Philips Software Engineer Image Analytics Engine in Best, Netherlands

Your challenges

In this role as Software Engineer 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.

You will be part of a team that enables advanced image analytics solutions for the current and next major version of our image management system (IMS). Goal is to improve the quality and effectiveness of the operation in hospitals or research centers that have deployed digital pathology. Image analytics solutions range from computer aided measurements and characterization to algorithms assisting the diagnosis.

Your team will work on the analytics engine that enables us run the algorithms on the digital pathology slides to make pathology better. This engine needs to be able to handle lots and lots and lots of TB’s.

Your responsibilities

Within this role you will be:

  • 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;

Your team

When you walk into work you will be joining a truly entrepreneurial team of over 330 employees spread across 8 countries, all passionate about defining the future, growing the business and having fun. You will be considered an “early joiner” to the Philips Emerging Businesses family at which plans to expand itself by approximately 700 members in the next 3 years.

Your local team is Philips Digital Pathology Solutions (PDPS) and this 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 highly skilled teams aim 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.

Our offer

We believe that every mega growth period creates an exceptional career runway. In fact, the Emerging Businesses 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.

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A competitive base salary

  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually

  • A variable bonus scheme, based on both Philips results and personal performance

  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching

  • Colleagues who are the best and brightest in their field

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount;

We are looking for

The successful candidate has/is:

  • Higher vocational level (HBO) or university education in software development.

  • 3-5 years of experience as software developer.

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

  • Preferably affinity and experience with working in cross functional agile teams.

  • Relevant experience with:

  • C++ Familiarity with programming in Python

  • Experiences with GPU deep-learning frameworks (Theano, Caffe, TensorFlow, Torch)

  • Background in Analysis, Optimization and Image Processing

  • Code optimization / Profiling / Multi-threading

  • Dedication to unit testing, code review and other quality-oriented practices

Recruitment process

If you’re interested in this opportunity to join us, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site.

After a pre-selection process based on your CV, you will be invited for face-to-face recruitment- and business interviews.