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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 Software Lead and Architect you’ll get the chance to make great software for state-of-the-art display technology.

About TPV Technology

TPV Technology is an internationally-renowned PC monitor, TV and Digital Signage Displays manufacturer. TPV serves as an original design manufacturer for some of the best-known TV , PC and Digital Signage Displays brands in the industry and distributes its products worldwide under its own brands AOC and Envision. In addition, the company designs, produces and sells Philips-branded monitors, TV's and AVA products, Digital Signage Displays and mobile phones through a license agreement with Philips via its subsidiaries TP Vision and MMD. As an example, the company brings high-quality TV sets to the market: smart and easy to use with sophisticated styling. TPV believes in creating products that touch the human senses and are within reach of all consumers in the markets they operate in. As a leader in the hotel industry, their hospitality TV division serves most the world's major international and national hotel groups, as well as individual hotels, hospitals, cruises and other professional facilities.

About TP Vision

TP Vision is a consumer electronics key player in the world of audio visual digital entertainment. TP Vision concentrates on developing, manufacturing and marketing Philips branded TV sets (Europe, Russia, Middle East, South America, India and selected countries in Asia-Pacific) and audio products (all around the Globe). We do this by combining the innovative Philips brand heritage with our design expertise, operational excellence, flexibility and speed of TPV Technology. With these combined strengths, we bring high-quality TV sets to the market: smart and easy to use with sophisticated styling. We believe in creating products that offer a superior audio and visual experience for consumers. With Philips TVs, TP Vision is a global leader in the hospitality market. TP Vision is the exclusive brand licensee of Philips TVs for the above listed countries and, on the global stage for the Philips audio products.TP Vision employs close to 2,000 people in several locations around the globe and is 100% owned by TPV, one of the world’s leading monitor and LCD TV manufacturers, selling and marketing Philips branded TVs in China. TPV has been able to drive its growth over the years by leveraging its economies of scale and core competencies in R&D, manufacturing, logistic efficiency and quality.

About PPDS

PPDS is the exclusive provider of Philips professional displays, including 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, at PPDS we employ a competitive and focused approach to bring innovative products to market – from our 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 industry settings. The market for high-quality professional displays continues to grow and our products are selected not only for their innovative technology and our focus on developing for a sustainable future, but also for our human approach – our relationships with our customers set us apart from the competition. Reinforcing our continued growth both within the existing marketplace, and into new arenas, in 2021 we launched an updated brand identity and a set of strong strategic focuses – delivering total solutions and opening up market opportunities globally for our customers, all while supporting the circular economy.


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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