We are a young technology start-up company set to change the face of retailing.   We have developed the best-in-class digital-price-ticketing system which will enable retailers to automate their on-shelf pricing, extend their promotional opportunities and improve the appearance of their retail environments.  Our products are set to appear in a variety of international retailers, and having just secured expansion funding we are now expanding our team to enable us to meet our ambitious business goals.

This is an opportunity for a self-motivated and terrier-like test engineer to join our engineering team on the ground floor and help us ensure that our products meet the needs and expectations of our international customer base.


The Software Test Engineer will work with the engineering team to ensure that our products are designed to meet exacting quality standards.  You will be responsible for developing and implementing test strategies and protocols (both automated and manual) for our products.  You should be tenacious, analytical, able to work systematically and capable of looking at things from different angles to uncover hidden problems.


    • Design and implement automated and manual tests
    • Writing automated test scripts
    • Keep up to date with best practice and new techniques for software testing
    • Participate in code reviews and continuous improvement activities
    • Contribute to the development of processes and a culture that produces high quality products and code
    • Work effectively with other members of the engineering team to deliver fully functioning, well tested products and systems
    • Work effectively with all members of the business
  • Manage your time and output appropriately


You should be experienced in testing both internet based and embedded software. You have a relentless desire to eliminate faults and can demonstrate the ability to implement effective and efficient test strategies.


    • Scripting automated tests
    • Testing internet based and embedded systems
    • Virtualisation for test
    • Javascript
    • GIT
    • Python
    • Linux, embedded Linux
    • Embedded C
    • SQL
    • HTML/XML


Our office and demonstration suite are based in beautiful countryside near Newmarket, and an easy commute from Cambridge.  We enjoy good transport links and plenty of parking.


Our small team is ambitious yet supportive and we:

  • Take responsibility and pride in our work
  • Have high integrity
  • Value our customers, focus on delivering them value and go the extra mile to meet their needs
  • Believe that teamwork and collaboration will allow us to achieve our goals & ambitions
  • Value our staff, investors and stakeholders and the contribution they make to our team
  • Are all prepared to spot what needs to be done and roll up our sleeves to make sure our team delivers its goals


To apply please contact recruitment@sfdsystems.com

No agencies or recruiters please.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@sfdsystems.com