioural software.

Some of your training could include:

  • Design and development of the behaviours and features of household robotics platforms.

  • Manage the entire life cycle of multiple related complex modules and systems, including feature discussion, algorithmic analysis, documentation, design, coding, testing, maintenance, and result tracking.

  • Involve in continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) infrastructure/environment setup.

  • Developing good product sense and a keen focus on product performance.

  • Proactively identify technical risks within projects and influence engineering teams in their resolution.

  • In-depth participation in feature design discussions will be required.

Internship Programme

Our internship programme connects academic theory with practical experience. Gain valuable insights into professional applications through mentorships with our industry-leading experts and exposure to cutting-edge practices. Join us for a transformative journey where theory meets application, guided by the industry’s best minds!

About you

You will be contributing to the delivery of the next generation of Dyson technology, so you will need to:

  • Be working towards a computer science, electronics engineering, computer engineering, mathematics, or robotics engineering or related degree.

  • be in your penultimate year of your undergraduate or combined masters degree programme (exceptions allowed for 5 year programmes with a placement in the third year). 

  • have familiarity with driver development and integration in C or C++

  • have experience in using Linux as the development operating system

  • have exposure in multithreading programming and synchronisation mechanisms.

  • Have the ability to learn continuously and improve oneself.

  • Have experience ideally in embedded system development, including protocol, architecture, behaviours, security, etc., is a plus.

  • be able to evidence how you have applied your technical knowledge to solve problems, either through your university projects or as part of your extra-curricular activities

  • be happy to build your own networks to learn from the technical expertise around you.

  • be a creative problem solver with the ability to multitask in a rapidly changing environment. 

  • be passionate about Dyson and our technology to help us meet our ambitious future plans  

For your application to be considered, please upload 1) your detailed resume and 2) TOR (all semesters inclusive) 3) your Engineering Portfolio in a single file together with your online application.

Working for us

Join our internship programme to jumpstart your career. We look to offer selected high-performing interns an opportunity to return on our graduate programme.

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.