Philips System Architect in Best, Netherlands

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Your challenge

The System Architect is recognized as an expert in his field. The System Architect contributes to the technical product development of Philips Digital Pathology Solutions medical product development. Based on his broad knowledge of system architecture, design and risk management in the healthcare industry he has a central role within the development team. He/she has the total system overview, combined with in depth knowledge of medical product development. He/she is recognized as a technical specialist within Philips Digital Pathology Solutions (PDPS).

Your responsibilities

  • Contributes to system architecture development with the Architecture team consisting of HW/SW/IT architects.

  • Performs technology assessments to enhance and/or support new and existing systems and helps to develop technology roadmaps under guidance/together with the Architects team

  • Develops and Designs system architecture as part of the defined product / technology roadmap

  • Is able to document and present system architecture to development managers, project leaders and development teams

  • Technically responsible (together with the project leader) for designing and implementing the required functionality.

  • Assists the project leader in a work breakdown and drafting realistic schedules.

  • Determines the required HW/SW interfaces in close consultation with the Architecture team, application specialists and subject matter experts.

  • Analyzes requirements of regulatory government & industry bodies (e.g. FDA, NIST) and translates these into product requirements

  • Owner of the System Requirements and System Designs for multiple projects/products.

  • Keeps up to date with new technology developments and introduces these into the organization.

  • Contributes to the department process improvement activities. Your Team The Philips Digital Pathology Solutions (PDPS) venture started May 2007. The venture is establishing a worldwide business for Digital Pathology Solutions encompassing the Philips Ultra Fast scanner for microscope tissue slides and am Image Management System within a Healthcare Informatics environment. The market launch of the first solutions was in 2011. The venture is now expanding in North America, Europa and Asia. 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 so their expertise is supported by the best pathology scanners, Image Management System and workflow solutions available. As a System Architect you will report directly to the Group Leader Scanner Engineering. Our offer A challenging role in a venturing and growing business domain. We welcome you to an innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • Depending on experience, a year salary (fulltime) between € 65.000 and € 85.000 (including personal benefits package)

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

  • A variable bonus 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

  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount

  • Healthy work-life balance We are looking for

  • Master or Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related technical education

  • 10 years’ experience in the medical / healthcare industry as a System Architect or System Designer

  • Deep understanding, incl. hands-on experience, in system architecture, design and development of multi-disciplinary modular systems

  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills to find solutions to complex problems

  • Experienced in dealing with system architecture in multi-disciplinary teams (HW, SW, IT, Regulatory, Q&A etc)

  • Deep understanding of FDA Design Controls, IS0-14971 Risk Management and familiar with working under ISO-13485 Quality Systems

  • Excellent written and verbal communication in the English language and interpersonal skills

  • Strong architecture design and modeling competencies

  • Affinity with image / signal processing

  • Dealing with Ambiguity / Change

  • Problem Solving and decisive

In this role, you have the opportunity to Guard & set the outlines for the overall technical design of our digital pathology solution.

Our challenge is to

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 so their expertise is supported by the best pathology scanners, Image Management System and workflow solutions available.

The Philips Digital Pathology Solutions (PDPS) venture started May 2007. The venture is establishing a worldwide business for Digital Pathology Solutions encompassing the Philips Ultra Fast scanner for microscope tissue slides and am Image Management System within a Healthcare Informatics environment. The market launch of the first solutions was in 2011. The venture is now expanding in North America, Europa and Asia.

You are responsible for

  • Contributing to system architecture development with the Architecture team consisting of Hardware/Software and IT architects.

  • Performing technology assessments to enhance and/or support new and existing systems and helps to develop technology roadmaps under guidance/together with the Architects team

  • Developing and Designing system architecture as part of the defined product / technology roadmap

  • Documenting and presenting system architecture to development managers, project leaders and development teams

  • Technically responsible (together with the project leader) for designing and implementing the required functionality.

  • Assisting the project leader in a work breakdown and drafting realistic schedules.

  • Determining the required Hardware and software interfaces in close consultation with the Architecture team, application specialists and subject matter experts.

  • Analyzing requirements of regulatory government & industry bodies (e.g. FDA, NIST) and translating these into product requirements

  • Owner of the System Requirements and System Designs for multiple projects/products.

  • Contributing to the department process improvement activities.

You are a part of

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 which plans to expand itself by approximately 700 members in the next 3 years.

You’ll join a team of 30 passionate colleagues who collaborate in an open and informal way to drive exponential business growth at the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship and passion - delivering cutting edge technologies that solve century old health challenges with greater speed, higher quality and better accuracy for individuals and families around the world. Join us !!!

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

  • Master or Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related technical education;

  • 6 years’ experience in the medical / healthcare industry as a System Architect or System Designer for multi-disciplinary modular systems;

  • Deep understanding of FDA Design Controls, IS0-14971 Risk Management and familiar with working under ISO-13485 Quality Systems;

  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills to find solutions to complex problems;

  • Excellent written and verbal communication in the English language and interpersonal skills;

  • Strong architecture design competencies à documenting is your nature;

  • Affinity with image / signal processing;

  • Dealing with Ambiguity / Change;

  • A background in software development is a plus.

In return, we offer you

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.

  • A competitive salary;

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

  • A variable bonus 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;

  • Competitive company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package;

  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount;

  • Healthy work-life balance and exciting, international environment at the campus in 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 .

Visit our Emerging Businesses website at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/accelerate-innovation.html for more information on career opportunities

Watch Emerging Businesses CEO Krishna Kumar’s vision in this short video at https://youtu.be/k_xdcb3x7Pk & watch our Digital Pathology team in this short video at https://youtu.be/3VW-XMWbrIQ