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Embedded SW Developer

Join SW development in FOSS and help expand our future product portfolio.

FOSS is an international company that develops analytical equipment and solutions for food, agricultural and other industries. In a global world with a growing population, there is an ever-increasing demand for safer food, production that is more efficient and less food waste. As a global market leader, we have the expertise to help companies to ensure that.

The Job

The R&D Software department is responsible for developing software for our analytical instruments and we have many new exciting projects in the pipeline that require world-class software solutions. This is why we are looking for a highly skilled C++ software developer with experience in embedded software development. Further, you must have an interest in C# and .Net core as a way of future career path alongside your embedded experience.

The R&D Software department comprises of more than 80 software developers and makes up for about 1/3 of the R&D organization in FOSS - and we are growing. You will have the opportunity to work with highly skilled colleagues in strong teams on interdisciplinary projects, integrating advanced technologies into products.

Primary tasks

The R&D Software department is split into business segment teams, meaning your will be working closely with other embedded software developers as well as application and UI developers. We perform a number of different tasks ranging from software design and implementation to tracking and fixing both software and hardware bugs. Not two days are alike.  

Your primary role will be to build on top of our embedded software platform and add instrument specific functionality for our new products. This includes adding support for new hardware as well as understanding how the whole solution works in order to create the best possible user experience. Our software platform is written in C++ and is used in all FOSS instruments - covering everything from standalone products to products connected in global networks.

It is important that you have low-level hardware knowledge since our software platform runs on a distributed real-time multiprocessor system using ARM7, Cortex M4 processor and embedded Linux.  

Your daily work will be at the FOSS innovation center in Hillerød Denmark, with up to 5 traveling days per year to China and/or Hungary where FOSS also has activities.

Primary Qualifications

  • Experienced software engineer or computer scientist
  • Experience with developing embedded software in C++
  • Low level processor and hardware knowledge
  • Has a flair for troubleshooting
  • A genuine interest in instrument development

Secondary Qualifications

  • Experience with C# /.Net
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with BOOST C++ library
  • Experience with RTOS
  • Experience with CAN, USB and TCP/IP
  • Knowledge about optics

We offer

A challenging job, in an international and innovative company, that is small enough for you to get high influence in the job, and big enough for complex development and career development. We have a flat and informal company culture and an open-minded and collegial spirit. The size of our company allows for independent, dynamic and fast decisions, and you will have the opportunity for constant learning through new projects, technologies and market opportunities. We strive to use the latest technology with updated tools etc.

FOSS has a solid record of continued business growth and a strong business strategy for an exciting future journey. We anticipate increased software development so there are plenty of opportunities for personal growth.


Send us your application via the link below. We screen applications as they come in, so apply now - better today than tomorrow! Any questions can be directed to Janick Elleholm Jensen, People Manager R&D Software department, at +45 30 54 36 80.

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 1,500 highly qualified employees worldwide.

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Location Hillerød

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