Vacancies at FOSS

Embedded developer

Published: 2021-09-01
Soft Flow
Ürögi Fasor 2/A
7634  Pécs

Gábor Lehotai
+36 20 284 0586


Join Soft Flow as am Embedded developer in R&D – and be part of creating world class instruments for the agricultural industry and thus support sustainable use of our planets agricultural resources.

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, more efficient production and less food waste. As a global market leader with HQ in Denmark, we have the expertise to make a strong contribution to this. Around 80% of grain and 85% of milk traded on the world market is analyzed using FOSS solutions, so improvements we develop can truly make a global difference. If that sounds like something you would like to work for, please join to our inspiring, open minded team of more than 20 experts, located in Pécs, Hungary.

The R&D software department at our HQ near Copenhagen employs more than 100 software developers and makes up for about 1/3 of the whole R&D organization at FOSS. Our SW department is responsible for developing innovative software solutions in excellent quality using the latest technologies for our analytical instruments, and therefore has a significant contribution to the success of our new product launches. You will have the unique opportunity to be part of the first software team in our new software department and ensure we have a successful establishment of our software department at Soft Flow. The new department will work closely together with HQ on interdisciplinary projects where we integrate advanced technologies and software into our products.

The job

Develop instrument software based on our embedded SW platform. This is a very multidisciplinary task that requires you to work across traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Your primary tasks will involve:

  • Develop and maintain the instrument software and software platform in C++.
  • Write code to control different HW devices, collecting data from sensors.
  • Refactor existing solution to accommodate new requirements and adapt new technologies
  • Enhance the architecture to meet the strategic goals of the product
  • Collaborate with Product Owners and domain specialists to specify the requirements
  • Design, implement, test and document the solution
  • Deliver quality software, ensure proper test coverage, optimize performance
  • Visualizing your work in a Scrum context to be able to collaborate closely with HQ

For this we will provide proper training and introduction to our platforms, on how instruments are developed and insight into the specific instrument requirements and specifications. We further expect you to work in an open and transparent fashion in a cross-boarding collaboration between the new team in Pécs and software development at HQ. Our solutions are implemented using different programming languages ranging from Angular web UI over C# using .Net 5 for backend and business logic to C++ in our embedded SW. Interest and ability to work in more than one of the areas above is a surplus.

Your daily work will be at Soft Flow 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
  • 2-3 years’ experience in developing embedded software with C/C++
  • Experience with distributed real-time multiprocessor systems (ARM / Cortex)

It is an advantage if you have:

  • Solid knowledge of C# and .Net
  • Experience with RTOS, CAN, USB and / or TCP/IP
  • Experience with implementation of algorithms, control theory
  • Knowledge of MATLAB
  • Knowledge of Agile development and Scrum
  • Practical knowledge in a visual task management tool like Azure DevOps or Jira

Personal skills

  • Team player attitude, knowing the difference between working in a team and working as a team
  • Ability to understand complex solutions, as our instruments and solutions are high tech and quite complex
  • Ability to see the big picture meanwhile taking care about the details
  • Ability to help teams analyze and investigate issues, explore solutions, learn and reflect
  • Experience with software development using agile and scrum methodology
  • Good communication skills
  • A good command of English and Hungarian (official project language is English)

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 professional development
  • Exciting and challenging projects where you can grow in expertise and your work has a serious impact on the outcome of the project
  • 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
  • Housing assistance for 3 months in case of relocation


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 Gábor Lehotai at

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

Brief history of SOFT FLOW

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 80 highly qualified employees. In the coming years we expand considerably and moves to new facilities in Pécs, Hungary.

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In 2016, the Danish company FOSS acquired Soft Flow. FOSS creates end-to-end solutions that secure and improve food quality. From raw material to finished product. Our analysis instruments refine measurements into information management that enables businesses to run intelligent data-driven productions with less waste and bigger yields. Controlling cost and quality across all sectors and value chains, we help food and agricultural producers limit the number of human errors, scale their business faster and reduce manual labor as well as labor costs. We call it analytics beyond measure.  You can read about FOSS at

FOSS employs more than 1400 people working all over the world. The analysis instruments are marketed and sold through a global network of sales subsidiaries in 28 countries and by more than 75 dedicated distributors spread over Europe, Americas, Africa, Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

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