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Job Title:  Senior Software Engineer

Req ID:  14605
Job Category:  Engineering
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 Senior Software Engineer will join a growing, highly collaborative, dedicated Engineering team. This team focuses their efforts on Research and Development for Sterilizers utilized in hospitals around the world. The Software Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, and documentation associated with Embedded Software Systems.

What you will do
  • Design and develop software/firmware solutions for embedded control systems used in medical devices
  • Perform analyses, resolve issues using problem solving techniques to develop new and innovative solutions for our Customers.
  • May represent R&D as NPD core team member
  • Solves complex software engineering problems by applying a broad knowledge of engineering principles
  • Determines technical feasibility of new product concepts
  • Write code and completes programming, testing, and debugging of applications according to corporate standards and procedures.
  • Assist with the design, development, testing and documentation on new and sustaining engineering projects.
  • Work as a collaborative team member in engineering projects.
  • Collaborate with groups outside of direct responsibilities including other engineering groups, Quality, Regulatory, Marketing, etc.  May serve as a contact point for outside vendors.
  • Works independently with minimal supervision on routine activities.  Receives guidance on unusual/complex issues and approval on plans and larger scale designs.
  • May act as a leader by delegating programming responsibilities to junior engineers although not directly responsible for their management.
What you need to be successful
  • Bachelors degree in  Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering required. Advanced degree is desirable.
  • 5+ years of embedded software development experience.
  • Software requirement analysis, code analysis and risk assessment
  • Software unit and integration test development and execution
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Practical experience required in C/C++, OOA/OOP, Graphical User Interface development, Software Development Tools, Real Time Operating Systems, Embedded Software Development, and Configuration Management 
  • Capable of solving complex engineering problems through accurate interpretation of requirements and test results
  • Experience in Lean Six Sigma / (DFMA) Design for Manufacturing, Assembly, Serviceability desirable
  • Exceptional team player
  • 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 ultimate 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 $2B+, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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