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Front-end lead developer for Angular project

Headquartered in Hilleroed, Denmark, FOSS is an international family-owned company providing analytical equipment that helps to improve production processes and product quality in food, agricultural and other industries. 

Can you make wireframes come to life in working software? Do you follow the trends and advances of new Javascript frameworks and technologies? Can you author readable structured code and do you enjoy collaborating and mentoring coworkers? Then you might be our new front-end lead developer.

The job

You will be responsible for implementing a new front-end for configuring and controlling analytical software used in the Food and Agriculture industry. The backend exposes a REST service, which is created by another team. As the fourth member of the team, your primary tasks will be:  

  • Implementation of new HTML/Javascript front-end using the Angular2 framework
  • Follow and evaluate trends and advances of relevant frameworks
  • Architect and mentor for other developers
  • Responsible for ensuring up to date design documentation
  • Represent the front-end team in backlog grooming sessions
  • Facilitate and drive central design decisions within the team
  • Collaborate with product owners and domain specialist to create functional designs

The candidate

You have solid experience with Javascript and the latest associated frameworks. You are on an expert level in Expert HTML and CSS3 capabilities and preferably, you have experience with Angular. Besides you have:

  • Solid experience with implementing software for both PC, tablets and mobile applications
  • Solid experience with npm
  • Very good Danish and English skills – oral and written
  • A good understanding of systems and how the dots connects
  • Experience with product development
  • Experience with build systems such as gulp or similar

Personal skills

You have a proven track record for building applications using modern Javascript frameworks. You are used to taking full responsibility of the entire application and a team knowing how it all connects. You are self-driven and self-governed. You understand that to stay at the top you need to follow the development of new technologies. You have probably worked in the web world for a numbers of years making things work, and have a wish to build a new product from scratch, which is easy for others to expand and maintain. You can work with and learn from others – also when the going gets tough. You are good at navigating in areas of multiple interests and at “visiting” colleagues and domain experts to gather information. You master the art of simplicity.

We offer

This is an influential role in a leading, international and innovative company, which is world leader in its field.
FOSS R&D counts 300 highly skilled engineers and mathematicians – many at PhD level – occupied with developing applications for the food and agricultural industries. The work is organized in interdisciplinary project teams staffed according to the individual nature of the project. If you enjoy designing and building things with creative colleagues this is the place to be. 
R&D Software is organized in functional units allocated to PC Software and Embedded Systems. We apply the latest and greatest tools based on C#, C++ and HTML5/JS to develop state of the art online enabled and accessible applications and services. FOSS R&D Software occupies 70 software professionals in development, test and product ownership. Additionally, FOSS has 30 professionals working at an outsourcing partner.


Send your application using the link below. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Kim Mostrup, People Manager, Team Software Development, +45 4820 8330.
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. We will review applications on an ongoing basis and the vacancy will be filled when we find the right candidate. We look forward to hearing from you!


FOSS is the world’s leading producer of innovative analytical instruments that monitor and control food quality. We provide solutions that improve customers’ business by running a sustainable and profitable operation while helping deliver high quality products for consumers.

We live in a world with a fast growing population and to meet the growing demand for food, the global food production will have to increase by 60 per cent by 2050. The world’s population is becoming wealthier and the global middle class is growing, which create new food demands. This means the food producers need to find smarter ways to make the best use of our valuable resources and to eliminate food waste. At FOSS, we have the know-how to help companies address these global trends and turn them into opportunities – in a way where sustainability and good business go hand in hand.

The family-owned FOSS Company was founded in 1956. FOSS headquarters are based in Hillerød, Denmark and development and production takes place in Denmark and China. FOSS products are marketed and sold through a global network of sales subsidiaries in 30 countries. FOSS employs around 1,400 highly qualified employees worldwide.

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Location Hillerød

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