Job Title:  Lead Software Systems Analyst

Req ID:  41985
Job Category:  Information Technology

Birmingham, AL, US, 35222


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Lead Software Systems Analyst


As a Lead Software Systems Analyst, you will be an entrepreneurial and innovative leader with a user-centric mindset and proven experience in driving the product development process. You will collaborate with 3rd party consultants, stakeholders, Customers, and executive management to translate business needs into an effective digital product strategy utilizing a variety of technologies. 


The Lead Software Systems Analyst is a member of an agile team. You will manage larger, more complex projects while also mentoring more junior team members. You will own the product strategy and delivery plan, prioritize product features and capabilities, and maintain a healthy product backlog (i.e., writing and accepting user stories). You will spend each day collaborating with stakeholders, users, and a deeply dedicated team as you create amazing products. This role has significant relationships and responsibilities outside the team and facilitates cross functional collaboration.


This is a Remote role, however some travel may be required per business/team needs. 


What will be expected of you in this role?


The Lead Software Systems Analyst will make decisions and present proposed solutions which effect the various stages of the Project Lifecycle, resource consumption, and business impact.  These decisions relate to Business Process, Technical System Designs, Requirements Gathering, Quality Assurance or Implementations. To be successful in this role you will:


  • Oversee all aspects of solutions delivery, from inception through adoption, ensuring business goals are met within given constraints.
  • Lead and influence product conversations to build consensus among a wide range of business partners, stakeholders, and consultants through research, planning, and design sessions. 
  • Communicate routinely with business stakeholders and leadership to ensure a shared understanding of progress is achieved. Be transparent about what is complete, what is incomplete, what risks should be escalated, and the impact on the delivery plan.
  • Influence outcomes across multiple stakeholders, business processes, and technical solutions. Participates in design reviews for the entire system(s) (e.g., database, UI/UX) to help mitigate risks and plan for future growth and scalability. 
  • Champion the ‘4Cs of our agile culture’ by fostering Collaboration, Continuous Improvement, Change Management, and Clarity when engaging team members, stakeholders, leadership, and end users.
  • Coach cross-functional team members in ongoing agile events such as Sprint Planning, Refinement, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospectives. Instill a commitment from team members to deliver business value in each Sprint.
  • Serve your team and products with a Servant-Leader attitude by empathetic listening, actively removing roadblocks, and constantly assessing: ‘How can I help?’ and ‘Where can I add value?’
  • Mentor junior team members in areas of effective communication, technical design requirements, data analysis, and stakeholder management. Provide feedback and guidance on processes, work accuracy, succinctness, and alternative solutions.
  • Support users by debugging issues, prioritizing defects, communicating escalated issues throughout the organization, and managing to a successful resolution. This includes creating training materials and documentation.

What experience, skills and experience will you need?

  • Bachelor’s degree - IT related or similar field or study. 
  • 10+ years of experience in an agile Software Development Lifecycle, capturing business needs in User Stories.
  • Advanced experience designing functional solutions across multiple systems on differing technology stacks. 
  • Proven success working in a large, diverse and growing organization in which you were required to work cross-functionally leading, influencing and driving projects/teams toward a common goal.
  • Advanced knowledge and use of data analysis tools and applications (SQL, Google Analytics, etc.).
  • Certified Scrum Master / Certified Scrum Product Owner or SAFe 6.0 Certification, highly preferred.

What STERIS Offers:

At Steris, we invest in our employees and their families for the long term! STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. We shares our success together with you by rewarding you for your hard work and achievements.


Here is just a brief overview of what we offer:


  • Competitive Pay
  • Extensive Paid Time Off (18 days starting) and (9) added Holidays.
  • Excellent healthcare, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Long/Short term disability coverage
  • Parental Leave
  • Additional add-on benefits/discounts for programs such as Pet Insurance
  • Continued training and educations programs
  • Excellent opportunities for advancement in a stable long-term career
  • Remote working in select roles, teams, and functions.







 Pay range for this opportunity is $91,250 - $127,575.  This position is eligible for Bonus Program Participation. 


Minimum pay rates offered will comply with county/city minimums, if higher than range listed.  Pay rates are based on a number of factors, including but not limited to local labor market costs, years of relevant experience, education, professional certifications, foreign language fluency, etc.


Employees (and their families) may enroll in our company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, health savings account, voluntary benefits, supplemental life/AD&D plans and the company’s 401k plan. Employees are covered by an employee assistance program (also available to household members) and long-term disability. Full-Time Employees are also eligible for short-term disability.  Full-time Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) based on years of service and paid Holidays. Part-time employees working 20 or more hours receive a pro-ration of the full-time PTO allocation and paid Holidays based on their standard hourly work week. Full-Time employees are eligible for four weeks of paid parental leave. Part-time employees also receive paid parental leave, pro-rated based on their standard hourly work week.


STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

Req ID:  41985
Job Category:  Information Technology

Birmingham, AL, US, 35222

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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