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Philips DevOps-OS Engineer in Best, Netherlands


Our products are based on standard PC hardware. The basic layer in the product is the Operating System component, integrated with third party components, like drivers and antivirus software. Installation, configuration and support on these components are the main responsibilities of the DevOps-OS engineer.

Do you have DevOps-OS mindset and the technical skills to provide communication, integration, automation, and close cooperation among all the people needed to plan, develop, test, deploy, release, and maintain OS’s for our IGT systems? Are you able to manage the OS configuration throughout the whole lifecycle? Are you pro-active and someone who can drive change? Then we are looking for you!

You are responsible for

  • Translate the requirements from the project in cooperation with project architects to a unit specification for the operating system

  • Configure / implement, test and integrate the operating system.

  • Develop and maintain the required (test) tooling and installation scripts conform the departmental procedures.

  • Analyze & solve problems on system level related to the operating system.

  • Document according to departmental procedures.

  • Define and implement build, infrastructure and script improvements that will improve and speed-up the operating system lifecycle

You are a part of

The Image Guided Therapy Systems (IGT-S) development organization consists of 450 people, from which 110 people work in software development. The DevOps team (17 members) is responsible for the Software Development Infrastructure that includes Software Sets, Version Control, Tool validation, IT Security, OS Builds and frameworks for continuous integration, continuous (unit) testing and releasing. The OS team is part of the DevOps teams and consists out of 5 members. With these 5 members all Microsoft OS’s for IGT-S are developed and maintained.

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

  • At least a Bachelor degree in Informatics, Computer Science or equivalent

  • In-depth knowledge of Windows operating systems, installation, configuration, customization

  • Networking knowledge

  • Scripting knowledge (like VB script, PowerShell and CMD-line)

  • Knowledge about security, firewall configuration etc..

  • Ability to test the functionality of the Operating System Products

  • Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

  • A ‘lean” person who can drive change and continuously seeks improvements and ways to reduce ‘waste’.

  • Analytical skills

  • Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

In return, we offer you

We offer the opportunity to play a role in the development of IGT Systems from Concept Start till End of Life and to contribute to the way our innovations improve the health of our customers. We invite you to be part of a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for personal development.

a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences:

  • 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 . 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 .