Lead Engineer Embedded Software
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What is your role?

Would you like to work for one of the most innovative businesses in the Netherlands? Does the idea of working on the next generation of software for our milking robots appeal to you? If you are a people manager and embedded software engineer rolled into one and if it gives you energy to raise your team to the next level, read on!

The exciting thing about this role is that you can directly influence the right choices for the new generation.

As a Lead Engineer Embedded Software at Lely, you will head a team of at least ten embedded software engineers working on the ongoing development and maintenance of our automated milking systems. Like any true people manager, you will coach your team in terms of their professional and social skills, liaising closely with every team member to monitor their career path. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and monitoring the technical roadmap, making sure that the needs of customers are effectively converted into technical specifications.

What will be your major tasks?

  • Leading a software development team, with whom you will go through all stages of the product development process to arrive at a production-worthy system.
  • Coaching and stimulating your people.
  • Working with a test-driven approach to translate requirements into robust software designs.
  • Supervising the design, testing and implementation of new embedded software.
  • Maintaining existing embedded software.
  • Ensuring proper quality assurance based on factors including design and code reviews, as well as the setting up of unit and integration tests.
  • Monitoring and adapting the Agile working process.
  • Developing and monitoring the roadmap.

What is your experience?

We are looking for an empathetic and trustworthy professional. Someone with a keen awareness of the working environment and with excellent communication skills, who can also lead their team by acting as a role model. You will also need to fulfill the following requirements.

  • A completed course of study at higher vocational or university level.
  • Two or more years of managerial experience.
  • Experience with programming languages such as C, C ++ and Python.
  • Experience with software development on operating systems such as Linux.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented software development and a test-driven approach (TDD).
  • Knowledge of networks and protocols, including CAN or Ethernet.
  • Experience in working within multidisciplinary Agile Scrum teams.
  • A constructively critical attitude and the ability to handle the dynamics of an innovative business.

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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Want to know more about this vacancy?
Sara Bakker

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About Lely

Lely, founded in 1948, directs all its efforts towards creating a sustainable, profitable and enjoyable future in farming. Circling the cow, the company develops premium robotics and data systems that increase animal welfare, flexibility and the production on the dairy farm. For more than 25 years, Lely has been leading in the sale and service of automated milking systems to successive generations of dairy farmers across the globe. Every day, Lely inspires her employees to offer customers innovative solutions and be a reliable partner for long-term advice and support. With her Head office in The Netherlands and a worldwide network of dedicated Lely Center locations for tailor-made sales and support, the Lely Group is active in more than 40 countries and employs around 2300 people.