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Philips Software Technologist I/II - OS in Bangalore, India


Key Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Is responsible to develop/lead the customized OS (Win XP/7/10 embedded) releases for DXR products.

  • Create OSes for different H/W configurations.

  • Ensure ease of OS development and maintenance. Streamline OS creation activities and automate the steps involved.

  • Track, Analyze & integrate regular security patches to the OSes.

  • Understand E2E solution, deployment and integration scenarios and lead design decisions.

  • Analyze and incorporate functional and non-functional requirements.

  • Translate customer and software requirements to design and implement complete solutions.

  • Identify and resolve technical risks through quick prototypes.

  • Review and ensure quality of deliverable from self & team.

  • Mentor junior team members for quality deliverable.

  • Support Project manager with effort estimation.

  • Perform extensive hands on product development.

  • Follow best in class software development practices.

  • Responsible to continuously improve the quality of software deliverable.

  • Investigate critical defects & provide solutions, perform root cause analysis for continuous improvements.

  • Troubleshooting Knowledge of windows OS - Windows XP/7/10

  • Ensures that his/her software is reliable, efficient, easy to maintain, and user-friendly

  • Ensures that there is proper documentation for the developed SW

  • Performs work in line with the SW engineering processes that have been agreed in the department

  • Understands and communicates consequences of his/her design on higher level designs

  • Maintains Windows OS by solving problems and implementing changes

  • Draws up personal schedule and reports on progress

  • Contributes to the Work Breakdown Structure/ the planning process of his/her area

  • Keeps abreast of technical developments in own field through study of literature and technical contacts

Experience & Competency Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in software/computer engineering or other relevant discipline (with SW training)

  • Extensive knowledge & experience in working with windows internals.

  • 4-9 years of experience preparing and verifying customized Windows operating systems-xp/7/10

  • Strong Knowledge of Windows/Linux internals and BIOS/UEFI configurations

  • Strong experience in scripting languages, MS Build, Perl, PHP, VB Script, Python, Powershell.

  • Knowledge on OS security, like STIG, Nessus guidelines & policies.

  • Experience in tools like Windows AIK, MDT, Norton Ghost, Win PE.

  • Good programming experience in C#.Net.

  • Experience in working with tools like Enterprise Architect for UML, TFS, GIT, Clear case, Clear Quest, Caliber RM.

  • (Some) knowledge and understanding of other disciplines with which co‑operation takes place

  • Good communication and documentation skills

  • Disciplined team worker, to work independently and act pro-actively

  • Analytical, creative, and abstract thinker

  • Accurate and quality minded

  • Good experience in integrating, configuring, optimizing 3rd party software & device drivers as per functional & non-functional requirements

  • Proven skills of delivering quality deliverables in projects worked before.

  • Proven skills of innovation/improvements in product features, process steps for operational efficiency.

Personal Characteristics

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work.

  • Quality conscious and Process & customer Oriented.

  • Self-starter, quick learner, ability to work independently.

  • Proactive and self-driven, possesses due sense of urgency.

  • Ability to challenge statusqo & bring in improvements.

  • Ability to stay focused on the target in an ambiguous situation.

  • Openness to collaborate in interest of project/organization and is a good team player.

  • Shall be very good technically; possess systems mindset and good problem solving abilities.

  • Eagerness to continuously develop self and team