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Software Test Engineer

  • Location Groenlo
  • Business unit Livestock Management
Do you want to put the final finishing touches on quality control of the developed software and thereby optimize the products that help the farmer move forward? Then read our vacancy for Software Test Engineer!

As Software Test Engineer you will set up test plans for testing the software and the entire product. And you give substance to the automated testing of our hardware and software. From time to time you will also perform desk and field tests. You are therefore in direct contact with our customers, where field tests are performed. Together with the team you will work on the issues found and you are not satisfied until the qualities of our services and products are guaranteed. The systems are complex, but with your analytical ability you know your way around the high level of depth, test scenarios and test sizes. Work is done with DevOps, Robot Framework, and Gherkin test frameworks. 

Nedap Livestock Management is the global market leader in the automation of barn processes based on electronic individual animal identification. New applications in the Cloud or Edge are continuously developed and launched for our innovative automation solutions. Our wearables measure animal behaviors such as feeding and rumination times and animal activity. In our IoT environment, we use this data from the wearables to automate processes and show the livestock farmer relevant information.

'We strive for the highest achievable quality of our products. Your work is essential for this.' (Kor, Head of Tech)

Your team

As a Software Test Engineer at Livestock Management you will be working in an inspiring and international working environment. This position is located in the heart of the R&D team, where you will work closely with fellow test engineers and software developers. You will have the opportunity to make a difference by taking initiative. This assumes a lot of personal responsibility and ownership. In addition, you can make an impact on the Scrum/Agile working method, so that it can be further expanded and applied.

'The atmosphere is cool. You work at a big company, but it feels familiar. You can contribute your own ideas and you're really listened to. Everyone is willing to help each other or think with you.' (Oscar, Test Engineer)

Our offer

Of course, we offer excellent primary and secondary conditions. For example, you are responsible for your own working hours and vacations. No one keeps track of this; we rely on your own responsibility in this regard. In addition, we offer you the means to fulfill your responsibilities. Financially, things are also well organized here. In addition to your salary and vacation pay, Nedap has a 13th month, a profit distribution and the possibility of shares. We also have a very attractive pension scheme. But above all, we invest in your development! Nedap has no pots for your development. In addition to our extensive induction program and personal development program, we are happy to look at your potential with you.

Required experience and skills

You have a passion for the testing profession. It is important that you are pleasantly visible within the R&D department and can communicate well with other colleagues. You can see the consequences of changes and you can effortlessly separate main and minor issues. Just like your colleagues, you work proactively and accurately.

Furthermore, you recognize yourself in the following:
  • You have a completed college or university education;
  • You have some experience as a Test Engineer and you are TMAP or ISTQB® certified; 
  • You have experience with Gherkin test environments and Robot Framework;
  • You have a good command of the Dutch and English language;
  • Knowledge of test automation is a plus. 
You are available 32-38 hours per week. Hybrid working is possible.

'Sometimes we literally go out on the farm and see how our software is used by farmers. That makes the work extra fun.' (Oscar, Test Engineer)

Nedap Livestock Management

About Nedap Livestock Management

At Nedap Livestock Management we help professional dairy and pig producers around the globe run a profitable, sustainable and enjoyable business. The solutions we create enable them to automate everyday tasks and make informed decisions based on individual animal identification and data. This way we empower livestock producers to respond to the growing global demand for animal protein in a way that is both profitable and aligned with rising standards for animal welfare, sustainability, transparency and the safety and quality of food.

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Application procedure

Do you want to make a real impact as a Software Test Engineer? Send your CV and motivation through the application button to Marten Adolfsen. Do you still have questions about the vacancy or the procedure? Feel free to email me at . As part of the application procedure we may ask for a Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG).

  • 1 . Your application
  • 2 . First interview
  • 3 . Next meet & greet
  • 4 . Offer
  • 5 . High five!
Step 1
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