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Technical Architect / Staff Software Engineer

Posted 14 Jan 2024
Work experience
3 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)

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Technical Architect / Staff Software Engineer

Job Description

Technical Architect / Staff Software Engineer

Lead, define and steer the execution of the software technical roadmap for 3D Interventional Applications utilizing your hands-on software skills to the max.

Your role:

You make a substantial contribution to the innovation of our clinical products. You will help developing new clinical products & supporting platforms, using latest software technologies and resources. You are a self-starter, results-driven, working accurate and as team player striving for continuous improvement.

You lead, define and steer the SW-technical roadmap considering SW technologies (CI/CD, BDD, TDD, model driven development, operating systems roadmaps), application trends, non-SW technologies (image processing trends, etc.). You guard consistency in design choices, budgeting of shared resources, manage SW interfaces across projects and become responsible for the implementation of the architecture in modular easy to maintain and extendible parts (components and modules).

Your become part of an extremely driven International cross-functional R&D team of the business unit Image Guided Therapy Systems R&D. Your local team is in Best (Eindhoven North), The Netherlands, and you will collaborate with other teams globally. Thereby making it a multidisciplinary international endeavor, where flexibility is key. Read more about our cardiology solutions via our site.

You're the right fit if:

  • 10+ years of experience in software development, and at least 3 years of experience as a Software Architect or Staff Software Engineer role in an agile development environment with a passion about software and keeping it up to date with software technology and related areas
  • Good abstraction skills and keep the high-level overview, you are not afraid to dig into the details, analyse, and solve issues when needed.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing, as well in creating clear architectural overviews and roadmaps. You can bring your point across to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Respected for being hands-on and fully up to speed with modern SW technologies (e.g. C++ 20).
    Experience with configuration management and deployment systems – GitHub, package management, orchestration tools, Docker, cloud computing, C++, Python

About Philips

We are a health technology company. We built our entire company around the belief that every human matters, and we won't stop until everybody everywhere has access to the quality healthcare that we all deserve. Do the work of your life to help the lives of others.

  • Learn more about our business here.
  • Discover our rich and exciting history here.
  • Learn more about our purpose here.

We believe that every mega growth period creates an exceptional career runway. In fact, our leadership team gets out of bed every morning with the sole focus of growing the business and growing the people who contribute to it. Luckily, you are the benefactor of this unique opportunity and leadership commitment- likely to experience an exciting high stake, mobility-focused environment from which to create your own future – personally, professionally & financially.

If you're interested in this role and have many, but not all, of the experiences needed, we encourage you to apply. You may still be the right candidate for this or other opportunities at Philips. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion here.

Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s lives across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Applying advanced technologies and deep clinical and consumer insights, Philips delivers integrated solutions that address the Quadruple Aim: improved patient experience, better health outcomes, improved staff experience, and lower cost of care.

Active in 100 countries
11,000 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 39 years

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