Vacancies at FOSS

Manual Tester

Published: 2022-04-02
Soft Flow
Pellérdi út 91/B
7634  Pécs

Gábor Lehotai
+36 20 284 0586


Join Soft Flow as a Software Tester in R&D – and be part of creating world class instruments for the agricultural industry and thus support sustainable use of our planet"s agricultural resources.

The job 

Your primary tasks will involve:  

  • Create test cases, test scenarios based on user stories 

  • Produce (and analyse) test data 

  • Plan and execute manual tests on virtual/physical instruments according to the test cases 

  • Report and manage bugs in Azure DevOps 

  • Support the developers during the bug fixing 

  • Suggest quality and UX improvements for the developers 

  • Collaborate with Product Owners and domain specialists (located in both Hungary & Denmark) to specify the requirements 

  • Visualizing your work in an Agile / Scrum context 

We will provide proper inhouse training and introduction to our platforms, instruments and development standards. We expect you to work in an open and transparent fashion in a cross-border collaboration between Pécs, Hungary and Hillerød, Denmark. Our solutions are implemented by combining different programming languages and latest technologies: Angular/TypeScript, C# and C++, so you will have the possibility to grow in expertise in different areas if you feel like.  

Your daily work will be at Soft Flow in Pécs, Hungary with partial home office possibilities. It is expected that you will have 3-10 traveling days per year to Denmark.

We offer  

  • A career where you can grow in expertise, learn new technologies and your work has a serious impact on the outcome of the project  

  • Exciting, multidisciplinary and challenging projects where the most important target is to deliver ground-breaking, high-quality solutions  

  • A job in an international, stable and innovative company, that is small enough for you to get high influence in the projects, and big enough for professional development 

  • Flexible work time with hybrid home office possibilities.  

  • Multiple opportunities for personal development: online and offline trainings, regular innovation days where you can work on your own ideas, possibility to travel to Denmark 

  • We have a flat, informal and open-minded company culture  

  • Good collegial spirit, a well-functioning community 

  • Well-equipped canteen with delicious coffee and other drinks 

  • Help in the relocation 


  • Higher education (BSc or MSc)
  • Knowledge of different test types and test strategies
  • At least 1 year experience as a software tester

It is an advantage if you have:

  • Multiple years’ experience with software testing
  • ISEB or ISTQB software tester certification
  • Experience with development of test automation – preferably using C#
  • Knowledge of Agile (Scrum/Kanban) methodology 
  • Practical knowledge in a visual task management tool like Azure DevOps (or Jira) 
  • Domain knowledge from the food industry

Personal skills

  • Team player attitude, knowing the difference between working in a team and working as a team
  • Strong motivation to become an expert in software testing
  • Ability to understand complex solutions, to see the big picture meanwhile taking care about the details
  • Ability to help teams analyze and investigate issues, explore solutions, learn and reflect
  • Ability to communicate clearly and proactively
  • A good command of English and Hungarian (official project language is English) both speaking and writing
  • Self-driven, and ability to take initiatives
  • Structured and focused to deliver results and meet customer expectations


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

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 our inspiring, open minded team located in Pécs, Hungary which already consists of almost 20 experts.

The R&D software department at our HQ near Copenhagen consists of 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 department works closely together with HQ on interdisciplinary projects where we integrate advanced technologies and software into our products.


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 30 years of experience in R&D and cooperation with market leaders in global industry. In 2017, the Hungarian Brands program awarded our company as one of the most innovative brands. Based in Pécs Soft Flow currently employs over 90 highly qualified employees in the field of biotechnology, software and hardware development.
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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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