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System Architect Digital Innovation at Philips

Philips Group Innovation

9053027 | EINDHOVEN | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

Your challenge 
Do you want to be responsible for the architecture of Philips connected digital systems? 
Will you accelerate digital innovation in the Philips Health continuum covering healthy living,prevention, diagnosis, treatment and home care? Will you drive convergence of the professional 
health care domain and the personal consumer care spaces? Do you want to empower yourself, take initiative, innovate and constantly strive to deliver better solutions? Then we are looking for you! 

Your responsibilities 
As a Senior System Architect Digital Innovation, you are responsible for: 
•    Defining and deploying short-term (?2 years) roadmaps for digital propositions and indicating longer-term (2-4 years)
     expectations on developments within his/her application area 
•    Defining the architecture to the level that it can be realized by project teams and decomposing the architecture in
     modular, easy-to-maintain and scalable subsystems that can meet future requirements 
•    Co-responsible for maintaining and updating the knowledge in the architect team, with respect to innovation and new
     technical developments, within the area of smart connected products. 
•    Determining the required hardware and software interfaces in close co-operation with experts and contributing to the
     definition of future platforms 
•    Ensuring the consistency and lean integration of quality processes focusing on continuous improvement, and a
     customer centric and agile way of working 
•    Driving an accepted implementation of architecture, by explaining, convincing, involving of and cooperating with
     relevant competences 
•    Driving the acquisition process and supporting program management 
•    Supporting business development by identifying and qualifying technical opportunities 
•    Developing propositions in alignment with Philips Global Digital Innovation Strategy 
•    Leading teams in defining future architectures for smart connected products in the Philips Health continuum 


For this senior position we are looking for you who feels comfortable in an environment where you have the possibility and flexibility to design your work yourself. We need you because you are independent, autonomic, but with good interpersonal and communicative skills. You like the challenge to further develop yourself in terms of system architecture but also in terms of coaching, empowering people, developing strategies and striving for the best solutions. You feel comfortable in influencing, negotiating with clients and project teams, to be in a broad leading role, with functional responsibilities. You get passionate when you are confronted with complex problems requiring different competences and disciplines to work together to come up with an integral solution. 

Do you have: 
•    A Bachelor or Master degree in electrical engineering; 
•    A minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience as a system designer or architect; 
•    Strong technical skills in system design, preferably complemented with adjacent embedded software development
•    Proven experience in a lean way of working; 
•    A passion for and a deep understanding of connected products, in particular complex eco-systems, comprising of
     integrated sensors, data generation/processing and connectivity 
•    Experience in coaching and leading colleagues/ teams in finding the right platform solutions; 
•    Experience with working in multidisciplinary teams including multi-site development; 

Furthermore, you have: 
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills; 
•    Leadership skills; 
•    Good analytical and conceptual skills; 
•    A problem solving and pragmatic attitude 
•    Fluent in English 
•    Position is full time and location is on the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven. 


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!


Your team 
The Electronic Products and Systems group is part of Philips Innovation Services and located on the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven (the Netherlands). We make a major contribution to the development of many digitally connected Philips products, systems and services. You will work in a team of about 100 Electronic Designers/Engineers and System Architects and you will report directly to the Department Head. 


Voor meer informatie neem je contact op met Peter Groeneveld via telefoonnummer 06-53815170

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