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Software Engineer Scanner (Freelance)

Posted Jul 4, 2022
Project ID: PHILJP00025198
Best, Brabant
40 hrs/week
10 months
Starts: Sep 1, 2022
Ends: Jun 30, 2023
Payrate range
45 - 71 €/hr
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2022 12:00 AM

As a Software Engineer C++/Java/Python for our Scanner Software team you impact the way Pathologists diagnose cancer.

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. 

Your responsibilities 
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. 

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

  • 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: o 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) 

You will demonstrate the following behaviors 

  • Passion for Code Craftsmanship, pride in writing clean code
  • Engineering excellence no matter what the implementation language
  • Evangelize test driven development techniques
  • Precise in working with legacy code 
  • Enthusiasm for Agile practices 
  • Experience with working with functional teams 
  • Experience with Healthcare Regulatory aspects

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