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Job Title:  Database Administrator - IT Summer Intern

Req ID:  34431
Job Category:  Intern

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 Database Administrator Internship provides the ability of the resource filling this role to install, configure, and support multiple databases in an enterprise environment. The Intern will also learn and operate different backup methodologies, recovery scenarios, tune for better performance, create/modify shell scripts, and set up monitoring for multiple key performance indicators. This position is an entry-level position on the enterprise team responsible for managing and delivering database services to internal Steris customers.


This internship offers practical work experience and an introduction to technology platforms such as Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL, and Snowflake databases and Oracle EBS, Siebel, Syteline, Cognos, PTC Windchill, and Tableau applications. This internship will involve challenging opportunities, include participation on project teams delivering capabilities that are critical to the business, and provide the Intern with the ability to build skills interacting with internal staff and across IT disciplines. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the information technologies field, while working for a company in a leadership position in the medical devices industry.


  • Perform Installation and configuration of various database technologies
  • Explore and create documents to detail development, testing and production changes of database objects
  • Investigate, troubleshoot, and evaluate reported database problems
  • Perform database administration tasks associated with assigned development activities
  • Work with OS support personnel to provide assistance in managing and maintaining database backups
  • Assist with performing database and application upgrades as required to meet corporate objectives

Required Experience

  • Currently enrolled in Undergraduate/Graduate college with a major in Computer Science or another technical field
  • Junior or Senior status with GPA 3.0 or above
  • Currently enrolled in or have completed courses in databases, programming, SQL
  • Strong learning ability
  • Analytical
  • Team-oriented
  • Detail-oriented
  • Must have ability to work independently as needed.
  • Ability to support other database management team members and other IT team staff on various projects as needed.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills.


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:  34431
Job Category:  Intern

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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