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Job Title:  Senior Software Engineer - R&D

Req ID:  15392
Job Category:  Information Technology
Country/Region:  US
State:  FL
City:  Fort Lauderdale
Zip:  33330

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.


Senior Software Engineer

Position Summary

The Sr. Software Engineer is part of the R&D team and will be working on both Repair Capability, New Product Development, New and Emerging Technology Research, and Intellectual Property creation. The Software Engineer will handle a wide range of embedded software projects from low layer (hardware interfacing) to higher level (UI interfacing) work. The Software Engineer works with multidisciplinary teams to coordinate strategies and facilitate plans to make sure the technologies are inter-connected and projects are delivered on time with quality.



  1. Collaborate with management to prioritize and set direction of overall software development efforts of the projects.  Participate in product and program discussions and gathers all requirements to formulate appropriate architecture required to provide system functionality of product or assemblies.
  2. Develop new product concepts and designs. Deliver prototypes and final product on specifications and requirements.
  3. Conduct design reviews at the project level and collaborate with peers on technical design, development, work estimation, system integration, and testing.
  4. Run software validation & testing routines. 
Education Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering General
Required Experience
  • Proficiency with the following Languages/Tools: C/C++, Version control systems (Git, SVN, JIRA, etc.)
  • 5+ years related experience in programming, software application design and development for embedded products.
  • Understanding of embedded systems and architectures. Experience with embedded Linux.
  • Experience programming with microcontrollers.
  • Familiarity with all aspects of software development (requirements, design, implementation, test), software development life cycle (Agile, Waterfall), and structural design techniques.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, legal documents and communicate effectively in English to key partners who may not have the same mastery of engineering knowledge.

Preferred skill set:

  • Qt framework, OpenCV, cloud-based REST API. 
  • Motor control, camera system, image processing 
  • Engineering knowledge crossing into multiple technical disciplines: software, hardware, mechanical.  


STERIS is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates 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.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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