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Job Title:  Advanced Software Engineer

Req ID:  18098
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

Please JOIN us in our efforts as an Advanced Software Engineer

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 Level Senior Software Engineer is responsible for the design, documentation, development, and testing of embedded software solutions for new and existing medical devices. This position also leads the analysis of product and system-level requirements, as well as translation into software requirements and the development and delivery of specific software features and functionality.

What you will do
  • Contribute to the design of the system architecture for embedded software solutions.
  • Develop a software architecture based on the system architecture and product requirements.
  • Design, implement, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable software code according to corporate standards and procedures for new and sustaining engineering projects, maintaining code quality, organization, and automation.
  • Provide technical guidance to less experienced software engineers on high-level or complex issues.
  • Review and approve plans and detailed designs.
  • Develop time and effort estimates for assigned features and functions and makes delivery commitments.
  • Work independently on routine activities, issues,plans and larger-scale designs.
  • Adhere to corporate standards and department operating procedures.
  • Create software development process documentation, including requirements, design and interface specifications and verification documentation.
  • Work as a collaborative team member in engineering projects.   Performs software leadership activities.
  • Lead software development projects/initiatives.  Will act as a leader to junior engineers although not directly responsible for their management
  • Review and resolve software change requests and defects
What you need to be successful

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Electrical Engineering required with 10 or more years of related engineering experience OR Master’s Degree in above noted field with 7 or more years of related engineering experience.  (A degree in another Engineering discipline may be acceptable with proven software education and/or training and 10 or more years of demonstrated software experience).
•    Advanced degree is desirable.
•    Proven experience at software analysis, development, task time and 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 required.
•    Practical experience in Embedded 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 one or more RTOS systems and the associated system services is required.
•    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 required.
•    Experience working in a regulated industry which requires formalized software development processes and software risk management is required.  Medical device industry experience is preferred.
•    Experience working in a stage-gate development environment is required.

•    Travel up to 10% (including international).

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.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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