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Software Manager

Would you like to take on an influential role as manager in our Research & Development Software Department? To have the responsibility to direct, enable and challenge skilled software development specialists in an innovative, leading, international company?

Then this is your opportunity to be part of our growing R&D Department, joining the software management team, with people and project responsibility for the PC SW Development Team.

The R&D Software Department currently comprises of more than 90 software development experts, corresponding to approximately 1/3 of the R&D organization in FOSS. We work in cross-functional project teams allocated to network services, 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.

We are organized in scrum development teams in Denmark and abroad. The teams' tasks include design, development and support of instrument SW as well as development of the next generation SW platform for our instruments. We anticipate increased software development and plenty of opportunities for personal growth and career development within technical, solutions or business management.

The position

As part of the software management team you will be responsible for delivering high-quality software development while also expanding our software products to meet the needs of our instrument- and online business. You will manage a line of expert, software development specialists, all engaged in working with highly skilled colleagues on interdisciplinary projects, integrating advanced technologies into our products. The software organization is growing, but currently the size of the team is approximately 12 people.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Motivating specialists to design and deliver quality software development of product solutions based on Microsoft
  • Ensuring high employee satisfaction
  • Facilitating professional, technical dialogue and expert competence development
  • Creating, coordinating and following up on development plans
  • Supporting teams and project coordinators in resolving challenges and overcoming obstacles
  • Assisting in clarifying and scoping project requirements
     

Qualifications

You are an experienced team manager with the competence to lead creative software development teams working with the agile/scrum development model and understand what is essential to architect systems. You are able to connect software development to the needs of our business and enjoy being engaged in professional discussions, reviewing systems, securing that the teams and projects succeed.

To quality for this influential role you have:

  • A background as a software developer/architect or equivalent (BSc or MSc)
  • Extensive experience managing software projects – preferably from the software development industry
  • Competence as people manager
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies and scrum development processes
  • Knowledge from working with design and development of Microsoft PC SW- and Linux applications.
     

On a more personal level colleagues and direct reports enjoy working with you, because you are inspiring and motivating.

You combine your substantial knowledge and strong communication skills to influence and challenge experts on a technical level, helping teams collaborate, deliver, and grow. You thrive when dealing with multiple tasks simultaneously supporting teams in analyzing and investigating issues, exploring solutions, always searching for new possibilities to bring the wishes of our customers to life.

Application

The recruitment process is handled by mpeople, so please send your application and CV to lars@mpeople.dk marked “18R-54” or contact Lars Blauenfeldt on +45 31 21 10 03 for further information.

We will be conducting interviews on a running basis, so send your application today.

All applications for vacant positions are welcome and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, family status, age, or religion. We look forward to hearing from you.

FOSS

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.

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, family status, age, or religion.

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