Description and Requirements

You'll join an ambitious and rapidly growing research team at Dyson HQ, focused on building real robots to go into people’s homes. The team is very diverse, covering topics including Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Robot Control, Mechatronics and Electronics, Human-Robot Interaction, all with the backdrop of a friendly and multi-cultural work environment. You will be part of the team responsible for building, releasing, automating and configuring changes through all stages of the build and release cycle of Dyson's robot.

You do not need robotics experience to perform the DevOps role within this team.

Market Overview:

Dyson HQ is home to over 3,500 people who work across a medley of engineering and commercial functions. The award winning campus has three cafes, a sports centre and a number of engineering icons including our Harrier and Lightning jets – one of which hangs from the ceiling of our café. Based in Malmesbury, the campus is within easy reach of both the Cotswolds and cities like Bath and Bristol along the M4 corridor.

Function Overview:

Amazing robots can only come from the most talented people working together, sharing the right tools and resources, at the right time, having fun, and aiming high. This is our goal: build a great Robotic Team with a focused vision of robots in the real world solving concrete problems for people, comprised of the world’s best roboticists, with a culture of ambition and excellence paired with a healthy work-life balance. Dyson is the place to show what you can do, and love doing it.

Accountabilities:

  • Developing and supporting tools to improve the efficiency of the CI/CD process.
  • Investigate, debug and resolve build and test issues, coordinating branch strategies, and the overall management of the automated build and test system
  • SCM support: branch management, merge conflict resolution, setting up processes and policies
  • Assist teams with change management (e.g., adding new platforms, compiler updates, or operating systems changes).
  • Systems Infrastructure: Troubleshooting server and system related issues on multi-platform environment as needed to support the daily build and continue build infrastructure
  • Managing build systems: Monitor health of builds, root cause analysis of failed unit tests, automated any outliers to improve continuous integration.

Skills:

  • Demonstrable DevOps/build and CI/CD release engineering experience
  • Good understanding of the software lifecycle
  • Strong skill on scripting such as python, shell/bash script 
  • Good understanding on Linux system
  • Experience on infrastructure automation tools such as Jenkins or Bamboo
  • Good understanding about Git, Bitbucket and Yocto

Desirable
:
  • Experience in C/C++
  • Experience with containers - Docker

Benefits Overview:

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