Senior Software Engineer Vector
  • Role with impact
  • Impact on future talent
  • Responsible job
  • Maassluis
  • 32-40 hours
  • HBO of WO opleiding
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What is your role?

Would you like to work for one of the most innovative companies in the Netherlands? Does it excite you to work on the next generation software of our robots? And are you a Senior Software Engineer? Please continue reading!

As a Senior Software Engineer you are the driving force within the Vector team. With your experience and enthusiasm you will guide junior and medior team members towards the further development and the maintenance of our automated feeding system and other automated guided vehicles.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Taking an active role in technical decision making and setting direction.
  • Ensure code quality by coaching and helping out other team members.
  • Make sure requirements result in an awesome product.

Your daily activities will include:

  • Designing and implementing C++ (embedded) software.
  • Proofing your implementation in our workshop or on location at our test farms
  • Optimizing data structures and algorithms used in production.
  • Maintaining existing embedded software including parts of legacy code.
  • Ensuring quality control based on design and code reviews, writing of unit and integration tests.
  • Taking an active role in the agile work process by contributing on planning, project progress and managing risks and threats.

What is your experience?

  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science (or a similar study).
  • You have at least 8 years of experience with software engineering using languages like C++, C# or Java.
  • You have experience in creating event driven programs and control loops.
  • Knowledge of Embedded Systems, Can, CanOpen and ROS 2 is a plus.
  • You have working knowledge of Linux and Git.
  • Experience in working in multidisciplinary Agile Scrum teams.
  • Affinity with mechatronics is a plus.
  • EU-citizenship is required.

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?
Olaf Smid

Bel of WhatsApp via +31(0)6 535 019 49 of mail naar osmid@lely.com.

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.

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