Test Automation Engineer
  • International colleagues
  • Largest robot producer
  • Work with the latest techniques
  • Maassluis
  • 32/40 hours
  • HBO of WO opleiding
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What is your role?

Lely is a Dutch company that develops and builds robots for the dairy industry. Lely's goal is to fully automate daily agricultural processes, so farmers can spend time doing the things they love.

As a Test Automation Engineer, you are part of the scrum teams within Product Development, each working on one of the Lely products using the Scrum/Agile methodology.

Lely focuses on high-quality products, and high-quality software is crucial for this. Therefore, it is important to invest in writing automated tests and making them an integral part of our CI/CD pipeline. As a Test Automation Engineer, you will be involved in the following:

  • With the help of colleagues, test cases, and system knowledge, you check the various functionalities of the robot using various testing methodologies: risk-based testing, integration testing, and detail testing;
  • For the automated tests, you write test scenarios in Cucumber/Gherkin format and can automate them;
  • Building and maintaining the test automation pipeline and infrastructure;
  • You analyze the data of the results of the tests and collect feedback from and for engineers;
  • You give feedback about the test results to the team and provide them with substantiated advice;
  • You are involved in new features of the Lely products and associated software applications;

What is your experience?

  • You have a bachelor or master level way of thinking
  • You have several years of relevant work experience as a developer or test (automation) engineer in embedded software.
  • You have experience with both the development and the execution of tests, from the realization phase to the chain and acceptance phase.
  • You have experience with agile working in scrum teams.
  • You have experience with behavior-driven testing and test automation tools (Behave and Gherkin are no strangers to you).
  • You have experience with programming languages ​​(Python, C++), with Python being preferred.
  • You have relevant experience using Bash, Linux, GIT, and CI/CD pipelines.
  • TMAP/ISTQB certification is a plus
  • You can communicate well both orally and in writing in English (and Dutch).

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 Automation Test 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.
  • 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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WA3e0WHbxE

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

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 75 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.