Philips TFS Tools Development Consultant in Best, Netherlands


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Are you an expert on Microsoft Team Foundation Server? Do you have the ability to understand the business needs and translate them into solutions? Are you eager to create these solutions and help maintain them? Then apply for the vacancy of TFS Tools Development Consultant at Philips Innovation Center Eindhoven!

You are responsible for

Your main task will be to support Microsoft Team Foundation Server and future application lifecycle and source control solutions including:

  • Work with the user community to adopt new features, enable new use cases, and help resolve any issues

  • Create customizations and tools to help support the team’s needs (PM, Dev, Test, & Ops)

  • Take the lead in the validation of the application.

  • Monitor the health of the solution and take proactive steps to ensure reliable availability and performance

  • Manage patches and updates for tooling solutions and related hosting environment including the operating system

  • User administration and access control

You are a part of

You will be part of a global team with colleagues in the US, Israel, India and the Netherlands. In this team, you are working on the full support cycle from talking to the business to identify issues and improvement opportunities, proposing solutions, implementing solutions and supporting them. You will work with driven and eager likeminded individuals close to R&D for Philips. This way you will help us reach the goal of positively impacting people to lead better, healthier lives.

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

We are looking for someone who enjoys being the link between business and IT. Someone capable of defining architecture but also hands-on in solving pressing Technical Application issues. Other skills and experience we are looking for are:

  • Microsoft MCSD Application Lifecycle Management certified

  • A bachelor or master degree with minimum 5 years relevant work experience as for instance administrator or support engineer specifically for Microsoft Team Foundation Server

  • Good communication skills in English and Dutch

  • Strong knowledge of application lifecycle workflows and processes involved in the design, development, deployment, test, and maintenance of software systems in the Windows environment

  • Visual Studio and the .NET Framework experience is required

  • Solid experience with scripting languages is required

  • Solid experience with system administration in a Windows OS environment is required

  • Solid knowledge of agile development methodologies and principles is required

In return, we offer you

We offer you an exciting role in a rapidly changing and international organization. You can expect challenges in a complex environment with the most up-to-date and advanced technologies. You will have plenty of opportunities to further develop your career within our company.

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. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.