Senior Software Engineer Vector
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  • 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.

As a senior member of the software development team you participate (are involved) in every phase of the product development process to finalize a production worthy system. The team challenge is namely to translate the requirements to a solid software design.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Guiding, motivating and helping out junior and medior team members.
  • Functioning as the eyes and ears for the Lead Engineer.
  • Taking an active role in technical decision making.

Your daily activities will include:

  • Designing, implementing and testing of C++ (embedded) software.
  • Optimising 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.
  • Contributing to the agile work process by reporting on your 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 – bonus points if you have experience with embedded systems.
  • You are willing to gain some knowledge of CAN bus protocols and microcontroller programming in C.
  • You have experience with the C++ programming language and are familiar with Python 3.6 and above.
  • Knowledge of 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

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 1.200 people.

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