Senior Cloud Engineer

  • Job category IT
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10019792
  • Location Eindhoven
  • Contract type Secondment via YER
  • Industry IT & Telecom

About this vacancy

In this role, you have the opportunity to participate in innovative Research projects where you will boost our innovations by enabling the implementation of application stacks on AWS cloud-based infrastructures. You will bring in your expertise in the field of cloud technologies to support our teams in creating breakthrough medical innovations.

You are a part of the Philips Research Software Concepts department, developing advanced solutions for use in hospitals worldwide.

Job description

You are responsible for the proper operation of IT resources in the multiple clouds together with your colleagues by:

  • Deploying, automating, maintaining and managing AWS environments
  • Support Research projects in implementing their applications stacks in single, hybrid or multiple clouds
  • Maintain awareness of industry trends and evaluate applicability of new software technologies to development efforts
  • Proposing architecture improvements, recommending process improvements
  • Evaluating new technology options and vendor products
  • Ensuring critical system security using best in class cloud security solutions
  • Mentoring members of the cloud community on architectural, engineering, and operational best practices for cloud

Other Candidate Requirements:

  • Professional commitment to high quality, and a passion for learning new skills
  • Curious and detail-oriented individual with the ability to learn rapidly new concepts and technologies
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including providing simple solutions to complex situations
  • Must be a strong team player with the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively in a geographically disperse working environment


With a growing presence in cardiology, oncology, and women's health, Philips operates in the areas of Imaging Systems, Patient Care & Clinical Informatics, Home Healthcare and Customer Services. Philips combines its clinical expertise and human insights to create innovative solutions across the continuum of care, in partnership with clinicians and our customers, to provide better value and expand access to care for millions. Our teams are working hard every day to improve patient outcomes all the way from disease prevention and screening to diagnosis, treatment, therapy monitoring, and disease management. Irrespective of whether the care cycle takes the patient from doctor's office to hospital or hospital to home, or simply from one medical department to another, Philips Healthcare's unique medical solutions are designed to optimize the quality and flow of patient information and clinical decision making.

Offer description

You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips. We offer:

  • Excellent Remuneration (depending on level of expertise)
  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, commuting allowance or potentially a lease car)
  • Intensive support for international candidates (Including, Visa support, 30% rule, Free Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Community/network/assignments with other technology professionals from a variety of our multinational clients; ASML, Philips, NXP, KLM, Rabobank, Siemens, MSD, Canon etc.
  • Development opportunities, full access to the New Heroes training portal & the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies

Candidate profile

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

  • B.Sc. or master’s in computer science or other equivalent technical discipline
  • Professional commitment to high quality, and a passion for learning new skills
  • Strong team player with the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively in a geographically disperse working environment
  • Experience with using a broad range of AWS, GCP, Azure technologies to develop and maintain secure cloud environments
  • Experience with container technologies (e.g., Docker/Kubernetes)
  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex infrastructure resource and application deployment issues
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Experience with several modern programming languages (Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, Python, Go)
  • Configuration management tools (GitHub/GitLab)
  • Basic DB administration experience
  • Automated Deployments and Infrastructure as code (Terraform, Helm, CloudFormation/CDK, ACK, CrossPlane,…)
  • Agile Methodologies: Experience with Agile software development, project management methodologies