Job Title:  Technical Architect Intern

Req ID:  36406
Job Category:  Information Technology

Mentor, OH, US, 44077


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 Technical Architect Intern assists higher level IT architects in the design, creation, and testing of technology solutions, which may involve hardware, software, networking, and data components and may perform and enhance routine technical and business operational procedures. This is an entry level position in the IT architecture job family, designed for students or recent graduates who lack applicable paid experience and may be a summer internship or a parttime internship concurrent with college or university enrollment.


  • Under the guidance of higher-level IT architects, performs a variety of software development and system administration task (70%)
    • Using well established software development principles, assist in the design software using modern object-oriented languages and web services platforms.
    •  Assists in the performance software testing and validation.
    • Assists in the administration of application platforms on servers prior to transition to production operations.
    • Assists in system troubleshooting. 
    • Answers basic system questions for end-users.


  • Under the guidance of higher-level IT architects, works with business users to gather requirements and to create mock-up designs (25%) 
    • Assists in the creation of project documentation.
    • Assists in the creation of implementation plans.


  • Stays current with applicable technologies and performs other duties as required (5%)

Required Experience

Current enrollment with a minimum of two years study at an accredited degree-granting program, with a major in computer science, technology, engineering, mathematics, statistics, science or business.

Preferred Experience

One or two years (full time or parttime) of paid IT or similar experience in any combination of the following areas:
1.    Computer programming
2.    Software development
3.    Software engineering
4.    Desktop support
5.    Technical service desk support
6.    Systems administration
7.    Database administration
8.    Cybersecurity support
9.    Business or systems analysis
10.    Web design
11.    Data analysis
12.    Project management


  • The candidate must be willing to learn various technologies without bias.
  • Ability to effectively operate in a team environment.
  • Good oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to balance work, school, and personal needs.


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 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:  36406
Job Category:  Information Technology

Mentor, OH, US, 44077

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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