Posted on Oct 12th 2019

Cloud Operations Engineer, HealthSuite Platform


Full time



Posted on Oct 12th 2019


Full time



Job Title

Cloud Operations Engineer, HealthSuite Platform

Job Description

Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

But it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common. An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers’ needs. It’s what inspires us to create meaningful solutions – the kind that make a real difference – when it matters most.

The world and our customers’ needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That’s why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Make life better. Looking at the challenges the world is facing today Philips’ purpose has never been more relevant. So whatever your role, if you share our passion for helping others, you’ll be working towards creating a better and fairer future for all.

You are responsible for

  • Deploy multiple digital propositions SaaS applications via automation & orchestration platforms. 
  • Implement infrastructure for CI/CD for example Jenkins 
  • Implement CI/CD pipelines 
  • Consult with customer on CI/CD best practices 
  • Implement monitoring across Philips wide Cloud based Platform
  • Create / version / test of scripts (Bash, PowerShell).  
  • Automation of installation / configuration / management of n tier web applications in a secure environment, for example Apache Tomcat, MySQL and PostgreSQL– Java and Node.js.  
  • Development Operations (DevOps), provision, run scripts and perform UAT / validation testing within secure environment. 
  • Collaborate with software development to maintain test / staging / production environments to meet uptime, performance, cost, and security goals. 
  • Deliver on SLA to both internal and external customers. 

You are a part of

The HealthSuite Digital Platform is an open, cloud-based healthcare platform that will support data collection across the spectrum from clinical to consumer lifestyle, allowing for integration and analysis of ‘big’ data from multiple sources worldwide, including electronic medical records, diagnostic and treatment information, images, reports, notes, wearables and Philips connected consumer lifestyle products. The platform will utilize Philips’ clinical data models and medical device interoperability and is designed to be highly scalable with built-in comprehensive data security and privacy/permission control.

You will be part of a highly skilled cloud operations team responsible for overall IaaS and PaaS management at a global scale. This pivotal role will provide you the opportunity to leverage your diverse IT background including Windows, scripting, security, networking and cloud knowledge to deliver our healthcare platform services to a broad set of internal and external customers. Take your technical skills to the next level working on diverse and complex technical challenges in a dynamic and fast paced environment. As a part of this new organization you will have a unique opportunity to broaden your technical knowledge and problem solving skills while being at the forefront of healthcare innovation working on our advanced healthcare digital platform.  


No other organization has the breadth and depth of the extended portfolio of health care solutions than Philips has across the entire health continuum, from the hospital into the home.  Philips is uniquely positioned as a health technology leader. We’ve been doing this for over 100 years, and leading the confluence of clinical and informatics is in our DNA. 

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

Soft Skills

  • Excellent English language communication skills, both verbal and written. Cross-cultural etiquettes, customer centric and collaborative mindset.
  • Works autonomously within established procedures and practices.

Qualification and Technical Competencies

We are looking for: 


  • Experience with CI/CD technologies, for example Jenkins, Azure DevOps, GitHub actions 
  • Deployment and management of modern multi-tier application deployments on cloud (preferably AWS). 
  • Familiarity with RDBMS (MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL Database or related technologies. 
  • Knowledge of RESTful web services, YAML, XML and JSON. 
  • Familiarity with healthcare industry.  
  • Experience working within a regulated environment.
  • Familiarity with Docker.

AWS Knowledge:  

  • Hands-On experience using AWS compute, network, storage and database services.




  • Bachelor's degree (BA / BS) in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field preferred or equivalent experience with at least 3 years of experience working on a 24x7 Cloud or SaaS production operations team. 
  • Experience deploying applications within a production public cloud environment (AWS or similar). 
  • Understanding of elasticity and scalability concepts. 
  • Understanding of networking concepts including configuration (DNS, VPN, proxies). 
  • Expertise with CI/CD technologies 
  • Familiarity with Linux systems administration (CentOS, Ubuntu, RHEL or similar). 
  • Experience in scripting languages (Ruby, Bash, Python or similar). 
  • Familiarity with Cloud Infrastructure & Application monitoring tools. 
  • Experience with orchestration/ provisioning solutions (Chef, Salt, Terraform or similar). 
  • Exposure to Cloud Foundry. 
  • Ability to interact with a diverse set of stakeholders 
  • Ability to interact with AWS (AWS SDK, AWS API, Command Line Interface, AWS Cloud Formation, and other AWS Services such as SNS, SQS, SWF, DynamoDB, S3, etc).  
  • Skilled in automation technologies. For example using Chef, Salt, Ansible, Bash, Scripting, Python, PowerShell to perform day-to-day support functions and release management activities.  
  • Exposure to information and application security including public key encryption, SSH, access credentials, and X.509 certificates. 

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career with Philips a leading global healthcare company. An exciting role which your work can bring big impact in fast growing China healthcare industry and to improve billions of people life.

A challenging, innovative working environment with a group of multi-discipline, talented people and use of the latest Tech. We offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

How we work at Philips
Our newly-adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart – which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home – for our hybrid roles.
Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way. Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:
We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone’s in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.
We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn’t office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams and our customers on a case-by-case basis.
We want to be at our best: The way we work and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.

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 innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.




Over 125 years ago, Frederik and Gerard Philips started a small light bulb company in Eindhoven. Little did they realize that it would become a global force of innovation, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide. But it did. Today, Philips is a world leading health technology company with a vision to make life better for people worldwide through meaningful innovation. Making good on this promise depends on our passionate, inspirational, collaborative and diverse team. We have over 80,000+ brilliant people around the world but are always looking for more. Like-minded, motivated, focused minds to join us in creating a healthier, more connected society while tranforming themselves personally and professionally. Working at Philips is more than a job. It's an experience filled with unexcepted moments that will transform you in lasting and positive ways. Help us improve the world for the better while building a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.




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