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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). He/she 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. She/he 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). Philips Aging & Caregiving (ACG) 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.

You are responsible for

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

  • Design and implement a common framework for regulatory and compliance,

  • Design and implement service delivery environments,

  • Design 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

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 both within Philips businesses and external ecosystem.

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

  • 5+ years in a lead technical leader capacity.

  • 10+ years of hands-on applications/platform development 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; envoyproxy service mesh or Consul, etcd 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.

  • Company relocation benefits will not be provided for this position. Candidates need to live within the territory or within commuting distance to this location.

In return, we offer you

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Why should you join Philips?

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As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.