Software Engineer C++ Medical iSyntax SDK


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Software Engineer C++ medical iSyntax SDK

Job Description

As a Software Engineer iSyntax SDK you’ll create the fastest image data transfer to enable pathologists to start diagnosing even faster

In this role, you have the opportunity to

As Software Engineer iSyntax SDK you will be challenged to strengthen the scrum team that is creating the ultrafast transfer of imaging data and the software that enables us to transfer the data of a new type of scanner in iSyntax files.

With patient’s health, quality and effectiveness in mind, your brain- and man- power ensures timely releasing utmost quality products, systems and services. You underpin our continued growth in an environment with high maturity in agile working.

Our challenge is to

Create 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 facilitate not only computer aided measurements and characterization, but also advanced algorithms for assisted diagnosis.

You will be working in a multi-disciplinary scrum team using the latest technologies and standards, e.g. C++11, HTML5, JavaScript/TypeScript, OpenGL/WebGL and heterogeneous storage environments.

Your responsibility

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

Design software on the basis of 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.

Perform work in-line with the product development resp. software engineering processes that have been agreed in the department.

You are a part of

A truly entrepreneurial team of over 330 employees spread across 8 countries, all passionate about defining the future, growing the business and creating next gen heath tech products. You will be considered an “early joiner” to the Philips Emerging Businesses family which plans to expand itself by approximately 700 members in the next 3 years.

The Philips Digital Pathology Solutions venture started in 2007. 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 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 Analytics 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.

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

  • Higher vocational level (HBO) or university education in software development;
  • Several years of experience as software engineer in C++ and JavaScript/TypeScript;
  • Dedication to unit testing, code review and other quality-oriented practices;
  • Affinity and experience with working in cross functional agile teams;
  • Flexible and open attitude, good communication skills in English;

You’ll get bonus points for:

  • Affinity with graphics programming (OpenGL, WebGL, CUDA);
  • Affinity with high performance data processing;
  • Experience with HTTP/REST services and web development patterns.

In return, we offer you

We believe that every mega growth period creates an exceptional career runway. In fact, the Emerging Businesses leadership team gets out of bed every morning with the sole focus of growing the business and growing the people who contribute to it. Luckily, you are the benefactor of this unique opportunity and leadership commitment- likely to experience an exciting high stakes, mobility-focused environment from which to create your own future – personally, professionally & financially.

  • A competitive salary;
  • 25 Days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually;
  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance;
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching;
  • Colleagues who are the best and brightest in their field;
  • Competitive company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package;
  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount;
  • Healthy work-life balance and exciting, international environment at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven/ campus in Best.

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 3 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.

Visit our Emerging Businesses website for more information on career opportunities

Watch Emerging Businesses CEO Krishna Kumar’s vision in this short video

Watch our Digital Pathology team in this short video


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