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Senior Software Developer (C++; FineReader Engine)

Serbia_Belgrade | Technology and Product Development

Senior Software Developer (C++; FineReader Engine)

ABBYY is a Digital Intelligence company providing a platform that enables our customers to gain a complete understanding of their business processes as well as the documents and other data that fuel them. 

We’re excited to offer a unique opportunity for developers to gain vast experience in Digital Intelligence in a welcoming international environment. 

ABBYY has recently entered Serbia, yet we are already an established key-player in the global technology space, with more than 30 years of experience.

Join us to be part of a team developing advanced solutions for a global customer base and develop cutting-edge solutions in our local friendly, international team of experts!


We are looking for a strong C++ developer who will join the FineReader Engine group and help us create the best OCR SDK in its class.

Technology stack

  • Use C++ as main language
  • Use C#/.NET Core/Java/JNI/Python for Demo Samples and interops
  • CI (TFS pipelines, scripts in JS/Python, CMake)
  • Code review
  • Automated distributed tests
  • Git, TFS, Jira
  • Cross-platform development (Win/Linux/MacOS)


  • Development of new features: creating APIs for new ML-based features, maintaining cross-platform execution
  • Maintaining the product: support (consultations for complex Zendesk cases), Bugfixes

We pay attention to the division of responsibilities. When developing a product, you will be assisted by QA and DevOps-engineers, product and project managers, UX designers and technical writers.


  • 2+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Strong knowledge of C++ (it's good to know C# and Java)
  • Good knowledge of basic algorithms and data structures
  • Experience in cross-platform programming (Win/Linux/MacOS)
  • B1 English level
  • Good soft skills and level of responsibility

At ABBYY you will:


Be part of an innovative tech company


At ABBYY, we are always pushing the boundaries set by the tech market. Our developers are more than engineers. They are researchers, discoverers, and creators;


Across teams, we use a sophisticated tech stack, including technologies such as .NET, .NET Core, Kubernetes (k8s), Docker, DevOps, CI/CD, Azure, Grafana, ML&AI, NLP, C++, TypeScript, JavaScript, React, Redux, iOS, Android;​


We have a proven track record of technological innovation with over 400 patents and patent applications.


Our company invests nearly 15% of its revenue in research and development;​


Work for a trusted, globally recognised brand ​


ABBYY is a global company working with the largest enterprises of the world. More than 5,000 companies, including many of the Fortune 500, trust our technologies and products to gain a complete understanding of their business processes and content;​


Our suite of intelligent process automation (IPA) solutions has continuously taken leadership positions in independent analyst assessments of the leading analyst firms. Joining our Product Development team means being part of developing market-leading products.​


Flexibility to work the way you work best​


Work-life balance looks a little different for everyone, and we recognise that at ABBYY; ​


You will collaborate with your manager to design a workday that works best for you, with flexible hours;​


Our Serbia-based colleagues are entitled to 25 + 3 paid vacation days per year as well as two days' paid volunteering leave which you can use to contribute to a cause you care for;​


To facilitate your wellbeing, we offer you access to FitPass, a digital membership that provides access to hundreds of different sports facilities, including gyms, fitness studios, swimming pools and sport centers in 30+ cities throughout Serbia.​


Additionally, we provide both remote and hybrid work options to best suit your needs.​


Join a diverse and welcoming community​


At ABBYY, we are 1000+ colleagues worldwide, working from across 15 countries. From Silicon Valley to Japan, you will find a passionate, dedicated team of innovators, technical experts, and visionaries. We have been excelling for over 30 years;​


The success of our employees is a top priority for us: We value a culture of trust, collaboration, and respect by fostering open communication, a continuous cycle of feedback, and recognition;​


Our leaders work directly with their teams to establish clear goals and deadlines, so as we can succeed together;​ We enjoy learning about each employee and facilitate their personal and professional development through dedicated learning and development initiatives.​ ​


ABBYY is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace.​

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