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Software Tester

Headquartered in Hillerød, 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. 

Do you have an eye for detail and an interest in securing high quality in the development of advanced IT measurement solutions for global food production? Then we have an exciting job opportunity for you at FOSS Analytical in Hillerød in our international software development team.

At FOSS we provide world-leading analytical and measurement solutions for the worldwide food and agriculture industries. The software department is a central part of our growing R&D department with the overall responsibility of driving instrument projects from concept to launch. 

Being part of our software development team you will be involved in development of software features from the design phase until finalization. Features that are essential for simple instrument operation, and for transforming analysis results into customer-friendly data. These data enable our customers to optimize food quality and to make the best use of scarce resources in a way that is effective and environmentally sustainable.

Our solution scope includes development of instrument software, routine analysis software, network server applications, calibration tools, and service tools. The technical platforms we use include embedded, Windows C#/.NET, Linux, and IT/mobile environments.

The job

Developing the required analytical solutions is a challenging and fun task in which you will collaborate closely with our developers. You will be part of a virtual environment with colleagues in both Denmark and Russia. 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 via a stakeholder requirement definition and prioritisation process followed by visual feature design and an agile development process. Implementation and test is designed and carried out at FOSS in Hillerød and in St. Petersburg, Russia. 

As software tester you will join a scrum team and help us with quality assurance of our software solutions. Your primary tasks will include:

  • Developing test cases based on user stories
  • Producing (and analysing) test data
  • Planning and executing tests on virtual/physical instruments
  • Reporting bugs via TFS (MS Team Foundation Server)
  • Helping us improve the QA process end-to-end.

Your daily work base will be at the FOSS Innovation Centre in Hillerød and you will be expected to travel approximately 20 days per year.


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

  • Software QA and test
  • 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
  • Development of test automation – preferably using C#
  • Working in a laboratory.

Personal skills

On a more personal note you bring energy and a positive attitude to our team. You have good analytical skills and a methodical and critical 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

We offer you a challenging job in an international and innovative company that is a world leader in its field. You will get the opportunity to work with the most advanced technologies together with highly skilled colleagues in strong teams and cross-functional projects.


Send us your application using the link below. 

If you have questions regarding the position please contact Susanne Lundgaard, Project Manager, mobile 2761 6985.

We encourage you to apply as early as possible, as applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. 

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.


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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