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Software Manager – Dyson Robotics Behaviour


Design and Development
United Kingdom - Hullavington Office

About us

We are growing our Robotics team at Dyson to deliver an expanding range of innovative, intelligent and connected Robotic Products. If you are passionate about delivering the best product for customers, enabling teams to excel and developing individuals to perform at their best and achieve their career goals, then we would love to hear from you.

Reporting to the Robotics Senior Manager, this key role will be the management of teams delivering robot software for the core parts of our system that implement intelligent behaviours. You will be supporting and developing cross functional agile development teams and will be working with other engineering managers, architects and product managers to ensure we deliver the best possible product. You will bring a drive for lean and agile delivery methodologies along with great people skills to help steer your teams.

About the role

Key responsibilities

Coaching and mentoring engineers from Undergraduate to Associate Principal
Support technical and personal development of individuals to achieve career goals
Understand the status of teams, flagging issues and supporting their resolution
Recruitment and onboarding of new engineers to ensure resource levels and skills match demand
Performance Management of individuals including goal setting, review and appraisal
Giving timely and relevant feedback
Communication of relevant company information, updates and culture.
Champion Lean & Agile practices, supporting teams as we continually look to improve

About you

Qualifications and skills:

Significant software development experience at a senior level
Experience of agile methodologies
Good understanding of people and ability to listen and build trust
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and confident representing your team at all levels
Good knowledge of software development best practice
Able to communicate and report on complex technical issues at all levels


Ability to network and build relationships across teams
Be an advocate for the team and find opportunities to give recognition to the team
Effective communicator - concise and timely communication, managing facts and emotion
Global collaborator - open minded to ideas from other perspectives
Resilient - prepared to be challenged and thrive in change
Strong interest in robotics and robot behaviours


27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
Pension scheme
Performance related bonus
Private medical insurance
Life assurance
Sport centre
Free on-site parking
Subsidised café and restaurants
Discounts on Dyson machines


At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

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.