Philips Software Engineer - Linux Integration in Best, Netherlands

In this role, you have the opportunity to

As Software Engineer – Linux Integration you will be challenged to strengthen the software engineering teams with brain- and man- power to ensure timely releasing of high quality products, systems and services to ensure the continued growth in an agile environment.

Philips Digital Pathology Solutions aims at digitizing the pathology workflow. One of the components in this work flow is the digitization of the images used in pathology. Philips Digital Pathology is developing a next generation digital microscope for that purpose. The role that is offered is part of the project that is designing this digital microscope. The microscope is built on a Linux platform with various technologies, like Java, C++ and HTML5.

Are you an experienced software engineer with a track record in integrating software components in Linux and are you looking for the next impactful step in your career?

If the answer is “Yes”, Philips might have the opportunity you are looking for!

You are responsible for

As a software engineer, your main responsibilities are the design, implementation and documentation of software modules in Java and C++ as well as software deployment on the target operating system. The modules span the range of image processing algorithms, user interface components, state machines, control software. Your main challenges will integrating the system in the Linux environment.

  • Responsible for the design of software on component or module level; understand and communicate consequences of your design on the architecture;

  • Design software, on the basis of design specifications in accordance with the functional specifications;

  • Finalize the design specifications, code and test the designed modules or components, so that the software in question will be reliable, efficient, easy to maintain, and user-friendly;

  • Perform work in line with the product development resp. software engineering processes that have been agreed in the department;

You are part of

The Philips Digital Pathology Solutions (PDPS) venture started in 2007. The venture is establishing a worldwide business for total Digital Pathology Solutions encompassing an UltraFast scanner for digitization of microscope tissue slides and a Pathology Image Management System. The venture aims at leveraging multiple Philips assets and capabilities (brand, market channel, technology) for establishing the total solution and being the 1st to market to establish a dominant market position. The market launch of the first solutions was in 2011. The venture has an installed based in US, Europe and Asia and keeps expanding. Our mission: In a world with increasing challenges for cancer diagnostic procedures and quality of patient care we want to be number one in empowering Pathologists with Digital Pathology Solutions via the best Pathology scanners, Image Management System, workflow and Image Analysis solutions available. This helps the pathology laboratory and the pathologists to work more effectively, leading to higher quality diagnosis and as a result better patient care.

As Software Engineer – Linux Integration, you will report into the Group Leader Scanner Engineering and have dotted reporting lines to the responsible Project Managers you are collaborating with.

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

  • A Bachelor or Master degree – preferably in computer science or informatics

  • At least 2 years of experience in software development and deployment on Linux

  • Moreover relevant hands-on experience in the following domains:

  • Opensourceframework Eclipse (must-have)

  • Jenkins en Java (must-have)

  • C++ en Profiling (Nice-to-have)

  • Ideally affinity and experience in working with hardware and working in an Agile environment;

  • Flexible and open attitude, good communication skills in English and preferably Dutch language.

In return we offer you

  • 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 at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . 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 at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

In this role, you have the opportunity to

As Software Engineer – Linux Integration you will be challenged to strengthen the software engineering teams with brain- and man- power to ensure timely releasing of high quality products, systems and services to ensure the continued growth in an agile environment.

Philips Digital Pathology Solutions aims at digitizing the pathology workflow. One of the components in this work flow is the digitization of the images used in pathology. Philips Digital Pathology is developing a next generation digital microscope for that purpose. The role that is offered is part of the project that is designing this digital microscope. The microscope is built on a Linux platform with various technologies, like Java, C++ and HTML5.

Are you an experienced software engineer with a track record in integrating software components in Linux and are you looking for the next impactful step in your career?

If the answer is “Yes”, Philips might have the opportunity you are looking for!

You are responsible for

As a software engineer, your main responsibilities are the design, implementation and documentation of software modules in Java and C++ as well as software deployment on the target operating system. The modules span the range of image processing algorithms, user interface components, state machines, control software. Your main challenges will integrating the system in the Linux environment.

  • Responsible for the design of software on component or module level; understand and communicate consequences of your design on the architecture;

  • Design software, on the basis of design specifications in accordance with the functional specifications;

  • Finalize the design specifications, code and test the designed modules or components, so that the software in question will be reliable, efficient, easy to maintain, and user-friendly;

  • Perform work in line with the product development resp. software engineering processes that have been agreed in the department;

You are part of

The Philips Digital Pathology Solutions (PDPS) venture started in 2007. The venture is establishing a worldwide business for total Digital Pathology Solutions encompassing an UltraFast scanner for digitization of microscope tissue slides and a Pathology Image Management System. The venture aims at leveraging multiple Philips assets and capabilities (brand, market channel, technology) for establishing the total solution and being the 1st to market to establish a dominant market position. The market launch of the first solutions was in 2011. The venture has an installed based in US, Europe and Asia and keeps expanding. Our mission: In a world with increasing challenges for cancer diagnostic procedures and quality of patient care we want to be number one in empowering Pathologists with Digital Pathology Solutions via the best Pathology scanners, Image Management System, workflow and Image Analysis solutions available. This helps the pathology laboratory and the pathologists to work more effectively, leading to higher quality diagnosis and as a result better patient care.

As Software Engineer – Linux Integration, you will report into the Group Leader Scanner Engineering and have dotted reporting lines to the responsible Project Managers you are collaborating with.

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

  • A Bachelor or Master degree – preferably in computer science or informatics

  • At least 2 years of experience in software development and deployment on Linux

  • Moreover relevant hands-on experience in the following domains:

  • Opensourceframework Eclipse (must-have)

  • Jenkins en Java (must-have)

  • C++ en Profiling (Nice-to-have)

  • Ideally affinity and experience in working with hardware and working in an Agile environment;

  • Flexible and open attitude, good communication skills in English and preferably Dutch language.

In return we offer you

  • 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 at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . 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 at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .