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Title:  IT Applications Analyst

Req ID:  15227
Category:  Information Technology
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  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 IT PLM team has responsibility to implement and maintain software applications to support STERIS R&D and Service.  Applications in this area include (PTC) Integrity, Windchill, InService and Navigate.   Client-side tools which interact with these applications include Creo, IsoDraw and Arbortext.  STERIS is embarking on several projects to greatly expand the usage of these applications and tools in the Service area. This position will be focused on supporting these applications to assist with this expansion.

The IT Applications Analyst will assist with development, configuration, testing, implementation and technical support of PLM applications supporting the Service business teams.  They will work with business team members to translate user requirements into system design specifications, develop code, perform testing, investigate and resolve issues and monitor production systems. The ideal candidate will have deep business process knowledge in the Service Lifecycle Management (SLM) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) areas and will be comfortable gathering business requirements and creating automated solutions. High level skills in the communication, business requirements definition, design specification, system coding/configuration and problem-solving areas is required.


1. Participates with the PLM application team to develop, configure and resolve issues with PTC Windchill/SIM, InService application areas.
2. Builds Windchill customizations and workflows; maintains system properties, JAR files, custom files and services. 
3. Identifies, assesses, and documents business requirements, provides recommendations to the business based on alternatives, risks, costs and benefits. 
4. Facilitates business requirement definition and specification with business teams. 
5. Conducts research to determine if existing solutions can be leveraged to resolve business problems or provide alternatives to build / buy automated solutions. 
6. Gain familiarization with Arbortext and IsoDraw and understand how they are utilized in structured content creation and delivery.
7. Creates test plans and test cases, executes test scripts and records results. 
8. Analyzes and provides impact analysis for recommended solutions. 
9. Provides input to the development of business use cases and test cases. 
10. Assists with Service related projects in the PLM area. 
11. Facilitates implementation of new functionality through demos with bustiness teams.
12. Creates and maintains system documentation.

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering General

Required Experience

1. Requires a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in the IT application development area.  Experience with PTC’s Windchill, InService, and content creation/management tools such as Arbortext preferred.
2. Experience working with Engineering, Manufacturing and R&D organizations. 
3. Understanding of business process reengineering and business modeling concepts.
4. Strong domain knowledge and ability to influence business teams. 
5. Experience with software design, data modeling, development, testing and implementation.
6. Effectively interacts and presents alternatives to management.
7. Ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately to resolve business issues. 
8. Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
9. Required: Working experience with programming languages such as Java, J2EE, JSP, HTML, XML, XSLT (Basic), JavaScript, HTML, DITA Arbortext (Configuration & customization), RDBMS.
10. Familiar with software tools and techniques such as AngularJS 2, jQuery, JSON, LESS(Basic), REST.
11. Preferred: Functional business knowledge of the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Service Information Management (SLM). 
12. Preferred: PTC Windchill 11 technical knowledge of PDMLink vaulting and workflow functionality. 
13. Experience and understanding of basic CAD concepts in with Creo (pro/Engineer), AutoCAD, or SolidWorks.
14. Understanding of Engineering Product development processes, Engineering Change Management and Product Bill of Materials (BOM’s).
15. Strong analytical and communication skills. 


STERIS plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  15227
Category:  Information Technology
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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