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Senior Software integration engineer/developer embedded applications

Philips Healthcare

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Over de functie

Your challenges 
In this role as Software Integration Engineer you will be challenged to strengthen the software engineering teams with brain- and man- power to ensure timely releasing of high quality products, systems and services to ensure the continued growth in an agile environment. 

Philips Digital Pathology Solutions aims at digitizing the pathology workflow. One of the components in this work flow is the digitization of the images used in pathology. Philips Digital Pathology is developing a next generation digital microscope for that purpose. The role that is offered is part of the project that is designing this digital microscope. The microscope is built on a Linux platform with various technologies, like Java, C++ and HTML5 

As a software integration engineer, your main responsibilities are the integration of the software modules in Java and C++ that make up the application layer of the digital microscope. The modules span the range of image processing algorithms, user interface components, state machines, control software 

Your responsibilities 
Within this role you will be: 
• Responsible for the integration of the software on component on system level; understand and communicate consequences of the integration 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; 
• Perform work in line with the product development resp. software engineering processes that have been agreed in the department; 

Your team 
The Philips Digital Pathology Solutions (PDPS) venture started in 2007. The venture is establishing a worldwide business for total Digital Pathology Solutions encompassing an UltraFast 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 based 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 Analysis 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. 


The successful candidate has/is: 

  • Higher vocational level (HBO) or university education in Software Development; 
  • +/- 5-10 years of experience as software developer / architect for embedded product application development with proven track record on software integration; 
  • Preferably affinity and experience with working with hardware and working in Agile development techniques; 
  • Flexible and open attitude, good communication skills in English and preferably Dutch language; 
  • Preferably affinity and experience with working in large cross functional teams. 
  • Relevant experience / competencies: Python, Java, C++, Development on Linux, Eclipse, Jenkins, Profiling


We will boost your career through personal and technical growth. We’ll support you by offering a personal coach and the possibility to follow courses and training via our highly recommended Yacht Academy. We’ll offer interesting benefits and a market conform salary. You’ll become member of the team of professionals who share your education, ambitions and your competencies. This will enable you to interact with your colleagues from Yacht in your own technology language! You’ll become a member of the yacht network, which stretches the high tech industry. You will be challenged by your peers. As a result you’ll be able to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date!


Yacht is a contractor for highly educated professionals (BSc, MSc, or PhD) who’ll work on site and innovate together with our customers to find smart solutions. Being part of the world wide Randstad Group we have an extensive network of clients and professionals. Working as a high tech professional within Yacht means you will work on interesting and challenging long term projects for our clients in the Dutch “Brainport” Eindhoven region, mainly on projects at our clients’ Research & Development departments. Our Brainport region is considered to be the smartest region in the world! We cooperate with high tech companies that work on the cutting edge of technology. To give you an example of our portfolio: ASML, Philips Healthcare, Philips Lighting, Philips Research, TNO, FEI company, DAF, VDL ETG, Océ and many others.


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Alexander Crepin via telefoonnummer 06-83890747

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