Data Engineer

£Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Gym

Malmesbury, United Kingdom


As a data engineer you will shape Dyson's data platform by ingesting, modelling, and enriching data. You will ensure that data can be ingested and analysed in a secure, efficient, and well-governed manner.

Market Overview

Building our analytical capabilities is a core pillar of Dyson's new global data strategy. As more consumers engage with Dyson, via more types of products, and across more markets, the volumes of data will greatly increase. Understanding how to use this data to improve everything from customer experiences to product development will be key to Dyson's success.

Function Overview

This roll will report to the Development Manager, and sits within the Global Data and Analytics team. This team is tasked with ensuring that the various parts of Dyson's business are able to leverage rich, accurate, and timely data to generate insights and make better decisions. Sitting in IT, the team has the resources and the remit to keep up with Dyson's impressive global growth.


As a Data Engineer you will be responsible for developing, industrialising, and optimising Dyson's big data platforms across AWS and GCP. You will ingest new data sources, model the data, and enrich it using various means. Working with data from any source, you will understand the best way to serve it up at scale to a global audience of analysts. You will be expected to work closely with data architects and data analysts on the team to ensure that we are building one integrated, high performance solution.


You will have some experience with data lakes or data warehouses. You have a good knowledge of SQL, Python, and preferably Spark. You will have worked with the Hadoop platform before (e.g. HDFS, Hive, Impala) and ideally had some exposure to BigQuery or Athena as well.

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: 1-Sep-2017