Software Test Engineer
  • Technical play yard
  • Largest robot producer
  • Working together with engineers
  • Maassluis
  • 32-40 hours
  • HBO of WO opleiding
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What is your role?

As a Software Tester for our robot solutions you will be supporting our Embedded Software Engineers in testing the solutions they have devised. One example would be: does the new software functionality allow user-friendly robot operation?As a Software Tester, you will form part of a dedicated Product Development project team, focusing on a single Lely product and applying the Scrum/Agile methodology. Within this team, the decision to approve the release of new software will rest with you; that is a big responsibility!A total of 20 software testers will collaborate with a workforce of 100 software engineers (divided into scrum teams) who are fully dedicated to the improvement of existing Lely solutions and the devising and testing of new solutions.As part of your team, you will be collaborating intensively with Embedded Software Engineers. You will mainly be working in our Maassluis-based workshop, but will also visit test farms to test all equipment in practice conditions.

What will a typical working day look like?

  • Setting up test cases.
  • Carrying out test cases.
  • Having your test cases reviewed.
  • Making use of various testing methodologies: risk based testing, ISTQB and integration tests, as well as detailed tests.
  • Analysing data and collecting feedback from users.
  • Passing feedback on test results back to the team and giving them substantiated advice.
  • Involvement in new features of Lely products and the associated software applications.

What is your experience?

  • Higher vocational level of thinking and working (study of a technical subject would be an asset).
  • Experience with robots would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrable affinity with software.
  • The capability to define test cases to check functionalities.
  • An agricultural background would be an asset.
  • A good command of written and spoken English.

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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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.