Vacancies at FOSS

Software Engineer

Published: 2019-09-26
Soft Flow
Ürögi Fasor 2/A
7634  Pécs

Anders Søborg
+45 5162 4590


Join Soft Flow as Software Engineer in R&D and be part of creating world class instruments for the agricultural industry and thus support sustainable use of our planets agricultural ressources

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 with HQ in Denmark, we have the expertise to ensure that.

At FOSS, we have many new exciting projects in the pipeline that require world-class software solutions. That is why we are establishing a new Software Development Department at our subsidiary SoftFlow, in Pécs Hungary.

The R&D software department at our HQ near Copenhagen consists of more than a 100 software developer and makes up for about 1/3 of the whole R&D organization at FOSS. You will have the unique opportunity to be part of the first software team in our new software department and ensure we have a succesfull establishment of our software department at SoftFlow. You will report directly the R&D Manager in Pecs. The new department will work closely together with HQ on interdisciplinary projects where we integrate advanced technologies and software into our products.

The job

The SW department is responsible for developing software for our analytical instruments, and therefore has a significant contribution to the success of our new product launches.

Your primary tasks will involve:

  • SW design and architechture
  • Implementation
  • Fixing bugs for both SW and HW
  • Visualising your work in a Scrum context to be able to collaborate closely with HQ

Furthermore, we expect you to deliver quality software, regardless if this being instrument specific software or contributions to our SW platforms. You must be able to understand complex solutions, as our instruments and solutions are high tech and quite complex. For this we will off course provide proper training and introduction to our platforms, how instruments are developed and insight into the specific instrument requirements and specifications. We further expect you to work in an open and transparent fassion in a cross boarding collaboration between the new team in Pecs and software development at HQ. Our solutions are implemented using different programming languages ranging from Angular web UI over C# using .Net core 3.0 for backend and business logic to C++ in our embedded SW. Interest and abilitity to work in more than one of the areas above is a surplus.

Your daily work will be at SoftFlow in Pécs Hungary. However, it is expected that you will have 5-10 traveling days per year to Denmark.


  • BSc or MSc in software engineering or computer science
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ of proven track record as a software developer
  • Experience in programming C# .Net, C++ and/or Angular
  • A genuine interest in instrument development

It is an advantage if you

  • Have knowledge of Agile development and Scrum
  • Experience working in both Windows and Linux enviroment
  • Have tried working in a visual task management context like TFS DevOps or Jira

Personal skills

We would like you to have strong communication skills, as well as a desire to be part of a team.

 Experience with managing relations with stakeholders

  • Experience with software development using agile and scrum methodology
  • Motivated by communicating and helping teams collaborate, deliver, and grow
  • Able to help teams analyze and investigate issues, explore solutions, learn and reflect
  • Fluency in English and Hungarian

 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.
  • 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 Anders Søborg at +45 5162 4590

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 color, race, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.

Brief history of SOFT FLOW HUNGARY

Founded in the USA in 1988 Soft Flow moved to Hungary in 1992. Soft Flow is the leading biotechnology company in the fields of flow cytometry and food/feed safety with 20 years of experience in R&D and cooperation with market leaders in global industry. In 2016, the Danish company FOSS acquired Soft Flow. In 2017, the Hungarian Brands program awarded our company as one of the most innovative brands.

Based in Pécs Soft Flow currently employs over 50 highly qualified employees. In the coming years we expand considerably and moves to new facilities in Pécs, Hungary.

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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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