Software Engineer C++ (Pixel Engine) – Philips – Best

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Job Title

Software Engineer C++ (Pixel Engine)

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Impact the way Pathologists diagnose cancer as a Software Engineer C++. You will be part of our “Pixel Panthers” Team. We are 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. Our solutions enable pathology laboratory and pathologists to work more effectively, leading to higher quality diagnosis and as a result better patient care.

You are responsible for

Collaborating with your team on the components for processing large amount of pixel data from digitized tissue glass slides. This includes the encoding/decoding, processing and displaying of images on both back end and front end. These components enable pathologists to review slides for diagnosis and advanced image analytics solutions.

You contribute to these components, which are part of current and next major releases of our Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution (PIPS).

Our PIPS improves the process in hospitals and research centers with deployed digital pathology. Image analytics solutions based on our SDK (software development kit) facilitate not only computer-aided measurements and characterization, but also advanced algorithms for assisted diagnosis.

  • Design and implementation of software (on component or module level)—understand and communicate consequences of your design on the architecture.

  • Design software based on design specifications in accordance with the functional specifications.

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

  • Work with the product development responsible software engineering processes that were agreed in the department.

  • Together with your team, you will be responsible for testing strategy and implementation as well as verification for the medical software development

You are a part of

The Pixel Panthers team within Digital Pathology department. You will start this new challenge by joining a truly entrepreneurial, highly energetic, agile and multi-disciplinary team. All-passionate about defining the future, growing the business and having lots of fun. You will be working with the latest technologies like C++, HTML5, JavaScript/Typescript, OpenGL/WebGL and diverse storage environments. We drive exponential business growth at the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship and passion – delivering cutting edge technologies that solve century old health challenges with greater speed, higher quality and better accuracy for individuals and families around the world. Join us!

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

  • Higher vocational level Bachelor or University education in software development;

  • About 2 years of experience as a software engineer in the industry (product development);

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

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

  • Proficient knowledge with good coding experience in C++ and bonus points for JavaScript/Typescript;

  • Experience with graphics programming (e.g. OpenGL, WebGL, CUDA);

  • Affinity with high performance data processing;

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

  • Experience with working in cross-functional agile teams.

In return, we offer you

A path towards your most rewarding career. Succeeding in this role in a complex environment will open many doors for your long term career, in other areas in Philips or otherwise. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. We will not only contribute, but also drive key assignments and strategic initiatives. You will have the opportunity to work in an environment where the future depends strongly on your individual capabilities.

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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