Philips Software Developer in Belfast, United Kingdom

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In this role, you have the opportunity to join the Philips Digital Pathology Belfast team and the new scrum platform that we are setting up. We require a passionate, driven and dedicated software developer to join the team.

We believe in a world without cancer.

Pathology, and more recently Digital Pathology, is at the forefront of research into new drugs that can help diagnose and treat cancer, faster. Philips have a goal of improving the lives of 3 billion people by 2022, and training the next generation of pathologists is key to help fight against a disease that is responsible for almost 1 in 6 deaths worldwide every year.

Tutor is a web-based platform that provides our customers with a suite of tools allowing them to author and build on-line microscopy courses for medical students.

Your responsibilities in a nutshell:

  • Help to setup and maintain a common platform consisting of RESTful services that will be utilised by three applications (TissueMark, Xplore and Tutor).

  • Extract common code from the application scrum teams and re-write as a shared service.

  • Write automated unit and integration tests to ensure code quality.

  • Be an active part of the Scrum team driving to complete tasks within the sprint.

  • Understand requirements (user stories) and make technical design decisions to fulfil them.

  • Contribute to best practices, design patterns and identify opportunities to refactor code.

Your team

Philips Digital Pathology Solutions is a young and fast growing business with a global footprint. We have a highly entrepreneurial culture with a deep passion and ambition to transform pathology by building awesome products. The software developer will report directly to the software development group lead and will be based in the Northern Ireland Science Park in Belfast

We are looking for

To be a successful software developer in Philips you will have the following:

  • 2 or more years’ experience in software development.

  • Strong software development skills and experience of building web applications from initial specification to final deployment and acceptance.

  • Strong software design skills and experience in the design and implementation of RESTful APIs.

  • Experience in working in an agile software development team.

  • Strong knowledge in C#.

  • A quick learner who is looking for new challenges and responsibilities in an innovative software company.

The following skills are desirable but not essential:

  • Experience with cloud platforms e.g. Cloud Foundry.

  • Experience with building identify management and single sign-on solutions.

Our offer

We offer a dynamic position in an innovative and challenging environment where you have the opportunity to use exciting new technology to make a real difference in the fight against cancer. As the business grows and develops there will opportunity to develop yourself and to grow with the business.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A competitive base salary plus a high performance related bonus.

  • Up to 12% pension contribution.

  • Access to range of flexible benefits including private healthcare insurance.

  • Holiday allowance of 25 days a year (plus bank holidays).

  • Learning and Development opportunities through our Philips University.

  • Family friendly policies which offer enhanced maternity and paternity schemes.

  • The Philips Employee Shop allows employees to buy Philips products at discounted prices.

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 . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video .

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