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

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? 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.

In this position, you and your (international) team are responsible for the daily security monitoring, security management and support of our digital services in a third-line position. This function is positioned in the Digital Operations Center, this team is operationally responsible end-to-end; from the PC on the farm to the cloud platforms in Azure.

You interact with customers and colleagues all over the world, from Service Technicians to Product Developers, super versatile and it offers plenty of opportunities for personal development and growth opportunities. You help ensure that our solutions are safe and secure.

Your activities
Your key objective is to ensure the operational security of our digital solutions in the field, with Lely Horizon, Lely’s digital Farm Management system at its core.
You delve into complex security issues by gathering security information from the field, analysing the cause of common problems and testing variables and scenarios. Your colleagues from Product Development are happy with your analysis and the way in which you think along with them in a solution-oriented way and jointly improve the products. You will be conducting proactive research to analyse security weaknesses and recommend appropriate strategies and work closely with the Enterprise Risk and Security department of the Lely Holding. Together with the Security and Privacy Officer you will be working to get our digital solutions demonstrably secure.

Furthermore, you are regularly involved in the validation of new products or product versions, you develop technical manuals and training materials. To build up a good relationship with colleagues abroad, you occasionally visit a branch and, if desired, give security awareness trainings.

What is your experience?


  • Three years of proven experience as security engineer;
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum/Lean methodologies and worked in SecOps teams;
  • Strong experience with security monitoring (Security Incident and Event Management Systems);
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Azure, Microsoft SQL, PowerShell and Windows OS;
  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities;
  • Structured way of documenting your findings;
  • Good level of English (verbal and written);
  • Willingness to travel internationally;
  • Enthusiasm for staying up to date with the very latest updates about security threats and solutions;
  • Willingness to participate in stand-by duties (24x7 hotline operations);
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • CISSP certified is a pre;
  • No distaste for cows :-)
  • Proactive mindset.

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

What do we offer you?

At Lely you work in a challenging working environment where you are given a lot of responsibility and freedom at one of the most innovative companies in the Netherlands. In this role you can make an impact and be of real value to the organization and further develop yourself. Lely means:

  • work in an international and inspiring work environment;
  • working for an organization that believes in sustainability and that means dealing responsibly with people, animals and the environment. We want to pass the world on to the next generation through sustainable product development;
  • innovation: only by thinking outside the box can we continue to support our customers in the choices they make to achieve their goals. Now and in the future;
  • a salary scale that runs to approximately € 5100,-  gross per month, whereby we would like to see that you can still grow;
  • good fringe benefits, including 27 vacation days & 13 roster days off;
  • an open working environment with flexible working hours and possibilities to work remotely;
  • access to the Lely Academy with a range of different courses;
  • being challenged in your role and a good environment for personal development and growth;
  • you will mainly work at the Lely Campus in Maassluis.
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Want to know more about this vacancy?
Stace Barreiro de Leon

Call or WhatsApp +31 (0) 644 515 395.

About Lely

Lely believes in a sustainable, profitable and pleasant future for dairy farmers. We do this by combining robotization, engineering and farming knowledge.

It all started more than 70 years ago with a dream of two brothers in Maassluis, since then we have been the innovative leader in automated systems for dairy farmers all over the world. With 1,600 specialized professionals, we are constantly working on new agricultural revolutions. We do this from our Campus in Maasluis, the building with the highest achievable sustainability performance in the Netherlands, but we also have offices worldwide. The aim is to make dairy farming (also) interesting for the next generation.