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Philips Technical Development Lead in Cambridge, Massachusetts


In this role, you have the opportunity to

Lead the development teams for front-end and back-end systems for platform creation within the R&D organization for Philips Aging & Caregiving (ACG). You will have an impact on our micro services-based IaaS, PaaS and SaaS transformation with hands-on realization of the business vision and strategy in building our future stakeholder-centric care orchestration and digital first services. You will additionally enable Philips Aging & Caregiving synergies within the Population Health Management BG (business group) which is part of Philips Connected Care and Health Informatics (CCHI).

You are responsible for

  • Design & develop a unified data model, orchestration and micro-services (middleware) for the range of current and aspirational services

  • Implement a common framework for regulatory and compliance

  • Develop service delivery environments

  • Create an extensible API library including UX/UI composites as innovation enablers for ecosystem developers at scale,

  • Design and implement Philips-branded direct-to-consumer applications,

  • Serve as a platform evangelist helping to develop an ecosystem of OEMs and stakeholders in the aging economy

  • Enable on-demand business performance analytics via the middleware environment

  • Collaborate with Philips Research and Data Scientists among others to integrate new services into the platform

  • Hands-on engagement in the development and execution of the platform assuring success in the new value propositions

You are a part of

Philips Aging & Caregiving (ACG) team which is building a suite of clinical and consumer solutions that will improve the quality and tenure of independent living for seniors in partnership with their caregivers. Aging & Caregiving targets B2C, B2B and B2G channels with a wide suite of services delivered from a common platform. In this leadership role, you are a strong individual technical contributor who will participate cross-functionally in building an extensible platform that enables new synergies within both Philips businesses and external ecosystem.

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

  • 5+ years of a technical leadership abilities/experience

  • 10+ years of hands-on applications/platform development experience

  • Experience building highly distributed microservices, leveraging microservices frameworks-reactive architecture, CQRS patterns, event-sourcing models is a plus

  • Agile, rapid development/prototyping, continuous development/delivery/deployment environments experience

  • Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in a technical development discipline, preferably in computer science, information digital systems, or architecture disciplines

  • Previous experience in building a cloud-enabled platform solution deployed at scale to a developer and customer/stakeholder economy

  • Expert knowledge of cloud native development and deployment tool chains including Kubernetes, Prometheus, OpenTracing, ELK or similar; envoy proxy service mesh or Consul, etc or similar for configuration & service management; vaultproject or similar for secrets management.

  • Experience in developing highly distributed microservices including stream processing with, or similar

  • US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa.

In return, we offer you

The Opportunity to sharpen your talents with new challenges in our dynamic organization. As a market-driven company, we are used to listening to our customers & apply the same thinking to our employees. We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which to develop your talents further.

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.

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