Job Title:  Application Architect - Oracle EBS

Req ID:  40475
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.


As an Oracle Application Architect, you will play a critical role in leading one of our Oracle Applications teams. These teams are responsible for development, implementation, support and enhancement of Oracle EBS at STERIS. 


This is role is considered Hybrid, with the requirement of working onsite at our Mentor, OH Headquarters 3 days per week. (Relocation assistance may be considered.)


This role is eligible for Work / Visa Sponsorship


What will you do as an Oracle Applications Architect?


As an Application Architect you will be  responsible for high quality technology solutions that address business needs by developing solutions within Oracle EBS. You will utilize your In-depth knowledge and experience in information systems architecture, software design methodologies, application integration, data conversion and Oracle EBS enhancement methodologies to perform daily duties such as:


Design, Develop and Configure Systems – 70%


  • Provide technical and functional expertise in Oracle EBS Manufacturing process flow, specifically in WIP, BOM, MRP, OPM, Item master, Inventory, Purchasing and related modules
  • Utilize mature development standards and tools – SQL, PL/SQL, Forms, Reports, Workflow, Application Object Library, Unix Shell Script etc.
  • Research, evaluate and recommend software, hardware and cloud technologies.
  • Participate in design reviews and provide input to the design recommendations.
  • Incorporate security requirements into design.
  • Adhere to technology control policies throughout design, development and testing.
  • Incorporate Corporate Architectural Standards into application design specifications.
  • Ensure interface specifications are included in completed deliverable.
  • Identify applicable system platform, components, and dependencies.
  • Document the detailed application specifications.
  • Translate technical requirements into programmed application modules.
  • Provide uniform integration into legacy systems.
  • Provide guidance to support staff on software development and maintenance
  • Maintain communication with other IT staff and pass information on latest trends in architecture software
  • Create / test prototypes.

Project Leadership and Management - 20%


  • Lead small size development projects/initiatives.
  • Perform continuous appraisal of implemented software.
  • 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.
  • Participate in project estimating activities.
  • Develops and submits budget proposals and funding requests.



Technical Support, System Administration and Maintenance - 10%


  • Develop / enhance software application modules.
  • Perform unit, system and integration testing and participate in capacity / performance testing of an application.
  • Identify and document ongoing maintenance requirements.
  • Participate in code reviews and ensure that all solutions are aligned to pre-defined architectural specifications.
  • Identify / Troubleshoot application code-related issues (provide 3rd level production support / issue resolution).
  • Adhere to technology disaster recovery procedures.
  • Handle complications arising from the development of new software

What experience, skills and abilities will you need?



Your expertise as an Oracle Applications Developer coupled with a strong leadership and self driven initiative will be key to being successful in this role.  Additional experience, skills and abilities are as follows:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 8+ years in all phases of software development lifecycle
  • 8+ years of working experience in design and development experience in Oracle EBS Supply Chain process
  • 5+ years of experience in Oracle RDBMS
  • 5+ years of experience in Unix environment
  • 2+ years of experience in application architecture
  • 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
  • Experience in full life cycle implementation of Oracle EBS along with development and enhancement tools. 
  • Experience in integrating Oracle EBS with manufacturing and legacy applications
  • Experience in Oracle WMS is a plus
  • Experience in web application security practices and techniques and experience in remediation of potential application security threats
  • Experience working in a variety of development methodologies including Agile / SCRUM or other Iterative methodologies
  • Experience in medical device manufacturing company is a plus
  • Experience mentoring and reviewing the work of technical team members.
  • Ability to work in a matrix team environment with both internal and 3rd party development teams (onshore / offshore).

What STERIS offers you:


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
  • Hybrid working in select roles, teams, and functions.





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:  40475
Job Category:  Information Technology

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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