Java Application Developer
  • Responsible job
  • Room for creativity and expertise
  • Maassluis
  • 32-40 hours
  • HBO of WO opleiding
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What is your role?

Lely has launched many ground-breaking robotics solutions in recent years, building up a reputation as an outstandingly innovative and reliable supplier for dairy farmers. The Lely organisation is going through a stage of rapid growth and has strong ambitions to step up the speed. To facilitate this growth, we must ensure the ongoing integration of our software applications so as to optimise our in-company collaboration methods. Would you like to contribute to building the software backbone of our organisation?

Innovative internal applications and connected data platforms are key to Lely as the basis for the advanced transmission of engineering information throughout the development of Lely's newest machines. Because of the innovative character of our company we know it is vital to keep up to speed with the latest developments, striving for the optimum use of this tooling.

Within the Product Development department, and working autonomously from the Engineering Data & Systems domain, you will be engaged in the ongoing development, review and extension of the applications used by your departmental colleagues to generate data and transmit them to all Lely departments. Using business processes and user requirements, you will work to improve the existing (Java-based) information systems and create customisations autonomously, as well as programming and maintaining totally new functionalities or integrations. You must be well informed about modern information technology and able to fathom intricate subject matter, as well as connecting it with reality. Together with key users of the Operations and Technical Service Support departments and your own department, you will form part of the expertise centre that handles these applications.

What will your job involve?

  • Helping to ensure that one of Lely’s most important systems is always up-to-date and reliable.
  • Analysing the current processes and shortcomings and working with other departments to develop future-proof software solutions, sometimes assisted by written specifications.
  • Programming both server-sided and client-sided applications, add-ons and integrations with other systems.
  • Working on innovative applications that make service information available to Lely's Field Service organisation.
  • Providing support to a wide circle of users.

What is your experience?

  • Completed study ICT or (Technical) Informatics at higher vocational level.
  • Technical talent and passion for ICT.
  • A solution-oriented attitude and analytical skills at a certain abstraction level.
  • Knowledge of Java, JSP and Web services is essential (experience with REST, SOAP, oData & XML/Json would definitely be an asset).
  • Some years of experience as an Application Developer or (Embedded) Software Developer.
  • ·A fluent command of Dutch and English.
  • Affinity with engineering in a production business.
  • Experience with (3D) CAD applications would be an asset.

What do we offer you?

A job for a true inventor, at a company driven by innovation. You will see your ideas come to life as they leave the factory to our customer, the dairy farmer. At the end you will contribute to a sustainable way of farming. 

We offer..

  • flexibility in terms of working times and conditions;
  • variety one day you will be at the workshop, another day on the farm and the next day you will work at the main office;
  • the space and freedom to innovate, construct new ideas and tinker in our workshop;
  • 40 holidays per year; 
  • the tastiest coffee you will ever drink, courtesy of our barista;
  • time for fun: table football, volleyball and a basketball court.

Recruitment or Consulting agency? We appreciate your interest, but we are sourcing all our candidates directly. We understand you are trying to offer your candidates interesting jobs at an innovative company like Lely but consider that any unsolicited profiles you send us will be treated as direct applications.

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About Lely

At Lely, we believe in achieving a sustainable, profitable and agreeable future for dairy farmers by combining robotisation, engineering and farming expertise.

It all started with a dream cherished by two brothers in Maassluis 70 years ago, and ever since, we have worked to become innovative market leaders in automated systems for dairy farmers across the globe. With a team of 2,300 professional specialists, we work constantly to bring about revolutionary solutions for the agro industry. We are based at our Maassluis Campus, a building which features the highest sustainability performance possible, not just in the Netherlands, but on a global scale. Our overall objective: making dairy farming interesting, also for the coming generations.