Job Title:  Senior Systems Engineer

Req ID:  43665
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 Systems Engineer is responsible for technical leadership and responsibility for the technical realization of a key new, or substantially evolved existing feature or feature set.  This position reports into the healthcare organization and supports the Operating Room Integration (ORI) Business. This role is a technical stakeholder working cross functionally within the project constraints of schedule, cost, performance, quality, and reliability objectives.  
Key responsibilities include analyzing customer requirements, developing system architecture, designing system layouts, developing, and delivering product and product support solutions in collaboration with Service, Information Technology (IT), Product Management, Clinical Specialists, Quality, and Regulatory.  
To be successful in this role, the individual should be technically oriented, have a strong focus on quality/details and have demonstrated project management skills.


Note: This position requires onsite joining (Hybrid) for 3 days in the office at Mentor Ohio, Headquarters of STERIS. Also, for the right candidate, we are open for visa sponsorship.

Job Duties:

As a Sr. Systems Engineer you’ll 
•    Contribute to the New Product Development (NPD) on all phases from system definition, conceptualization, system-level design, integration, and testing. 
•    Plan, oversee and execute the Systems Engineering activities in the project, including initiation, coordination, synchronization, review, and integration of the technical work performed within various engineering disciplines, constrained within project schedule, cost, performance, quality, and reliability objectives.
•    Contribute in cross-discipline feasibility and tradeoff studies.
•    Utilize understanding of medical device design controls and regulatory standards to ensure the system and subsystem requirements are complete and robust and meet all relevant standards.
•    Drive refinement and translation of user and stakeholder requirements including clinical, marketing, service, implementation, and manufacturing.
•    Develop technical approach including system and subsystem architecture and product inter-compatibility through system definition, conceptualization; creating block diagrams, use cases, feature functional mapping and modeling.
•    Define testing requirements and strategy and drive formal verification and validation, including test concepts, design of experiments, test protocols, and reports. 
•    Responsible for a combination of system definition, technical deep dive/design, and technical project management. 
•    Apply sound, systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving system issues. 
•    Document technical approach including system and hospital integration network layout and configuration to meet specifications defined by Product Management, ORI Sales Specialists and Account Managers. 
•    Remain current on product offerings and product changes which impact the design and configuration of integration systems.  These changes may require rework to existing system designs.
•    Evaluate and implement software tools to improve the system design process.
•    Plans and executes system-level design reviews.
•    Leads the preparation of documentation, including Risk Management, System Design Documentation, Configuration Management, DHF etc.
•    Leads system integration, including standing up necessary infrastructure, root cause analysis and problem solving, corrective action, and follow up activities. 
•    Drives Continuous Improvement of Process through DevOps methodologies.

Education, Job Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

•    Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
•    Broad technical working knowledge of software and networking
•    Experience performing system requirement analysis and definition.  Experience working with stakeholders to refine product requirements to be realized in is required.
•    Demonstrated ability in leading evolution of a complex feature, where analysis requires both evaluation of multiple candidate solutions and significant evaluation of intangibles.
•    Ability to propose methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to realize the feature. 
•    Good communication, influencing, conflict resolution, and technical documentation skills.
•    Systems thinking acuity.
•    Linux background highly desired.
•    Familiarity with Agile methodologies.
•    Experience with Ethernet, network architectures, network protocols, HTTP/HTTPS, SIP/H.323, and SSH desired.
•    Computer Networks, Visio, MATLAB or other technical software experience.
•    Minimum five progressive years of intensive experience.
•    Three years involvement in a multi-discipline project development environment.
•    Background in Medical, Aerospace, or other regulated field.
•    20% Foreign or Domestic Travel required (California).

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, Visa sponsorship, 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:  43665
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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