Vacancies at FOSS

Software Tester

Published: 2023-01-27
Nils Foss Allé 1
3400  Hillerød

Christian Bo Thystrup
+45 27616800


At FOSS, we are driven by a strong sense of purpose, and we hope you are too. A fast-growing world population means that the global food production will have to increase by 60% by 2050 to meet demand. We want to come up with smarter ways to make the best use of agricultural resources, and to help eliminate food waste.

We are looking for a Software Tester for an exciting and technically challenging position in our R&D Software department. You will be based at our fast-growing headquarters, and be part of our R&D Dairy, Wine and Beverage team. If you are up for the challenge, please see more details below.

The job
The Dairy, Wine, Beer and Lab team delivers high quality state of the art software solution for measurement instruments. The work is challenging but fun and it requires collaboration between different group of people. You will work closely with our software developers. We value cooperation and take pride in our good team spirit, always focusing on how we can best help each other delivering high quality software solutions.

The projects you will be part of are driven by stakeholder requirements. The requirements are prioritized by product owners, and we strive to have an agile development approach.

Primary tasks
As software tester you will join a development team and help us with quality assurance of our software solutions. Your primary tasks will be to:

  • Develop and update test cases (Write test cases based on feature descriptions in Azure DevOps)
  • Test the software (manually test execution on simulators and instruments)
  • Find and document bugs (In Microsoft Azure DevOps)
  • Verify bug fixes 
  • Plan, execute, and document system test activities (write test plans, test reports, report progress on test activities, get the most out of a test in the available timeframe)
  • Evaluate software quality 
  • Participate in test improvement activities

To be able to fulfil this role we expect you to have experience with:

  • Software QA and test
  • Be independent and take the necessary actions to get your task done
  • Working in an agile environment (Scrum/Kanban)

In addition, it would be considered an advantage if you are an ISEB or ISTQB certified software tester or have previous experience with one or more of the following areas:

  • Test of analytical instruments
  • Working in a laboratory

Personal skills
You bring energy and a positive attitude to our team. You have good analytical skills and a methodical approach to software testing. This means you have a flair for finding possibilities combined with the courage to flag problem areas. You are self-driven, structured, and you value delivering high quality.

You have strong communication skills enabling you to work smoothly in an international setting with colleagues from near and far. This means that we expect you to be fluent in English as well as proficient in Danish. People enjoy working with you due to your positive mindset and constructive approach even when you are challenged, and deadlines are tight.

Lastly, it is a requirement that you have a Danish work permit.

We offer
An international and dynamic working environment, where there are good opportunities to develop professionally and personally.

At FOSS, we put the employees and the quality of cooperation highly. We believe that cooperation based on trust, open dialogue, clear objectives, and good colleagues who help each other give motivation and job satisfaction.

We want to motivate our employees to take responsibility and influence, and you can expect to enter a great workplace, where you can make a difference.

Send us your application via the link below. We screen applications as they come in, so apply now - better today than tomorrow!

For further information, please contact People manager, Christian Thystrup on +45 2761 6800.


FOSS is committed to maintaining an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce. You can help us sustain an unbiased recruitment process by not including photo or age in your application.


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 optimizing production, from raw material to finished product. FOSS helps optimize 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 approximately 1,700 highly qualified people worldwide.

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