Philips Senior Software Architect in Bangalore - Innovation Campus, India

Personal Characteristics:

o Smart, creative, team-oriented and collaborative, who can get things done with a big appetite for taking risks and experimenting with new technologies and solutions

o Strong analytical skills including the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusion

o Excellent teamwork, personal time management, ability to communicate technical issues without ambiguities

o Excellent communication and negotiation skills with ability to influence without direct authority

o Proactive, self-driven, highly productive with flexibility to take up additional responsibilities, with due sense of urgency

o Excellent technical skills with system mind-set with an ability to see the big picture as well as minute details

o Working with multisite teams, Quality conscious and Process & customer Oriented

o Ability to have effective interactions with partners and geographically distributed teams

o Rapid prototyping and iterative development

Responsibility and Key Result Areas:

o Own the component architecture and associated applications, image acquisition controllers software and responsible for architecture and technology roadmap

o Understand BIU roadmaps and translate into an feature and technical roadmap. Partner with internal and external stakeholders to derive a roadmap

o Establish long term directions for software technologies and methodologies including tools to be used during design phase

o Responsible for design, development and verification of algorithms, review of design and critical defect fixes

o Coaches and mentors engineers, guides the team for an easy to use, high quality platform taking into account the outside-in view from BIU stakeholders

o Responsible for ensuring consistency in high-level SW design flow down into detailed design, code and unit/module/integration testing, and also on platform test strategies

o Represents in cross group software design forums across DXR

o Works with various application and platform teams, global teams for to drive and improve Global Integration Activities

o Supports project estimation and planning, risk management, feature integration, sub-system verification and defect management activities

o Keeps abreast of technology and frameworks advancements, and apply in architecture/products

o Taking care of serviceability and reliability aspects of the product’s architecture. Manages safety & security risks for the platform/project

o Establish effective multi-site platform organization

o Responsible for technical feasibility studies related to platform

o Understand the clinical needs from a user perspective(in the context of how the platform is being used) and translates to Platform use cases

o Manages technical communication with various stakeholders

o Contributes to Organizational activities in relevant areas or fields, contributes to creating a world class team which excels in innovation and deliverables

Role Competency:

o Excellent software architecture, design skills for Healthcare application development

o Strong Object Oriented development experience, design patters and practical applications of the same

o In depth experience in C#.NET based windows application development and usage of WCF, WPF, MVVM. With strong background in C++ and C# programming

o Strong Multi-threading knowledge and experience

o Experience in technically leading software engineering / design teams

o Healthcare software development experience as per key processes/certifications (ISO13485, 62304,14971)

o Proven experience in architecture and design of complex, multi-generation, SW products.

o Ability to evaluate trade-offs between multiple technical approaches and choose one

o Demonstrated expertise with security architecture, framework, tools and techniques

o Experienced in use of tools for project planning (e.g. Microsoft Office suite), requirements management (e.g. RequisitePRO, DOORS, CaliberRM) and problem reporting/defect tracking tools such as Rational ClearQuest

o Practical experience in highly regulated environment (FDA, HIPAA, Global Privacy, Federal Regulations, Export etc.)

o Understands the legal, industrial, cultural security requirements for a product development entity

o Experience creating Platform/Product/Enterprise technology Roadmaps

o Has understanding of various standards, limitations and strengths of the product architecture, platform and languages used in the system

Education Qualification:

o 14+ years of software engineering experience

o At least 5 years of experience in developing medical imaging algorithms

o At least 5 years of experience in requirements analysis and translation into software architecture and design preferably in Imaging Systems products

o Well versed with computational aspects of algorithms

o B.E in Computer Science or M.E in Medical Software / Imaging Technologies / Software Engineering