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Platform Engineer

Date:  Mar 21, 2023

Waterloo, ON, CA

Agfa HealthCare, is a division of the Agfa-Gevaert Group which is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium and traded on Euronext Brussels (AGFB). 


At Agfa HealthCare, we support healthcare professionals across the globe to transform the delivery of care. Our focus is 100% on providing best-of-suite Imaging IT software solutions that enable secure, effective and sustainable imaging data management. 


From product development to implementation, our unified Enterprise Imaging Platform is purpose-built to reduce complexity, improve productivity and deliver clinical value. We use our proven track record as an innovator, our in-depth medical knowledge and our strategic guidance to help healthcare providers achieve their clinical, operational and business strategies.


The Platform Engineer will join a global team defining platform requirements for the Agfa HealthCare solution landscape, providing subject matter expertise on a combination of storage, Linux / Windows, VMware, Cloud, Kubernetes, networking, and/or load balancing. In collaboration with additional R&D teams, the Platform Engineer assess 3rd party technologies and champions evolving best practices towards secure and data-driven standards.


Waterloo, Ontario  - hybrid environment 


Main Responsibilities:


  • Collaborate with the Platform Engineering team to design and implement data-driven investigation and analysis of 3rd party technologies in alignment with our product owners and business goals.
  • Create standards-based design documentation, including baseline configurations and test results, and distribute these documents to the appropriate stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Support the implementation and transition to the new baseline configurations and share updates on the latest procedures with the R&D and Services organizations.
  • Function as subject matter expert to R&D and Services stakeholders.
  • Create and maintain internal tooling as required.




  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in CS, or equivalent experience in an IT field.




  • 5-10 years with platform architecture or administration, supporting complex customer needs in a secure and repeatable manner.


Requirements and skills:


  • You have strong technical knowledge on platform stack and systems architecture with advanced analysis, documentation, and troubleshooting skills.
  • You are experienced in cloud environments (AWS, Azure, GCP) with know how in deploying infrastructure as code (Terraform).
  • You have solid Linux troubleshooting and scripting skills.
  • You have previous working knowledge of Kubernetes and containerized applications.
  • Programming experience in system related scripting and programming languages like Java or Python is advantageous.
  • You are knowledgeable in VMware virtualization and associated products such as vSAN, virtual networking, VMware SRM. Knowledge of other virtualization products is an asset.
  • You are experienced with enterprise servers and have strong knowledge of enterprise storage from NetApp, Dell-EMC or HPE; experience with other vendors is a plus.
  • You have an analytical mindset to translate complex ideas, concepts, and reports into practical plans and clear documentation.
  • You are a team player with a process-oriented way of working.
  • You are excited to learn, to work hands-on, eager to learn and proactive. You dare to challenge and ask questions.
  • You are fluent in English.
  • Experience with healthcare / imaging solutions an asset.


We offer a rewarding career in a field that impacts lives, the opportunity to work with a talented and  committed team of individuals, training and career development programs, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you want to be part of this experience, we'll take you there!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment application process, please contact


At Agfa HealthCare, we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes diversity of Age, Gender, Gender Identity or expression, Race, Sexual Orientation, Physical Ability, Ethnicity, or any other aspect that makes someone unique. The differences among us are our strengths. We are committed to promoting a diverse, equal and inclusive workplace that fully represents the different cultures, viewpoints and backgrounds of our global organization and the world we live in.

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