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Senior Software Architect Cardiology Informatics

Philips / Eindhoven (NL)

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In this role, you have the opportunity to

Create and drive the software architecture for our next generation Cardiology applications. You will work closely with all stakeholders (development teams, other architects, product management, Quality & regulatory, service, etc) to ensure that we have a great product. 

You are responsible for

  • Design Systems Architecture for Cloud and on-prem applications

  • Leading initiatives with regard to technological improvements and performing future-oriented studies with other specialists

  • Collaborating with the software development team on implementation decisions and technology selections.

  • Building on existing architectures and leveraging existing technologies and suppliers by working closely with the other architects

  • Employing a system engineering approach to design complete and complex frameworks and systems, at both conceptual and logical level

  • Documenting designs and choices. Collaborating with users and other technologists to gather feedback on those designs, and incorporate feedback as appropriate

  • Rapidly producing prototype designs that can be market tested and grow into products

  • Translating and documenting complex architectural issues to non-technical staff within the business

  • Guiding/mentoring junior team members in the implementation of the solutions

  • Leading and participating in Design Reviews

You are a part of

The architecture team within Cardiology Informatics - part of cardiology informatics R&D. The team is led by the Principal architect and consists of the other architects within the business.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • At least 6 years of experience building web-based software systems, utilizing N-tier architectures, dynamic content, highly scalable approaches, and complex security models/implementations. .NET related software stack is desired.

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks (JavaScript, JQuery, AngularJS, ReactJS) and Web development (HTML5, CSS3)

  • Experience in designing highly distributed systems for both on-premises and cloud with attention to scalable middleware, persistent data stores and microservice design concepts

  • Extensive knowledge of Digital eco systems and cloud. Terminology like SAAS and PAAS are very familiar and comfortable to you

  • Experience in OS virtualization and containerization isolation technologies and concepts as “infrastructure as code” in a DevOps setting

  • Experience in defining and implementing Non-functional Requirements into the core of the applications, such as security, scalability, maintainability and various levels of quality

  • Experience with software design concepts, practices, modern development methodologies such as Agile, Lean, TDD/BDD, Clean Code, CI/CD and common architectural patterns

  • Demonstrated experience working in a team environment on medical and/or personal use software

  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment, negotiate challenges, explain technical considerations and recommend solutions

  • Knows how to balance feature delivery and tech debt amortization while maintaining existing technology and innovation to satisfy business needs

  • Keep abreast of technical developments in own field through study of the literature and technical contacts

  • A true “roll up the sleeves and get it done” working approach with demonstrated success as a problem solver. Comfort “working virtually” with teammates and customers around the world

Our offer

Do you want to play a leading role in achieving Philips’s ambitions with digitally connected products and to truly contribute to the way our innovations improve the health and well-being of our customers? Then join us! We invite you to be part of a challenging, innovative environment with outstanding opportunities for personal development. Our benefits are very competitive and designed according to your preferences:

  • An attractive salary

  • A holiday allowance of 25 days per year and the option to purchase up to 20 extra days annually

  • A variable bonus based on both Philips’ results and personal performance

  • An extensive set of tools to drive your career, including a personal development budget, free training, and mentorship

  • A solid company pension scheme and an attractive health insurance package

  • The possibility to buy Philips shares and products at a discount

  • A healthy work-life balance

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, and disability, protected veteran or marital status.

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