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Philips Software Development Manager /RTE in Best, Netherlands

null Software Development Manager and RTE at IGT-Devices

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Get to know that the average heart beats about 100.000 times daily.

And that more than 7 million people each year die from coronary heart disease – so, innovation, prevention, diagnosis and treatment is critical to reduce this number and improve the life of the patient.

At Philips IGT-Devices we are working on industry leading solutions helping clinicians on deciding, guiding, treating and confirming the right therapy for each patient in real-time during image-guided therapies (IGT).

Are you enthusiastic about high quality software development in the medical devices or medical equipment industry and love to lead a team of capable software developers and looking for the next challenge?

If the answer is “yes” Philips IGT-D might have the opportunity you are looking for!

You are responsible for

Philips I(mage) G(uided) T(herapy)-Devices is looking for a combined software manager and release train engineer. The successful candidate will be developing a team of highly educated and highly motivated software developers and should be able to act as a Release Train Engineer (RTE) following the Scaled Agile Framework.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Develops people, processes and ways of working to achieve operational / functional excellence to deliver consistently and in the most efficient way

  • Manages and monitors budgets of resources, tools and training. Conducts resources portfolio management

  • Ensures compliance with product lifecycle and software development procedures and processes as well as all applicable quality and regulatory requirements

  • Content-wise encourages and contributes to cross-organizational strategy and project teams working on innovation themes and breakthroughs

  • Ensures appropriate personnel management practices regarding recruitment and selection, adequate resource allocation / resource portfolio management, remuneration, performance appraisals, people development and change management

  • Responsible for RTE activities: like driving the release train, PI planning sessions, scrum of scrums, creating / updating metrics on a bi-weekly basis.

  • Is responsible for partner / third party management

  • Is responsible for removing impediment for the progress of the teams, and acts as escalation point e.g. for quality issues and SLAs

  • Establishes operational excellence / functional excellence via multiple sources of initiatives

  • Might align with client and other stakeholders to organize work in the area of responsibility

You are a part of

An extremely driven international cross-functional R&D team of the business unit Image Guided Therapy Devices. Your local team is in Best, The Netherlands, and you will collaborate with other teams globally. Thereby making it a multidisciplinary international endeavor, where flexibility is key. Read more about our cardiology solutions via our site. You will report into the Group Leader Advanced Development, Consoles R&D, IGT Devices and will have a dotted line to our Global Software Leader.

We collaborate in an open and informal way to drive exponential business growth at the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship and passion - delivering cutting edge technologies that solve century old health challenges with greater speed, higher quality and better accuracy for individuals and families around the world. Join us!!!

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

  • Master degree in computer science or relevant technical degree;

  • 5 years experience in managing software teams, preferably in high-tech medical devices;

  • 2+ years of experience as RTE or experience of managing multiple scrum teams with good understanding of SAFe

  • Familiar with advanced development, product development and life cycle management processes, preferably for software medical devices;

  • Building and maintaining strong software competencies and quality;

  • Empowering continuous improvement;

  • Strong in removing impediments;

  • Strong in collaboration with a broad variety of stakeholders;

  • Proven track-record of deploying strategic software initiatives.

In return, we offer you

We believe that every mega growth period creates an exceptional career runway. In fact, our leadership team gets out of bed every morning with the sole focus of growing the business and growing the people who contribute to it. Luckily, you are the benefactor of this unique opportunity and leadership commitment- likely to experience an exciting high stakes, mobility-focused environment from which to create your own future – personally, professionally & financially.

  • A competitive salary package incl. a variable bonus - based on Philips' results and personal performance;

  • A holiday allowance of 25 days per year and the option to purchase up to 20 extra days annually;

  • An extensive set of tools to drive your career, including a personal development budget, free training and coaching;

  • A healthy work-life balance.

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.