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    Full-time Position
  • Background
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  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      October 11,2020
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    Senior Software Architect

    Job Title

    Senior Software Architect

    Job Description

    In this role, you have the opportunity to

    Strengthening our team with your embedded software design specialization and make a substantial contribution to the innovation of product and process! Can we count on you to develop new products, using the latest technologies and resources, often realizing systems based on unverified specifications? Will we be able to challenge you to show an abstract understanding of concepts but at the same time show in-depth low level programming knowledge of C++.

    You are responsible for

    • Contribute to and review the program vision, roadmap and content presentations;

    • Prepare and participate in release planning, contribute to program increment planning, program backlog refinement, and preparation / prioritization of portfolio backlogs to continuously synthesize into program backlog and then to team backlog;

    • Draft the team’s specific objectives for the program increment;

    • Define iterations and stories for the team(s). Build, edit, review and reprioritize the team(s) backlog coordinating dependencies with other Sr. Software Architects;

    • Primary responsibility for maintaining the story flow;

    • Define stories and provide input for user story details and priorities, establish story acceptance criteria, accepts stories into the baseline / the final iteration plan;

    • Support team(s) with their story estimates and sequencing. Facilitate and lead sprint planning and grooming sessions;

    • Manage content deliverables and dependencies to external suppliers;

    • Facilitate inter-team dependencies in the respective sprints;

    • Participate in team demo and retrospectives. Work with other Sr. Software Architects to produce the system demo, deliver system demo for your scope to the business owner and product management team;

    • Abreast of / participate in standards;

    • Formulate improvements within the domain of expertise such as technical and process improvements etc.;

    • Perform work in line with the departmental processes;

    • Contribute to (SW-) technology roadmaps and other strategic related activities;

    • Contribute to the Work Breakdown Structure/ the planning process of his/her area;

    • Inspire other team members to get the job done.

    You are a part of

    Within Philips Healthcare in Best, the Business Unit Image Guided Therapy Systems is responsible for marketing, development and manufacturing of X-ray systems in the area of cardiac or vascular medical diagnosis and intervention (e.g. a “dotter” treatment). The customers are hospitals, medical specialists and universities. Philips Healthcare develops and manufactures best-in-class medical products. One of its success products is the Azurion platform. This platform is allows our customers to easily and confidently perform procedures with an unrivaled user experience, helping them to optimize lab performance and to provide superior care.

    You will be contributing to a team developing technical software for controlling X-ray acquisition. X-ray acquisition is the process of controlling the X-ray beam and detecting the transmitted X-ray beam to deliver a high quality image. This is done in close cooperation with the Software system architect(s) and test and integration teams.

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

    • Academic or Bachelor degree in Informatics or other relevant study;

    • 10+ years of experience in technical software development;

    • C++ 11 knowledge;

    • Consistent track record in defining and maintaining complex software architecture;

    • Experienced in working with legacy code;

    • Experience in managing and balancing multiple stakeholders;

    • Effective communication and presentation skills;

    • Experience working with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) organization;

    • Business Insight & Customer Focus.


    • Can do style

    • Self-propelling

    • Team-player

    In return, we offer you

    A multidisciplinary environment where you get to work on a solution that makes the difference in the operating room, where you will not only improve your software development skills but also your knowledge within the medical domain of X-ray for cardiovascular. Most importantly of course satisfaction, your work will serve in the ER’s for a long time (at least 20 years).

    • A competitive salary;

    • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually;

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

    • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching;

    • Colleagues who are the best and brightest in their field;

    • Competitive company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package;

    • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount;

    • Healthy work-life balance and exciting, international environment at the campus in Best.

    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.


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