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Systems Engineer - NPI Projects


Design and Development
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

Dyson create products which are different and better than the competition. These solutions are increasingly complex and require a system approach. We’re rapidly expanding our New Product Innovation team to help us manage that complexity and ultimately get our new ideas to market sooner.

About the role

  • Work at the core of our 'New Product Innovation' teams using systems level oversight and tools to identify opportunities and innovative solutions.

  • Define the core user needs and be responsible for the delivery of product requirement documents which convey these.

  • Lead the process of identifying and classifying risks related to new concepts.

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

  • Build product system simulations to help define and predict the performance of our new concepts.

  • Analyse the results of complex system calculations, summarise and communicate these with both technical and non-technical colleagues. 

  • Work collaboratively with the research and development teams to clarify the full product system requirements and deliverables.

  • Challenge and develop Dyson engineering practices to continuously improve design quality.

  • Mentor and coach more junior team members, championing best practice.

We need you to…

  • Operate effectively on changeable and ambiguous early stage projects.

  • Challenge convention - don’t blindly follow process. Change direction and find novel ways of working to make sure you’re always adding real value.

  • Be inquisitive - always ask ‘why?’; seek to understand the underlying principles behind all engineering problems, strive to broaden your skill set.

  • 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 the different teams.

About you

  • Relevant experience in a product development environment performing a similar role.

  • A solid grasp of requirements setting, systems engineering and system architecture.

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

  • Some 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 public 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.


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.