Job Title:  Senior Software Systems Analyst

Req ID:  39645
Job Category:  Information Technology

Cleveland, OH, 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.

STERIS - Sr. Software Systems Analyst


The Senior Software Systems Analyst will work with users, developers, and other IT Staff to support many areas of the Software Development Lifecycle including requirements gathering, business process documentation, system functional design, system technical design, quality assurance, support, and implementation. This role will also assist the Lead Software Systems Analyst in providing consultation as a solutions provider to business leaders, end users, Customers and technical resources.


The Senior Software Systems Analyst role requires advanced knowledge in agile methodologies, system design methodologies, technical writing, enterprise software products, web applications, desktop applications and database systems. 


This is a Remote role, however some travel may be required per business/team needs. Candidates located in EST/CST preferred.

What will you do as a Sr. Software Systems Analyst?


As a Sr. 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. Additional responsibilities and duties of this role include: 


Leadership - Manage larger, more complex projects whiles assisting and leading junior team members.


Business Partnership/Engagement –  Lead Requirements Gathering sessions to formulate and define objectives using various research and fact-finding techniques, such as story mapping, prototyping, questionnaires, surveys, interviews, sampling, observation, working sessions, and walkthroughs.

  • Develops and maintains a prioritized backlog of business needs in the form of User Stories.
  • Translate User Stories into workflow and procedural changes and specifications for system modifications.
  • Prepare functional, system and technical program specifications and requirements using a structured approach.
  • Ensure requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, traceable, unambiguous and verifiable and that they conform to defined standards
  • Clearly communicate business needs to development teams in an organized and timely manner using the principles of lean agile software development.
  • Develop and maintain system and business process documentation.
  • Work with software developers to help them understand requirements and to ensure the completeness and accuracy of related documents and specifications.
  • Provide end-user notification and training for new or changed system functionality either in person, through documentation, or through web-based training.


Technical Partnership/Engagement – Work within an agile framework to facilitate development teams consistently delivering business value in an environment with rapidly growing business needs.

  • Apply business and technology expertise to improve business processes and support critical system strategies
  • Maintain a development team backlog by writing User Stories and facilitating User Story refining sessions.
  • Design solutions to business needs across multiple IT systems and technology stacks.
  • Communicate business needs and proposed solutions to development teams.
  • Participate in Quality Assurance cycles and execute testing to ensure applications satisfy end user requirements using a standard process and testing methodology.
  • Actively participate in reviews of specifications, requirements, etc. to develop, document and implement repeatable test plans.
  • Work with end users and developers to proactively diagnose problems through research, analysis, and understanding of requirements.
  • Participate in technical design reviews to help identify issues early in the development lifecycle.
  • Provide input into database design as it relates to how the design meets functional business needs.
  • Utilize advanced SQL skills to run database queries to gain an understanding of system behavior and usage.
  • Work closely with the Manager, IT Delivery Solutions to assist in management and planning of IT projects.
  • Work within IT policies and procedures to ensure compliance to regulatory controls including but not limited to SOX.
  • Aide in the IT general controls processes related to auditing, monitoring, approvals and validation.



Production Support – Diagnose and manage software defects and system anomalies to a successful resolution.

  • Consult with end-users concerning corrective actions as needed in a calm and professional manner.

What experience, skills, and abilities will you need?



  • Bachelor’s degree - IT related or similar field or study. 
  • 7 years of experience in an agile Software Development Lifecycle environment or similar role.
  • Advanced understanding of the core principles of lean/agile.
  • Experience capturing business needs in User Stories.
  • Certified Scrum Master preferred or Certified Product Owner preferred
  • Ability to design functional solutions across multiple systems on differing technology stacks that meet the business needs.
  • Ability to communicate complex functional design ideas verbally, in writing, and through design mock-ups.
  • Advanced ability to write SQL queries for the purpose of analysis, testing, and troubleshooting.

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 $77,800.00 - $104,727.00. 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 a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.


If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.


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.


The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  39645
Job Category:  Information Technology

Cleveland, OH, US, 35222

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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