Job Description

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

Do you have a degree in information technology (IT), other related subject or equivalent experience in a role?

Are you technically skilled?

Would you like to fulfil a Desktop Engineer role for a successful and leading Sterilisation company where you can utilise your technical skills in many areas of the desktop computing platforms?

If so, Steris are looking for a Desktop Engineer to join their team based in Derby. As the Desktop Engineer you will be responsible for the provision of technical support and the delivery of hardware and software solutions. You will hold a degree in IT (or related) or excellent working knowledge in a similar role as well as this technical skill you will have strong communications skills to be able to work professionally and efficiently with team members, management and other end users!

If this Desktop Engineer position sounds like an exciting opportunity for you, please apply today!


As the Desktop Engineer you will take responsibility for designing, configuration and maintenance of desktop software, hardware and mobile devices and develop and implement technologies including imaging services and backup solutions. You will be responsible for the provision of technical support for end users through consulting businesses and making recommendations on hardware and software solutions. You will then document solutions to problems and develop end-user guidelines. Additionally, you will perform administrative activities including creating and supporting network, computer and email accounts as well as group memberships.

Duties - cont'd

  • Provide technical support to the Service Desk Analysts & Desktop Support Analyst
  • Work with vendor support on evaluation and implementation of new technology
  • Provide computer support for facility and remote users globally
  • Serve as the project lead on desktop projects

Required Experience

  • Comptia A+ Certification (desirable)
  • Experience providing system support for client hardware platforms (eg. Dell, HP, Lenovo)
  • Experience providing system and application support for Microsoft client platforms
  • Visual Basic and Batch scripting required (PowerShell preferred)
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Able work independently with little supervision
  • Proficiency in Business Acumen
  • Technical proficiency (including different type of hardware, McAfee, Citrix and Windows XP, 7,8 and 10)


STERIS plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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