Senior iOS Research Engineer

£Competitive + 27 Days Holiday, Bonus, Pension

Malmesbury, United Kingdom

Description

Rapidly build iOS prototypes as part of the Connectivity Research Team to demonstrate and prove research concepts.

Dyson Overview

Things move quickly at Dyson. In twenty years, what began with one man and one idea has grown into a global technology company, with 6,000 people and a presence in over 70 countries. From Malmesbury to Malaysia to the US to Australasia and many countries in between, we’ve sold over 80 million machines.

And it’s just the start. From 2016 our Malmesbury HQ is doubling its footprint. The US, our biggest market, is doubling their sales scope. And new frontiers are opening up across South East Asia and beyond. More people, more ideas and more space for more invention. The next four years will be our biggest and busiest yet.

Market Overview

Dyson is a fast paced environment with high demands on quality and novel innovation. It is known for its fresh approach to Design. The successful candidate needs to thrive under pressure and be able to deftly juggle priorities and flex to the dynamic and agile environment that comes with this creative setting.

Function Overview

The Connectivity Research Team are responsible for ensuring the next generation of connected products and technologies are properly explored, tested and refined. This includes ensuring we investigate and utilise the right technologies, techniques, services and security. Additionally, Dyson products will need to operate in a wider connected environment requiring interoperability to be explored and evolved.

Accountabilities

You will be collaborating with experts from different areas of RDD (Research, Design & Development), designing how connectivity is woven deeply into our future products. You must be independent and methodical with excellent problem solving skills. It is essential that you are comfortable rapidly picking up new technologies and have a thirst to overcome problems and limitations in order to reach our vision.

  • Rapid development of proof of concept applications for iOS
  • Researching underlying connectivity frameworks
  • Build prototypes that connect to and integrate with Dyson products
  • Collaborate with embedded software engineers to implement functionality
  • Develop against cloud APIs and 3rd party libraries

Skills

  • BSc/MSc degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject or equivalent experience
  • Strong background in iOS development (Swift, Objective C, X-Code)
  • Experience working with connectivity technologies – Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, BLE
  • Experience with networking protocols and transports
  • Experience working with camera and video on iOS beneficial
  • Experience working with sensors and sensor data
  • Capable of rapidly developing robust research prototypes
  • Broad knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends and emerging technologies
  • Methodical and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Understanding of 3D graphics desirable
  • Understanding and experience of security techniques also desirable

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: 28-Apr-2017