Robotic Software Engineer
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  • Role with impact
  • Working with passionate people
  • Maassluis
  • 32-40 hours
  • HBO of WO opleiding
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What is your role?

In the Robotic Application Software Development department, we develop software that helps automate dairy farms. We work on a range of products that includes our flagship milking robot and our automated guided vehicles. We are looking for engineers to strengthen our team. 

As a Software Engineer, you are responsible for the development and maintenance of our automated farming solutions including robot software and front-end apps. You work in a multidisciplinary team composed of software and test engineers, but also data analysts or electronics engineers depending on the project you are on. In our Agile set up, you participate in all product development phases to create a production-worthy system. 

You help translate requirements to a solid software design. You play a proactive role in designing, improving, and guarding the software architecture.  

Are you the experienced software engineer we are looking for? 

Your main responsibilities are: 

  • Designing, implementing, and testing of the robotic software.
  • Optimizing data structures and algorithms used in production. 
  • Maintaining existing robotic software and app, plus fixing bugs from the field. 
  • Ensuring quality control based on design, code reviews, unit and integration testing, test automation, and addressing technical debt. 
  • Contributing to the Agile work process by setting targets, reporting on progress, and managing risks and threats. 

What is your experience?

  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Software Engineering/ Computer Science or a similar domain. 
  • You are a professional C++ developer with 3 to 5 years of documented work experience using it. 
  • You have experience with JavaScript, Python (test automation), and preferably Qt framework
  • You have working knowledge of Linux and Git. 
  • You approach problems from a system point of view. 
  • You did your homework about cyber security. 
  • You are familiar with multidisciplinary Agile Scrum team setups. 

What do we offer you?

To address the food demand and challenge for 2050, it is crucial to handle people, animals, and the environment responsibly. For us, this means being a reliable long-term partner for our customers and passing on the world to the next generation through sustainable product development. You can contribute to realizing this dream.

What can you expect in your role as a Robotics Software Engineer?

  • Working in an international work environment within one of the most innovative organizations in the Netherlands and also the largest robot producer in Europe. 
  • Excellent employment conditions, including up to 8 weeks of vacation and a salary of up to €5600,- with room for growth within the scale. 
  • Opportunities for growth where you are in charge of your own development. 
  • Space and freedom to innovate, bring in new ideas, and undertake initiatives. We not only offer this, but we also genuinely expect it. It's up to you to come up with ideas and implement them. 
  • A team with enthusiastic, helpful colleagues, collaborating with product development, procurement, and other stakeholders. 
  • Our Lely Academy offers various training programs, such as personality training or more job-relevant training. If you want to develop yourself but it's not in the curriculum, you discuss it with your manager. 
  • The #FitatLely program with our own Lely Gym. A volleyball court, basketball court, football table, and ping pong table where you can challenge your colleagues or take a break from work. 
  • Lease-a-Bike scheme to lease a new bike affordably. 
  • Additionally, enjoy the services and wide range of coffee and tea from our personal barista at the Lely Campus, who makes the tastiest cappuccinos from fresh milk, directly from our own farmer from the Lely Orbiter, for example. 
  • A healthy work-life balance with a hybrid policy where you are 60% on Campus. This is flexible and can be arranged in consultation with your manager. Prefer more time on our modern Campus? You are always welcome (between 06:00 a.m. and 08:00 p.m.).
  • Moreover, we love to celebrate. Whether it's an anniversary or our Christmas party, at Lely, we know how to celebrate! For a feel of the atmosphere, check out this video:

If you want to know more about working at Lely or about the vacancy, please contact me or respond via the button.

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Sara Bakker

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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 75 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 2,400 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.