Vacancies at FOSS

Data Engineer

Published: 2024-02-13
Nils Foss Allé 1
3400  Hillerød


Do you have a strong sense of purpose and enjoy working with data – join us!

At FOSS, we are driven by a strong sense of purpose, and we hope you are too. Food production is bound to increase immensely in the coming years to keep up with growing populations all over the world – a 60% increase in production by 2050, to be exact.

It is our mission to make sure that our customers, food, and agricultural companies, around the world can meet this higher demand without sacrificing sustainable values. The digital transformation is a part of our strategy – a part of this is to work with common platforms, aligned processes and get insights from our data. We have the ambition to become more data driven and provide higher degrees of self service. To further support and drive this journey, we are looking for a new colleague for our team.

Be a key driver of our future data platform

We are looking for a talented and motivated Data engineer / Data specialist. Are you an experienced developer of efficient and coherent data-driven solutions? Motivated by the potential of becoming a key driver in designing and building the future business data solutions of FOSS and supporting an analytics culture?

Our team vision is to ensure Trust, Transparency and Availability in business data used across the FOSS organization. To do this, we work as a trusted business partner together with many teams across the organization.

FOSS has been using Qlik for the last many years as our corporate BI tool and have recently moved to QlikCloud. Furthermore, Power BI is used across the business for self-service BI. The main data sources are SAP ERP and Salesforce.

We are currently reshaping our data strategy and you will be joining us on an exciting digital journey. You will work onsite in our headquarter in Hillerød, where you together with the team will move Business Intelligence within FOSS to the next level. You will be part of a team consisting of 12+ dedicated and experienced colleagues, all focusing on data and with people who are always ready to help and share their insights.

The job
Our business data is our asset. We need to get the most value from our data, and this is where your role as Data engineer / Data specialist come in. You will from the very start be working on our project “FOSS data platform”, where first step will be to implement a new data warehouse.

Some of your other tasks will be:

  • Design, develop and maintain data models and governed Business Intelligence solutions that meet the needs of the business.
  • Maintain and govern the current BI platform and BI solutions.
  • Key role in our data platform project which is focusing on the entire platform from extracting data from the source systems to preparing it and finally presenting it to the business.
  • Further strengthen the analytics culture in the FOSS organization including training and supporting business users.
  • Drive more insight of our business data.

Are you an ambitious and technically skilled specialist with a result-oriented mindset?

We are looking for a technical strong profile who wants to have a close collaboration with the business.

The ideal candidate can say yes to: 

  • being an experienced and curious Data developer, who can understand business needs and turn them into data solutions.
  • holding a master’s degree and have minimum 3 years of experience in a technical data role, where you have been developing data solutions and optimizing data systems.
  • having the technical skills to work in the backend to architect, transform data & build data models and you can also work in the frontend to understand our users’ data needs.
  • having e excellent analytical skills and have a structured way of working with data.
  • being a team player with a high drive and passion for what you do.
  • Communicating in English and do so equally well with business and IT.

You might have experience in working with SAP and Salesforce data, but it is more important that you can architect, combine, and transform the data.

Send your application using the link below – please note that we only accept applications sent via the link. For further information regarding the job, please do not hesitate to contact Fryd Thrue at

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.


Today, more than 8 billion people around the world are dependent on nutritional food. Tons of food being produced in a million different ways and under varying conditions, creating challenges all the way from field to fork. One of them, obviously, being the effects it has on climate change.

FOSS helps the world’s 100 biggest food companies and more than 40,000 others around the world navigate exactly that with intelligent, data-driven and innovative analytical solutions. We are making sustainability a better business and we’re doing so as global market leader in our field – improving food quality, minimizing food waste, ensuring food safety, and securing fair payment.

Join a pioneering and innovative company in the food and agriculture industry. A company on a mission, with offices all around the world and 1,700 talented colleagues from more than 32 different countries.

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