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Associate Principal System Simulation Engineer - EV

Dyson Ltd

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Dyson has opportunities for a talented and experienced Associated Principle Electrical System Simulation Engineer to join the highly successful Motors and Power Systems Research Team, within Dyson's Research, Development (RDD) department, based in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, U.K.

You will join a growing team of multi-disciplined engineers to develop next generation powertrain for Dyson Electric Vehicle (EV). The role focus on leading the electrical and electric system simulation model for EV powertrain.


  • Develop simulation model for powertrain system including key electrical and electric components such as battery, fuse, contact, DC-DC converter, pump, inverter, gearbox and electrical motor, etc.
  • Simulate the powertrain system performance and its impact on vehicle performance

Provide technical input to define powertrain architecture by simulating vehicle performance such as drive range, acceleration and top speed, etc. vs. powertrain mass, cost, size and life

  • Provide technical input to define requirements and specifications for electrical and electric components within powertrain system
  • Develop high performance E-motor control algorithm for EV powertrain
  • Work with software engineer to develop platform for auto-code generation for E-motor control software
  • Work with rest of powertrain team to develop SiL and HiL testing platform for powertrain performance validation and software verification
  • Work with EDU team, HV team and battery team to deliver the most efficient, cost effective powertrain system to meet Dyson EV requirements


A degree in a relevant engineering or scientific discipline (2:1 degree or better) with a demonstrable level of industrial experience in the electrical and electric modelling

  • 5+ years' experience of using Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow or equivalent simulation tool
  • In-depth understanding of E-motor control algorithm theory
  • Experience of modelling powertrain system and vehicle performance for EV application
  • Experience of developing SiL and Hil test platform
  • Experience of auto-code generation
  • Knowledge of electromagnetic design of electrical machines
  • Knowledge of power electronic devices characteristics specifically IGBTs, SiC and GaN in real-world applications
  • Knowledge of battery and cell technologies
  • Develop innovative & novel concepts with high value IP
  • Experience working with safety critical systems is preferred, specifically ISO26262
  • Understand and comply with all relevant International Standards.

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

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