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Platform Engineering Team Lead

Date:  Jun 17, 2022

Remote, 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.


Agfa HealthCare is looking for a driven Platform Engineering Team Lead to be part of building the future in Medical Imaging.


As one of the Team Leads for Enterprise Imaging Platform Engineering you will be responsible for leading two groups to deliver high value, performant scalable database solutions and lead a team of platform scalability and performance testers.  You will provide guidance and direction to a team of experienced IT engineer through the implementation and automated/integration testing of our software and under pinning platform solutions, using agile (scrum) software development methodologies. You will also lead an experienced team that provides the underpinning database install, upgrade, and configuration for our Enterprise Imaging product. 


You will help the team develop, plan, and execute testing methodologies and practices to verify our software efficiency, integration with, and performance on underlying platforms.  Examples include but not limited to:  Database configuration parameters, storage layouts, server requirements, network requirements, etc.  The testing team is also responsible for testing release candidates for software to measure performance related to previous releases to avoid reduction in software performance with new releases.  Outcome of testing will be fed back into the development teams to drive continued improvement to our products. 


You will lead the database scrum team to make sure that database installs, updates, and configurations are delivered to the rest of the organization.  You will also help the team explore new DB technologies and advise product owners, and other developers about database approach and features that should be leveraged for our products.


You will work together with the product owner & scrum master to develop both short and long term plans for the team.  You will support engineers in their daily work as well as in their long term career growth.




  • In collaboration with the product owner & scrum master; manage 8 – 10 engineers as part of multidisciplinary scrum teams that will deliver high quality, innovative testing and database solutions
  • Support the team by providing direction, clarity and by removing obstacles.
  • Supervise daily engineering tasks in the team ranging from prototyping, design, implementation, automated testing, troubleshooting, and third tier customer support.
  • Manage performance of team members by setting goals and evaluating performance, supporting growth initiative and career planning.
  • Drive continuous development process improvements.
  • Build collaborative relationships with other teams and stakeholders within the organization.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline.
  • Experience working with agile development methodologies for 3 years or more.
  • Experience leading people for 3 years or more.
  • Experience leading change in a positive and constructive fashion.
  • Experience with Oracle Database products
  • Experience with testing practices and execution
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Experience with Java based technologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge and working experience of Agfa healthcare IT products a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills including written, verbal, and presentation skills.



  • Experience developing or integrating medical software
  • Experience with JIRA, Eclipse, Grafana, Oracle



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!


Agfa Inc. is committed to complying with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 (AODA) and all of its standards in order to create a barrier-free Ontario.  We will provide necessary accommodation during the recruitment and selection process to all applicants. If you require accommodation as part of the employment application process, please contact


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