Test Manager

For Leica Geosystems, Machine Control Division, we are looking for a Test Manager (Global)

The Company

We are looking for a Test Manager to our customer Leica Geosystems, Machine Control Division.

The company is a part of the Hexagon Group, who is a global leader in sensor, software,
and autonomous technologies, committed to empowering an autonomous future.

Leica Geosystems, who is among the top companies in the world within their field, has established themselves as a global leader within machine control technology and delivers innovative solutions to the heavy construction industry. The portfolio include comprehensive end-to-end solutions for heavy construction workflows and machine control applications.

The Machine Control Division’s headquarter is in Odense, Denmark and has 160 employees. In addition, the division has offices in Sweden, Switzerland and Australia


You will be located in our divisional headquarter in Odense, Denmark and domestic and international travel is only required for this role at a moderate level(15-20%).

The Test Manager is responsible for the Global Test Teams, and will ensure Software Quality Assurance activities in Leica Geosystems, Machine Control Division, according to the technical vision and product roadmap for the Machine Control Construction business. The Global Test Team consists of highly skilled motivate and cohesive Test Engineers and Quality Assurance Specialists in both Poland, Schwitzerland, Denmark and Sweden, and as Test Manager you report to the Senior Manager, R&D.

The candidate

The ideal candidate has minimum 5+ years of experience in software testing of integrated systems and solutions (10+ years preferred), has leaderships skills and experience, including the capability of providing direction to team members both locally and remotely, and to provide accurate concise feedback to stakeholders.

Experience within SCRUM/Agile development, and using Jira, Confluence, as well as experience using test management software (TestRail, Xray etc) will be desirable.

You hold strong communication skills (written and verbal) including documentation and reporting, and you are a natural organizer. Since you work crossorganizational, you manage to keep the organization informed, and are a true stakeholder manager. You apply a methodical mindset and work systematically through complex assignments.


You have a high level of personal drive and self-motivation, and embrace variation between desk work and getting hands dirty.

You speak fluent English and other languages eg. Danish or Swedish is a bonus.

Key responsibilities:

Main parts of the job will be ensuring the quality assurance activities is undertaken and meet with the targets defined in our strategies. You will be responsible for all of the test team, who are spread on our sites worldwide, and ensure that the team is continuously developed, so that they stay skilled and motivated.

It is essential to us, that our products are released at the right time and in the high quality desired, always meeting the agreed specifications and standards.

As Test Manager you will be the conduit between R&D Management, Product Management and the Global Test team, ensuring effective and ongoing communication flow and the sharing of business, product and technical knowledge, and you ensure a good working environment with internal Leica stakeholders.


-       Relevant Bachelor’s Degree (Software, Programming, Engineering, Business, Technology), or equivalent combination of education and experience 5+ years

-       ISTQB Foundation (ISTQB Advanced Test Manager preferable)

-       Alternatively +3 years of practical software testing and work experience within automated or Machine Controlled heavy construction equipment/machinery

-       Fluent working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

-       Fluent English (verbal and written) is a pre-requisite. Additional languages (e.g. Danish, German or Swedish) would be viewed favorably

Experience within these areas would be an advantage:

-       Understanding branching methods of software builds and releases

-       Experience with automated testing

Words that describes you would be: analytical and conceptual skills, negotiation and organizational skills, strong work ethic, high motivation level, pro-active, flexible team player, customer focus.

The candidate is offered following:

You will have a unique opportunity to become part of the Hexagon group with over 21,000 employees in 50 countries - a global network of brilliant minds who demonstrate the highest degree of commitment and service to customers worldwide. Hexagon is the parent company of brands such as Leica Geosystems, AGTEK, and other leading solutions in the construction industry.

Joining an innovative and global company, you are offered a friendly working atmosphere and a constructive working environment.

  • An interesting and challenging job in a global international, dynamic company, which are among the best in the world
  • A modern place of work with an informal form of communication and a dedicated team of colleagues
  • For the right candidate good opportunity for both personal and professional development
  • An intercultural company that cares for their employees


Interviews will be held ongoing and candidates are advised to send their applications as soon as possible

For more information, please contact:


Lone Kaalund Døjbak

Headhunter and Partner

Mail: lkd@solidsearch.dk

Mobil: +45 53 60 35 05