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Philips (Senior) Scientist, Digital Application in Shanghai, China


In this role, you have the opportunity to

  • Explore, discover and develop digital solutions for consumer wellbeing and health

  • Bring your cleaver ideas into real impact to consumer

  • Linked with related business team and market team to discover insight from consumer data / consumer appliance usage data

  • Contribute to definition of research program and business rationales

You are responsible for

  • Create concepts for digital propositions and develop innovative solutions in Philips Personal Health domain, for e.g. domestic appliance, with focus on China market and China digital ecosystem.

  • Designing, building and maintaining data acquiring and processing systems based on research needs and application requirement.

  • Lead and execute research project(s) according to time, cost, and quality requirement, and taking responsibility in translating research outcome into business opportunities. Manage well the research outcome in the form of IP, internal technical reports and quality publications, where applicable

  • Leading and driving a technical area and be recognized a technical expert, making sure the smooth and efficient execution of research projects, and deliver results on time and in good quality as required.

  • Develop and maintains contacts with colleagues within and outside Philips, other R&D centers and open innovation partners, in order to support transfer of research results and to keep track of new developments.

You are a part of

You will work in Digital Health China Team, which is a part of Personal Health China Department in Philips Research (China). The team is the competence center on digital concept generation with focus on China market from consumer point of view. In Department, there are also teams work on Nutritional Health and Respiratory Health.

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

  • Ph.D. or Master degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or applied mathematics.

  • Excellent research capability on data analytics, demonstrated with good track record, e.g. publications at renowned international journals/conferences.

  • Broad and solid knowledge of either signal processing or data analytics technologies, in particular their applications on digital signal processing, classification and pattern recognition.

  • Research experience on big data, sensor network and business intelligence related topics is a strong plus.

  • Consumer understanding and business understanding is a strong plus, e.g. product manager experience

  • Experienced in utilizing signal processing, data analysis and data visualization tools (MATLAB, WEKA, R, D3js, etc).

  • Passionate, open-minded, with a good team spirit, and results-oriented.

  • Effective communication skills, good grasp of English both orally and literally.

In return, we offer you

  • As an integral part of Philips global Research program, Philips Research China focus on breakthrough front-end innovations, aims to generating new business and support existing business. We offers you:

  • The possibility, space and freedom to try new things, new technologies and new concepts. Change to shape and deliver meaningful innovation from front-end and positively impact on people’s lives

  • You will work with and supported by talents, latest technology development, our global scientific research organizations and resource: multidiscipline research groups, industry and academic partners across the world.

  • You own your career and get supported to develop in both managerial and technical leadership through various learning opportunities, development programs and special assignments

  • Competitive compensation that are externally and internally benchmarked and incentive plans to reward performance

  • End 2 End set-up to improve the chance and efficiency to turn your innovative ideas to reality

Why should you join Philips?

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