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Salary: £Competitive +27 Days Holiday + Bonus + Pension
Location: Malmesbury
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Software Engineering
Category: Software Jobs
Software Engineer – Embedded Media - Graphics

£Competitive +27 Days Holiday + Bonus + Pension

Malmesbury, UK


As part of Dysons expansion into Software Engineering, we are opening vacancies for Software Development Engineers to work on challenging projects in our Embedded Media team. We work in a supportive environment, in a team which is constantly aiming to improve itself. We’re looking for someone who shares this ethic, and expresses a desire to create high-quality, graphical user interfaces using both custom off the shelf libraries as well as developing bespoke templates, on a range of hardware platforms. You must be fluent in C/C++ programming languages and be equally comfortable with high-level design and abstraction as with implementation, deployment, testing and debugging of graphics application code. Dyson offers a unique opportunity for talented individuals who wish to invent, design and develop leading products for the global market. By working in our world class Research Design and Development department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people, to create products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different.

Market Overview

Home to our global Research, Design and Development centre and all of our Commercial functions, Dyson HQ is tucked away in countryside famous for the railway tunnels and bridges of Isambard Brunel, who revolutionised modern engineering. Our secluded location helps us to protect our ideas and stay independent-minded. Yet nearby are the fashionable cities of Bristol and Bath (where a young James Dyson invented cyclone technology).

The building is the heartbeat of Dyson. Nearly 2,000 people, including James himself, spend their days strategizing, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world. In 2017, our HQ will double its footprint with an ambitious new expansion.

Function Overview

In the future, the way technology is controlled will be integral to how it performs. Dyson software engineers are already transforming the way our owners interact with their machines. Our first connected robot vacuum launched in 2014 and its companion app takes cleaning into the digital era. Scheduling cleans. Reviewing mapping data. Diagnosing technical issues. Our new technology is advancing at speed. Network-based robotics and intelligent sensing technologies, all enabled by advanced software and app platforms. And all cementing Dyson’s place as a pioneering global technology organisation.


• Implement graphical user interface on consumer products within a real time embedded framework. • Develop or deploy tools to refine/reduce user interface specification, to implementation, cycle time. • Successfully implement the graphics solution by working with existing real time embedded software teams. • Develop graphics applications using open source libraries e.g. OpenGL, on SoC technology with GPU/GPGPU capability. • Develop bespoke graphics libraries or templates on SoC technology without GPU/GPGPU capability. • Support selection of processor families and associated tool chains. • Analysis of high level user requirements into efficient graphics functions.


• Proven background in developing graphical solutions using open source libraries e.g. OpenGL, uGFX, uGUI, TouchGFX • Experience in developing in-house, or bespoke graphics libraries. • Strong background in real time embedded C/C++. • Experience in debugging complex software problems, using both simple and complex investigation techniques, including Design of Experiments. • Experience in defining software level requirements and design using UML. • Experience of software testing techniques. • Experience developing native C++ cross platform libraries would be a bonus • An evangelist for best practice in design, development, test & Agile development • Inquisitive by nature, you’ll be enthusiastic about technology and creative and tenacious in your approach to problem solving. • Your communication skills will lead your engagement with the Dyson team and wider tech community. • You’ll be able to estimate your work and commit to deliveries within an Agile development framework. • You’ll thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing and delivery focussed environment

Benefits Overview

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

Posted: 8-Mar-2018

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