Job Description
Lead Software Developer
Application deadline:  As soon as possible
Workplace:  Onsite Position
Job Location (Short):  Bjerringbro, Midtjylland, Denmark
Contract Type:  Full-Time
Employment Type:  Regular

Are you an expert in full-stack engineering? Can you set the directions for our full-stack development team? Are you motivated by developing systems that help improve the quality of work for our production sites globally? Then this might be an opportunity for you!

You will be joining a development team developing and maintaining applications for Grundfos production sites globally. We are designing for the best possible usability for our shop floor operators to maintain and improve high quality in production performance. The development team is based in Bjerringbro, Denmark.

Job description
Our Lead Developer is the anchor point of our technology stack to fit the solutions and for developing and maintaining cost-effective sustainable solutions. You will gatekeep the frameworks and patterns providing the foundation for the team to ensure the solution is supporting the required maintenance and improvements. You will identify competence gaps and suggestions on how to bridge them in the team.

You will actively participate as a developer in the team balancing the workload to reach team goals. We structure our daily work by SCRUM methodologies, and you will be joining a team of very committed and highly skilled developers.

“Our success is based on our team spirit and effort to help each other. We appreciate an open mindset and a straightforward approach – support is always at hand and by sharing information we grow stronger” says Kristian Kragh, Senior Manager.

You will be working with the latest technologies and tools from the Microsoft stack, and together with experts from our external partners and solution providers, we utilize cloud technologies, IOT and device connectivity to production equipment. Digitalization is a strategic activity in Grundfos and exploring new technologies is deeply rooted in our mindset. 

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide technical direction and establish a solid tech foundation, practices, and quality metrics in collaboration with developers in other departments of the IT division.
  • Evolve software architecture with a focus on non-functional requirements.
  • Encourage the team to take ownership of architecture decisions and improve operational efficiency via automation.
  • Participate in the daily tasks within your Scrum Team: Estimate, develop and test new features in collaboration with the product owners/application owners and Scrum Master. 
  • Alignment of IT application architecture with the solution architect for Production IT.
  • Alignment with UX designers for good user experience design.
  • Develop .NET modules for the next generation Manufacturing Execution System (MES) to be used in Grundfos globally based on the Siemens Opcenter MES platform. 
  • Maintenance of existing applications in Azure cloud & on-premises, and development of new solutions.


What do you need to apply?
We are looking for a person with the skills and mindset to take up a lead role based on several years of experience with software development from a similar role. You center your decisions and recommendations with the end users in mind and aim to make their daily work easier. You enjoy growing an easy-to-maintain-code and high-quality-documentation mindset in your team.

You are familiar with unit tests and test automation. Experience with software development within an agile framework will be an advantage.

You will need experience with:

  • NET and C#, MS SQL databases, object-oriented programming
  • Visual Studio, SQL Management Studio, Git, Azure Cloud
  • EF, Web development, scripting e.g. Powershell
  • UI interfacing: WinForms, WPF, ASP.NET
  • SOLID principles and design patterns

It is an advantage if you also know about:

  • CMMI or similar software development frameworks
  • Integration technologies like SOAP and Message Queue
  • Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon Cloud, Linux, open source communities like GitHub
  • Low/no code UI platforms 


“To be a successful lead developer you enjoy improving ways of working with quality in mind and the goal to make life easier for the developers. You have a natural ability to motivate and lead people and know how to get commitment from the team”, says Kristian Kragh. 

Additional information
If you have questions or want to know more about the position, please get in touch with Kristian Kragh, Senior Manager at +45 51 44 95 29. Leave a message on voicemail and we will return your call as soon as possible. If this job sounds appealing to you, please upload your resume and cover letter today or as soon as possible. We expect interviews to be held on an ongoing basis.

We look forward to hearing from you. 

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About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
We believe that the key to a work environment, where employees thrive and grow, is our ability to celebrate and value our differences in background, experiences and perspectives. In our recruitment process we welcome all professional people without consideration of age, colour, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability, ethnicity or religion.