Philips Electronics Architect in Eindhoven, Netherlands

Your challenge

Are you ready to embrace the challenge to define complex electronic mixed analog/digital circuits and systems and integration with other disciplines to successfully realize digital innovations encompassing the cloud, portable devices, and all devices in-between the major components of a system?

Can you represent (Mixed Signal) Electronics in the product development in core-teams to deliver a multi-disciplinary innovation proposition? Do you want to empower yourself, take initiative, innovate and constantly strive to deliver better solutions?

Your responsibilities

As an Electronics Architect you are responsible for:

Main responsibilities:

  • Defining scope and problem domain and translating customer wishes into clear requirements.

  • Deliver a consolidated Architecture, and decompose it into easy to maintain modules or components

  • Design, Implementation of complex electronics (Mixed Signal) systems and the integration with other disciplines such as (embedded) Software, Mechanics and Optics

  • Quality, reliability and standards that apply to complex electronic systems

Additional responsibilities:

  • Communication of technical progress towards customers, management and the project team

  • Building a strong network in and around the organization to promote departmental competences and skills

  • Definition of necessary competences and team composition to fulfil an assignment

  • Monitor department processes and definition of actions to feed the continuous improvement program

  • Operational management (no line management) of some designers on the technical areas

  • Quality, reliability and standards that apply to complex medical systems

  • Support creation of project plans in consultation with customer and other stakeholders, ensuring requirements and deliverables definition.

  • Coaching of junior employees

  • And will be able to think out of the box when conventional processes or solutions cannot be applied or will not work anymore

Your team

The Electronics department is part of Philips Innovation Services at http://www.innovationservices.philips.com/nl and located on the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven (the Netherlands). This department has become an integral part and differentiator of almost all Philips products and services, delivering world class hardware platforms, analog, mixed signal and RF designs, medical devices, power supplies, connectivity modules and development. We are certified for ISO9001, ISO14971, and ISO13485.

The department supports exploratory work, fast realization of prototypes as well as effective product development, by applying in depth knowledge of the most innovative connectivity solutions, integrated platforms and standards, in combination with an Agile development approach.

Furthermore, the department works in an open-innovation mindset, maintaining operational contact to key component suppliers for applying latest innovations and technologies in our designs. For realization of the digital innovation ambition of Philips, the department closely works with the other innovation groups across Philips.

You will work in a team of about 80 (senior) electronic hardware and software designers and architects and report to the team leader of the Mixed Signal group.

We are looking for

  • You have a Master Degree in Electronic Engineering (requirement).

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience in Electronic Product development of which at least 5 years demonstrable focus on (system) architecture (requirement)

  • Experience in an Agile way of working.

  • Experience with working in multidisciplinary teams and the challenging communication, including multi-site development.

  • Interest in connected products, in particular in complex systems, digital, embedded software and connectivity.

  • Strong background with innovation development projects and feel comfortable with managing the funnel from relatively vague requirements to well defined project with committed stakeholders.

  • Have excellent communication skills and a customer centric attitude combined with a problem solving and pragmatic attitude.

  • Willing to travel up to 25% of your time.

Contact

If you recognize yourself in this profile and you want to lead a world class group of experienced software designers and architects, please upload your resume and motivation letter through the Philips career site- vacancy number 226204.

Contact: Rolf van der Wal (+31 6 10977818, rolf.van.der.wal@philips.com )

After a pre-selection process based on your resume you will be invited for face-to-face recruitment and/or business interviews. The interviews will take place in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.