Job Title:  Senior Manager, Engineering

Req ID:  43354
Job Category:  Engineering

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

Lead a team of software developers and testers in the design and implementation of connectivity solutions for STERIS Healthcare capital products including sterilizers, washers, and automated endoscope reprocessors (AERs).  Provide feedback, coaching, and performance assessments to direct reports.  Assign engineers to tasks across multiple projects and guide execution.  Plan, coordinate, and execute activities for device and application releases with associated documentation. Continuously assess team’s performance and refine processes and development tools utilization to improve output quality and team efficiency to better meet company goals.


1.    Assigns team members in the specification, design, implementation, and verification of software applications and firmware according to corporate policies and business operating procedures 
2.    Works with other software team members and engineering managers to coordinate team’s activities and resolve engineering and project issues.
3.    Reviews team deliverables including specifications, designs, code, and other deliverables, providing guidance and feedback. 
4.    Mentors team to propagate good design principles and development practices.
5.    Investigates new software technologies and tools which may increase team’s performance.
6.    Creates and maintains software work instructions which comply with regulatory guidelines and corporate polices.
7.    Collaborates with groups outside of direct responsibilities including other engineering groups, Quality, Regulatory, Marketing, etc. for project planning, analysis of product requirements, and to outline proposed solutions.
8.    Sets objectives for direct reports, assessing performance throughout the year, and providing an annual performance review. 
9.    Recruits for open positions on team.  Contracts with outside software firms and consultants as needed.
10.    Guides team in the design of safe, secure, and robust control systems and software applications.
11.    Manages both onsite and offshore resources.

Required Experience

1.    Requires 12+ years of related software design and development experience 
2.    Bachelor in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Software Engineering.   (A degree in another Engineering discipline or in Science may be acceptable with proven software education and/or training and demonstrated software experience.)
3.    3+ years experience developing and maintaining web applications
4.    3+ years experience developing and maintaining cloud applications
5.    3+ years experience in embedded system development or IOT device integration
6.    3+ years planning and managing software projects
7.    5+ years experience in recruiting, leading, and developing a software engineering team 
8.    Experience in medical device industry or other regulated industry which require formalized software development processes and software risk management


1.    Capable technical leader within a software engineering organization who can develop engineers into leads
2.    Strong problem solving skills
3.    Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to clearly convey goals, status, and actions.
4.    Ability to translate user needs and use cases into clear software requirements
5.    Deep understanding of web and cloud technologies and trade-offs to design robust solutions which meet customer needs.  Should have experience or significant knowledge of React JS, node.js, and .NET. 
6.    Should be familiar with Containers and Kubernetes and IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS models
7.    Should have a good foundation in object-oriented analysis and design with experience in programming using Java, C#, and/or C++
8.    Knowledgeable in utilizing IOT Publish/Subscribe protocols such as MQTT
9.    Database design, particularly using MongoDB and SQL
10.    Solid understanding of the development lifecycle activities and deliverables for software systems.
11.    Knowledge of IoT solutions and related challenges 
12.    Proven skills in working with stakeholders to refine product requirements to be realized in software.
13.    Able to travel up to 10% (including international)

What STERIS Offers:

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.





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:  43354
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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