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Title:  Software Engineering Intern

Req ID:  13595
Category:  Intern
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

JOIN us in our efforts as a Software Engineering Intern

The Intern will be working directly with the Surgical Solutions Controls Group Software Engineering Team supporting new product development and sustaining of existing products, working under the guidance of STERIS Software engineers.  The Intern will work on projects supporting the production of operating room related surgical devices used in the healthcare industry and will gain experience with processes associated with working in a regulated healthcare industry. 

Essential Functions

  • Design, implement, and debug software components according to corporate standards and procedures  
  • Program and debug C/C++ embedded and PC applications  
  • Program and debug JavaScript PC applications for automated testing of embedded control systems   
  • Software component development and verification, technology assessment, debugging software defects, and automation of engineering and factory tests  
  • Write and execute unit, system, integration, and stress tests  
  • Update software documentation as required  
  • Research and evaluate new software and hardware technologies for potential integration into products  
  • Work as a collaborative team member on engineering projects



Minimum Educational Requirement: Successful completion of Sophomore level coursework or above by May 2019, with a Major in one or more of the following: Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.

  • Coursework in Mathematics and Physics   
  • Coursework and Labs in Electrical/Electronic Engineering  
  • Experience/coursework with Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and CAD/Schematic Capture (i.e. Altium preferred)  
  • Previous experience/coursework with microprocessor interfacing / embedded design (i.e. ARM preferred or other MCU/DSP) is required  
  • Previous experience/coursework with software/firmware programming languages (i.e. C/C++/JavaScript) is required  
  • Experience with microcontrollers
  • Previous experience/coursework with electro-mechanical sensors and actuators (i.e. Temperature sensor, Switches/Transducers, Motors, etc.) is desirable but not required   
  • Previous experience/coursework with serial communications (I2C/SPI/UART) is desirable but not required.  
  • Experience with IAR Embedded Workbench, Eclipse or a similar integrated development environment is desirable but not required  
  • Familiarity with Software Lifecycle Development Processes is desirable but not required  
  • Familiarity with the Agile software development methodology and the Scrum process framework is desirable  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Self-motivated and great with multitasking.  


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:  13595
Category:  Intern
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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