Software Test Engineer

£Competitive + 27 Days Holiday + Bonus + Pension

Malmesbury, UK


Dyson are looking for a Software Test Engineer to work with our connected devices, ensuring our products respond in the correct way when controlled by a Mobile Application or Cloud Server.

Market Overview

Home to our global Research, Design and Development centre and all of our Commercial functions, our Malmesbury HQ is the heartbeat of Dyson. Over 3,500 people, including James himself, spend their days strategising, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world.

Function Overview

The way technology is controlled will be integral to how it performs. Dyson's software engineers have transformed 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. Connected Products with advanced software and app platforms are cementing Dyson’s place as a pioneering global technology organisation.


You will be part of a collaborative environment where the team is embracing new techniques to improve itself and grow capability. We’re looking for someone who shares this ethic, expresses a desire to develop test strategies to verify complex and diverse implementations across a variety of products (Robotics, Fans, Lighting, new areas).

You'll work with verification methodologies and techniques, in an embedded products environment, so will need to be comfortable with high-level design and discussions with Developers.

You will:

  • Review Software Requirements or Use-Cases and create appropriate Tests cases
  • Implement Software Verification techniques in Simulators, around a PCB using emulators or a complete product
  • Generate innovative Test Automation concepts for Software/UI/Wi-Fi or new technologies
  • Automate Software Testing using Python controlled from Linux/Raspberry Pi/Arduino
  • Execute Automated Tests per Agile Sprint or Software Release, reporting Test Results with TestRail
  • Own the test area and be responsible for the software quality level
  • Use of scripting languages and tools for post processing techniques, or control of test equipment etc.


  • Verification experience of code written in C/C++/Python, or Wi-Fi connected products
  • Experience and knowledge of Software verification techniques, and how they apply to a particular problem
  • Experience of scripting languages Python/Perl, or basic Matlab/Labview
  • Agile; providing critical input at all stages of design and development of a new feature
  • Creative and product focused ability to generate numerous concepts for new technologies

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: 2-May-2018

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