Perfection (in design) is achieved not when there is nothing more to add, but rather when there is nothing more to take away - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Software Designer C++, visual Studio, healthcare

Philips Group Innovation

9055907 | EINDHOVEN | Detachering | HBO | publicatiedatum 


Over de functie

Summary of the Assignment 
The work comprises software engineering and design in the broadest sense of the word for Philips systems for contactless monitoring of vital signs. 

Your challenge 
Do you want to accelerate innovation and the creation of new healthcare products that matter? 
Do you believe that healthcare needs to be revolutionized and that a combination of connected consumer propositions and medical devices will drive that revolution? 
Do you want to help define the future of healthcare by developing first-of-a-kind solutions that have a positive impact on people’s health? 

Your responsibilities 
Within the Application Software group as part of the Electronics Department, we are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive, and motivated Software Designer who will work together with the existing team in developing the (embedded) application software for current and future Philips products. 

As a Software Designer you are responsible for: 
•    Working with a focus on consumer needs and technological competitiveness, keeping an outside-in approach in mind for the designs you create. 
•    The design, realization, integration, and test of (embedded) systems or subsystems 
•    Adapting and improving you and your team to a world that is constantly changing around you 
•    Drawing up a personal schedule and reporting on progress in a structured and methodical way keeping the costs of the activities in line with the calculated budget 
•    Delivering input in the planning process to the project leader. 
•    Ensuring that there is proper documentation for the developed software. 
•    Combining existing and/or purchased modules into components, which can be integrated into a working system. 
•    Contributing to improvement initiatives with regard to technological improvements and future-oriented studies 
•    Providing technical guidance to the more junior staff members 

Your team 
Your team will work according to the Agile principles of Scrum and eXtreme Programming. You will work on highly innovative, first-of-a-kind propositions that are new within Philips, so an entrepreneurial mindset is an advantage. Together with your team, you will strive for continuous improvement of deliverables, your way of working, and yourself. The world doesn’t run from 9 to 5, so flexible working hours can be combined with a healthy work-life balance. Colleagues will challenge and coach you and you should willingly return the favor. 


You have: 
•    a Bachelor or Master Degree in SW Engineering, Informatics, or equivalent 
•    a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in (networked) prototype or product development 
•    a proven track record with development methodologies like Agile/Scrum 
•    profound experience with C++ programming language 
•    a proven track record of object oriented analysis and design 
•    experience with software engineering on MS Windows with Visual Studio 
•    basic knowledge on (Embedded) Linux 
•    affinity with video processing 

This role will appeal to you if you …. 
•    Enjoy working in cross-functional teams 
•    Are curious, open and feel at home in a dynamic environment 
•    Have an affinity with innovative development projects and feel comfortable with relatively vague requirements 


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 Amanda Ruiz Dominguez via telefoonnummer 06-82434415

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