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Job Title:  Intern, Software Engineering

Req ID:  21695
Job Category:  Intern
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

The Intern will gain experience in software development and support the Infection Prevention Technologies (IPT) Software Engineering Team supporting New Product Development and sustaining of existing products, working under the guidance of STERIS Software engineers.  The intern will work on projects supporting the production of sterilizers and connected devices used in healthcare and life sciences industries.  The Intern will gain experience with process associated with working in a regulated healthcare industry.

  • Design, implement, and debug software components according to corporate standards and procedures
  • Program and debug Python/C/C++ embedded RTOS based application and PC applications
  • Tasks may include software component development and verification, technology assessment, debugging software defects, and automation of engineering and factory tests to support product the development and production of sterilizers and connected devices used in healthcare and life sciences industries.
  • Gain experience with processes associated with working in regulated healthcare industry
  • Specific task assigned will be based on the aptitude/competency and specific coursework of the hired individual.Write and execute unit, software, system, integration, and stress tests
  • Update software documentation as needed
  • Research and evaluate new software and hardware technologies for potential integration into products
  • Work as a collaborative team member in engineering projects
Required Experience
  • Minimum Educational Requirement: Successful completion of Sophomore level coursework or above by May 2019.
  • Coursework appropriate for academic standing (minimum of a 3.0 GPA desired)
  • Languages:  Coursework or professional experience with one or more of Python, C, C++, C# .NET, Java
  • Basic software design knowledge
  • Exposure to operating systems and communication protocols
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of XML is desirable
  • Experience with Python, LabView or Matlab is desirable


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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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