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Job Title:  Software Engineer

Req ID:  24462
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

Are you looking for a place to put your innovative ideas to work? Bring your talent and experience to STERIS’ VHP team where you will design, develop, and execute software verification tests for medical devices following STERIS work instructions. You will maintain software project deliverables (cost, performance, time, quality) from inception to delivery, analyze product/system-level requirements, and translate them into software specifications, and maintain and develop the skills and knowledge of the software development team members. You will also help establish and improve the procedures, standards and tools. 

What You Will Do

  • Work as a collaborative team member on engineering projects serving the software leader on the project team. 
  • Collaborate with other engineering groups, Quality, Regulatory, Marketing, etc. for project planning, analysis of product requirements, and to outline proposed solutions.
  • Help create software validation plans and reports.
  • Independently lead software efforts for small development project/initiatives.
  • Serve as process proponent for continued improvement in software development processes and tools and as contact point for outside vendors and consultants
  • Help create software development process documentation to include requirements, design and interface specifications, verification documentation.
  • Design, implement, test and debug applications to standard on new and sustaining engineering projects.
  • Perform unit, integration, and system testing and capacity/performance testing applications.
  • Participates in design reviews to identify issues and provide input to design recommendations.
  • Review software change requests and defects and assigns them to software project team members.
  • Travel up to 10% annual, domestic and international.

What You Will Need To Be Successful

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Control Engineering, Process Engineering or Mechatronics.  Advanced degree is desirable.
  • Minimum one year (1) of related engineering experience.
  • Experience with networked SCADA systems.
  • Proven experience at software development from concept through commercialization.
  • Capable of solving complex engineering problems through accurate interpretation of requirements and test results.
  • Experience in detail-oriented analysis and programming, and multi-threaded/multi-tasking programming is required. 
  • Software quality assurance to include unit and integration test development and execution, and code inspection and reviews.
  • Experience with medical device development is desired and/or working in a regulated industry, which require formalized software development processes and software risk management.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional team player with some leadership responsibilities.

What Would Add To Your Success

  • Knowledge of PLC-based control systems and communication protocols is ideal but STERIS will provide training.
  • Experience performing software requirement analysis and definition. Proven skills in working with stakeholders to refine product requirements to be realized in software is desired.
  • Experience in the implementation of infrastructure and applications for Manufacturing, Installation, and Serviceability is desirable.
  • Understanding of agile development for a resource-constrained target environment with specific performance requirements is desired.
  • Experience in User Interface (UI)/Human Machine Interface (HMI) development, which may include HMI touch screens or Graphical UIs.   Understanding of usability / human factors is desired.
  • Experience using software integrated development environments (IDEs) and tools to include configuration management (version control), defect management, continuous integration, and code analysis tools is desired.

What We Offer You

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Competitive pay to include corporate bonus plan
  • Training and coaching
  • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Paid vacation time and paid holidays



STERIS is a $3B, 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.

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:  24462
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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