Job Title:  Senior Software Engineer

Req ID:  39173
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:

The Senior Software Engineer is responsible for the design, documentation, development, and testing of software solutions for new and existing networked medical devices and medical device data handling systems.  The Senior Software Engineer is also responsible for analyzing product/system-level requirements and translating them into software requirements, as well as the deployment and delivery of specific software features and functionality. This position works independently and within a cross functional team without continuous supervision.


This position is located onsite in Mentor Ohio or Pt Richmond CA locations (Hybrid ).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to cross functional project planning, development, and analysis of product requirements, and proposed solutions.
  • Refine and refactor the software architecture based on the system architecture and new product requirements.
  • Designs, documents, implements, and maintains efficient, reusable, secure, and reliable software code according to corporate and department standards and procedures for new and sustaining engineering projects, maintaining code quality, organization, and automation.
  • Performs design transfer activities including supporting the customer-facing software implementation team with deploying and sustaining customized network and IT implementations.
  • Creates software development process documentation, including requirements, design and interface specifications and verification documentation.
  • Develops time and effort estimates for features and functions.
  • Develops and performs unit, integration, and/or system testing of applications as required.
  • Participates in design reviews to identify issues and provides recommendations for enhancements.
  • Works independently on routine activities, issues, plans, and larger-scale designs.
  • Will act as a mentor to junior engineers although not directly responsible for their management.
  • Identifies bottlenecks and bugs, and devises solutions to these problems.
  • Reviews and resolves software defect and change requests.
  • Reviews and approves plans and detailed designs.
  • Supports the release of software for product.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Electrical Engineering required with 3 or more years of related engineering experience OR Master’s Degree in above noted field with 1 or more years of related engineering experience.  (A degree in another Engineering discipline may be acceptable with proven software education and/or training and 3 or more years of demonstrated software experience

Required Experience:

  • Experience with Linux, Ruby on Rails, SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Bash is required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and strong problem-solving skills are required.
  • Experience performing software requirement analysis and definition, Experience working with stakeholders to refine product requirements to be realized in software is required.
  • Proven experience at software analysis, development, task time and effort estimation, and execution to plan is crucial.
  • Experience with object-oriented programming, multi-threaded/multi-tasking programming, and server-client architecture is required.
  • Proficient experience with the Linux operating system and server administration is required.
  • Capable of solving engineering problems through accurate interpretation of requirements and test results.
  • Experience with Git version control is required.
  • Experience creating automated tests is required.
  • Exceptional team player with leadership experience.

Preferred experience:


  • Working knowledge of hospital network systems and compliance and including Electronic Medical Records, HIPAA, HL7, PACS, DICOM, Vendor Neutral Archives, and VPN connections.
  • Exposure to machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) is desired.
  • Comfortable working in a shell terminal (i.e. command-line).
  • Comfortable participating in code peer review (i.e. pull requests) and pair-programming.
  • Experience with agile development and the Scrum framework is desired.
  • Experience with SW build/collaboration tools such as JIRA, Bitbucket, Bamboo, and Jenkins is desired.
  • Experience with containerization tools such as Docker, Buildah, Podman, and Skopeo is desired.

Skills and Experience:


  • Experience in the implementation of infrastructure and applications for Manufacturing, Installation, and Serviceability is desirable.
  • Experience with configuration management, continuous integration (CI), continuous deployment (CD), and automated code analysis tools is desired.
  • Experience working in a regulated industry which requires formalized software development processes and software risk management is desired.  Medical device industry experience is preferred.
  • Eping or maintaining device driening device driever software on an embedded system is required.xperience with Ethernet, network architectures, network protocols, HTTP/HTTPS, SIP/H.323, and SSH is highly desired.
  • Travel up to 10% (including international and medical facilities).
  • Contribute to overall software architecture design.
  • Determine design, configurability, build, deployment implementation, and upgradability for software system components.
  • Determine algorithms and parameters for complex product features and system level interactions.  Implement and test algorithms or manage the implementation and testing.
  • Identify issues with design and determine corrections or enhancements.

What STERIS offer:

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:  39173
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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