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Job Title:  Advanced Software Engineer, Embedded

Req ID:  20984
Job Category:  Engineering
Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Zip:  44060

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.

Position Summary

Join a fast-paced Research and Development team within STERIS' Surgical Solutions business developing new products for the complex Operating Room.  You will interact with other engineering disciplines and cross-functional team members during the development lifecycle phases from concept development through final release. The Advanced  Software Engineer is responsible for the design, documentation, development, and testing of embedded software solutions for new and existing medical devices. The Senior Software Engineer is also responsible for the development and delivery of specific software features and functionality, and analyzing product/system-level requirements and translating them into software specifications. 

What you will do

•    Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable software code according to corporate standards and procedures on new and sustaining engineering projects, helping to maintain code quality, organization, and automation.
•    Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of software applications, receiving guidance on high level or complex issues and getting approval on plans and designs.
•    Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems.
•    Adhere to corporate standards and department operating procedures
•    Create software development process documentation, including requirements, design and interface specifications and verification documentation
•    Create software validation plans
•    Perform unit, integration, and system testing and capacity / performance testing of applications 
•    Work as a collaborative team member in engineering projects.   May perform some software leadership activities
•    Collaborate with cross functional team members for project planning, analysis of product requirements, and to outline proposed solutions
•    May lead software for small development projects/initiatives.  May act as a leader to junior engineers although not directly responsible for their management
•    Develop software estimates for assigned features and functions and makes delivery commitments
•    Participate in design reviews to identify issues and provide input to design recommendation
•    Review and resolves software change requests and defects

What you need to be successful

•    Requires 5 or more years of related engineering experience
•    Bachelor in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Electrical Engineering required.   (A degree in another Engineering discipline may be acceptable with proven software education and/or training and demonstrated software experience)
•    Advanced degree is desirable
•    Strong communication and problem-solving skills
•    Capable of solving engineering problems through accurate interpretation of requirements and test results

•    Practical experience in C++, object-oriented analysis and programming, and multi-threaded/multi-tasking programming is required.    Understanding of development for a resource-constrained target environment with specific performance requirements is desired

  • Experience with serial communication (UART, USART, SPI, I2C, CAN, USB) is required.  

•    Exceptional team player with some leadership responsibilities
•    Proven experience at software code analysis, task effort estimation, and execution to plan
•    Experience performing software requirement analysis and definition.    Experience working with stakeholders to refine product requirements to be realized in software is desired
•    Experience in the implementation of infrastructure and applications for Manufacturing, Installation, and Serviceability is desirable

•    Experience in User Interface (UI)/Human Machine Interface (HMI) development is required, which may include HMI touch screens or Graphical UIs.   Understanding of usability / human factors is desired
•    Software quality assurance to include unit and integration test development and execution, and code inspection and reviews
•    Experience using software integrated development environments (IDEs) and tools to include configuration management (version control), defect management, continuous integration and code analysis tools is desired
•    Experience with medical device development is desired and/or experiences in working in a regulated industry which requires formalized software development processes and software risk management

What STERIS Offers

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.



STERIS is a $3B, 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: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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