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Philips Junior Software Designer

Application deadline 18-10-2015


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18-10-2015 (For Past)


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Junior Software Designer - Philips Innovation Services

Do you want to accelerate the realization of the Internet of Things and the dramatic impact it will have on the economy, science, and society at large? 
Do you want to help shape and define the future of healthcare by developing connected solutions that focus on impact & better health outcomes?

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Your responsibilities

You are challenged to actively contribute to all aspects of agile software development (planning, tracking, architecture, development, configuration management, testing, integration, validation). You will have the opportunity to have frequent customer contact, collaborate with highly experienced team members and participate in diverse, technology-driven projects in a highly flexible and innovative environment.

As a software designer in one of the teams you will work on several assignments within one of the groups: Cloud, Mobile, Connectivity, Integration & Verification, and Systems Engineering. You will be responsible for one of the following:

  • Working on diverse aspects of software for connected devices such as embedded SW, networking and connectivity, internet of things applications, automated testing and more
  • Implementing and optimizing front and back end cloud solutions for data acquisition, secure storage, analytics and visualization challenges
  • Developing native apps connected to Philips technology, complex algorithms, and intuitive user interfaces or data collection solutions
  • Developing user friendly (integrating innovative human interaction and advanced graphics) and powerful applications by integrating highly complex algorithms. Currently our applications target desktops/laptops or surfaces like tablets
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Your team

Philips aims to improve the lives of 3 billion people by 2025.  To accomplish this goal, Philips Healthtech is revolutionizing the way we look at the health care systems by delivering innovation across the Continuum of Care.  In this role, you will work on Connected Digital Propositions that span across all Philips Healthtech businesses, driving programs that address healthy living, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and home care. You will closely collaborate with people from many different cultural backgrounds, located all over the world, as if they are sitting next to you.

Our user centered connected propositions will contain re-usable components, within an increasingly open ecosystem, making full use of available connectivity standards and cloud services, to give people super powers.  Philips Connected Digital Propositions team helps deliver best in class end to end solutions which include connected hardware, appliances, medical devices & wearables, development of best-in-class mobile apps across all major OS platforms, & development & integration with various backend cloud systems.  

Your team works according to agile principles, following SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) processes. We work on highly innovative, first of a kind propositions that are new within Philips and an entrepreneurial mindset will get you far. Together with your team you will strive for continuous improvement in deliverables, way of working and yourself. The world does not run from 9-5, flexible working hours can be combined with a healthy work-life balance. Colleagues will challenge and coach you and you should gladly return the favor.

As a graduate you will join Philips Innovation Services as a software designer in one of the different groups (Cloud, Mobile, Connectivity, Integration & Verification and Systems Engineering), in which you will be fulfilling challenging assignments and projects. This means working on complex algorithms, creating intuitive and simple interfaces to Philips technology and data collection for research and business purposes. On a daily basis, we push the boundaries of what’s possible with our innovative technology.

Through an intensive and challenging selection process we will hire several talented graduates in our different software groups.  

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Our offer

We offer you a unique and challenging graduate position and the opportunity to:

  • work for an employer whose activities have a major impact on people all over the world;
  • discover how you can actively contribute to innovations that matter;
  • launch and steer your career in an environment with an astonishing diversity of nationalities, skills and backgrounds;
  • learn about different parts of the organization;
  • tools to invest in your personal growth
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We are looking for

To be successful in this program you are a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, eager and ambitious. Are you the one we are looking for? You can apply for this opportunity if you:

  • have recently graduated or will within half a year with a Master’s Degree in the directions of Software Engineering (e.g. Computer Sciences, Technical Informatics). Or you have less than 1 year of work experience straight after your graduation;
  • have excellent inter-personal and communication skills;
  • have a problem solving and pragmatic attitude;
  • are driven to improve coding;
  • are a fast learner and ambitious to grow within team and departments;
  • speak and write fluent English.
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Recruitment proces

When you are interested to join Philips, please apply online latest 11th of October 2015. Below you’ll find the most important deadlines for this recruitment process. Applying for this opportunity means you’ve to be available within the given timeframes.

  • upload your CV and motivational letter;
  • if you pass the pre-selection round you will be asked to make an online ability Mid-October;
  • if you achieve the required score on this test, you will be invited for face-to-face interviews in October/November with one of our recruiters;
  • if you pass this interview, you will be invited for a follow-up interview with a line manager. These interviews will take place inweek 49, 50 and 51 2015;
  • the most suitable candidates will be invited for our Business Challenge (assessments) in the Netherlands, 14th  and 15th of January 2016. During the event you will spend 1.5 day with similar minded graduates, working on a range of highly challenging exercises in a number of business-related scenarios. This is the final step in the selection process.
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