Vacancies at FOSS

Backend Developer – with flair for data and mathematics

Published: 2022-05-09

Martin Lyck


Backend Developer – with flair for data and mathematics

Join our friendly and fast-paced R&D software department at FOSS – an international company delivering complex instruments and world-class innovative solutions to the food and agriculture industries.

We are looking for a backend developer to strengthen the team and ensure we further develop our calibration products. You will work closely with other software developers and the software PO in the team. We follow an agile development process.

We value cooperation and take pride in good team spirit, and we always focus on how we can assist each other in reaching our goals of delivering high quality products.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Develop new features for the web based host including API’s.
  • Support existing solution and API’s.
  • Assure developed solutions offer great performance and stability.
  • Diagnose problems and weaknesses and ensure resolvement of these
  • Together with remaining team, improve on our software development best practices.
  • Being part of code reviews and together with the team, ensure we collaborate on maintaining a high code quality standard.


The R&D Software development department is split into business segment teams and a platform team. Business segment teams deliver the SW for the end products, whereas the platform team control and develop the common functionality and features for instruments.

Furthermore, the Platforms Software team also have the responsibility of developing our calibration software product FossCalibrator. It is for this team we are seeking a new colleague.

The total R&D Software department comprises of more than 80 software developers and makes up for about 1/3 of the R&D organization in FOSS - and we are growing.

Your daily work will be at the FOSS innovation center in Hillerød Denmark.


  • Well experienced in C#, .NET Core / Framework
  • Have experience with OpenAPI/Swagger, REST development
  • Have experience with Azure DevOps, CI / CD
  • Have an analytical mindset, and can develop software where data, their structures and mathematics play a key role.
  • Possess a good understanding of modern software development, perhaps even have experience with data driven development.
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar position.


Personal skills

You have an analytical mindset and a methodical approach to software development, as well as the ability of bringing a positive attitude into the development team. You have a courage to flag problem areas, and a flair for doing this in a positive and constructive manner.

People respect you, and like to work with you, because of your technical competencies and ability to communicate complexity in a concise manner. Being attentive to details and thoroughness are part of the natural way you work.

We are an international company and thus we expect your English to be fluent.

We offer

A challenging job, in an international and innovative company, that is small enough for you to get high influence in the job, and big enough for complex development and career development.

We have a flat and informal company culture and an open-minded and collegial spirit. The size of our company allows for independent, dynamic and fast decisions, and you will have the opportunity for learning through new projects, technologies and market opportunities. We strive to use the latest technology with updated tools etc.

The R&D Software department is responsible for developing software for our analytical instruments and we have many new exciting projects in the pipeline, that require world-class software solutions and a structured platform to support a wide variety of industry leading instrument solutions.

FOSS has a solid record of continued business growth and a strong business strategy for an exciting future journey. We anticipate increased software development so there are plenty of opportunities for personal growth.


Send us your application via the link below. We screen applications as they come in, so apply now - better today than tomorrow! Questions to the position can be directed to Martin Lyck on +45 4820 8950.


All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of nationality, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.


FOSS contributes to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the world. We make it our business to build analytical solutions, which add value by improving food quality and optimising production, from raw material to finished product. FOSS helps optimise the use of food and agricultural resources by enabling customers to run intelligent data-driven productions with less waste, better quality, bigger yields, and more optimal use of raw materials. Always at the forefront of analytical technology development, FOSS provides a range of analytical solutions from laboratory to at-line and in-line solutions, across industries from dairy to grain and meat. FOSS provides instruments and solutions to the world’s 100 largest food companies and for more than 60 years, FOSS has been innovating analytical technology. FOSS was founded by Nils Foss in Hillerød in 1956. We are a family-owned, global company and our products and services are sold all around the world. FOSS employs more than 1,600 highly qualified people worldwide.

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