Test Automation Engineer
  • International colleagues
  • Role with impact
  • Largest robot producer
  • 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?

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.