Software Development Engineer / Scrum master – Philips – Best

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Job Title

Software Development Engineer / Scrum master

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

In this role as Image Management System (IMS) Backend Software Engineer and scrum-master you will be challenged to strengthen the software engineering teams with brain- and manpower to ensure timely releasing of high-quality products, systems and services to ensure the continued growth in an agile environment.

You will be part of a team that develops the backend for the current and next major version of the IMS. Goal is to add functionality based on requirements, improve the quality and effectiveness of the IMS. You will be working in an agile and multi-disciplinary team.

You are responsible for

Responsible for the design of software on component or module level; understand and communicate consequences of your design on the architecture.

  • Design software, on the basis of design specifications in accordance with the functional specifications;

  • Finalize the design specifications, code and test the designed modules or components, so that the software in question will be reliable, efficient, easy to maintain, and user-friendly;

  • Ensure that there is proper documentation for the developed software;

  • Maintain software, by implementing changes for solving PRs and CRs;

  • Perform work in line with the product development resp. software engineering processes that have been agreed in the department;

  • Fulfill scrum master activities;

  • Keep abreast of technical developments in own field through study of the literature and technical contacts;

  • Responsible for input in the planning process of the software subsystem;

  • Responsible for module or component testing and code reviews;

  • Help driving the adoption of the latest development tools and build pipeline technologies. You will keep our automated code quality measurement systems at the cutting edge of our craft.

You are a part of

The Philips Digital and Computational Pathology (DCP) venture started in 2007. The venture is establishing a worldwide business for total Digital Pathology Solutions encompassing an Ultra-Fast Scanner for digitization of microscope tissue slides and a Pathology Image Management System. The venture aims at leveraging multiple Philips assets and capabilities (brand, market channel, technology) for establishing the total solution and being the 1st to market to establish a dominant market position. The market launch of the first solutions was in 2011. The venture has an installed base in US, Europe and Asia and keeps expanding. Our mission: In a world with increasing challenges for cancer diagnostic procedures and quality of patient care we want to be number one in empowering Pathologists with Digital Pathology Solutions via the best Pathology scanners, Image Management System, workflow and Image Analytics solutions available. This helps the pathology laboratory and the pathologists to work more effectively, leading to higher quality diagnosis and as a result better patient care. As a Software Engineer you will report directly to the Group Leader Software Engineering and within projects to the responsible Project Manager.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
  • Higher vocational level (HBO) or university education in software development;

  • More than 5 years of experience as software developer in product application development;

  • Back-end: .NET, C#, SQL Server, Windows, Trouble shooter;

  • Build bridges between disciplines and scrum teams in order to fulfill scrum master activities;

  • Experience as a scrum master is a plus;

  • Flexible and open attitude, good communication skills in English and preferably Dutch language;

  • Affinity and experience with working in cross functional agile teams;

  • Experience with HTTP/REST services and web development patterns;

  • You have a passion for Code Craftsmanship and take pride in all aspects of software development;

  • Dedication to unit testing, code review and other quality-oriented practices;

  • Experience with CI/CD and automatic end-to-end testing via Jenkins build pipelines.

In return, we offer you

We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. You will be part of our development team and via your skills, experience and personality you can make a difference for our customers and our business. We offer a dynamic position in an innovative and challenging environment where you are having the opportunity to impact our results and the route we take to our destination. As the business grows and matures there are opportunities to keep developing yourself and to grow with the business

Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences.

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 2.5 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video. To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.



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