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Senior Software Lead/Architect

Technologiepark 122 (Zone C2a) 9052 GENT
Posted 2 months ago

Philips Professional Display Solutions PPDS is one of the fastest growing players in Europe in the Hospitality and AV industry in the B2B environment. And not without reason. We are loved because of our human approach in business and partnership. While we empower businesses to enjoy vision innovation and content via our high quality displays available in many formats.

The market for Professional Displays is booming, so we expand our market reach, get a wider footprint and develop ourselves further to offer the right portfolio of products and services to meet the customer demand. Sounds amazing, right?

All of this is possible because there is a great, inspiring team behind the business. A team which will grow with the business. Do you want to be part of Philips Professional Display Solutions and contribute to our growth aspiration? To support our growing portfolio of professional solutions we are building a hub of software expertise in our Gent Technology Park office. As a a Software Lead and Architect you’ll get the chance to make great software for state-of-the-art display technology.


About Philips Professional Display Solutions

PPDS is the exclusive provider of Philips professional displays, including Philips, digital signage, interactive and LED displays, as well as professional TVs, worldwide under trademark licence from Koninklijke Philips N.V.One of the fastest growing global AV players, our business stands on firm foundations. PPDS is a trading name of TP Vision Europe B.V. and MMD-Monitors & Displays Nederland B.V., both wholly-owned subsidiaries of TPV Technology Limited, which is the world’s largest manufacturer of monitors and a leading provider of display solutions. By combining the Philips brand promise with TPV’s manufacturing expertise in displays, PPDS employs a competitive and focused approach to bring innovative products to market – from its 10” touchscreen through to unlimited LED displays. Designing solutions that make a positive impact, both for resellers and for end-customers – at the right time and in the right places – including corporate, education, retail, hospitality and other vertical settings. The market for high-quality professional displays continues to grow and our products are loved not only for their innovative technology but also for our human approach – our relationships with our customers set us apart from the competition.

Launching into 2021 with strong strategic focuses on delivering total solutions, opening up market opportunities globally for our customers while supporting the circular economy, we are expanding our hub of software expertise with a new team, located in our Gent Technology Park office. As lead architect you will have a pivotal role in building this new software team and bringing cutting-edge technology to market.


As one of the top display manufacturers in the world we know that you cannot have good hardware without good software. That's why we're looking for some key individuals to build the foundation of our EMEA software development team.

  • Lead a foundation team of software engineers dedicated to the future of professional display software. 
  • Define best practices, on security, testing and ways of working to maximize quality and usability. 
  • Engage cross-functionally with both internal and external stakeholders and developers to advance the entire product pipeline (hardware, software, integration, infrastructure and applications). 
  • Manage company’s technical roadmap, assess new technologies and envision how they will be used throughout our portfolio. 
  • Work with global development teams and well-known industry players to help define future technologies and solutions. 
What Do We Offer You
  • An opportunity to be at the forefront of an exciting new venture, you will be at the forefront of creating and bringing new solutions to an international market. 
  • The best of both worlds, the excitement and autonomy of a scale-up with the power and influence of a global player. 
  • Cool tech, state-of-the art display technology from one of the biggest display manufacturers. 
  • Opportunity to broaden horizons and learn new skills from well-known industry players. 
  • A dynamic, fast moving and international environment.
  • Competitive remuneration package and rewarding place to work, where innovation and new ideas are appreciated.
Education And Related Experience
  • BSc or MSc in software engineering or equivalent by experience 
  • 5+ year experience with back-end cloud development 
  • Extensive experience with AWS and microservices, data engineering/AI, infrastructure-as-code 
  • Android SOCP and/or Android TV experience 
  • Experience with SDK development, API services and test automation/emulation  
  • Strong interest and experience in AI, IoT and analytics 
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, the ability to overcome setbacks and excel in a complex and competitive environment
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting and managing technical teams, including performance management
  • Leadership and interpersonal communication experience in working across many disciplines, drive best practices, and mentor team members
  • Experience managing joint hardware-software development and associated rapid prototyping projects
  • Technical experience in leading teams/projects in technical domains such as IoT 
More Info

If you enjoy working with knowledgeable, energetic and success-oriented people, for a company that both challenges and respects its professionals, and you've got what it takes to be a great Senior Software Lead/Architect, then apply today. Please contact Monique Manger (Corporate Recruiter) at (please include your CV and a short motivation).

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy posting is not appreciated.





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