Philips Platform Analyst in Bangalore, India

I2M IT4R&D - India

What - Function Profile: Systems Specialist / Platform Analyst ( CG 55)

Where - Department Description: I2M – IT4R&D India

Job Location: Pune - India

Responsibility & Key Result Areas


  • Should engage with the R&D customer to understand the technical requirements & provide solution consultation

  • Provide Consultancy and advice in a broad field of IT (infrastructure) related areas, such as data management, problem analysis, software development, training etc. preferably in healthcare domain

  • Set up services/solutions that cannot be supplied by ‘generic IT providers’ because the required speed /demand cannot be fulfilled.


  • Should be able to architect the solution for the R&D community & get that deployed

  • Should understand the unique R&D LAB requirements from the customer, Plan & get that implemented.


  • Support the critical Storage & servers on which R&D applications are deployed to ensure 99.5 % uptime.

  • Development of services that are completely new (Utility model i.e. “ Pay as you use “)

  • IT service lifecycle management

  • Continuous service improvement

  • Participate in projects/changes and establish smooth handover

  • Demand management and interfacing with stakeholders and management


  • Operate IT services total cost of ownership against agreed cost levels

  • Continuous cost improvement

  • Manage suppliers / partners & contracts


  • Must have at least 8 years of experience in IT Infrastructure and operations

  • Well conversant with Storage, Virtualization & networking Technologies.

  • Should be well conversant with Solaris/UNIX/Linux technologies

  • Must have hands on AD & server technologies ( 2008 and 2012)

  • Must have hands on either EMC, Hitachi, Dell, IBM , HP or Netapp storage (SAN and NAS)

  • Should have done 1 or 2 projects on datacenters transformation / migration in terms of technology refresh

  • Knowledge on Application Hosting Environment – Version control tools like, SVN, Clear case , clear quest etc

  • Should have Architected & Planned projects in this area.

  • Knack for new technologies & keen to explore & implement new things.

  • Good understanding of R&D needs & able to give quick solutions to customers

  • Should have good knowledge on IT Processes (ITIL V3)

  • Servers Virtualization (VMware, Azure, Citrix etc.)

  • User environment – Desktop, Workstation and Network Design

  • Provide Engineering/R&D datacenter services

  • Scripting and automation (Perl, Python )

  • Coordinate trainings, workshops (e.g. about software development tooling

  • Cloud knowledge on AWS, Soft layer, Azure, Rackspace etc.

  • Knowledge on IT Project Management

  • Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Working with multidisciplinary teams

Preferred Certifications : MCP, VCP 5.5, CCNA, SUN/RHEL & ITIL –V3