frontend software engineer with a passion for ai, ux & react in eindhoven

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eindhoven, noord-brabant
Information Technology
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Philips has a long history of successfully introducing innovative products to the market (lamps, CD players, medical imaging equipment, patient monitors, etc). Today, Philips is connecting its products to the digital world, introducing new services and integrated solutions based on digital technologies. Therefore, Philips Research and Philips product divisions rely more and more on data and digital products which are the core of new Philips intelligent solutions. We are looking for a candidate to join the Personal Care & Wellness department of Philips Research to work on applications within the Personal Care arena. The candidate should have knowledge and experience in the broad area of web and user interface technologies. 

Your challenge 
As a SW engineer in the digital field, you will: 
• Develop web based user interfaces for desktop and mobile platforms that will visualize different kind of data. 
• Work closely with our UX team to create a modern and innovative user experience and push the boundaries of data visualization. 
• Collaborate with our artificial intelligence (AI) team to apply algorithms on health data and interpret the extracted data and patterns 
• Participate in research projects that address data analytics challenges and create relevant modules and tools that enables their work. 
• Explore, experiment and pilot in internal concept creation projects 

Your responsibilities 
An overview of your tasks: 
• Develop high quality software and ensure compatibility with different platforms (Desktop, Android, iOS) 
• Pro-actively make knowledge available for operational use within Philips Research and Philips, by making modules reusable by others as well contribute to successful transfers of research results to customers; 
• Keep abreast of technical, application and market developments in the relevant technological and industrial areas, showing interest in the business aspects; 
• Contribute pro-actively to a creative and inspiring working environment. 


Starting date is as soon as possible, preferably in the beginning of August. The assignment will be until at least the 31st of January. Can be extended after. 

  • Contract/assignment for at least 6 months, extending is possible
  • Gross monthly salary between €2800 - €4000 per month, based on experience
*Freelancers and Secondment companies are welcome to apply as well, the maximum hourly rate will be €60,- per hour, excl. VAT.*


*Important is that you're able to start on short notice, preferably the beginning of August.*

Our ideal candidate has: 
• A Bachelor/MSc in computer science or another relevant area providing good foundation in computer science. 
• Affinity with the research way of working 
• Strong knowledge with web technology such as JavaScript, HTML, CSS. 
• Working experience with at least one modern reactive framework such as Vue.js, React or Angular. 
• Basic knowledge in Linux and Cloud environments. 
• Experience in developing cross platform application using technologies such as React Native or Apache Cordova is a plus. 
• Experience in Node.js or Electron is a plus. 
• Proven capabilities and at least 3 years of experience 
• Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong personal relationships at all levels, both internal and external to Philips Research; with customers, obtain their user needs and be able to transform those into practical solutions 
• Team worker in multidisciplinary and international settings, able to adapt quickly 
• Curious, proactive, fast learner able to quickly pick up new areas