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Stanley Acess Technologies ​Software Project Engineer - Embedded Software Systems in Towson, Maryland

72552BRTitle:​Software Project Engineer - Embedded Software SystemsBusiness:US - GTS - Power Tools Group (PTG) State/Country/Province:Maryland No. of Positions:1Job Description:

About Stanley Black & Decker

Joining the Stanley Black & Decker (SBD) team means joining one of the world's largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic companies. SBD, a Fortune 200 company is a world-leading provider of powered and hand tools, storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth. We have been globally recognized as one of the most innovative, sustainable, and rewarding companies in the world.

We are a leader in tools and security. We are Stanley Tools. We are DEWALT. We are Mac Tools. We are Vidmar. And we are much more. We are the doors that protect you at airports. We are the lock and deadbolt on your front door. We are the hydraulic breakers that rescue trapped earthquake survivors. We are the people on the phone in an emergency. No matter where you live, what car you drive, what stores you shop at, or what building you work in, you can bet that we had a hand in making it work. And you can guarantee that we’ll keep making it work.


A Software Project Engineer is an integral part of our Electronics & Electrical Systems product development organization. This position supports our Power Tools Group (PTG) based in Towson, MD. This position involves working closely with several other teams including Marketing, Manufacturing, Quality, Reliability and Regulatory. The ideal candidate will be a self-starting individual with experience in low-level embedded firmware design and a passion for problem solving, debugging, and helping others.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop power electronic firmware and specifications for AC and BLDC motor controls for power tools.

  • Implement and validate electronic designs through software development, test and simulation.

  • 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 an integral member of a larger team.

  • Maintain appropriate documentation for work performed.

  • Translate customer requirements into software specifications.

  • Translate high-level goals and requirements into individual work items.

  • Develop and maintain a schedule to track progress in fulfilling an objective within a deadline.

  • Effectively summarize information about an objective and communicate it to others.

  • Embrace cross functional teamwork.


  • BSEE, BSCS, BSCE or equivalent (4 years) from accredited computer/electrical engineering college

  • 5+ years of work experience in software development and embedded system (bare metal) design

  • Extensive knowledge of developing embedded 8bit/16bit/32bit microcontrollers in C, C++, or ASM. Experience with ARM architectures preferred. Experience with assembly language coding is a plus.

  • Experience with closed loop control and feedback systems for AC and BLDC motors

  • Familiarity with lithium ion battery powered systems.

  • Experience with common motor control techniques, including sensored and sensorless trapezoidal control.

  • Understanding of common microcontroller peripherals such as: timers, GPIO, watchdog, ADC, UART, DMA.

  • Strong understanding of embedded software concepts, including: hard real time processing, process scheduling, cooperative multitasking, interrupt processing, race conditions, RTOS.

  • Ability to take a wider view of software architecture with respect to standardization and re-use.

  • Familiar with software development processes and controls (static analysis, distributed version control, unit testing, bug tracking).

  • Experience with debugging (either with in-circuit debugger or by other means)

  • Ability to discover and implement creative or innovative ideas and inspire others to do so.

  • Ability to accomplish unrelated objectives concurrently.

  • Display strong ownership of an objective and work diligently to resolve it.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to influence the organization and to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.

  • Willingness to help others on the team in resolving their issues when necessary.

  • 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.


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.

Requisition Number:72552BRFunction:Engineering Services City:TowsonEEO Statement: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.Featured Category on SBD Careers:Engineering