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Philips Systems Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts


In this role, you have the opportunity to experience how much more a system is than a summary of its pieces. You’ll work as a System Engineer on the robustness and security of our large scale enterprise patient monitoring systems.

You will evaluate, integrate, and qualify external third party vendor software for endpoint protection and virtualization for use within our patient monitoring systems. This job includes managing the relationship with third party vendors, understanding their products and solutions, project management as well as testing of the entire solution.

You'll work with internal and external stakeholders like Product Management, Product Support, Development & Field Engineering to translate customer needs and feedback into product requirements.

Responsibilities include;

  • Qualification activities of endpoint protection, security and virtualization software with our Patient Monitoring systems

  • Management for the relationship of the various vendors to understand their product and solution roadmaps, new releases, architectural changes, etc.

  • Maintenance and operation of a large scale (virtual) test infrastructure

  • Planning, execution and documentation of the qualification activities on a regular cadence.

  • Identify risks and prioritize with stakeholders how to mitigate these risks.

  • Investigate new opportunities and third party vendors in that space to improve our patient monitoring system.

  • Support deployment and troubleshooting for customer issues upon escalation

  • Constant optimization of the environment for example by streamlining and automating the tests required forqualification.

You are a part of a growing team of System Engineers with a good mix of seniority and fresh minds that collaboratively work and approach the challenges we have.

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

At least 3 years’ experience in:

  • A Systems Engineer or related role.

  • Experience with and knowledge about systems. Whether it is IT systems, Network Systems or others where components interface with each other and robustness is a key attribute of success.

  • Ability to think and recognize patterns and you are able to analyze and abstract from details to the generic.

  • Experience with customer level conversations; you are well spoken in word and script.

Additional qualifications include;

  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Information Systems, or relevant equivalent technical experience.

  • You bring knowledge in Virtualization such as Hyper-V/ VMware/ Azure / Nutanix, Azure/AWS/Google Cloud Platforms a plus.

  • Client Server/ Multi-Tier Windows Server experience.

  • Experience in Windows administration and DevOps.

  • Experience writing or scripting automation tools or data analysis tools (preferably PowerShell, C# or other Microsoft related languages).

  • You have ve a quality mindset - The quality of your work benefits or affects to the quality of our systems.

  • Experience developing test cases and test procedures.

  • Proficient in computer networking (LAN, VLAN, DNS, DHCP, Multicast, TCP, UDP, Routing, Firewalls, etc.).

  • Understanding of IEC 62304, ISO 14971, IEC 60601, FDA and MDD design control requirements for medical devices.

In return, we offer you

To be part of a team that it’s ambition it is to improve the life of 3 billion people. We offer a job with a purpose - at the end every sensor, cable or system we build is connected to a patient. You join a fast moving and agile team with flat hierarchies and fast decision making.

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 .

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