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Software Manager – Robotics High Level Platform


Design and Development
United Kingdom - Hullavington Office

About us

Our Machine Learning team drives automation, and helps create bespoke and effortless user experiences. Using data to make decisions, the team develops machines that interact with their environment and predict the consequences of their actions.

About the role

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 software for the core parts of our system that produce the platform for our robotics product suite. 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.

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


  • 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


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.