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Senior Software Engineer Job in Mentor, Ohio US

Job Summary

Mentor, OH
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Job Reference Code

Senior Software Engineer

About the Job

Job Title:             Senior Software Engineer                                           
                                                Req ID:             22763                   
                                                Job Category:             Engineering                   
                                                Country/Region:             US                   
                                                State:             OH                   
                                                City:             Mentor                   
                                                Zip:             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 as a subject matter expert? Bring your talent and experience and to STERIS’ VHP team where you will design, develop, and execute software verification tests for medical devices following STERIS work instructions.  You will also analyze software requirements and design specifications for testability.  Other responsibilities include developing functional, integration, interface, and unit tests for PLCs and software applications using knowledge of test methods, equipment, and platforms.  You will also create test scripts for automated verification tests.


•    Designs, implements, debugs, and executes software tests according to corporate policies and business operating procedures on new and sustaining engineering projects.
•    Works independently with minimal supervision on routine activities.
•    Collaborates on unusual/complex issues and approval on plans and larger-scale designs.
•    Participates in test reviews to identify issues and provide recommendations.
•    Mentors more junior engineers to propagate good test design principles and practices.
•    Investigates new test technologies and tools.
•    Creates software test process documentation to include verification plans, designs, and protocols.
•    Performs unit, integration, and system testing and capacity / performance testing of applications.
•    Documents defects capturing steps to reproduce and information for debugging.
•    Reviews test plans and designs with development engineers.
•    Implements test automation initiatives.
•    Identifies and procures tools and technologies as appropriate for test designs and execution.
•    Implements and maintains test automation framework.
•    Validates software test tools according to corporate procedures.
•    Creates automated test procedures using appropriate scripting and tools to support project’s needs.
•    Collects data to generate metrics to assess test progress and software quality.

Required Experience

•    Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, 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.)

•    Requires 4+ years of progressive engineering experience in the development and verification of software systems and PLC programming.

•    Experience in development using multiple operating systems, including Allen-Bradley PLC or Siemens PLC required.  B&R PLC, Mitsubishi PLC may be considered.
•    Experience working in the medical device industry or other regulated industry is highly desirable which require formalized software development processes and software risk management.
•    Practical experience in C/C++ object-oriented analysis and programming, and multi-threaded/multi-tasking programming is desired.
•    Understanding of development for a resource-constrained target environment with specific performance requirements is desired.

•    Experience using defect management and test management tools is preferred.
•    Experience in the development and verification of embedded systems consisting of microcontrollers or PLCs is preferred.
•    Understanding of usability / human factors and developing and verifying language localization solutions is desired.
•    Experience with ALM and test tools is highly desirable.  Examples include IBM Rational tools, PTC Integrity, HP QA Center, LDRA, C Unit, and LabView.
•    Knowledge of software development standards such as the IEEE series, IEC-62304, etc. is desired.
•    Ability to solve engineering tasks through accurate interpretation of requirements and test results.
•    Strong communication and problem solving skills.
•    Experience in developing and executing unit, integration, and functional software tests.

Up to 10% travel, including International

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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron                                   
Job Segment:                     Developer, Medical, Engineer, Electrical, Software Engineer, Technology, Healthcare, Engineering                                       

STERIS Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

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