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Title:  Software Engineer, IPT

Req ID:  11314
Category:  Engineering
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  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

Design and develop software solutions for market leading sterilization and disinfection devices for the healthcare and life sciences industries.  Implement software designs into executable code and test for functionality and performance.  Analyze and resolve software and system issues as assigned.  Look for innovative solutions and features for our customers.


  • Implements, tests, and debugs applications according to corporate standards and procedures on new and sustaining engineering projects, mainly utilizing C/C++
  • Develops and maintains software designs and other software documentation
  • Contributes to new product development projects and to sustaining marketed products worldwide
  • Assists in assessing new technologies, development tools, and test platforms
  • Participates in technical reviews of requirements, designs, and test methods to verify design outputs meet design inputs and identify any potential issues
  • Works as a collaborative software project team member under the direct supervision of a software lead/manager
  • Creates and executes software unit, integration, and functional verification tests
  • Reviews and resolves software change requests and defects

Required Experience and Education

  • Bachelor in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Software Engineering.   (A degree in another Engineering discipline may be acceptable with proven software education and/or training and demonstrated software experience.)
  • Advanced degree desirable
  • Prefer 1-5 years of experience in the design and development of software and firmware systems in C/C++
  • Experience working in medical device industry or other regulated industry which require formalized software development processes and software risk management is desirable
  • Proficiency in C/C++ design and coding
  • Knowledge and practical experience in object-oriented analysis, design, and programming
  • A strong interest in working with embedded computers and controllers and an understanding of their constraints
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • A genuine desire to work and learn in a team environment is a must
  • Experience using software integrated development environments (IDEs) and tools including compiling/building, debugging, configuration management (version control), defect management, continuous integration, and code analysis tools
  • Ability to understand hardware interfaces captured in specifications and electrical design schematics
  • Experience with ARM processors, debuggers, protocol analyzers, oscilloscopes and logic analyzers is preferred
  • Experience in development using real-time operating systems and kernels is preferred
  • Experience with ALM and software design tools a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 10% (including international)


Working Conditions

  • Domestic travel required 5% of time
  • International travel required 5% of time
  • Typical office setting
  • Manufacturing/Operations Center
  • Laboratory with exposure to chemicals
  • Lifting 5-10 lbs


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.

Req ID:  11314
Category:  Engineering
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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