Sr Software Engineer

Towson, MD

Come Make the World With Us

It takes great people to achieve greatness. People with a sense of purpose and integrity. People with a relentless pursuit of excellence. People who care about making things better For Those Who Make The World™. Sound like you? Join our top-notch team of 54,000+ professionals in 60 countries who are making their mark on some of the world’s most beloved brands, including DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, STANLEY, BLACK+DECKER, IRWIN, LENOX and more.


A Senior Embedded Software Engineer is an integral part of our Global Electronics & Electrical Systems organization. This position is part of our Software and Connected team based in Towson, MD, and supports multiple power tool product groups. The position involves working closely with several other roles including Marketing, Manufacturing, Quality, Reliability and Regulatory. The ideal candidate will be an individual with experience in low-level embedded firmware design and a passion for problem solving and debugging.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop firmware and specifications for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) applications.
  • Implement and validate electronic designs through test and simulation work. 
  • Develop software verification and validation procedures using unit and integration tests.
  • Provide leadership in achieving cost, performance and quality objectives of all related electronic systems, components, and sub-assemblies.
  • Develop solutions for electronic system related issues as a member of a project team.
  • Assure that appropriate documentation is maintained for work performed.
  • Translate customer requirements into software specifications.
  • Analyze and reach sound decisions in complex technical situations.
  • Embrace cross functional teamwork.



  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical/electronics engineering, computer science, computer engineering or equivalent (4 years) from accredited computer/electrical engineering college
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with Bluetooth Low Energy product development.
  • Extensive knowledge of writing and debugging embedded 8bit/16bit/32bit microcontrollers in C.
  • Experience with low power management and lithium-ion battery charging systems is a plus.
  • Familiar with software development processes and controls (static analysis, version control, unit testing, bug tracking).
  • Strong understanding of embedded software concepts, including: hard real time processing, process scheduling, cooperative multitasking, interrupt processing, race conditions, RTOS.
  • Familiar with software development processes and controls (static analysis, distributed version control, unit testing, bug tracking).
  • Ability to generate and evaluate creative/innovative ideas and inspire others to do so.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to influence the organization and to communicate effectively with internal and external customers. 
  • Foster and maintain a high level of integrity in all aspects of work.
  • Ability to travel and interface with overseas electronic contract manufacturers and provide technical direction to obtain quality electronics assemblies for tool production. 
  • Ability to handle 2-3 concurrent projects.

What’s more, you’ll get that pride that comes from empowering makers, doers, protectors and everyday heroes all over the world. We’re more than the #1 tools and storage company and #2 security solutions provider, with a leading presence in engineered fastening. We’re visionaries. Industry 4.0 innovators. As successful as we’ve been in the past, we have so much further to go. That’s where you come in. Join us!


All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.

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