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Job Title:  Application Architect

Req ID:  28282
Job Category:  Information Technology

Mentor, OH, US, 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

The Application Architect, is a position in the Oracle Applications team.  This team is responsible for the support, enhancement and implementation of Oracle Applications at STERIS.   

The Application Architect is responsible for high quality technology solutions that address business needs by developing solutions within Oracle EBS application environment.  Participate in business requirement gathering and documentation.  Recommend business process and technology solutions.  Utilize mature development standards and tools – SQL, PL/SQL, Forms, Reports, Workflow, Application Object Library, Unix Shell Script etc.  In-depth knowledge and experience in information systems architecture, software design methodologies, application integration, data conversion and Oracle EBS enhancement methodologies.  Adhere to coding standards, procedures and techniques and contribute to the technical code development and documentation.  Reviews the Software Change Requests under supervision. Remain aware of emerging technologies, programming languages and standards.  Perform unit and system testing. Lead small size development projects/initiatives. Perform continuous appraisal of implemented software.  

Provide technical and functional expertise in Oracle EBS Supply Chain process flow, specifically in Purchasing, iProcurement, Inventory, Shipping and related modules 


Design, Develop and Configure Systems – 70% 

  1. Researches, evaluates and recommends software, hardware and cloud technologies. 

  1. Participate in design reviews and provide input to the design recommendations. 

  1. Incorporate security requirements into design. 

  1. Adhere to technology control policies throughout design, development and testing. 

  1. Incorporate Corporate Architectural Standards into application design specifications. 

  1. Ensure interface specifications are included in completed deliverable. 

  1. Identify applicable system platform, components, and dependencies. 

Duties - cont'd


Project Leadership and Management - 20% 

  1. Participate in project planning sessions with Project Managers, Business Analysts, Technical Analysts and development team members to analyze business / technology requirements and outline the proposed technology solution. 

  1. Participate in project estimating activities. 

  1. Develops and submits budget proposals and funding requests.  


Technical Support, System Administration and Maintenance - 10% 

  1. Develop / enhance software application modules. 

  1. Perform unit, system and integration testing and participate in capacity / performance testing of an application. 

  1. Identify and document ongoing maintenance requirements. 

  1. Participate in code reviews and ensure that all solutions are aligned to pre-defined architectural specifications. 

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems

Required Experience

  1. 8+ years in all phases of software development lifecycle 

  1. 8+ years of working experience in design and development experience in Oracle EBS Supply Chain process 

  1. 5+ years of experience in Oracle RDBMS 

  1. 5+ years of experience in Unix environment 

  1. 2+ years of experience in application architecture 

  1. 1+ years of experience in developing and designing applications and web API in a Service Oriented Architecture, including the use of RESTful services and API gateways 

  1. Experience in full life cycle implementation of Oracle EBS  

  1. Experience in integrating Oracle EBS with manufacturing and legacy applications 

Preferred Experience



STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 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:  28282
Job Category:  Information Technology

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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