Backend Developer

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Backend Developer

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About the job

At Lely, we believe in achieving a sustainable, profitable and agreeable future for dairy farmers by combining robotisation, engineering and farming expertise. As a Backend Developer, we offer you an amazing job at an international company that is constantly at the forefront of the agricultural sector to make the life of the farmer ever easier, more sustainable and more profitable. In order to support our international growth as Lely and to realize our even greater ambitions, we are looking for talented software professionals to join our team!



On your day to day job, you will be supporting the continous development of our Horizon Management Software package, implement new features and maintain the existing code. You will also help us write technical documentation on implemented functions and APIs.

Your responsibilities


About us

Lely is a Dutch company that develops and builds robots for the dairy industry. It is Lely’s goal to fully automate the day-to-day farm processes so farmers can spend time doing the things they love. At Lely, we develop Lely’s Farm Management Solution, which is called Lely Horizon. Horizon directly interfaces with the Lely robots on the farm and provides farmers with key insights into their business. The application is rolled out to 10s of thousands of farms worldwide.


Horizon offers a cross-platform application (for iOS, Android and desktop) built using technologies such as C#, TypeScript, MS SQL, MongoDB, RESTful APIs, Serverless cloud computing (Azure) and Azure DevOps.

What you can expect from us

Working in an international environment at one of the most innovative organizations in the Netherlands;

Excellent employment conditions, including 27 vacation days & 13 scheduled days off

An open working environment with, among other things, flexible working hours and possibilities to work remotely

Freedom in organizing your own work

Good environment for personal development & growth

Our Lely Academy with a range of different training courses

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Rene Fleer

Dev Team Lead at Lely

Your application process

1. Finish the assessment

2. Upload your CV

3. Get contacted by us

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For this position, the virtual assessment is not ready. Please submit your application through the form below. We will get in touch with you if there’s a good fit.

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