Posted on Oct 12th 2019

Software Designer / Software Technologist Interventional Applications


Full time



Posted on Oct 12th 2019


Full time



Job Title

Software Designer / Software Technologist Interventional Applications

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Are you a talented engineer with a background in developing and maintaining software for medical imaging or minimally invasive treatment? Do you have the drive to work with a team of highly skilled people, on the latest 2D & 3D interventional applications, improve customer satisfaction and offer excellent solutions in Image Guided Therapy? We provide 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.

If this resonates with you, we would like to get in contact with you for the position of ‘Software Designer/Software Technologist”.

You are responsible for

  • Leads the software design and implementation of the Interventional Workspot ( IW ) platform and Interventional Applications (iApps) using C# and C++ on a windows environment
  • The applications are developed in a DevOps environment with a high focus on test automation, security and quality
  • Participates in the full software development process
  • Challenges requirements, design and quality, focused on technical leadership
  • Recognized technical expert within the team on specific areas/components
  • Ready to work in pairing mode with the team
  • Expert on own field of expertise and recognized within Business Group. Shapes development practices and technologies within the business
  • Is the technical coach of a team or domain, recognized and approached by team members. Reviews, guides and coaches others in that domain. Shares knowledge across teams. Sets quality goals and development practices with the team

You are a part of

The Interventional Applications (iApps) group within the China Image Guided Therapy (IGT) Cluster R&D organization in Philips is a newly formed team to support further strategic growth of IGT in China. The iApps group plays a crucial role in the design, development and maintenance of clinical applications and solutions for our customers. The China IGT cluster collaborates with the global teams across the sites of Netherlands, India, USA and Israel. The global team is responsible for the development and maintenance of 20+ 2D & 3D Interventional Applications, used in combination with our Azurion, Intrasight and Zenition product platforms. Our products are used across all clinical area of Neuro, cardiac, Oncology and vascular medical diagnosis and intervention (e.g. balloon angioplasty and stent procedures). Customers are interventional specialists, in the cardiology and radiology domain operating in hospitals across the globe.

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

The software designer within the Interventional Applications group:

  • Creates working software using C#/.NET and C++
  • Develops features in an agile approach
  • Actively participates in sprint planning, daily stand‐up meetings, sprint reviews, sprint retrospectives and backlog refinement
  • Contributes to continuous improvement of the team, software and processes
  • Designs, codes, documents, tests (writes automated tests), maintains and deploys software
  • Supports DevSecOps in deploying software
  • Sets, monitors and ensures to meet own performance metrics
  • Defines, monitors and meets quality metrics
  • Provides technical solutions that conform to requirements with a strong focus on end‐users, high quality (code quality/QMS/regulatory standards), performance, safety and security
  • Keeps abreast of technical knowledge by studying and implementing state‐of‐the‐art programming & design techniques and development tools, participating in educational opportunities, participating in communities of practice, reading professional publications and maintaining personal networks
  • Lead design and development of high quality, re-useable, high performance SW components
  • Lead the design of software components and work with the team to realize the implementation
  • Leverage software technologies to build simple and robust solutions
  • Support scrum master/project management in estimation, planning and execution of the software components
  • Ensure that performance / nonfunctional requirements are defined and addressed by teams
  • Mentor the junior members of the team on technical aspects
  • Serve as a driving force for SW functional excellence
  • Promote domain knowledge, system thinking, and customer understanding
  • Identify patentable Idea from the project and file

Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelors/Master’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Overall 9-12 years of experience in software development with at least 5 years in C++ on a windows environment
  • Experience in working on docker containers, Kubernetes is preferred
  • Experience in working on cloud native applications and technologies like Angular/React/Java/Linux is a plus
  • Appreciation of data analytics, and understanding of AI/ML will be preferred
  • Experience & firm knowledge in software design concepts and design patterns
  • Experience in the system design and implementation of complex, multi-generation, SW products.
  • Experience with Agile methodology, tools and practices.
  • Familiar with client-server and distributed environments
  • Proven working experience in global, multidiscipline environment
  • Exposure to healthcare standards (HL7, IHE) and regulations.
  • Experience in a medical regulated environment, testing, and quality assurance is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience of international standards (e.g. FDA regulatory, IEC 62304, IEC60601, ISO13485, ISO14971)
  • Strong communicative skills; both on individual and in group level
  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal is a must

Functional competencies:

  • Programming languages & paradigms, methodologies and techniques (e.g. CleanCode)
  • Software design (SOLID, DRY) including software design patterns
  • Lean / Agile / SAFe
  • Software Craftsmanship – Code quality, DevOps/ CICD, Test automation

Behavioral competencies:

  • Customer Focus
  • Tech Savvy
  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Drives Results
  • Resourcefulness
  • Plans and Aligns
  • Manages Conflict
  • Situational Adaptability
  • Collaborates

In return, we offer you

A competitive and designed around you benefit package


A path towards your most rewarding career. Philips values its innovation capability enterprise wide. Succeeding in this R&D role addressing various challenges as a senior staff in the competence team and interacting with multiple functions with global reach will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise.


A challenging, innovative working environment with a group of multi-discipline, talented people and international business scope. You will work in the center of gravity of RnD site for a rapid growing international business. Enjoy the exploration flexibility from front-end till industrialization to generate real business impact.

Why should you join Philips?

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