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    Full-time Position
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  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
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    • Date Posted
      October 17,2020
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    Technical Department Manager Software

    Job Title

    Technical Department Manager Software

    Job Description

    In this role you have the opportunity to

    Help create a healthier society through meaningful work.

    Philips is the leader in Image-Guided Therapy (IGT), providing integrated solutions that advance minimally invasive procedures. We help healthcare providers to decide, guide, treat and confirm the right care in real time during the procedure to enable better outcomes for each patient.

    Working together with clinicians, we use our comprehensive portfolio of interventional imaging systems, smart devices, software and services to treat one patient every second worldwide.

    Philips Image Guided Therapy Systems helps healthcare providers to focus on improving treatment for every patient.

    The medical community seeks ever more precise, accurate and efficient tools in order to decide, guide, treat and confirm the right therapy for the right patient at the point of care and the aim is to save and improve lives while reducing the total cost of care through more efficient, more appropriate and more personal therapies.

    Are you enthusiastic about high quality software development in the medical systems industry and love to lead a team of capable software developers and looking for the next challenge? If the answer is “yes” Philips IGT-Systems might have the opportunity you are looking for!

    You are responsible for

    A very diverse and interesting set of activities! The activities are based on a product and technology roadmap, covering studies, new product introductions, product maintenance activities and advanced field support.

    You handle talent management, the way of working and output of the team. You lead and develop the teams within the allocated budget, on time and with the highest level of quality.

    In more detail you will

    • Lead a software department of 17 engineers located in Best;
    • Define group composition including required proficiencies, resources and skills;
    • Ensure successful introduction and sustaining of high quality, serviceable, and reliable products;
    • Drive the technology roadmaps for the team;
    • Define and executes process improvement activities;
    • Manages relationships with external partners like suppliers and customers, and internal partners like Innovation, Operations, Customer Services, Procurement and Marketing.

    You are a part of

    The management team of the Imaging Chain Cluster (ICC) of the Business Innovation Unit (BiU) IGT Systems within Philips. This BiU is responsible for marketing, development and manufacturing of X-ray systems in the area of cardiac and vascular medical diagnosis and intervention (e.g. balloon angioplasty and stent procedures). Customers are interventional specialists, in the cardiology and radiology domain operating in hospitals across the globe.

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

    In this software leadership role, you will lead the display software team: 17 highly educated (Bachelor, Master, PhD) software designers. This team is responsible for the real time rendering and video distribution technology for our minimal invasive systems. To lead this team, you need to understand software development well, specifically high-performance real-time C++ code and design.

    We look for a strong technical leader that want apply their skills in a medical device context and grow their people leadership skills!

    • Master’s degree in software engineering
    • Experience in People management and Project Management
    • Experience in a medical regulated environment, testing, and quality assurance is a plus
    • Abstract, analytical and creative challenge solver with helicopter view. You drive (out-of-the-box) solutions to complex cases
    • Strong communicative skills; both on individual and on group level (f.e. presentations)
    • Leader through example
    • Knowledge and experience of international standards (e.g. FDA regulatory, IEC 62304, IEC60601, ISO13485, ISO14971)
    • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

    In return we offer you

    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 stakes, mobility-focused environment from which to create your own future – personally, professionally & financially.

    • A competitive salary package incl. a variable bonus - based on Philips' results and personal performance;
    • A holiday allowance of 25 days per year and the option to purchase up to 20 extra days annually;
    • An extensive set of tools to drive your career, including a personal development budget, free training and coaching;
    • 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.

    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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