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Philips Software Developer in Belfast, United Kingdom


We believe in a world without cancer

The Role:

We are seeking a software developer to strengthen the Analytics Suite product development team. Analytics Suite is a comprehensive web-based image analysis platform designed for use in research settings.

Philip Digital & Computational Pathology is a global pioneer in the development of web-based software to support cancer research. Our Belfast office is responsible for the design and development of ground-breaking technology that dramatically affects medical science. Our vision is to be a driving force in digital and computational pathology providing innovative, effective and reliable software solutions used in cancer research, discovery and diagnosis.

About You:

You will bring the following assets to the team:

  • At least three years’ experience developing web applications using Angular and Java

  • Experience with RDBMS systems and ORM tools, such as Postgres and Hibernate

  • Collaborate with the rest of the development team, reviewing code changes prior to acceptance

  • An understanding of design patterns and knowing where and when to use them

Although not essential, it is beneficial if you have knowledge or experience of the following:

  • Spring Boot

  • Docker

  • Principles of RESTful services

  • Unit Test Frameworks, such as JUnit and Jasmine

  • Building products based on a SaaS architecture and deploying on AWS, Docker and Cloud Foundry platforms


Working as part of the Product Development Team, your role will include:

  • Designing and developing new features, services and tools using Scrum

  • Understanding requirements (user stories) and make technical design decisions to fulfil them

  • Participating in backlog refinement, defining requirements, developing code, unit testing and debugging applications in a collaborative environment

  • Contributing to best practices and identifying opportunities to refactor code

Our Team:

Our Belfast office is a creative and challenging environment where you will have the opportunity to learn new skills while developing excellent solutions using exciting new technology to make a real difference in the fight against cancer. You will be working with passionate, engaged and excited people who are advocates of software engineering best practices. As the business grows and develops there will opportunity to develop yourself and to grow with the business.

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • A competitive base salary plus a high performance related bonus.

  • Up to 12% pension contribution.

  • Access to range of flexible benefits including private healthcare insurance.

  • Holiday allowance of 25 days a year (plus 10 bank/public holidays).

  • Learning and Development opportunities through Philips University.

  • Regular and varied social events.

  • Family friendly policies that offer enhanced maternity and paternity schemes.

  • The Philips Employee Shop, allowing employees to buy Philips products at discounted prices.

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 . 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 at on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at .

Philips are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.