Software Engineer JAVA/C++

  • Vakgebied IT
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10022096
  • Locatie Best
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER, Interim/independent
  • Branche IT & Telecom

Over deze vacature

Philips Digital Computational Pathology

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 available, helping the pathology laboratory and the pathologists to work more effectively, leading to higher quality diagnosis and as a result better patient care. Philips Precision Diagnostic Solutions aims fully digitizing the pathology workflow. In the Imaging Scanners group, we are developing the next generation of digital microscopes to realize this goal. The Team As Scanner Software Designer, you will report directly to the Software Leader of the Imaging Scanners Software Department and you will support the Imaging Scanners team.

Your challenges in the role of Scanner Software Designer

  • You will strengthen the software engineering teams to ensure timely releasing of high quality products, systems, and services
  • You will contribute to projects that are designing and maintaining this digital microscope
  • Specifically, you will help develop the Scanner Domain specific software, implementing focus and Image analysis algorithms
  • Additionally, you will be developing calibration and qualification components to ensure the Scanner operates at a quality level suitable for diagnostic purposes. To accomplish this, you will collaborate closely with the system engineers and application specialists


  • Collaborating with Product owner, Architects, Subject Matter Experts, and your Scrum team members to refine work packages
  • Understanding and communicating consequences of your design with respect to the intended architecture
  • Design and, implement software modules (spanning a range of image processing algorithms, state machines and control software,) primarily in C++, Java and Python as well as software deployment on the target operating system
  • Integration of external software components
  • Create (and executing) tests to ensure that, the software in will be efficient, and easy to maintain


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.


To be discussed


  • A Bachelor or master’s degree – preferably in computer science / software engineering
  • At least 3 years of experience as a software designer for in product software application development, with:
  • Developing on Linux environments – Redhat o Programming in C++ (11, 14) STL, Boost, google mock & test Algorithms and high performance code Java (8, 11)
  • Jersey, Mock and test frame works REST interfaces, control logic, state machines, multi-threading Python & Bash
  •  Experience in Object orientated development Micro-service architecture
  • Tooling usage Clion, IntelliJ, Jenkins / Azure DevOps pipelines, Docker, Jira Code quality tools
  • Ideal Domain Field of Microscopy / Medical Imaging
  • Communication in English Good Documentation Practices (GDP)