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Senior Software Developer

JobGroenlo, the Netherlands

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Required languages

English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

Work experience

4 to 7 years

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Nedap Livestock Management is the worldwide market leader in the automation of stall processes on the basis of electronic individual animal identification. Nedap’s user-friendly technology assists stockbreeders 24 hours per day to manage millions of milk cows and pigs, in more than 100 countries. Nedap has supported managers and employees for more than 40 years, with reliable information in order to take the right strategic and operational decisions. Nedap, for instance, helps stockbreeders to become the best performing stockbreeders in the world. Nedap is a listed company with more than 700 employees worldwide, divided across 11 branches and seven market groups

Your job as Senior Software Developer

For our innovative automation solutions, new applications in the Cloud, Fog or Edge are developed and launched continuously. In our IoT environment we ensure that animal behaviour, such as eating times and food intake, measured by for instance our wearables, are converted into relevant information for the stockbreeder and that processes are automated. In the position of Senior Software Developer you are closely involved with the design process of the application, where you ensure prefect implementation of the demands of the stockbreeder. In addition you will be responsible, together with the team, for a future-proof and maintainable architecture of the applications. You can document the architecture and technical specifications to be transferred for development or develop them yourself at both front end or back end level. Finally, you are prepared to fulfil the role of scrum master in an agile environment.

Which team will you be working in?

The software team of Nedap Livestock management consists of software developers, supplemented by product owners and test engineers. Within the software team, sub teams are working on applications in the Cloud, Fog or Edge. The tasks of the sub teams are closely interwoven. The software team has a multidisciplinary nature.

Required experience and skills as Senior Software Developer

You have a completed Higher Vocational Education or scientific education training Computer science and have knowledge of .NET and Java. You are able to deal with microservices and the organisation of relational and NoSQL databases. Furthermore, knowledge of Microsoft Azure is a plus. You have sound technical expertise and are able to actively participate in discussions about future developments and software architecture. You have excellent communicative skills and are capable of discussing complicated subjects in the English language, both verbally and in writing. Occasional travelling for work is not an issue for you.

About Nedap Livestock Management

The growing global population and rising prosperity mean a continued growth in demand for milk and meat. At the same time, food quality and safety standards are becoming ever more stringent. With our Smarttags, pig and cattle farmers can monitor the behaviour of their animals 24/7, ensuring that each animal is cared for on an individual basis. This improves both returns and animal welfare.

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We are Nedap: a tech company with people knowledge. We provide job satisfaction and enjoyment at work. Our technology makes people more productive, and organisations more efficient.
There are more than 700 people working at Nedap in various fields such as design, engineering, software development, finance, HRM, project management, marketing and sales. We work together on our fantastic campus in Groenlo...

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