Job Title:  Embedded Software Test Engineer

Req ID:  39405
Job Category:  Engineering

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447


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

STERIS is a global leader in Infection Prevention. Join the Infection Prevention Technology team as a Software Test  Engineer design, develop, and execute software verification tests for cutting edge embedded software.  You will also analyze software requirements and design specifications for testability, develop functional, integration, interface, and unit tests for software applications and firmware. Automation is also key in this role where you will be developing automated test scripts. 

* This position is located in Plymouth, MN onsite with an opportunity for a hybrid work schedule. 


  • Designs, implements, debugs, and executes software tests according to corporate policies and business operating procedures on new and sustaining engineering projects.
  • Works on specific tasks under direction of manager or senior test engineer.  
  • Participates in test reviews to better understand requirements and receive guidance on test approaches.
  • Applies test design principles and technologies to verify software meets requirements and identify anomalies in software operation.
  • Supports senior engineer in Investigation of new test technologies and tools.
  • Performs unit, integration, and system testing and capacity / performance testing of software applications.
  • Documents defects, capturing steps to reproduce and information for debugging.
  • Implements test automation initiatives per plan.
  • Validates software test tools according to corporate procedures.
  • Creates and maintains automated test scripts using appropriate scripting and tools to support project’s needs.
  • Collects data to generate metrics to assess test progress and software quality.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor in Computer Engineering,  or Software Engineering.   (A degree in another Engineering discipline may be acceptable with proven software education and/or training and demonstrated software experience.)
  • 2+ years experience developing or testing embedded software applications. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of developing software solutions or test scripts using Python. 
  • Team player with ability to work within project teams with guidance.
  • Ability to solve engineering tasks through accurate interpretation of requirements and test results.
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills.
  • Competence in scripting languages such as Python and Perl.
  • Practical experience in C/C++ object-oriented analysis and programming, and multi-threaded/multi-tasking programming is desired.
  • Experience using defect management and test management tools is preferred.

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 ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, 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:  39405
Job Category:  Engineering

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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