Data Support Analyst
  • Technical play yard
  • Largest robot producer
  • International colleagues
  • Maassluis
  • 40 hours
  • HBO opleiding
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What is your role?

This is your chance to come and work at the largest robot manufacturer in the Netherlands, the family business of the year with a high-tech campus in beautiful Westland. Lely develops and produces robots and digital services for the agricultural sector, especially dairy farms, and supplies them worldwide in more than 40 countries. Are you interested in the latest technologies, and would you like to work in an innovative environment where you can really contribute to the well-being of our customers, the dairy farms?  

This function is positioned in the Digital Operations Center (DOC) existing of multiple teams (Application, Security, Cloud, Continues Improvement, Learning & Development). These teams are together operationally responsible end-to-end.  The team for this role will be Cloud Operations operationally responsible together with multiple cloud engineers for activities in the cloud environment of Lely. 

You interact with customers and colleagues all over the world, from Service Technicians to Product Developers, from Application Specialists to Lead Data Engineers, the role is super versatile and it offers plenty of opportunities for personal development and growth opportunities.   

Your activities  
Lely Horizon is the management system for modern dairy farming. All data is collected from the various Lely products that are active on the farm. Think of the milking robot, feeding robot and the manure robot.  After an internal training, you will provide third-line support on questions, problems and bugs related to our data products that are connected to our new farm management solution Lely Horizon.  

But also: 

  • Delve into complex data issues and questions by gathering technical information from the field 
  • Analyzing the cause of common problems and testing variables and scenarios 
  • Work along with colleagues from the Product Development Data Teams focusing on improving the products 
  • Daily monitoring, management and support of our digital services in a third-line position. 
  • Responsible for thinking from the perspective of the customer (the farmer), translating business visions to technical requirements and presenting the solutions to stakeholders and engineering teams.  

To be able to build up a good relationship with colleagues abroad, you occasionally visit a Lely cluster 

What is your experience?

  • Higher education or academic background (HBO/WO) in Computer Science or Informatics; 
  • Minimum of 2 years of working experience in a related field;  
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum/Lean methodologies;  
  • Experience in Python, SQL, Spark, API design;  
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure;  
  • Experience in Infrastructure as Code, working in CI/CD DevOps team;  
  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken in English;  
  • No distaste for cows :-)  

Regular travel to other countries inside and outside Europe is part of this role.  

What do we offer you?

An interesting job, in which you will be faced with complex technical issues as well as being part of the introduction of new Lely solutions. A pleasant working environment at an international family-owned business where innovation is always key.  

You will also benefit from:  

  • Good salary that matches the responsibilities;  
  • flexibility in terms of working times and conditions;  
  • 8% holiday pay and 40 days off if you work fulltime;   
  • Dynamic role with a lot of space for own initiatives;  
  • Travel expenses, smartphone and laptop;   
  • A beautiful office in Maassluis which is easily accessible by car or public transport;  
  • Opportunities and facilities to also work from home.  
  • Plenty of room for personal growth and development. 


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Menno van den Berk

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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 70 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 2,300 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.