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Job Title:  Advanced Software Engineer

Req ID:  23881
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

Point Richmond, CA, US, 94519


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 Advanced Software Engineer is located in Point Richmond, CA. There is a free shuttle to the train as well as free parking on site. This position is part of the Operating Room Integration (ORI) Software Team. The Advanced Software Engineer is responsible for the design, documentation, development, and testing of software solutions for new and existing ORI Software.  The Advanced  Software Engineer is also responsible for analyzing product/system-level requirements and translating them into software requirements as well as the development and delivery of specific software features and functionality. This position works independently and within a cross functional team. 

What you will do

•    You will be responsible for writing software for OR Integration Software, including enhancements and new feature adds. This is a SCRUM/Agile based environment that includes two week sprints. You will develop and release new features in each sprint. 
•   The focus is on developing new software for existing platforms based on market and customer needs. 
•   This role also has responsibility for testing and bug fixes as well as  cybersecurity enhancement.
•   Documentation of software enhancement is also a key element of this position. 
•   Contribute to the design of the system architecture.
•   Develop a software architecture based on the system architecture and product requirements.
•   Design, implement, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable software code according to corporate standards and procedures for new and sustaining engineering projects, maintaining code quality, organization, and automation.
•   Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and robustness of software applications.

•   Will participate in the creation of software validation plans.
•   Perform unit, integration, and system testing and capacity / performance testing of applications as required.
•   Work as a collaborative team member in engineering projects.   Performs software leadership activities.
•   Collaborate with cross functional team members for project planning, development and analysis of product requirements, and to outline proposed solutions.
•   Participate in design reviews to identify issues and provides recommendations for enhancements.
•   Lead software development projects/initiatives.  Will act as a leader to junior engineers although not directly responsible for their management

Required Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • 10 or more years of related engineering experience OR Master’s Degree in above noted field with 7 or more years of related engineering experience.  (A degree in another Engineering discipline may be acceptable with proven software education and/or training and 10 or more years of demonstrated software experience).
  • Advanced degree is desirable.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and strong problem-solving skills are required.
  • Ruby on Rails and Familiarity working with Linux based systems is required
  • Javascript, JQuery, HTML, CSS 
  • Experience with React or Vue
  • Experience with Relational database(e.g. Mysql)
  • Full stack web development
  • Experience with Agile SDLC
  • Server scripting (e.g. Bash/Ruby/Python)
  • Familiarity with Git/Jenkins/Bitbucket/JIRA

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 $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:  23881
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

Point Richmond, CA, US, 94519

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