Director, System Architect (Patient Care and Monitoring Solutions)

Job TitleDirector, System Architect (Patient Care and Monitoring Solutions)

Job Description

In this role, you have the opportunity to

The System Architect will work across Philips Connected Care and Patient Care and Monitoring Solutions to ensure PCMS Systems are designed, implemented and operated as per defined policies, standards, as well as industry good practices. The successful candidate will be a strong communicator with deep technical skills and, more importantly, a pragmatist who can think outside the box. The individual must be highly collaborative as they will need to influence E2E senior business leaders, functional leadership, project and application managers, quality and regulatory managers, other architects, engineers, developers and services. An E2E perspective, ideally with an understanding of the application and use of systems by sales and services, is preferred.

You are responsible for

  • Defines scope and problem domain in a crisp and structured way: defining the problem with stakeholders and identifying key issues.
  • Responsible for the overall PI Quality.
  • Delivers a consolidated architecture creating well-defined building blocks / system options & scenarios; choosing the optimal architecture, leveraging technology and contributing to / driving roadmaps, and driving technical spikes (IP).
  • Ensures good and up to date documentation of the architecture and implementation thereof; using methods & tools for a structured approach.
  • Drives an accepted implementation of architecture, by explaining, convincing, deciding; incl. validation and verification; architecture lifecycle management; teaming-up for results.
  • Acts within the total context (business, organization, roadmaps, external world, etc.): driving for convergence; capturing / re-use of prior art and in- and external trends; know your stuff.
  • Works with customers, stakeholders, solution and product managers and owners to understand the upcoming requirements of the system.
  • Understands and communicates the non-functional requirements of the system.
  • Evaluates design alternatives, and performs cost benefit analysis.
  • Develops and maintains documents and models to describe "how" the systems does what it is intended to do including recommended domain and use case models.
  • Defines and splits architectural epics into features of the program and portfolio Backlog.
  • Presents the technological vision of the solution during release planning.
  • Serves as a mentor and coach to teams to make appropriate system and component design decisions during implementations.
  • Works with Enterprise Architects and Solution Architects to establish the Architectural Runway.
  • Inspects and adapts: solving issues and learning from them.

You are a part of

The Patient Care & Monitoring Solutions (PCMS) business group is one of the four groups comprising Connected Care & Health Informatics. PCMS is a software and solutions business encompassing patient monitoring and therapy. Our PCMS solutions reach 370 million people every year.

Our advanced intelligence platforms provide clinicians with the information when and where they need it so that they can make smart decisions. Our ultimate priority is to enable caregivers, administrators and patients to make decisions that support better health, increase efficiency and control costs.

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

  • 10 + years of experience with Systems Engineering including design, process and documentation
  • 5 + years of Systems Engineering with direct customer interaction
  • 5+ Experience of Presenting and communicating to Philips Management and Customer Management
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of general IT infrastructure technology, systems and management processes

In return, we offer you

  • The System Architect collaborates across PCMS and Connected Care with the Solutions Managers and Product Managers including Services Product Management to define and set strategy for the PCMS Systems.
  • The System Architect collaborates with the Solutions Manager and Product Managers to define the Integrated Roadmap for PCMS Systems.
  • Collaborate with the Solution, Services and Product Managers, define priority of requirements and then assists with the work breakdown of the requirements into the PI(s).
  • The Systems Architect works with the development teams to design and support the realization of the defined System.
  • The System Architect works with the Product and Services teams to define the life cycle management strategy. If the life cycle of the components are not in alignment with the System, the System Architect defines gaps and assists in the requirements and prioritization of the life cycle management deficiencies.
  • The System Architect works with the Solutions Teams to enable and support the requirements for Systems Change Management (gap definition, scheduling, training).
  • The System Architect will define System level Quality collaborating with Q&R, Solutions and Product Management and the Development teams. This will include System level testing to ensure overall System Quality.
  • The System Architect will collaborate with Systems/Product Support and Services to define a Systems design, test and support approach during selling, install and support, including lifecycle support, from readiness to end of life.
  • Support Agile as implemented by Philips PCMS

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.

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