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Senior / Lead Systems Engineer


Science and Research
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

Dyson develop products that are deliberately different and verifiably better than the competition. These solutions are increasingly complex and require closer and closer integration of traditionally separate engineering disciplines. We’re rapidly expanding our product systems engineering team to help us manage that complexity and ultimately get our new ideas to market sooner.

About the role

We are currently looking for a Senior or Lead Systems engineer to work at the core of our early stage product development teams using systems engineering tools and methods to bring clarity from ambiguity. We are looking for someone who can challenge convention, think outside the box; change direction and find novel ways of working to make sure you’re always adding real value


  • Translate our product vision into clear and concise user, business and product requirements.

  • Use MBSE methods to develop product architectures. Decomposing the problem into digestible functional, physical and behavioural chunks.

  • Build and coordinate system wide simulations to help us to balance requirements early.

  • Work collaboratively with all our engineering teams to clarify work packages, manage trade studies and resolve engineering issues.

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of our global systems engineering capability including methods, tools and training material

  • Influence - you’ll need to be able to convince stakeholders at all levels of the business.

  • Communicate - be able to articulate complex ideas and concepts verbally or in writing to anyone.

  • Collaborate - actively build relationships across functional divides.

About you

  • Relevant experience in a product development environment performing similar roles - small-medium sized projects of rapid/short duration

  • A solid grasp of requirements in engineering and system architecture amounting to 5 years or more of systems engineering and systems thinking application.

  • Hands-on experience with simulation and systems analysis using tools such as Simscape / Simulink and MATLAB.

  • Experience building architectural models in SysML using tools like Sparx EA.

  • A good engineering degree (or equivalent) in a related discipline.



  • 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, Bath, Chippenham and Swindon.

  • Free on-site parking.

  • Subsidized café providing 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.


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.