Data Engineer
  • Largest robot producer
  • Work with the latest techniques
  • Role with impact
  • Maassluis
  • 32-40 hours
  • HBO of WO opleiding
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What is your role?

You have the capability to structure data from 30,000 active data systems, of which 90% are available in real time.  

To achieve the best results, it is important to gain insight into all facets of the dairy farm and make well-grounded data-driven decisions. Your task is to make data readily available for our organization regarding animal welfare, rations, grazing, reproduction and robotic performance via our Lely Data Platform. The data directly influences development and operations of the robots, as well as day-to-day business on farms worldwide. 

Your position 

You will be part of the growing Competence Center Data & AI with other Data Engineers, Data Scientists and Data Analysts. You will work hands-on in product domains like Feeding and Milking. Working with tons of robot data from all over the world is what you have a passion for! With  >2 years of experience in the field, you know best practices, are accustomed to code reviews and have experience in the cloud. Building scalable and reliable data pipelines is what you love to do. Working closely with our local team in Maassluis, in addition to high end partners in Prague and Istanbul exposes you to expert knowledge and capabilities providing a great community to develop your skillset, knowledge base and build up your career. 

Technologies we use: 

  • Microsoft Azure - for building cloud native solutions (Azure Storage, SQL, Kubernetes, Event Hubs / Service Bus) 
  • Python 
  • Databricks ( PySpark language)  
  • Azure Key Vault - we take security very seriously and build it into our projects from the beginning 
  • GitLab – source code management, documentation, as well as continuous integration (CI/CD) 

What is your experience?

What do you bring? Experience with: 

  • More than 2 years in data engineering or computer science related work 
  • Making scalable and maintainable applications & understandable frameworks 
  • Distributed systems: cloud computing, cluster computing 
  • Python (required), .NET C# (optional) In the cloud, we use Python or C# for Data Engineering 
  • In-depth knowledge of data APIs for specific cloud provider (preferably Azure)  
  • Good communication skills 

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?
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 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 2300 people.