Be part of feeding food value chains with TrustQuality and Insights and support sustainable use of our planets agricultural resources by joining us as Cloud Support Specialist at our FOSS Innovation Center in Hillerød.

Data is the most valuable resource in modern food production

Digitalization has reached a turning point: in a growing global market where safe food of high quality is in demand, digital solutions indisputably add value to the production chain.

High availability and reliable performance is the top priority in any production environment and it can be safeguarded through remote monitoring, automation, assistance and sharing of knowledge. All in all, a more intelligent use of nature’s agricultural resources. That is good news for the future!

FOSS Software Services Division

We are part of the FOSS group, but have 100% focus on delivering software services to food and agro customers around the world. We supply the majority of the TOP100 Food companies in the world with analytical solutions and digital services, but our ambitions reach further. Our vision is “Feeding food value chains with trust, quality and insights”. For over thirty years, data science has been at the heart of driving the accuracy, speed and convenience of our analytical solutions. The new offerings from FSS will expand the range of insights, reporting services and decision support tools we provide for our customers.  

We are expanding our Operations team

We are responsible for developing innovative cloud-based services using data from our analytical instruments and other sources, and therefore has a significant contribution to the success of our new product launches. Our digital services are hosted in a large-scale production environment in Microsoft Azure and our customers are expecting us to provide high quality service while keeping their data well protected as our digital services are an integral part of the customers daily business.

Our business is growing and we therefore also need to expand the Operations team that is responsible for the production environment and providing 2nd line application support for all our digital services. We expect you to provide input and ideas and be active in developing the organisation to run a world class setup with operational excellence.

What your day will look like

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • 2nd line application support of Digital Services
  • Maintainance of our cloud-based infrastructure to ensure service availability/uptime
  • Take part in a rotating 24x7 OnCall support schedule
  • Deployment of Azure Cloud Services

Secondary responsibilities may also include:

  • Installing and upgrading of VM based Services
  • Creating technical & operational documentation in written formats
  • Proactive monitoring and optimization of the cloud infrastructure for cost and performance
  • Facilitate the link between software development and production environment (DevOps)

What you bring to the table

  • BSc or MSc in software engineering or computer science
  • 3-4 years of proven track record as an IT Supporter or similar experience
  • Good customer communication skills
  • Experience with Database Administration (DBA) would be of benefit
  • Working experience with PowerShell, T-SQL, Performance Optimization is an advantage
  • Experience with cloud technologies – preferably MS Azure

Our ideal candidate

  • Has an understanding of the importance of data security, reliability and performance
  • Is an open-minded team player, who knows the difference between working in a team and working as a team.
  • Has a can-do attitude and will get the job done, even though it is not within the assigned tasks
  • Believes in having well-defined procedures and has a mindset for Operation Excellence
  • Is fluent in English, both written and oral (a Scandinavian language is a plus but not required)

Why you belong here

  • With approx. 1,500 employees, FOSS has a solid record of continued business growth and a strong business strategy for an exciting future journey.
  • Our new division FSS is expected to count 100 employees before the end of 2023 and will be based at FOSS Innovation Centre in Hillerød, Denmark and in Warsaw, Poland. We will, in addition to these established locations, add a dedicated hub in central Copenhagen.
  • We anticipate increased digital business development so there are plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth!
  • Our work is based on trust and working in teams, and you can expect to enter a great working place where you can bring your ideas to the table, take ownership, and make a real difference.
  • You will be part of creating a start-up working culture where we have fun and learn quickly, whilst benefiting from the long-term focus of the FOSS company.

Ready to join us?

Send your application by using the link below. We review applications and conduct interviews on a regular basis, so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

For further information regarding the job, please do not hesitate to contact Claus Møller Bech, Head of Platform & Operations at cmb@foss.dk or on +45 24 20 81 02

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of nationality, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.

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FOSS

FOSS contributes to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the world. We make it our business to build analytical solutions, which add value by improving food quality and optimising production, from raw material to finished product. FOSS helps optimise the use of food and agricultural resources by enabling customers to run intelligent data-driven productions with less waste, better quality, bigger yields, and more optimal use of raw materials. Always at the forefront of analytical technology development, FOSS provides a range of analytical solutions from laboratory to at-line and in-line solutions, across industries from dairy to grain and meat. FOSS provides instruments and solutions to the world’s 100 largest food companies and for more than 60 years, FOSS has been innovating analytical technology. FOSS was founded by Nils Foss in Hillerød in 1956. We are a family-owned, global company and our products and services are sold all around the world. FOSS employs more than 1,500 highly qualified people worldwide.