• Platform Architect Shanghai
  • Philips in Shanghai, , China
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

Job Title
Platform Architect

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

Create, maintain, drive, and organize technical roadmap and architecture realization of Royal Philips products and solutions in China. As a leading health technology company, Philips believes that innovation can improve people’s health and healthcare outcomes, as well as making care more accessible and affordable. In concrete terms, Philips aims to improve the lives of 2 billion people a year by 2025. You will work with Philips research and innovation organizations to realize the mission in China and build them on top of China fast growing technical landscapes.

You are responsible for
• Build and own architecture, technical roadmap, backlogs, initiatives based on China requirements, trends, and China customers’ needs.
• Work together with expert / customer group for high-level platform architecture & framework requirement definition, platform/application design specification, etc.
• Responsible... for driving harmonization and modular design of architecture, product family platforms and technology choices in their assigned area of responsibility, compliant with the overall HealthSuite Reference Architecture and leveraging common platforms and technology choices.
• Defines scope and problem domain in a crisp and structured way in a multi-disciplinary setting: defining the problem with stakeholders and identifying key issues.
• Delivers a consolidated (reference) architecture: creating well-defined building blocks/ system options & scenarios; choosing the optimal architecture for the business, leveraging technology, and contributing to/driving roadmaps; establishing control points (IP).
• Ensures solid, up-to-date, and usable documentation of the architecture, using methods & tools for a structured approach.
• End-responsible for the accepted implementation of architecture, by explaining, convincing, deciding; incl. validation and verification; solving issues and learning from them; establishing architecture lifecycle management; and teaming-up for impact. Growing and coaching the teams implementing the architecture.
• Acts within the total context, (business, organization, roadmaps, external world, overall ecosystem etc.): driving for convergence; capturing / re-using prior art and in- and external trends; remaining up to date regarding professional knowledge.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
• A recognized bachelor or higher degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology, or related majors. 10 years + experience in similar technical leader and architect position.
• Stakeholder management: ability to communicate vision and need and create buy-in;
• Ability to discovery customers unmet/untold needs and turn them into technical backlogs and roadmaps
• Ability to shape direction as a change agent and deal with uncertainties.
• Ability to discover and gather market opportunities, technical trend, customer requirements and deliver innovative solutions, strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Experience covering multiple domains, sophisticated systems and multiple technology areas.
• Demonstrated SW architecture knowledge having experience with the full product lifecycle.
• Excellent communication skills, good verbal and writing skills in English, ability to communicate with a wide variety of audiences: portfolio management, product management, engineering, sales, marketing, operation, leadership, and service. Driving of divergence, convergence and consolidation
• Good team player in global team structure, strong experiences of leader position in technical domain, actively mentor and coach teammates.
• Outstanding creative thinking, troubleshooting skills, be a quick learner and leading changes; openness for new challenges and application areas
• Expert knowledge in digitalization, software, and cloud related technologies;
• Expert knowledge in China digital landscape, ecosystem and China technology, compliance and regulations;
• Master of building full stack engineering discipline and practices, including but not limited to web service, restful service, micro service, database, middleware, cloud platforms, database, hosting and operation etc.
• Highly self-motivated, ownership mindset and accountability for work

About Philips
We are a health technology company. We built our entire company around the belief that every human matters, and we won't stop until everybody everywhere has access to the quality healthcare that we all deserve. Do the work of your life to help the lives of others.
• Learn more about our business.
• Discover our rich and exciting history.
• Learn more about our purpose.

If you’re interested in this role and have many, but not all, of the experiences needed, we encourage you to apply. You may still be the right candidate for this or other opportunities at Philips. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion here
Shanghai China


Apply - Platform Architect Shanghai