Philips Principal Architect -Mobile Technologies in Bangalore, India

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In this role, you have the opportunity to be a part of the innovation that Philips is driving on Mobile Technologies.

Are you an experienced and seasoned Architect in the Mobile domain, ready to make the next step in your professional career?

Can you design and explain complex architectures?

Can you easily move from keeping the overview to understanding the details?

Do you have an excellent technical track record in large scale development in the area of Mobile Apps?

Do you like to work using agile methodologies while having the medical regulation in mind?

Do you have in-depth knowledge and experience on Android and iOS?

As a Mobile Architect you are responsible for:

  • Technology and architecture choices : Drive and document technology and architecture choices, Epic analysis and architecture runway. Design to meet non-functional requirements. Lead/participate in relevant architecture sessions within Philips or outside. Prioritize the architectural enablers and technical debt on the Mobile platform backlog.

  • Reuse strategies : Create a high quality platform that is easy to reuse. Leverage existing technologies, platforms and suppliers.

  • Architecture competence : Contribute to the Architectural Knowledge Base and supports lead engineers with technology competence but also with mentoring and coaching.

  • Roadmap : Define the (technology) roadmap for Mobile and identify key (business) improvement opportunities. Support engagements with business partners and network with Mobile community inside and outside Philips.

You are a part of

The Philips Connected Digital Platforms and Propositions team of which you will be a part of, helps deliver best-in-class, end-to-end solutions. Such solutions include connected hardware, appliances, medical devices and wearables, mobile apps across all major OS platforms and cloud based back-ends. You will work on creating a high quality Mobile platform, driving common architecture, technology choices and innovations, using your overview of the ecosystem. The mobile platform is E2E integrated in the solutions, to other platforms in Philips and 3rd parties.

The team works according to Agile principles, following SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) processes. Together with your team, you will strive for continuous improvement of deliverables, your way of working and yourself. Colleagues will challenge and coach you and you should willingly return the favor.

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

  • Has a master degree in computer science or has reached this level through training or experience

  • Has a minimum of 15 years of experience in driving project in all stages (design, development, operation, evolution, maintenance), for large scale software products

  • Has app development experience of >5 yrs

  • Has in-depth knowledge of Mobile architecture, design patterns, technologies and relevant nonfunctional requirements such as security.

  • Has first-hand knowledge of App market dynamics (how to increase : app ratings; scale; user engagement)

  • Can network and brings a network in the mobile ecosystem.

  • Has architected complex enterprise and consumer apps

  • Has knowledge of Internet of Things developments

  • Is an analytical, creative and abstract thinker, capable of finding and driving an appropriate solution to complex problems

  • Has an interest and preferably working experience in agile development methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Kanban, SAFe…)

  • Is experienced with multi-site software development and intercultural differences

  • Has excellent communication, documentation and presentation skills to explain complex solutions to any audience

  • Is able to represent the organization both internal and external Philips

  • Is inspiring, a thought leader, sets clear expectations and possesses excellent coaching skills

  • Can drive a quality-conscious improvement attitude

In return, we offer you

Philips aims to improve the lives of 3 billion people by 2025. To accomplish this goal, Philips is revolutionizing the way we look at healthcare systems by delivering innovation across the continuum of care. In this role, you will work on the Mobile platform and common functionalities that are reused across Apps, spanning all Philips businesses, driving programs that address healthy living, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and home care. You will collaborate closely with people from different cultural backgrounds, located all over the world.

We offer the opportunity to play a leading role in achieving Philips’ ambitions with digital connected products and to truly contribute to the way our innovations improve the health and well-being of our customers. You will work in close cooperation with global teams across Philips, playing a key role in driving the transition process that will turn Philips into a Digital Systems company. We invite you to be part of a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for personal development.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed to be the amongst the 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 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. 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 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 .