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Philips Systems Engineer / System Designer - IGT-Devices in Best, Netherlands


Systems Engineer / System Designer - 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.

Philips is the leader in image-guided therapy, providing integrated solutions that advance minimally invasive procedures. We help healthcare providers to decide, guide, treat and confirm the right care in real time during the procedure to enable better outcomes for each patient and at population level.

Are you an experienced Systems Engineer (also known as System Designer) with experience in the medical devices or medical equipment industry looking for the next challenge?

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

You are responsible for

You'll contribute to our intravascular imaging and functional measurement consoles. The R&D console team is responsible for all enabling hardware in between the disposable catheter/wire on one hand and the output on the screen on the other hand. The team’s main goal is to de-risk technical designs in an early stage and demonstrate this with early prototypes and mature them all the way to releasing and maintaining reliable products.

The successful candidate can deliver high quality designs within project timelines and considering the medical device compliance.

Working with a diverse team of highly capable engineers (software and hardware) and multi-functional team-members, the candidate must be able to:

  • Show technical leadership and responsible for realization of full systems product release/life cycle management to ensure quality and compliance.

  • Translation of user and business requirements into product requirements, high level product design, check and optimize integration and verification

  • System decomposition and allocation of derived requirements down to HW/SW element and part level and related traceability.

  • Trade-off of product/system design specifications and interfaces determine feasibility of potential solutions, and leading technical & design reviews.

Systems Engineer:

  • Managing complexity of products or systems in multi-disciplinary setting, within scope of a single business.

  • Leads and influences others and drives design for quality and is closely involved in the program of the applicable business.

  • Makes a fundamental contribution to the innovation of products or processes.

  • Solves fundamental problems based on detailed (outstanding) knowledge in the professional field.

  • Solves technical problems that have never been encountered previously in the organization.

  • Generates initiatives about technological improvements and performs future-oriented studies in dialogue with other specialists.

  • Drives design for quality.

  • Contributes to the innovation process and communicates new insights to own business.

  • Specialist in business and solves complex problems, where responsible for the overall concept at systems level.

  • Draws up design requirements and produces specifications for the product.

  • Draws up schedules and assigns parts projects to members of staff. Gives them technical guidance.

  • Ensures aftercare of projects.

You are a part of

Philips IGT-Devices, a Philips business, is a global leader in physiology and intravascular imaging for coronary and peripheral applications. The business also offers a suite of peripheral therapeutic devices. This is part of Philip’s industry leading solutions to help clinicians to decide, guide, treat and confirm the right therapy for each patient in real-time during image-guided therapies (IGT).

You will be part of an international team.

The advanced development activities are in Best, The Netherlands, but alignment with the R&D consoles departments in California and other partners, like Philips Design and Philips Research.

As Systems Engineer IGT-D, you will report into the Advanced Development Group Leader.

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

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Engineering and/or business discipline or alike experience;

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in professional engineering with demonstrated technical leadership skills;

  • Experience in the use of system engineering tools such as use scenarios, context/interface diagrams, functional system modeling, FMEAs, QFD and DfR (Design for Reliability) tools.

  • Experience with requirements management tools. DOORs and Integrity experience is preferred;

  • Familiarity with Medical Development regulations as in FDA 21 CFR part 820, ISO 13485, ISO 14791, The Medical Device Directive, Safety as in EN60601-1 and EMC as in EN60601-1-2 and subordinate regulations.

In return, we offer you

  • 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.